A comprehensive laboratory manual and reference for using radioactivity safely and effectively in the bioscience laboratory.
1. Introduction; 2. Radioisotope Use; 3. Risk Assessments for the Use of Radioisotopes in Biology; 4. Radioisotope Detection Using X-Ray Film; 5. The Scintillation Counter; 6. In vitro labelling of nucleic acids and proteins; 7. Subcellular localization of biological molecules; 8. Radioisotopes and immunoassay; 9. Pharmacological Techniques; 10. Summary of Legislation in Radiological Protection in the United Kingdom; 11. Federal regulations on use of radionucleotides in the USA