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Laboratory protocols and methods

Find protocols and methods to recreate experiments.


Provides a search and retrieval interface to laboratory manuals considered to be the benchmark standard for scientific research methods in a number of different disciplines. 

All techniques are indexed in PubMed and Scopus.

Current protocols in:

Cold Spring Harbor (CSH) protocols is a database of new and classic research techniques, providing a definitive source of research methods in:

  • cell, developmental and molecular biology
  • genetics
  • bioinformatics
  • protein science
  • computational biology
  • immunology
  • neuroscience
  • imaging

You can search CSH protocols by keyword and subject. It includes a searchable recipes section.

  • is a database of online and searchable protocols in life sciences and biomedicine
  • provides step-by-step recipes, that can be executed in a controlled laboratory environment

Springer protocols online is organized into 15 subject collections:

  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biotechnology
  • Cancer Research
  • Cell Biology
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Imaging/Radiology
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Neuroscience
  • Pharmacology/Toxicology
  • Plant Sciences
  • Protein Science
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