Publication Date

1-1-1997

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Johns, Mitrick A.

Degree Name

B.S. (Bachelor of Science)

Department

Department of Biological Sciences

Abstract

This lab manual will give students an introduction to some basic laboratory procedures used in PCR and cloning. Standard lab protocols often assume the technician already knows certain basic lab techniques. This manual will prepare students to follow these protocols and start designing experiments on their own. The theory behind PCR and cloning is stressed in this manual, because a clear understanding of the processes involved is essential for experimentation. It allows the student to pin-point any flaws in a procedure, leave out any unnecessary steps, and begin to develop their own methods. These are all signs of a thinking technician. Practice protocols with explanations of terminology and techniques are included in the manual as well as a trouble shooting guide.

Comments

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Extent

24 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

Rights Statement

In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

Media Type

Text

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