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In this article we will discuss about Best and Top Books for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology.
1. Gene Cloning and DNA Analysis: An Introduction
by T. A. Brown (Author)
Known world-wide as the standard introductory text to this important and exciting area, the seventh edition of Gene Cloning and DNA Analysis addresses new and growing areas of research whilst retaining the philosophy of the previous editions. Assuming the reader has little prior knowledge of the subject, its importance, the principles of the techniques used and their applications are all carefully laid out, with over 250 clearly presented four-colour illustrations.
In addition to a number of informative changes to the text throughout the book, the chapters on DNA sequencing and genome studies have been rewritten to reflect the continuing rapid developments in this area of DNA analysis:
In depth description of the next generation sequencing methods and descriptions of their applications in studying genomes and transcriptomes
New material on the use of ChiP-seq to locate protein-binding sites
Extended coverage of the strategies used to assemble genome sequences
Description of how the Neanderthal genome has been sequenced and what that sequence tells us about interbreeding between Neanderthals and Homo sapiens
Gene Cloning and DNA Analysis remains an essential introductory text to a wide range of biological sciences students; including genetics and genomics, molecular biology, biochemistry, immunology and applied biology. It is also a perfect introductory text for any professional needing to learn the basics of the subject. All libraries in universities where medical, life and biological sciences are studied and taught should have copies available on their shelves.
2. Biotechnology: Applying the Genetic Revolution
by David P. Clark BA (honors)Christ’s College Cambridge 1973
PhD University of Brsitol (England) 1977 (Author), Nanette Pazdernik (Author)
Unlike most Biotechnology textbooks, Dr. David P. Clark’s “Biotechnology” approaches modern Biotechnology from a Molecular Basis, which grew out of the increasing biochemical understanding of physiology. Using straight forward, less-technical jargon, Clark manages to introduce each chapter with a basic concept, that ultimately evolves into a more specific detailed principle. This up-to-date text covers a wide realm of topics including forensics and bioethics using colorful illustrations and concise applications.This book will help readers understand what molecular biotechnology actually is as a scientific discipline, how the research in this area is conducted, and how this technology may impact the future. · Up-to-date text focuses on modern biotechnology with a molecular foundation· Basic concepts followed by more detailed, specific applications · Clear, color illustrations of key topics and concepts · Clearly written without overly technical jargon or
3. Principles of Gene Manipulation and Genomics
by Sandy B. Primrose (Author), Richard Twyman (Author)
The increasing integration between gene manipulation and genomics is embraced in this new book, Principles of Gene Manipulation and Genomics, which brings together for the first time the subjects covered by the best-selling books Principles of Gene Manipulation and Principles of Genome Analysis & Genomics.
- Comprehensively revised, updated and rewritten to encompass within one volume, basic and advanced gene manipulation techniques, genome analysis, genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics and metabolomics
- Includes two new chapters on the applications of genomics
- An accompanying website – www.blackwellpublishing.com/primrose – provides instructional materials for both student and lecturer use, including multiple choice questions, related websites, and all the artwork in a downloadable format.
- An essential reference for upper level undergraduate and graduate students of genetics, genomics, molecular biology and recombinant DNA technology.
4. Molecular Cloning: A Laboratory Manual
by Michael R. Green (Author), Joseph Sambrook (Author)
Molecular Cloning has served as the foundation of technical expertise in labs worldwide for 30 years. No other manual has been so popular, or so influential. Molecular Cloning, Fourth Edition, by the celebrated founding author Joe Sambrook and new co-author, the distinguished HHMI investigator
Michael Green, preserves the highly praised detail and clarity of previous editions and includes specific chapters and protocols commissioned for the book from expert practitioners at Yale, U Mass, Rockefeller University, Texas Tech, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Washington University, and other
leading institutions. The theoretical and historical underpinnings of techniques are prominent features of the presentation throughout, information that does much to help trouble-shoot experimental problems. For the fourth edition of this classic work, the content has been entirely recast to include
nucleic-acid based methods selected as the most widely used and valuable in molecular and cellular biology laboratories. Core chapters from the third edition have been revised to feature current strategies and approaches to the preparation and cloning of nucleic acids, gene transfer, and expression
analysis. They are augmented by 12 new chapters which show how DNA, RNA, and proteins should be prepared, evaluated, and manipulated, and how data generation and analysis can be handled. The new content includes methods for studying interactions between cellular components, such as microarrays,
next-generation sequencing technologies, RNA interference, and epigenetic analysis using DNA methylation techniques and chromatin immunoprecipitation. To make sense of the wealth of data produced by these techniques, a bioinformatics chapter describes the use of analytical tools for comparing
sequences of genes and proteins and identifying common expression patterns among sets of genes. Please take a look at our book preview site at molecularcloning.com. Building on thirty years of trust, reliability, and authority, the fourth edition of Molecular Cloning is the new gold standard–the
one indispensable molecular biology laboratory manual and reference source.
5. Prescott/Harley/Klein’s Microbiology
by Joanne Willey (Author), Linda Sherwood (Author), Chris Woolverton (Author)
The brand new author team of Prescott, Harley and Klein’s Microbiology continues the tradition of past editions by providing a balanced, comprehensive introduction to all major areas of microbiology. Because of this balance, the Seventh Edition of Microbiology is appropriate for microbiology majors and mixed majors courses. The new authors have focused on readability, artwork, and the integration of several key themes (including evolution, ecology and diversity) throughout the text, making an already superior text even better.
6. Genomes 3
by Brown (Author), T. A. (Author)
Covering molecular genetics from the basics through to genome expression and molecular phylogenetics, Genomes 3 is the latest edition of this pioneering textbook. Newly updated to incorporate the recent major advances, Genomes 3 is an invaluable companion for any undergraduate throughout their studies in molecular genetics. Following extensive reviewing, the new edition has been significantly restructured. The single chapter on genome anatomies has been expanded into three chapters to incorporate the latest sequencing achievements. An additional chapter on understanding genome expression has also been included, while the chapters on studying genomes have been brought to the front of the book to align it more closely to the practical reality of molecular genetics tuition. The end-of-chapter exercises have been overhauled and extended to give students and lecturers a much wider range of tests and challenges. Multiple choice questions have been included for the first time and an innovative figure test has been introduced to test readers’ visual understanding.
7. Genomics: Applications in Human Biology
by Sandy B. Primrose (Author), Richard Twyman (Author)
Written by the successful author team of Sandy Primrose and Richard Twyman, Genomics: Applications in Human Biology is a topical book showing how the new science of genomics is adding impetus to the advances in human health provided by biotechnology.
Written to provide the necessary overview of the subject, covering technological developments, applications and (where necessary) the ethical implications.
Divided into three sections, the first section introduces the role of biotechnology and genomics in medicine and sets out some of the technological advances that have been the basis of recent medical breakthroughs.
The second section takes a closer look at how biotechnology and genomics are influencing the prevention and treatment of different categories of disease.
Finally the contribution of biotechnology and genomics to the development of different types of therapy is described, including conventional drugs, recombinant proteins and gene/cell therapies.
References to appropriate sections in other two popular books, authored by Sandy Primrose and Richard Twyman, are included – Principles of Gene Manipulation and Principles of Gene Analysis and Genomics.
Features several categories of boxed text, including history boxes (describing the origins and development of particular technologies or treatments), molecular boxes (featuring the molecular basis of diseases or treatments in more detail) and ethic boxes (which discusses the ethical implications of technology development and new therapies).