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By Rebecca Walker

From the foreign bestselling writer of Black, White, and Jewish comes a "wonderfully insightful" (Associated Press) publication that's destined to develop into a motherhood vintage. Now in trade.

Like many ladies her age, thirty-four-year-old Rebecca Walker used to be cited to be skeptical of motherhood. As an grownup she longed for a child yet feared wasting her independence. during this extremely smart memoir, Walker explores a number of the better sociological tendencies of her new release whereas providing her personal tale in regards to the emotional and highbrow transformation that led her to motherhood.

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3 Virions of mimivirus, one of the largest viruses, and a parvovirus (arrowed), one of the smallest viruses. Electron micrograph of mimivirus courtesy of Prof. D. Raoult, Unit´e des Rickettsies, Marseille, France. Electron micrograph of parvovirus from Walters et al. (2004) Journal of Virology, 78, 3361. Reproduced by permission of the American Society for Microbiology. 2 Viruses have genes The virion contains the genome of the virus. Whereas the genomes of cells are composed of doublestranded DNA, there are four possibilities for a virus genome: • double-stranded DNA • single-stranded DNA • double-stranded RNA • single-stranded RNA.

The procedures require oligonucleotide primers specific to viral sequences. An amplified product can be detected by electrophoresis in an agarose gel, followed by transfer to a nitrocellulose membrane, which is incubated with a labelled probe. There are also PCR techniques available for determining the number of copies of a specific nucleic acid in a sample. Real-time PCR is commonly used for this purpose. In this technique the increase in DNA concentration during the PCR is monitored using fluorescent labels; the larger the initial copy number of DNA, the sooner a significant increase in fluorescence is observed.

F. (2005) Molecular Biology, 3rd edition, McGraw-Hill Historical paper Hershey A. D. and Chase M. (1952) Independent functions of viral protein and nucleic acid in growth of bacteriophage Journal of General Physiology, 36, 39–56 8 VIRUSES AND THEIR IMPORTANCE Recent papers Breitbart M. and Rohwer F. (2005) Here a virus, there a virus, everywhere the same virus? Trends In Microbiology, 13, 278–284 Chinen J. and Puck J. M. (2004) Successes and risks of gene therapy in primary immunodeficiencies Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 113, 595–603 Suttle C.

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