- Paperback: 759 pages
- Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 7 edition (April 12, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0521731674
- ISBN-13: 978-0521731676
- Product Dimensions: 6.7 x 1.4 x 9.7 inches
- Shipping Weight: 3.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 4 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #485,541 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Principles and Techniques of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 7th Edition
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I feel that it has just the right balance of depth and breadth. It is much more technically dense than most manuals I have come across, while still being clear, concise and readable. I strongly recommend this book for anyone in the fields of biochemistry or molecular biology. It is a great book for serious biochemists, but I think it would also be a really great resource for biologists or others who use these techniques, but may not have had as much coursework explaining the foundational theory behind the techniques.