Recommend a general molecular biology book.

T. S. Pillay tpillay at
Thu Mar 3 02:10:31 EST 1994

Subject: Recommend a general molecular biology book.
From: Mark Bowes, mbowes at
Date: Tue, 15 Feb 94 22:48:17 GMT
In article <1994Feb15.224817.13050 at> Mark Bowes,
mbowes at writes:
>I am looking for a good general molecular biology book, perhaps in a
>dictionary or encycolpedia format.  Ideally, it would contain
>of 1 or 2 paragraphs in length on a number of molbio topics such as PCR,
>in situ hybrization, ELISA, fab fragment, scatchard plot, etc.  It should
>be written for a scientific but nonspecialist audience.  Can anyone
>recommend something suitable?  

Try " A biologist's guide to principles and techniques of practical
biochemistry"  Edited by Keith Wilson and Keneth Goulding 3rd ed
published by Edward Arnold (1986)  ISBN  0-7131-2942-5.  Good general
book -discusses almost everything. There may be a more recent edition.

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