From the Back Cover
Fundamental Laboratory Approaches for Biochemistry and Biotechnology was written as a biochemistry laboratory text for advanced undergraduate and first year graduate students in biochemistry and other life sciences. Our goal was to provide a logical framework for training students how to approach research problems and conduct and evaluate scientific research. Each chapter provides extensive background on the principles underlying methods used to research, followered by experiments designed to illustrate some of those principles...
We emphasize that research is fun and satisfying. We hope that our love of biochemical research is evident throughout this text and that students might share in the excitement of "doing" modern biochemical and molecular biology research once they have been exposed to the ideas and techniques covered in this text. — From the authors' Preface
About the Author
Alexander J. Ninfa is Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Chemistry at the University of Michigan and is internationally recognized for his work on the biochemical mechanisms of signal transduction and transcriptional regulation in bacteria.
David P. Ballou is Professor in the Department of Biological Chemistry at the University of Michigan and is widely known for his work in rapid kinetics and the study of enzyme mechanisms involving redox coenzymes.