Molecular Diagnostics: Fundamentals, Methods and Clinical Application

Editor/Author Buckingham, Lela
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: F.A.Davis Company

Single-User Purchase Price: $84.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: Not Available
ISBN: 978-0-80-366829-4
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 403
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

With a focus on the application of molecular concepts to diagnostic purposes, the text explains and illustrates the use and interpretation of molecular-based assays in patient care.

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Table of Contents

  • Section I. Fundamentals of Molecular Biology: An Overview
  • 1. Nucleic Acids and Proteins
  • 2. Gene Expression and Epigenetics
  • Section II. Common Techniques in Molecular Biology
  • 3. Nucleic Acid Extraction Methods
  • 4. Resolution and Detection of Nucleic Acids
  • 5. Analysis and Characterization of Nucleic Acids and Proteins
  • 6. Nucleic Acid Amplification
  • 7. Chromosomal Structure and Chromosomal Mutations
  • 8. Gene Mutations
  • 9. DNA Sequencing
  • Section III. Techniques in the Clinical Laboratory
  • 10. DNA Polymorphisms and Human Identification
  • 11. Detection and Identification of Microorganisms
  • 12. Molecular Detection of Inherited Diseases
  • 13. Molecular Oncology
  • 14. DNA-Based Tissue Typing
  • 15. Quality Assurance and Quality Control in the Molecular Laboratory
  • Appendix A. Study Question Answers
  • Appendix B. Answers to Case Studies
  • Glossary