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The Molecular Biology of Insect Disease Vectors: A Methods Manual

Handbook / Manual

By: James M Crampton(Editor), Charles B Beard(Editor), C Louis(Editor)

578 pages, b/w photos, illustrations, tables

Chapman & Hall

Paperback | Jul 2013 | #210865 | ISBN-13: 9789401071857
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Hardback | Dec 1996 | #52725 | ISBN: 0412736608
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About this book

The Molecular Biology of Insect Disease Vectors is a source book of detailed protocols covering the important techniques used in molecular entomology. The chapters are written such that a competent scientist who is unfamiliar with the method can carry out the techniques successfully, either at the first attempt, or with a little practice, by simply following the detailed procedures.

Each chapter in The Molecular Biology of Insect Disease Vectors includes: an introductory narrative; a detailed list of materials and equipment required; a detailed, step-by-step protocol; a section of explanatory notes; a bibliography.


Section 1: Care and maintenance of insect colonies
Section 2: Experimental infection of insect vectors
Section 3: Basic methods in isolating, cloning and characterizing nucleic acids and their products
Section 4: Genome mapping techniques
Section 5: Insect identification techniques
Section 6: Transformation techniques and viral systems
Section 7: Cell and organ culture
Section 8: Insect symbionts


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