Diagnostic Molecular Biology by Chang-hui ShenDiagnostic Molecular Biology by Chang-hui Shen

Diagnostic Molecular Biology

byChang-hui Shen

Paperback | September 21, 2018

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Diagnostic Molecular Biologydescribes the fundamentals of molecular biology in a clear, concise manner to aid in the comprehension of this complex subject. Each technique described in this book is explained within its conceptual framework to enhance understanding, and current applications of clinical laboratory techniques are covered in detail.

The targeted approach covers the principles of molecular biology including the basic knowledge of nucleic acids, proteins, and genomes; the basic techniques and instrumentations that are often used in the field of molecular biology with detailed procedures and explanations; and the applications of the principle and techniques currently employed in the clinical laboratory.



  • Provides an understanding of what techniques are used to diagnosis at the molecular level
  • Explains how to use information technology to communicate and assess results in the lab
  • Places protocols into context with practical applications
Dr. Shen is a Professor of Biology and currently serves as Chair of the Biology Department at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York, New York. Dr. Shen graduated from the National Chung-Hsing University, Taiwan, with both a BS and MS, earning his PhD from the University of Edinburgh, UK. He previously was a visiting...
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Title:Diagnostic Molecular BiologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:474 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:September 21, 2018Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128028238

ISBN - 13:9780128028230

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Nucleic Acids: DNA and RNA

Chapter 2: Nucleic Acid-Based Cellular Activities

Chapter 3: Gene Expression: Transcription of the Genetic Code

Chapter 4: Gene Expression: Translation of the Genetic Code

Chapter 5: The Genome

Chapter 6: Extraction and Purification of Nucleic Acids and Proteins

Chapter 7: Detection and analysis of nucleic acids

Chapter 8: Quantification and Analysis of Proteins

Chapter 9: Amplification of Nucleic Acids

Chapter 10: Characterization of Nucleic Acids and Proteins

Chapter 11: Techniques in Sequencing

Chapter 12: Genome and Transcriptome Analysis

Chapter 13: Chromosome Structure and Human Identification

Chapter 14: Molecular Diagnosis of Mutation and Inherited Diseases: DNA-Based Approaches to Disease Diagnosis

Chapter 15: Molecular Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases: DNA-Based Approaches to Disease Diagnosis

Chapter 16: Guidance for Molecular Clinical Laboratory