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Molecular Evolution, Producing the Biochemical Data, Part B - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780121828004, 9780080455150

Molecular Evolution, Producing the Biochemical Data, Part B, Volume 395

1st Edition

Series Volume Editors: Elizabeth Zimmer Eric Roalson
Hardcover ISBN: 9780121828004
eBook ISBN: 9780080455150
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 31st May 2005
Page Count: 896
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Table of Contents

Isolation of DNA from plants with large amounts of secondary metabolites
Nucleic Acid Isolation from Environmental Aqueous Samples
Nucleic acid isolation from ecological samples—vertebrate gut flora
Nucleic acid isolation from ecological samples — fungal associations, lichens
Nucleic acid isolation from ecological samples—fungal associations, mycorrhizae
Nucleic acid isolation from ecological samples—animal scat and other associated materials
Isolation and analysis of DNA from archaeological, clinical and natural history specimens
Isolation and characterization of proteins from archaeological and ancient specimens
Animal Phylogenomics: Multiple Interspecific Genome Comparisons
ISSR techniques for evolutionary biology
Use of Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphism (AFLP) markers in surveys of vertebrate diversity
Use of AFLP markers in surveys of arthropod diversity
Use of AFLP markers in surveys of plant diversity
Isolating microsatellite DNA loci
Use of microsatellites for parentage and kinship analyses in animals
Use of capillary array electrophoresis single strand conformational polymorphism analysis to estimate genetic diversity of candidate genes in germplasm collections
Ribosomal RNA probes and microarrays: Their potential use in assessing microbial biodiversity
The role of geographic analyses in locating, understanding and using plant genetic diversity
In Situ Hybridization of Phytoplankton Using Fluorescently-Labelled rRNA Probes
Sequencing and comparing whole mitochondrial genomes of animals
Methods for obtaining and analyzing whole chloroplast genome sequences
Construction of Bacterial Artificial Chromosome libraries for use in phylogenetic studies
Comparative EST analyses in plant systems
Isolation of genes from plant Y chromosomes
Preparation of samples for comparative studies of plant chromosomes using in situ hybridization methods
Preparation of samples for comparative studies of arthropod chromosomes: visualization, in situ hybridization, and genome size estimation
Experimental methods for assaying natural transformation and inferring horizontal gene transfer
Use of confocal microscopy in comparative studies of vertebrate morphology
PrimerSelect: A transcriptome-wide oligonucleotide primer pair design program for kinetic RT-PCR-based transcript profiling
Detecting differential expression of parental or progenitor alleles in genetic hybrids and allopolyploids
genome-wide analysis of gene expression changes in polyploids
Designing experiments using spotted microarrays to detect gene regulation differences within and among species
Methods for studying the evolution of plant reproductive structures: Comparative gene expression techniques
Developing antibodies to synthetic peptides based on comparative DNA sequencing of multigene families
Application of ancestral protein reconstruction in understanding protein function: GFP-like proteins
Advances in phylogeny reconstruction from gene order and content data
Analytical methods for detecting paralogy in molecular datasets
Analytical methods for studying the evolution of paralogs using duplicate gene data sets
Supertree construction in the genomic age
Maximum-likelihood methods for phylogeny estimation
Context Dependence and Co-Evolution among Amino Acid Resideue in Proteins


The critically acclaimed laboratory standard, Methods in Enzymology, is one of the most highly respected publications in the field of biochemistry. Since 1955, each volume has been eagerly awaited, frequently consulted, and praised by researchers and reviewers alike. The series contains much material still relevant today - truly an essential publication for researchers in all fields of life sciences.

Molecular Evolution Producing the Biochemical Data part B is a continuation of methods published in Part A (1993, volume 224). The work is a very methodological look at markers, templates, genomes, datasets and analyses used in studies of biological diversity.

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  • One of the most highly respected publications in the field of biochemistry since 1955
    * Frequently consulted, and praised by researchers and reviewers alike
    * Truly an essential publication for anyone in any field of the life sciences


Biochemists, biophysicists, cell biologists, molecular biologists, geneticists, developmental biologists


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About the Series Volume Editors

Elizabeth Zimmer

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Eric Roalson

Affiliations and Expertise

School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, U.S.A.