Basic Laboratory Methods for Biotechnology / Edition 1

Basic Laboratory Methods for Biotechnology / Edition 1

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by Lisa A. Seidman, Cynthia Moore, Cindy Moore
     
 

ISBN-10: 0137955359

ISBN-13: 9780137955350

Pub. Date: 01/19/2000

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

This manual provides a systematic and very practical introduction to the bioscience laboratory. It will serve both as a primary text for undergraduate students preparing for a career in biotechnology and as a reference for laboratory professionals. It includes coverage of:

  • Math in the laboratory
  • Preparing solutions
  • Measurements
  • Safety

Overview

This manual provides a systematic and very practical introduction to the bioscience laboratory. It will serve both as a primary text for undergraduate students preparing for a career in biotechnology and as a reference for laboratory professionals. It includes coverage of:

  • Math in the laboratory
  • Preparing solutions
  • Measurements
  • Safety
  • Separations
  • Using computers in the lab
  • Quality control
  • Data analysis

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780137955350
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
01/19/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
751
Product dimensions:
9.11(w) x 10.72(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION TO THE BIOTECHNOLOGY WORKPLACE.

 1. Biotechnology and the Workplace.

 2. Introduction to a Safe Workplace.

 3. Biotechnology and the Regulation of Medical and Food Products.

II. PRODUCT QUALITY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY.

 4. Introduction to Product Quality Systems.

 5. Documentation: The Foundation of Quality.

 6. Quality Systems in the Laboratory.

 7. Quality Systems in the Production Facility.

III. MATH IN THE BIOTECHNOLOGY LABORATORY: AN OVERVIEW.

 8. Basic Math Techniques.

 9. Proportional Relationships.

10. Relationships and Graphing.

IV. DATA IN THE LABORATORY.

11. Descriptions of Data.

12. The Collection of Meaningful Data; Avoiding Errors in the Laboratory.

V. LABORATORY MEASUREMENTS.

13. Introduction to Quality Laboratory Measurements, Tests, and Assays.

14. Introduction to Instrumental Methods and Electricity.

15. The Measurement of Weight.

16. The Measurement of Volume.

17. The Measurement of Temperature.

18. The Measurement of pH, Selected Ions, and Conductivity.

19. Measurements Involving Light A: Basic Principles and Instrumentation.

20. Measurements Involving Light B: Applications and Methods.

VI. LABORATORY SOLUTIONS.

21. Preparation of Laboratory Solutions A: Concentration Expressions and Calculations.

22. Preparation of Laboratory Solutions B: Basic Procedures and Practical Information.

23. Laboratory Solutions to Support the Activity of Biological Macromolecules andIntact Cells.

24. Solutions: Associated Procedures and Information.

VII. BASIC SEPARATION METHODS.

25. Introduction to Filtration.

26. Introduction to Centrifugation.

27. Introduction to Bioseparations.

VIII. SAFETY IN THE LABORATORY.

28. Working Safely in the Laboratory: General Considerations and Physical Hazards.

29. Working Safely with Chemicals.

30. Working Safely with Biological Materials.

IX. COMPUTERS IN THE LABORATORY.

31. Computers: An Overview.

32. Data Handling with Computers.

33. Telecommunications and the Internet.

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