Molecular Evolution: Producing the Biochemical Data, Volume 224

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Elizabeth Zimmer Thomas White Rebecca Cann Allan Wilson
Editor-in-Chiefs: John Abelson Melvin Simon
Hardcover ISBN: 9780121821258
eBook ISBN: 9780080883373
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 12th October 1993
Page Count: 725


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Table of Contents

Practical Issues in Performing Comparative Molecular Studies:

Y. Suh, J.A. Blake, and M.J. Braun, Equipping and Organizing Comparative Laboratory Molecular Genetics.

K.J. Sytsma, T.J. Givnish, J.F. Smith, and W.J. Hahn, Collection and Storage of Land Plant Samples for Macromolecular Comparisons.

R.L. Cann, R.A. Feldman, L.A. Freed, J.K. Lum, and C.A. Reeb, Collection and Storage of Vertebrate Samples.

M. Dick, D.M. Bridge, W.C. Wheeler, and R. DeSalle, Collection and Storage of Invertebrate Samples.

M. Blackwell and R.L. Chapman, Collection and Storage of Fungal and Algal Samples.

Comparing Macromolecules: Exploring Biological Diversity: Comparisons at Protein Level:

C.J.Bult and Y.-T. Kiang, One-Dimensional Electrophoretic Comparisons of Plant Proteins.

J. Britton-Davidian, Starch Gel Electrophoresis in Vertebrates.

D. Goldman and S.J. O'Brien, Two-Dimensional Protein Electrophoresis in Phylogenetic Studies.

N. Tuross and L. Stathoplos, Ancient Proteins in Fossil Bones.

M.H.V. Van Regenmortel, C. Joisson, and C. Wetter, Comparative Immunological Methods.

E.M. Prager and A.C. Wilson, Information Content of Immunological Distances.

Comparisons at Nucleic Acid Level:

D.B. Stein, Isolation and Comparison of Nucleic Acids from Land Plants: Nuclear and Organellar Genes.

J.M. Chesnick and R. Cattolico, Isolation of DNA from Eukaryotic Algae.

R. DeSalle, A.K. Williams, and M. George, Isolation and Characterization of Animal Mitochondrial DNA.

A.L. Rayburn, Comparative Studies of Genome Content.

M.A. Batzer, C.W. Schmid, and P.L. Deininger, Evolutionar


This book provides a single source of information for all molecular methods. Expert advice is given on sample collection and storage for molecular work.


Evolutionary biologists, biochemists, molecular biologists, geneticists, cell biologists, microbiologists, systematic biologists, biotechnologists, and graduate students and postdoctorial students in these disciplines and in ecology and zoology. G


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About the Serial Volume Editors

Elizabeth Zimmer Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

Thomas White Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Hoffmann-Roche Diagnostic Research, Almeda, California, U.S.A.

Rebecca Cann Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, U.S.A.

Allan Wilson Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

About the Editor-in-Chiefs

John Abelson Editor-in-Chief

Affiliations and Expertise

California Institute of Technology, Division of Biology, Pasadena, U.S.A.

Melvin Simon Editor-in-Chief

Affiliations and Expertise

The Salk Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA