Summary and Info
Biotechnology is one of the major new technologies of the twenty-first century that covers multi-disciplinary issues, including DNA techniques, cloning, genetics, and the application of microbiology to the production of goods. It continues to revolutionize the treatments of many diseases, and it is used to deal with environmental solutions. The Biotechnology Procedures and Experiments Handbook provides practicing professionals and biotechnology students over 150 applied, up-to-date laboratory techniques and experiments related to modern topics such as recombinant DNA, electrophoresis, stem cell research, genetic engineering, microbiology, tissue culture, and more. Each lab technique Includes: 1) a principle, 2) the necessary reagents, 3) a step by step procedure, and 4) a final result. Also included is a section that shows how to avoid potential pitfalls of a specific experiment. The book is accompanied by a CD-ROM containing simulations, MATLAB applications, videos, white papers, and other relevant material to biotechnology. Features *Presents a descriptive overview of each subject prior to the experiment or technique *Covers DNA, microbiology, genetic engineering, tissue culture (plant/animal), etc. *Sequentially links experiments to provide a project approach to biotechnology *Accompanied by a CD-ROM containing simulations, figures, white papers, Web sites and numerous other resources. Separate instructors' CD available upon adoption Brief Table Of Contents 1. General Instruction and General Laboratory Methods 2.Tools of Techniques in Biological Studies 3.Biochemistry 4. Entomology 5. Electrophoresis 6. Microbiology 7. Cell Biology and Genetics 8. Molecular Biology 9. Tissue Culture Techniques. Appendix A. Units and Measures. Appendix B. Chemicals or Reagents Required for Molecular Biology Experiments. Appendix C. Reagents Required for Tissue Culture Experiments Appendix C. Chemicals Required for Microbiology Experiments. Index.