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Recombinant DNA Biotechnology: A Guide for Students


By: Helen Kreuzer and Adrianne Massey

364 pages, 125 illus

American Society for Microbiology Press

Paperback | Dec 1996 | #87418 | ISBN: 1555811108
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This is the first 'how-to' teaching text for undergraduate students in biotechnology and molecular biology. Both a reference text and a laboratory manual, the book is written in a clear and simple style and is divided into lesson and classroom modules. No other book is available that makes teaching and learning 'the new biology' as compelling and engaging as this new text


Preface; Part I: Laying the Foundations: An overview of biotechnology; Genes, genetics and geneticists; An overview of molecular biology; applying molecular biology: recombinant DNA technology; Part II: Classroom Activities: DNA structure and function (5 chapters); Manipulation and analysis of DNA (1 chapter); Introduction Introduction to gel electrophoresis laboratory activities (8 chapters); Transfer of genetic information (4 chapters); Analyzing genetic variation (6 chapters); Part III: Societal Issues (7 chapters); Part IV: Appendices: Laboratory biosafety; Basic microbiological techniques; Aseptic technique; Glossary; Index

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