Dictionary of DNA and Genome Technology

Dictionary of DNA and Genome Technology

by Paul Singleton
     
 

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Review of the first edition

“In the rapidly developing fields of DNA and genome research it is a challenge to find a reference dictionary that is both in-depth and up to date……this work is well researched…”Science and Technology, Reference Reviews

Review of the second edition

“...comprehensive enough

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Review of the first edition

“In the rapidly developing fields of DNA and genome research it is a challenge to find a reference dictionary that is both in-depth and up to date……this work is well researched…”Science and Technology, Reference Reviews

Review of the second edition

“...comprehensive enough to be useful for students, teachers, technicians, and scientists…”Choice

DNA technology is evolving rapidly, with new methods and a fast-growing vocabulary. This unique dictionary offers current, detailed and accessible information on DNA technology to lecturers, researchers and students throughout the biomedical and related sciences.

  • A major update, with over 3000 references from mainstream journals.
  • Data from the very latest research – going well beyond the remit of most science dictionaries.
  • Clear explanations of terms, techniques, and tests, including commercial systems, with detailed coverage of many important procedures and methods.
  • Essay-style entries on many major topics to assist newcomers to the field.
  • Covers topics relevant to medicine (diagnosis, genetic disorders, gene therapy); veterinary science; biotechnology; biochemistry; pharmaceutical science/drug development; molecular biology; microbiology; epidemiology; genomics; environmental science; plant science/agriculture; taxonomy; and forensic science.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"The cross-disciplinary nature of DNA and genome technologies means that Singleton's Dictionary will be of relevance to users from many diverse fields including medicine, veterinary science, biotechnology, forensic science and taxonomy to name nut a few. This dictionary will appeal to lecturers, researchers, technicians and students in higher and further education settings as well as in commercial industry." (Reference Reviews, Issue 7 2008)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118447574
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/04/2012
Pages:
524
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.10(d)

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From the Publisher
"This worthwhile reference book reflects the rapid advances in the field of DNA and genome technology that have occurred in the past decade." (Choice , 1 April 2011)

Meet the Author

For more than 30 years Paul Singleton has been an independent writer and editor in biomedical science. His works include DNA Methods in Clinical Microbiology; Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology; Bacteria in Biology, Biotechnology and Medicine; and Antimicrobial Drug Action.

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