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Title:
Recombinant DNA and biotechnology : a guide for teachers
Author:
Kreuzer, Helen.
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Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : ASM Press, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xvi, 648 pages, 3 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 28 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781555811754
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Written in clear, easy-to-understand language, this reference text and activities manual offers easy-to-implement lessons and classroom activities.


Table of Contents

Preface
Part I Laying the Foundations
An overview of biotechnology
Genes, genetics and geneticists
An overview of molecular biology
applying molecular biology: recombinant DNA technology
Part II Classroom Activities
DNA structure and function (5 chapters)
Manipulation and analysis of DNA (1 chapter)
Introduction Introduction to gel electrophoresis laboratory activities (8 chapters)
Transfer of genetic information (4 chapters)
Analyzing genetic variation (6 chapters)
Part III Societal Issues(7 chapters)
Part IV Appendices
Laboratory biosafety
Basic microbiological techniques
Aseptic technique
Glossary
Index