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Welcome to your Molecular Biotechnology reading list. Here you will find resources selected by your course team to support you throughout this module.
Gene Cloning and DNA Analysis by Known worldwide as the standard introductory text to this important and exciting area of study, Gene Cloning and DNA Analysis: An Introduction, 8th Edition preserves the tradition of excellence created by previous editions. Comprehensive and authoritative, the book explores all of the topics crucial to an understanding of gene cloning in an approachable way. An easy-to-follow and user-friendly layout is presented in full-color throughout the volume, making it simple to absorb the clear and accessible material contained within. Gene Cloning and DNA Analysis: An Introduction, 8th Edition contains updated and extended coverage of gene editing strategies like CRISPR/Cas, rewritten chapters on DNA sequencing and genome studies, as well as new material on real-time PCR and typing of human disease mutations. Over 250 full-color illustrations are included to bring to life the comprehensive content. The book also covers topics like: The strategies used by researchers and industry practitioners to assemble genome sequences Next generation sequencing methods and descriptions of their applications in studying genomes and transcriptomes Includes the use and application of gene editing strategies Interbreeding between Neanderthals and Homo Sapiens Gene Cloning and DNA Analysis: An Introduction, 8th Edition is an invaluable introductory text for students in classes like genetics and genomics, molecular biology, biochemistry, immunology, and applied biology. It also belongs on the bookshelves of every professional who desires to improve their understanding of the basics of gene cloning or DNA analysis.
Call Number: 572.8633 BRO
Publication Date: 2020
Gene Cloning and DNA Analysis. 7th edn. by Known world-wide as the standard introductory text to this important and exciting area, the seventh edition of Gene Cloning and DNA Analysis addresses new and growing areas of research whilst retaining the philosophy of the previous editions. Assuming the reader has little prior knowledge of the subject, its importance, the principles of the techniques used and their applications are all carefully laid out, with over 250 clearly presented four-colour illustrations. In addition to a number of informative changes to the text throughout the book, the chapters on DNA sequencing and genome studies have been rewritten to reflect the continuing rapid developments in this area of DNA analysis: In depth description of the next generation sequencing methods and descriptions of their applications in studying genomes and transcriptomes New material on the use of ChiP-seq to locate protein-binding sites Extended coverage of the strategies used to assemble genome sequences Description of how the Neanderthal genome has been sequenced and what that sequence tells us about interbreeding between Neanderthals and Homo sapiens Gene Cloning and DNA Analysis remains an essential introductory text to a wide range of biological sciences students; including genetics and genomics, molecular biology, biochemistry, immunology and applied biology. It is also a perfect introductory text for any professional needing to learn the basics of the subject. All libraries in universities where medical, life and biological sciences are studied and taught should have copies available on their shelves.
Call Number: 575.131 BRO + eBook
Publication Date: 2016
Life: the Science of Biology 12th Ed by The new 12th edition of Life: The Science of Biology continues to be engaging, active, and focused on teaching the skills that students need to master the majors biology course. New pedagogical features work in conjunction with powerful updates to the online suite of materials in Achieve to support the mission of Life by teaching students the skills and understanding of experimentation and data they need to succeed in introductory biology and ultimately in their future STEM careers. Life's potent combination of expertly crafted media, assessment, pedagogy and engagement makes this new edition the best resource yet for biology students.
Call Number: 570 HIL
Publication Date: 2020
An Introduction to Molecular Biotechnology by Completely updated in line with the rapid progress made in the field, this new edition of the highly-praised textbook addresses powerful new methods and concepts in biotechnology, such as genome editing, reprogrammed stem cells, and personalized medicine. An introduction to the fundamentals in molecular and cell biology is followed by a description of standard techniques, including purification and analysis of biomolecules, cloning techniques, gene expression systems, genome editing methods, labeling of proteins and in situ-techniques, standard and high resolution microscopy. The third part focuses on key areas in research and application, ranging from functional genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics to drug targeting, recombinant antibodies and systems biology. The final part looks at the biotechnology industry, explaining intellectual property issues, legal frameworks for pharmaceutical products and the interplay between start-up and larger companies. The contents are beautifully illustrated throughout, with hundreds of full color diagrams and photographs. Provides students and professionals in life sciences, pharmacy and biochemistry with everything they need to know about molecular biotechnology.
Call Number: 660.6 WIN
Publication Date: 2021
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