Fundamental Laboratory Approaches for Biotechnology- Second edition

Alexander Ninfa, David Ballou
Fitzgerald Science Press
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This book begins with protein purification and follows later with experiments in DNA. It has some excellent sections on protein purification and detection which include discussions of buffers, chromatography, electrophoresis, enzyme kinetics, and spectrophotometry. In several experiments, it uses E. coli Alkaline Phosphatase as the model protein to purify and assay.



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Jim DeKloe

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