Download STM and SFM in Biology by Othmar Marti, Matthias Amrein PDF

By Othmar Marti, Matthias Amrein

STM and SFM in Biology is a publication totally devoted to organic functions of the recent expertise of scanning probe microscopy (SX). The scanning tunneling microscope (STM) and its first off-spring, the scanning strength microscope (SFM), unravel floor topography on the atomic scale. in addition they become aware of convinced digital and mechanical houses, and practice good in ultrahigh vacuum, ambient surroundings, and aqueous Read more...

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Download Mass Spectrometry for Biotechnology by Gary Siuzdak PDF

By Gary Siuzdak

For those who examine organic structures and can use mass spectrometry on your examine yet want to know extra approximately it, this booklet is for you. It introduces the elemental recommendations of mass spectrometry and the way mass spectrometers paintings. It additionally provides contemporary developments quite attention-grabbing to bio-researchers in an easy-to-understand demeanour that doesn't require vast historical past in chemistry, math, or physics. Key good points* thesaurus of easy phrases* plentiful illustrations* Examples of purposes* sensible pointers on utilizing mass spectrometric recommendations* precious for peptide, protein, oligonucleotide, and carbohydrate research* Simplified description of mass spectrometry including:* Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization (MALDI)* Electrospray Ionization (ESI)* quickly Atom/Ion Bombardment (FAB)

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Download Computational Molecular Biology: An Algorithmic Approach by Pavel A. Pevzner PDF

By Pavel A. Pevzner

In a single of the 1st significant texts within the rising box of computational molecular biology, Pavel Pevzner covers a huge variety of algorithmic and combinatorial subject matters and exhibits how they're attached to molecular biology and to biotechnology. The ebook has a considerable "computational biology with no formulation" part that offers the organic and computational principles in a comparatively easy demeanour. This makes the fabric obtainable to laptop scientists with no organic education, in addition to to biologists with restricted history in desktop technology. Computational Molecular Biology sequence computing device technology and arithmetic are reworking molecular biology from an informational to a computational technology. Drawing on computational, statistical, experimental, and technological equipment, the new self-discipline of computational molecular biology is dramatically expanding the discovery of recent applied sciences and instruments for molecular biology. the hot MIT Press Computational Molecular Biology sequence presents a special venue for the speedy e-book of monographs, textbooks, edited collections, reference works, and lecture notes of the very best quality.

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Download Aptamers Selected by Cell-SELEX for Theranostics by Weihong Tan, Xiaohong Fang PDF

By Weihong Tan, Xiaohong Fang

This edited quantity describes cell-SELEX because the basic instrument used to generate aptamer molecules for a variety of purposes in molecular medication, bioanalysis and chemical biology. simply built-in into the ordinary heterogeneous cellphone matrix, aptamers might be successfully utilized in theranostics, bioanalysis, surroundings detection and biomedical reviews. The ebook gathers experiences that replicate the most recent advances within the box of aptamers, and is composed in fourteen chapters demonstrating crucial examples of those aptamers and aptamer-nanomaterial assemblies, counting on the categories of functions and organic structures. it's also a separate bankruptcy at the usage of aptamers in actual clinics and what is going to be required to accomplish this crucial aim. The publication can be either attractive and beneficial to a huge viewers, together with biologists, bioscientists, and clinicians whose pursuits diversity from chemistry and biomedical engineering to phone and molecular biology and biotechnology.

Weihong Tan is a uncommon Professor of Chemistry and Biomedical Engineering at Hunan collage, China and likewise a college of Florida exceptional Professor and V.T. and Louis Jackson Professor of Chemistry on the collage of Florida, USA.

Xiaohong Fang is a Professor on the Institute of Chemistry, chinese language Academy of Sciences, China.

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Download Long Noncoding RNAs: Structures and Functions by Riki Kurokawa PDF

By Riki Kurokawa

This ebook offers a typical precept of activities of lengthy noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) from issues of view on the atomic, molecular and mobile degrees. on the atomic point, chemical reviews of ribonucleic acids clarify the chemical habit of lncRNAs. Structural organic research of lncRNAs and its binding proteins additionally demonstrate the perfect mechanisms in their activities. Molecular organic ways bring about insights into molecular mechanisms of those lncRNA activities. on the mobile or person point of research, we snatch the biology and medication of lncRNAs. those 3 layers of methods are completely new and convey novel insights into capabilities of lncRNAs in dwelling cells. The e-book contains 5 elements: 1) Bioinformatics and different methodologies for lncRNAs, 2) Atomic and molecular buildings of lncRNAs, three) Molecular services of lncRNAs, four) organic activities of lncRNAs, and five) capability results for medical medication. those sections attach good and paintings synergistically. The publication is for researchers whose forte is RNA biology and chemistry and in addition for complicated scholars on the graduate and undergraduate degrees. Readers can clutch the vanguard of lncRNA stories in a entire demeanour and are encouraged to pursue their very own specific interests.

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Download RNA Isolation and Characterization Protocols (Methods in by Ralph Rapley, David L. Manning PDF

By Ralph Rapley, David L. Manning

Univ. of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, united kingdom. textual content delivering organic investigators a suite of up-todate tools for the isolation of RNA from quite a few resources, together with: bacterial, plant, and mammalian cells. transformed define layout. Plastic-comb binding, hardcover on hand.

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Download RNA Polymerase III Transcription by Robert J. White PDF

By Robert J. White

The features of any organism are decided by means of how its genes are expressed in a procedure known as transcription. RNA polymerase III is the biggest and most intricate of the enzymes chargeable for transcription. This ebook describes what's at the moment recognized approximately how this enzyme works and the way its task is managed on the molecular point. The e-book describes the genes that function pol III templates, and likewise presents and in-depth examine pol III itself and the transcription elements required for it to operate. It examines how those proteins engage with each other and with promoter DNA to recruit pol III to the best genetic templates and explains transcription initiation, elongation, and termination, in addition to the effect of chromatin constitution.

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Download The Biology of Plasmids by David Summers PDF

By David Summers

Plasmids are closed, round items of DNA which are in a position to self-replicate and are carried by way of many micro organism. they supply detailed services for micro organism via permitting them to sexually mirror and to go on genetic fabric among one another. Plasmids also are accountable for the genetic elements that provide resistance to antibiotics, and supply the enzymes had to holiday down poorly metabolised nutrition assets. the writer has supplied an up-to-date remedy of the constitution, functionality and alertness of plasmids compatible for undergraduates and scientific scholars. using an unique instructing perspective--examining plasmids as dwelling organisms with both a symbiotic or parasitic mode of survival--this textual content presents a tremendous framework for figuring out the constitution and serve as of plasmids in an evolutionary context.The hottest textual content on plasmidsAn leading edge educating standpoint makes for simple pupil understandingContains the most important chapters at the value of plasmids for scientific and organic study

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