Pcr Technology: Principles and Applications for DNA Amplification

Pcr Technology: Principles and Applications for DNA Amplification

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This introductory guide covers the basic methodology, research applications, and medical applications of PCR technology, emphasizing the practical aspects of the technique. Every chapter is written by pioneers in the field and most include detailed protocols and favourite PCR "recipes".
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  • Paperback | 246 pages
  • 152.4 x 223.52 x 12.7mm | 385.55g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0195098757
  • 9780195098754

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"No group is more suited to review the field than Henry Erlich and his colleagues at Cetus. . . . extremely successful in conveying both the theoretical and the applied aspects of PCR. . . . clear yet detailed. . . . long overdue. It lives up to all expectations, and will be valuable to both the neophyte and the experienced PCR scientist. . . . it should be purchased and read quickly, for if the field continues to move as quickly as it has the authors will be writing the next edition early." --Nature"Intended to provide detailed [PCR] protocols for beginners and to illustrate the scope of the technique with a selection of research and medical applications. An excellent source of basic PCR techniques. . . . chapters are concise, but thorough, with complete references." --BioPharm"This slim, readable, inexpensive book offers a great introduction to this incredibly useful technique and provides a glimpse of the astonishing diversity of applications. It's one of the few books currently available devoted exclusively to PCR. . . . the availability of all this diversity in a short book is a real plus. All the chapters are exciting. . . . a good book for beginners in PCR. I recommend this book even to readers who aren't planning to jump into PCR any time soon. . . . simple, inexpensive, and fun." --Plant Genetics Newsletter"Contains a wealth of useful information for both the novice and also the experienced PCR user. . . . coherent." --Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis
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