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Methods and techniques

These resources contain specific lab methods and techniques, often including information about the equipment and ingredients needed.

  • BioTechniques

    • A peer-reviewed, open-access journal dedicated to publishing original laboratory methods, related technical tools, and methods-oriented review articles that are of broad interest to professional life scientists.

  • Cold Spring Harbor Protocols

    • An interdisciplinary journal providing a definitive source of research methods in cell, developmental and molecular biology, genetics, bioinformatics, protein science, computational biology, immunology, neuroscience and imaging. ​

  • Current Protocols Online

    • collection of updatable step-by-step, reproducible laboratory methods

  • Genetic variation: Methods and protocols 

    • a collection of detailed protocols reflecting the nature and impact of genetic variation on human phenotypes

  • Nature Methods

    • Publishes novel methods and significant improvements to basic life sciences research techniques. 

  • Nature Protocols

    • Publishes the protocols being used to answer outstanding biological and biomedical science research questions, including methods grounded in physics and chemistry that have a practical application to the study of biological problems.

  • Nuleic Acids Research Methods Online

    • Publishes the results of leading-edge research into physical, chemical, biochemical and biological aspects of nucleic acids and proteins involved in nucleic acid metabolism and/or interactions. 

  • OpenWetWare

    • an effort to promote the sharing of information, know-how, and wisdom among researchers and groups who are working in biology & biological engineering

  • SpringerProtocols

    • a database of reproducible laboratory protocols covering biomedicine and and life sciences


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