Protocols in Molecular Parasitology

  • John E. Hyde

Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology™ book series (MIMB, volume 21)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. David Walliker, Geoffrey Beale
    Pages 57-66
  3. John M. Kelly
    Pages 123-131
  4. Simon A. Jeffs, Andrew J. Simpson
    Pages 145-154
  5. Witoon Trasophon, Sakol Panyim
    Pages 205-211
  6. Vikki M. Marshall, Ross L. Coppel
    Pages 223-248
  7. Jean-Pierre Baehellerie, Liang-Hu Qu
    Pages 249-263

About this book

Introduction

Protocols in Molecular Parasitology offers a wide range of experi­ mental protocols, each written by experts, to research workers interested in exploring the molecular aspects of parasitology. This is a field that has expanded enormously in scope and potential over the last decade, although it is as yet significantly underrepresented in the literature out­ side of academic journals. The need for manuals such as this one stems in part from the increasing difficulty of reproducing experimental tech­ niques from reports in standard journal papers, where pressures on space usually result in highly abbreviated descriptions. The "Notes" sections of the following chapters are particularly aimed at counteracting this problem. Since the emphasis of the book is on aspects of molecular analysis, it was possible to devote only a limited amount of space to describing protocols for culture and isolation of the primary parasitic material. Therefore, of the numerous parasitic systems that are currently being investigated in laboratories around the world, only techniques for c- turing the "big five" are described here, since they collectively account for the great bulk of research in this field. It is also possible that some minor front-end modifications to certain protocols may be necessary, depending on exactly which parasite is being studied.

Editors and affiliations

  • John E. Hyde
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Manchester Institute of Science and TechnologyManchesterUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1385/0896032396
  • Copyright Information Humana Press 1993
  • Publisher Name Humana Press
  • eBook Packages Springer Protocols
  • Print ISBN 978-0-89603-239-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-59259-508-2
  • Series Print ISSN 1064-3745
  • Series Online ISSN 1940-6029
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