sCongenital heart disease is the leading cause of infant death and affects approximately one in every 100 babies born in the United States. The study of cardiovascular development has acquired new momentum in last twenty years due to the advancement of modern molecular biology and new available equipments and techniques. In Cardiovascular Development: Methods and Protocols expert researchers in the field in the field detail many of the methods which are now commonly used in the field of cardiovascular development research. These include methods and technique for using different organisms for cardiovascular developmental research, using cell and molecular biology methods to study cardiovascular development, as well as other available techniques for cardiovascular development research. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology ™ series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and key tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls.
Authoritative and practical, Cardiovascular Development: Methods and Protocols seeks to aid scientists in understanding new state-of-the-art techniques in the field of cardiovascular development research including in vivo imaging and Bioinformatics.
Publisher: Humana Press Inc.
Number of pages: 341
Weight: 928 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 201
From the reviews:"This is an up-to-date review of current research techniques used in the field of cardiovascular development. ... The book successfully instructs researchers on proper experimental techniques, giving step-by-step instructions, required for research in this field. ... this book is intended for use by both novice and experienced basic science researchers. ... This book is an excellent reference for any researcher in this area." (Patrick T. Campbell, Doody's Book Reviews, April, 2012)
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