Molecular Approaches to the Study of the Ocean

Molecular Approaches to the Study of the Ocean

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Marine biological science is now studied at the molecular level and although research scientists depend on information gained using molecular techniques, there is no book explaining the philosophy of this approach. Molecular Approaches to the Study of the Ocean introduces the reasons why molecular technology is such a powerful tool in the study of the oceans, describing the types of techniques that can be used, why they are useful and gives examples of their application. Molecular biological techniques allow phylogenetic relationships to be explored in a manner that no macroscopic method can; although the book deals with organisms near the base of the marine food web, the ideas can be used in studies of macroorganisms as well as those in freshwater environments.Journal of Biological Chemistry, 250, 3174a€“8. Kemp, P.F. (1995) Can we estimate bacterial growth rates from ribosomal RNA content? in Molecular Ecology of Aquatic Microbes (ed. I. Joint) ... Robb, F.T. and Place, A.R. (1995) Thermophiles, in Archaea: A Laboratory Manual (eds F.T. Robb, A.R. Place, K.T. Sowers et al.)anbsp;...

Title:Molecular Approaches to the Study of the Ocean
Author:K.E. Cooksey
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06


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