Molecular biology techniques

In summary, molecular biology is a branch of biology that studies the structure and function of biological molecules such as DNA, RNA, and proteins. Some common techniques in this field include PCR, gel electrophoresis, DNA sequencing, and cloning. These techniques are used to better understand the role of biological molecules in cellular processes and to develop treatments for diseases. When using molecular biology techniques, it is important to have proper training, maintain sterile conditions, and follow ethical guidelines for the use of living organisms in research.
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hi
i'm a pharmacy student and need ur help please
i have an assignment with the title(diagnosis of viral infections using molecular biology techniques)
can u please give me useful websites on the subject
thanks a heap :smile:
 
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Tip: look at the diagnostic tools used to detect HIV.
 
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thanks iansmith
the problem is that the subject is general, i need more general info
 

What is molecular biology?

Molecular biology is a branch of biology that focuses on the study of the structure and function of biological molecules, including DNA, RNA, and proteins, and how they interact to carry out cellular processes.

What are some common molecular biology techniques?

Some common molecular biology techniques include polymerase chain reaction (PCR), gel electrophoresis, DNA sequencing, and cloning.

What is the purpose of using molecular biology techniques?

The purpose of using molecular biology techniques is to study and manipulate biological molecules in order to better understand their structure and function, as well as their role in various biological processes.

How are molecular biology techniques used in research?

Molecular biology techniques are used in research to investigate and answer questions about the structure and function of biological molecules, as well as their involvement in diseases and other biological processes. These techniques can also be used to develop new treatments and therapies for various conditions.

What are some important considerations when using molecular biology techniques?

Some important considerations when using molecular biology techniques include proper training and understanding of the techniques, maintaining sterile and controlled conditions, and following ethical guidelines for the use of living organisms in research.

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