Differential Display Methods and Protocols

  • Peng Liang
  • Jonathan D. Meade
  • Arthur B. Pardee

Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 317)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Methodologies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jonathan D. Meade, Yong-jig Cho, Jeffrey S. Fisher, Jamie C. Walden, Zhen Guo, Peng Liang
      Pages 23-57
    3. Mikhail V. Matz, Ella A. Meleshkevitch
      Pages 59-74
    4. Richard A. Shimkets
      Pages 75-83
    5. Dana M. Walters, Pierre E. Rouvière
      Pages 85-97
    6. Rosana Risques, Gaelle Rondeau, Martin Judex, Michael McClelland, John Welsh
      Pages 99-109
    7. Tero Aittokallio, Pekka Ojala, Timo J. Nevalainen, Olli S. Nevalainen
      Pages 111-122
    8. Ling Qin, Pjotr Prins, Johannes Helder
      Pages 123-138
  3. Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 139-139
    2. Michael Clinton, Gino Miele, Sunil Nandi, Derek McBride
      Pages 157-178
    3. Yong-jig Cho, Susanne Stein, Roger S. Jackson, Peng Liang
      Pages 179-192
    4. Yunping Lin, Roger P. Leng, Samuel Benchimol
      Pages 193-206
    5. Julie E. Baggs, Carla B. Green
      Pages 243-254
    6. Bernard Mai, Linda L. Breeden
      Pages 267-277
    7. Shan Liang, S. Paul Rossby, Peng Liang, Richard C. Shelton, D. Hal Manier, Amitabha Chakrabarti et al.
      Pages 279-285
    8. Sergey V. Ivanov, Alla V. Ivanova
      Pages 287-298
    9. Anne Carr-Schmid, Xinfu Jiao, Megerditch Kiledjian
      Pages 299-314
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 315-319

About this book


Carrying on the high standards of the first edition of Differential Display Methods, Peng Liang et al. have based their second edition on a new mathematical model of differential display (DD) that takes advantage of automation, as well as digital data acquisition and analysis. These well-versed authors explain and highlight all the recent methodological refinements, including automated liquid handling of hundreds of DD PCR reaction setups combined with capillary electrophoresis, a prototype computer program to automatically allow positive band identification from a fluorescence differential display image, and restriction fragment-based DD screenings that can link any cDNA fragment directly to a given gene once the sequence information of all transcripts becomes available. Other improvements discussed are combining DD and DNA microarrays by reducing the complexity of cDNA probes while increasing the sensitivity of detection, and a DD approach to detect prokaryotic mRNA expression. The authors also demonstrate the power of DD technology with a collection of outstanding examples of DD applications and detailed experimental procedures. The elegant studies described here have led to the discovery of many important genes involved in viral infection, Prion disease, cancer, ovulation, circadian clock, floral color, transcription repression gene silencing, mRNA polymorphism, and protein-RNA interaction.
State-of-the-art and highly practical, Differential Display Methods, Second Edition offers gene hunters the possibility of genome-wide comprehensive DD screening, as well as a proven road map for any successful "gene fishing" expedition.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Peng Liang
    • 1
  • Jonathan D. Meade
    • 2
  • Arthur B. Pardee
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Cancer BiologyThe Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer CenterNashville
  2. 2.GenHunter CorporationNashville
  3. 3.Dana Farber Cancer InstituteBoston

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Humana Press 2006
  • Publisher Name Humana Press
  • eBook Packages Springer Protocols
  • Print ISBN 978-1-58829-338-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-59259-968-4
  • Series Print ISSN 1064-3745
  • Series Online ISSN 1940-6029
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