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"...a behind-the-scenes account of the invention of PCR, the polymerase chain reaction...explores the culture of biotech- nology as it emerged at Cetus Corporation in the 1980's and includes an interview with Nobel Prize winning,Kary Mullis."
|2||Cetus Corporation: A Credible Force||46|
|3||PCR: Experimental Milieu + the Concept||79|
|4||From Concept to Tool||111|
|Conclusion: A Simple Little Thing||159|
|A Note on the Interviews||173|
Posted December 27, 1999
For anyone who knows the least bit about PCR, this book is great fun to read. It's a combination of biotechnology development and 'The Young and the Restless'. Complete with big stakes and even bigger egos, this page-turner reveals how science is rarely viewed, but nevertheless often is: a drama.
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