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Biotechnology: An Introduction (with Infotrac) / Edition 2
     

Biotechnology: An Introduction (with Infotrac) / Edition 2

by S. Barnum
 

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ISBN-10: 0534492967

ISBN-13: 2900534492969

Pub. Date: 03/12/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Written for a college-level course, this text introduces the field of biotechnology with broad brushstrokes. Among the major topics addressed by Barnum (Miami U.) are the principles of recombinant DNA technology and immunology. The chapters are organized according to subfields, with material covering microbial, plant, animal, and marine biotechnologies, as well as

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Written for a college-level course, this text introduces the field of biotechnology with broad brushstrokes. Among the major topics addressed by Barnum (Miami U.) are the principles of recombinant DNA technology and immunology. The chapters are organized according to subfields, with material covering microbial, plant, animal, and marine biotechnologies, as well as genomics and DNA profiling and forensics. A final chapter examines issues related to regulations, patents, and society. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900534492969
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/12/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336

Table of Contents

1. Biotechnology: Old and New. 2. From DNA to Proteins. 3. Basic Principles of Recombinant DNA Technology. 4. Basic Principles of Immunology. 5. Microbial Biotechnology. 6. Plant Biotechnology. 7. Animal Biotechnology. 8. Marine Biotechnology. 9. Genomics. 10. Medical Biotechnology. 11. DNA Profiling, Forensics, and Other Applications. 12. Regulation, Patents, and Society.

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