Laboratory Manual for Chemistry

Author: Nivaldo J. Tro
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780134066264
Format: PDF, Kindle
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For courses in Chemistry Laboratory. With a focus on real-world applications and a conversational tone, this laboratory manual contains experiments written specifically to correspond with Chemistry: A Molecular Approach, Fourth Edition by Nivaldo J. Tro. Each experiment covers one or more topics discussed within a chapter of the textbook, with the dual goal of 1) helping students understand the underlying concepts covered in the lecture, and 2) presenting this material in a way that is interesting and exciting. This manual contains twenty-nine experiments with a focus on real world applications. Each experiment contains a set of pre-laboratory questions, an introduction, a step-by-step procedure (including safety information and a report section featuring post-laboratory questions). Additional features include a section on laboratory safety rules, an overview on general techniques and equipment, as well as a detailed tutorial on graphing data in Excel.

Experiments in Molecular Biology

Author: Zachary F. Burton
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780121473709
Format: PDF, Docs
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Experiments in Molecular Biology provides a thorough introduction to recombinant DNA methods used in molecular biology and nucleic acid biochemistry. This unique laboratory manual is particularly appropriate for courses in molecular cloning, molecular genetics techniques, molecular biology techniques, recombinant DNA techniques, bacterial genetics techniques, and genetic engineering. Included is an especially helpful section to aid new instructors in avoiding potential pitfalls of specific experiments. Key Features * Contains student-tested, easy-to-follow protocols * Presents background information that reinforces principles behind the methods presented * Includes questions at the end of laboratory exercises * Provides both detailed descriptions of experimental procedures and a theoretical support section * Sequentially links experiments to provide a "project" approach to studying molecular biochemistry * Includes student-tested, easy-to-follow protocols * Background information reinforces principles behind the methods presented * Includes questions at the end of laboratory exercises * Advises new instructors on potential pitfalls of specific experiments * Provides both detailed descriptions of experimental procedures and a theoretical support section * Sequentially links experiments to provide a "project" approach to studying

Using the Biological Literature

Author: Diane Schmidt
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 146655858X
Format: PDF
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The biological sciences cover a broad array of literature types, from younger fields like molecular biology with its reliance on recent journal articles, genomic databases, and protocol manuals to classic fields such as taxonomy with its scattered literature found in monographs and journals from the past three centuries. Using the Biological Literature: A Practical Guide, Fourth Edition is an annotated guide to selected resources in the biological sciences, presenting a wide-ranging list of important sources. This completely revised edition contains numerous new resources and descriptions of all entries including textbooks. The guide emphasizes current materials in the English language and includes retrospective references for historical perspective and to provide access to the taxonomic literature. It covers both print and electronic resources including monographs, journals, databases, indexes and abstracting tools, websites, and associations—providing users with listings of authoritative informational resources of both classical and recently published works. With chapters devoted to each of the main fields in the basic biological sciences, this book offers a guide to the best and most up-to-date resources in biology. It is appropriate for anyone interested in searching the biological literature, from undergraduate students to faculty, researchers, and librarians. The guide includes a supplementary website dedicated to keeping URLs of electronic and web-based resources up to date, a popular feature continued from the third edition.

Invitation to Oceanography

Author: Paul R. Pinet
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449667988
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Thoroughly updated to include the most recent and fascinating discoveries in oceanography, the Fifth Edition takes great strides to be the most up-to-date, comprehensive, and student-friendly resource available today. Its content continues to span the four major divisions of ocean science: geology, chemistry, physics and biology, while maintaining the conversational voice for which it is acclaimed. The Fifth Edition boasts many exciting updates, including a new chapter on global climate change that educates students on global warming in the 21st century and its likely impact on ocean systems. With new end-of-chapter questions, new color photographs and illustrations, and an expanded assortment of Selected Readings, Invitation to Oceanography is a must-have in any marine science classroom! Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Invitation to Oceanography

Author: Colgate University Paul R Pinet
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 0763792810
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Thoroughly updated to include the most recent and fascinating discoveries in oceanography, the Fifth Edition takes great strides to be the most up-to-date, comprehensive, and student-friendly resource available today. Its content continues to span the four major divisions of ocean science: geology, chemistry, physics and biology, while maintaining the conversational voice for which it is acclaimed. The Fifth Edition boasts many exciting updates, including a new chapter on global climate change that educates students on global warming in the 21st century and its likely impact on ocean systems. With new end-of-chapter questions, new color photographs and illustrations, and an expanded assortment of Selected Readings, Invitation to Oceanography is a must-have in any marine science classroom! Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Introduction to Chemical Principles A Laboratory Approach

Author: Susan A. Weiner
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111780196
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The seventh edition of this superb lab manual offers 36 class-tested experiments, suitable for introductory, preparatory, and health science chemistry courses and texts, including INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY: AN ACTIVE LEARNING APPROACH, Fourth Edition by Cracolice and Peters. Experiments in this lab manual teach students to collect and analyze experimental data and provide them with a strong foundation for further course work in general chemistry. This edition offers instructors a wide variety of experiments to customize their laboratory program, including many microscale experiments. All experiments can be completed in a three-hour laboratory period. As in the Sixth Edition, there are Work Pages for each experiment as well as Report Sheets for students to take notes and record experimental data and results, which facilitate instructor grading of experiments. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Molecular Biology Techniques

Author: Heather Miller
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780128180242
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Molecular Biology Techniques: A Classroom Laboratory Manual, Fourth Edition is a must-have collection of methods and procedures that create a single, continuous, comprehensive project that teaches students basic molecular techniques. It is an an indispensable tool for introducing advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students to the techniques of recombinant DNA technology, or gene cloning and expression. The techniques used in basic research and biotechnology laboratories are covered in detail. Students gain hands-on experience from start to finish in subcloning a gene into an expression vector, through purification of the recombinant protein. The fourth edition is updated with new laboratory exercises, designed for a typical 15-week semester, rather than a 4-week intensive course. The "project" approach to experiments has been student and instructor tested for years: students still follow a cloning project through to completion, culminating in the purification of recombinant protein. It takes advantage of the enhanced green fluorescent protein - students can actually visualize positive clones following IPTG induction. Student-tested labs proven successful in real classroom laboratories Testbank included on companion website for additional testing and practice Exercises simulate a cloning project that would be performed in a real research lab "Project" approach to experiments gives students an overview of the entire process Prep-list appendix contains necessary recipes and catalog numbers, providing staff with detailed instructions

The Chemistry of Molecular Imaging

Author: Nicholas Long
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118854810
Format: PDF
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Molecular imaging is primarily about the chemistry of novelbiological probes, yet the vast majority of practitioners are notchemists or biochemists. This is the first book, written from achemist's point of view, to address the nature of the chemicalinteraction between probe and environment to help elucidatebiochemical detail instead of bulk anatomy. Covers all of the fundamentals of modern imaging methodologies,including their techniques and application within medicine andindustry Focuses primarily on the chemistry of probes and imagingagents, and chemical methodology for labelling andbioconjugation First book to investigate the chemistry of molecularimaging Aimed at students as well as researchers involved in the areaof molecular imaging