xiv, 240p., Tables, 23 cm. (Practical Manual Series-4)
CONTENTS:- I. Units of measurements: 1. Different units used in measurements. 2. Solution preparation. II. Biotechnology laboratory: 3. General precautions and requirements. 4. Equipments. 5. Principles of some common instruments. III. Biochemistry: 6. Biochemical preparations. 7. Biochemical estimations. 8. Biochemical separations. IV. Enzymes: 9. Enzymes. 10. Enzyme assays. 11. Enzyme extraction. V. Microbiology: 12. General microbiology. 13. Media preparation. VI. Plant biotechnology: 14. Plant tissue culture. 15. Plant molecular biology. VII. Animal biotechnology: 16. General requirements and experiments in animal biotechnology. 17. Animal cell culture. 18. Embryonic stem (ES) cells. VIII. Molecular biology: 19. General molecular biology procedures. Appendices. References.
Biotechnology: laboratory manual provides basic protocols required for students of undergraduate and postgraduate programme. The protocols are explained in a simplified manner and are very easy to conduct. The book is a collection of experiments from all fields of biotechnology and will become a companion for all those who do research in the field of biotechnology. Attention is given to include most of the basic protocols. This book will provide first hand valuable information for all those who are interested in biotechnology research.