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Molecular Biology and Genomics : The Experimenter S. - Cornel Mulhardt

Molecular Biology and Genomics

The Experimenter S.

Paperback Published: 1st December 2006
ISBN: 9780120885466
Number Of Pages: 272

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Never before has it been so critical for lab workers to possess the proper tools and methodologies necessary to determine the structure, function, and expression of the corresponding proteins encoded in the genome. Mulhardt's Molecular Biology and Genomics helps aid in this daunting task by providing the reader with tips and tricks for more successful lab experiments. This strategic lab guide explores the current methodological variety of molecular biology and genomics in a simple manner, addressing the assets and drawbacks as well as critical points. It also provides short and precise summaries of routine procedures as well as listings of the advantages and disadvantages of alternative methods.
* Shows how to avoid experimental dead ends and develops an instinct for the right experiment at the right time
* Includes a handy Career Guide for researchers in the field
* Contains more than 100 extensive figures and tables

Praise for the German edition: "This lab book illustrates ways out of experimental dead ends and teaches a feeling for doing the right experiment at the right time." - SWISS LABORATORY MAGAZINE "With innumerable tips to complete basic knowledge, Mulhardt paves the cumbersome ways from nucleic acids to their translation to gene expression, gene therapy and more." - LABORATORY JOURNAL "It's no miracle that this book has had a major sales impact." - FOOD AND BIOTECHNOLOGY "The book reveals the laboratory secrets that are usually learned the hard way, like how not to let agarose boil over in the microwave. Besides protocols and buffer recipes, the book gives advice for setting realisitc goals and eventually becoming an independent scientist , including these encouraging words: 'The experiment will be successful, as long as you are strong enough to put up with six months of the deepest depressioin.' I wish I had this book when I started graduate school." -Wendy Chao, in THE SCIENTIST, April 1, 2007

What the Heck is 'Molecular Biology' Anyway?
Some Fundamental Methods
The Tools
The Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
RNA
The Cloning of DNA Fragments
How to track down DNA
DNA Analysis
Investigation of the Function of DNA Sequences
The Computer and You
Suggestions for Career Planning or: The Mini 'Machiavelli' for Young Researchers
Finally
Appendix
Index
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ISBN: 9780120885466
ISBN-10: 0120885468
Series: The Experimenter S.
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st December 2006
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.0 x 18.4  x 1.55
Weight (kg): 0.6

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