The world's most comprehensive collection of protocols in biomedical and life sciences

  • More than 34,000 protocols
  • Based on tried and tested resources, including Methods in Molecular Biology
  • Perpetual rights available

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For decades researchers have relied on the research protocols and methodologies in the critically acclaimed Methods in Molecular Biology series by John M. Walker. Dr. Walker was the first to introduce the step-by-step approach that has become standard throughout biomedical protocol publishing. Now, these indispensable “recipes” are available online.The SpringerProtocols content originates from Methods in Molecular Biology and several other highly acclaimed book series and monographs, including:

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