Gene Cloning and DNA Analysis

Gene Cloning and DNA Analysis : An Introduction

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Known world-wide as the standard introductory text to thisimportant and exciting area, the sixth edition of Gene Cloningand DNA Analysis addresses new and growing areas of researchwhilst retaining the philosophy of the previous editions. Assumingthe reader has little prior knowledge of the subject, itsimportance, the principles of the techniques used and theirapplications are all carefully laid out, with over 250 clearlypresented four-colour illustrations. In addition to a number of informative changes to the textthroughout the book, the final four chapters have beensignificantly updated and extended to reflect the striking advancesmade in recent years in the applications of gene cloning and DNAanalysis in biotechnology. Gene Cloning and DNA Analysis remains an essentialintroductory 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 introductorytext for any professional needing to learn the basics of thesubject. All libraries in universities where medical, life andbiological sciences are studied and taught should have copiesavailable on their shelves. " the book content is elegantly illustrated and wellorganized in clear-cut chapters and subsections there is aFurther Reading section after each chapter that contains severalkey references What is extremely useful, almost everyreference is furnished with the short but distinct author'sremark." Journal of Heredity, 2007 (on the previousedition)

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  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 188 x 242 x 16mm | 798.32g
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
  • Chicester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • ill
  • 1405181737
  • 9781405181730
  • 178,486

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Known world-wide as the standard introductory text to this important and exciting area, the sixth 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 final four chapters have been significantly updated and extended to reflect the striking advances made in recent years in the applications of gene cloning and DNA analysis in biotechnology.

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About T. A. Brown

Terry Brown, University of Manchester, Faculty of Life Sciences, UK

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