Organization and Evolution of Genomes as seen from a Megabase Perspective

  • Charles R. Cantor
  • Larysa Pevny
  • Cassandra L. Smith
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NATO ASI, volume 169)


It seems appropriate that the evolutionary pattern of gene expression is the focus of this special workshop to commemorate many years of molecular biology advanced study institutes on Spetses. These institutes have witnessed the evolution of molecular biology from the earliest days, where only basic processes in simple organisms were studied, to the present, where no biological issue or organism seems too complex to withstand analysis by molecular methods. For those of us privileged to participate in a number of such institutes, the process has been one of continual scientific growth and stimulation. The methods and approaches described below were not even conceived of a decade ago. Yet, already they are sufficiently standard to require almost mandatory inclusion as one introduces newcomers to the state of the art of molecular biology.


Mammalian Genome Mouse Cell Line Order Structure Function Extensive Methylation Cystic Fibrosis Region 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles R. Cantor
    • 1
  • Larysa Pevny
    • 1
  • Cassandra L. Smith
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Genetics and Development, Microbiology and Psychiatry, College of Physicians and SurgeonsColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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