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DNA Science: A First Course in Recombinant DNA Technology Book

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One of the most successful books on DNA science available.

David A. Micklos ( DNA Learning Center, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory), Greg Freyer (Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons), with David A. Crotty (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory). 2003. Illustrated, with appendices, extensive bibliography, and index. 575 pages.

  • Authors provide a readable overview of DNA science written in flowing, narrative styling.
  • Accurate and reliable text includes extensively tested labs.
  • Notes, flow charts, and diagrams make the science accessible to teachers and students with little or no prior experience.
  • Carolina™ top-quality products and service complement the course throughout.
Whether you are new to biotechnology or have years of exprience, DNA Science: A First Course should be an integral part of your learning experience. This book is ideal for teaching a high-quality lab course in DNA science. The text portion takes you behind the scenes of modern research to show the evolution of concepts and methods. There is an emphasis on human biology, including chapters on cancer and the human genome project and its impact on medicine, agriculture, and industry.

The book includes 10 laboratory experiments covering the basic techniques of gene isolation and analysis. Extensive prelab notes with each experiment explain how to schedule and prepare, while flow charts and icons make the protocols easy to follow. Labs are supported by Carolina quality-assured products—from bulk reagents, to reagent systems, to single-use kits. Hard cover.


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