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Bacteriophages: Methods and Protocols

Two volume molecular biology book, co-edited by Dr Martha Clokie (Department of Infection, Immunity & Inflammation)

Dr Martha Clokie, Lecturer in Microbiology at the University of Leicester, has recently co-edited a book on how to work with bacteriophages. The book has been published in two separate volumes.

Bacteriophages: Methods and Protocols, Volume 1: Isolation, Characterization, and Interactions.

  • Title: Bacteriophages: Methods and Protocols, Volume 1: Isolation, Characterization, and Interactions
  • Editors: Martha R.J Clokie, Andrew M. Kropinski
  • Series: Methods in Molecular Biology , Vol. 501
  • Pages: Approx. 300
  • ISBN: 978-1-58829-682-5 (Hardcover)
  • Published: December 2008
  • Price: £60 (Hardcover)

Ranging from the evolution of pathogenicity to oceanic carbon cycling, the many and varied roles that bacteriophages play in microbial ecology and evolution have inspired increased interest within the scientific community. Bacteriophages: Methods and Protocols pulls together the vast body of knowledge and expertise from top international bacteriophage researchers to provide both classical and state-of-the-art molecular techniques. With its well-organized modular design, Volume 1: Isolation, Characterization, and Interactions examines a multitude of topics, including the isolation of phages, morphological and molecular characterization, and interaction with bacteria. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology™ series format, chapters consist of brief introductions to the subject, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and a Notes section which details tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls.

For more information or to purchase a copy, click here to visit the Humana Press website.

Bacteriophages: Methods and Protocols, Volume 2: Molecular and Applied Aspects.

  • Title: Bacteriophages: Methods and Protocols, Volume 2: Molecular and Applied Aspects
  • Editors: Martha R.J Clokie, Andrew M. Kropinski
  • Series: Methods in Molecular Biology , Vol. 502
  • Pages: Approx. 320
  • ISBN: 978-1-60327-564-4 (Hardcover)
  • Published: December 2008
  • Price: £60 (Hardcover)

Ranging from the evolution of pathogenicity to oceanic carbon cycling, the many and varied roles that bacteriophages play in microbial ecology and evolution have inspired increased interest within the scientific community. Bacteriophages: Methods and Protocols pulls together the vast body of knowledge and expertise from top international bacteriophage researchers to provide both classical and state-of-the-art molecular techniques. With its well-organized modular design, Volume 2: Molecular and Applied Aspects examines a multitude of topics, including the bacteriophage genomics, metagenomics, transcriptomics, and proteomics, along with applied bacteriophage biology. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology™ series format, chapters consist of brief introductions to the subject, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and a Notes section which details tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls.

Thorough and cutting-edge, Bacteriophages: Methods and Protocols is a valuable reference for experienced bacteriophage researchers as well as an easily accessible introduction for newcomers to the subject.

For more information or to purchase a copy, click here to visit the Humana Press website .

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