Cell and Molecular Biology Lab Manual

Cell and Molecular Biology Lab Manual

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A comprehensive lab manual for Cell and Molecular Biology, which walks students through an 11-week, 11-step, semester-long experiment to make microtubules glow.

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Gone are the days of ‘one and done’ weekly lab exercises. This manual walks you and your students through a single, semester-long, experiment mimicking genuine laboratory research. Starting with yeast cells, students isolate the TUB1 gene encoding alpha tubulin, tag it with the GFP gene, amplify it in E. coli and then express it back in yeast. The semester culminates with students visualizing their cells using fluorescent microscopy. The manual includes extensive instructor resource pages covering lab prep.

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1 review for Cell and Molecular Biology Lab Manual

  1. Errol St.Clair

    Errol St.Clair

    This is a master teacher resource

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