... brilliant ... Yet anybody can understand it: it reads like a detective story.'
John Maddox, Editor of Nature
' ... he skillfully imbues us with his joy and fascination with the living world, and the role of DNA in it.'
Bruce M. Alberts, President of the National Academy of Sciences
Unraveling DNA provides both laymen and scientist readers with a concise highly readable understanding of the structure, properties, and functions of the DNA molecule. The reader will find answers to all major questions about the biological, biotechnological, medical, physical, chemical, and mathematical aspects of DNA. In addition, the book includes an historical retrospective of past DNA research and forecasts future trends in the field.
Written by an internationally acclaimed professor of biophysics as well as one of the world's leading authorities in DNA research, Unraveling DNA is designed to help professionals not specializing in molecular biology to understand the recent advances in this rapidly expanding field. The book is also especially useful to advanced high school students, junior college students, and university students interested in modern biology, medicine, physics, chemistry, and mathematics.