Molecular Diagnostics: Molecular Diagnostics: Fundamentals..

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Edition 03
Author Buckingham, Lela
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Coverage of the application of molecular diagnostics to the clinical laboratory encompass human identification, microbiology, oncology, and tissue typing.More than 300 line drawings clearly illustrate molecular biology concepts and diagnostic applications.\"Advanced Concepts\" appear in boxes throughout the text to challenge those students interested in learning more.\"Historical Highlights\" provide a historical perspective to current laboratory practices.\"Case Studies\" in the clinical chapters illustrate the application of molecular biology concepts to diagnostic testing and patient care.Study Questions at the end of each chapter reinforce the content. Answers, included in the appendix, allow for self assessment outside of the classroom.<
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Table of Contents
I. Fundamentals of Molecular Biology: An Overview<
/>1. Nucleic Acids and Proteins<
/>2. Gene Expression and Epigenetics<
/>II. Common Techniques in Molecular Biology<
/>3. Nucleic Acid Extraction Methods<
/>4. Resolution and Detection of Nucleic Acids<
/>5. Analysis and Characterization of Nucleic Acids and Proteins<
/>6. Nucleic Acid Amplification<
/>7. Chromosomal Structure and Chromosomal Mutations<
/>8. Gene Mutations<
/>9. DNA Sequencing<
/>III. Techniques in the Clinical Laboratory<
/>10. DNA Polymorphisms and Human Identification<
/>11. Detection and Identification of Microorganisms<
/>12. Molecular Detection of Inherited Diseases<
/>13. Molecular Oncology<
/>14. DNA-Based Tissue Typing<
/>15. Quality Assurance and Quality Control in the Molecular Laboratory<
/>Appendices<
/>A. Study Questions Answers<
/>B. Answers to Case Studies<
/>Glossary<
/>Index