By M. P. O’Connell, U. Priefer, N. Datta, M. E. Nugent (auth.), Alfred Pühler, Kenneth N. Timmis (eds.)
The improvement of strong new recommendations and refmements of tech niques in molecular genetics in recent times, and the surge in curiosity in biotechnology in keeping with genetic tools, have heralded a brand new golden age in molecular genetics, and prompted in various disciplines a lot curiosity within the applied sciences themselves and their capability makes use of in simple and utilized biomedical sciences. even if a few first-class professional laboratory manuals (especially the chilly Spring Harbor Laboratory manuals by way of I. H. Miller; R. W. Davies et al. ; and T. Maniatis et al. ) on definite chapters of molecular genetics exist, no common textual content that covers a extensive spectrum of the sub ject has to this point been released. the aim of this guide is to pre despatched so much, notwithstanding of necessity now not all the very important equipment of molecular genetics, in a sequence of easy experiments, a lot of that are easily comprehensive by way of the microbiologist, biochemist or biotechnologist that has had simply restricted publicity to genetics. the rest of the experiments require both better familiarity with the topic, or suggestions by way of a person with such adventure. The publication may still, as a result, not just permit contributors to obtain new proce dures for ongoing tasks, but in addition function a foundation for the educating of molecular genetic recommendations in formal predoctoral and postdoctoral laboratory courses.