Pointers For Primary Lit. Cell Paper

Pointers For Primary Lit. Cell Paper - Some general...

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Some general pointers and words of advice in writing your literature review papers for cell biology. 1. Follow the organization method suggested in the instructions on writing your paper. In other words, for each experiment or figure … a. Start by clearly stating the question that those particular experiments answer. This approach means, of course, that you need to figure out the question first. b. Then discuss the strategy of the experimental approach that they used. The key here is to describe just enough so that a new reader could see how the experiment relates to the question but don’t try to tell us how to do the experiment. c. Then discuss the results. d. Then discuss the meaning of the results. 2. Don’t talk about the figures themselves - talk about the experiments and the findings. In other words, the phrases “Figure 1”, “in the right side of the figure”, or “labeled in blue” shouldn’t be used by you. It’s okay to say there was less staining or the bands were darker and bigger or the
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This note was uploaded on 10/03/2008 for the course BIO 315 taught by Professor Howard during the Spring '08 term at Wisc La Crosse.

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