Virology : A Laboratory Manual

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"Virology: A Laboratory Manual" is designed for a one-semester virology laboratory course, although more than one semester of exercises are included. Choices of experiments allow for flexibility within a sequentially organized framework. The text features detailed experimental protocols with sections on materials and preparations for all exercises, plus introductory material, discussion questions and further reading. The use of few viruses and cell lines provides continuity and simplifies preparation of the laboratory exercises. An "Instructor's Manual" is available to give alternatives and assistance in laboratory set-up.
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Product details

  • Spiral bound | 250 pages
  • 223.52 x 274.32 x 15.24mm | 612.35g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • index
  • 0121447308
  • 9780121447304

Table of contents

Part 1 Cell structure techniques: cell culture. Part 2 Viruses, properties and quantification: virus passage; virus quantification - quantal assays; virus quantification - quantitative assays; virus quantification - other properties; virus characterization. Part 3 Assays to measure virus neutralization: vrul antibody measurements; techniques for assessing antiviral agents; molecular biology techniques; virological applications of molecular biology. Appendices: viruses and cell lines; media and solutions; procedures and calculations.
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