Plunkett's Biotech and Genetics Industry Almanac: The Only Comprehensive Guide to Biotech Companies and Trends

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Your guide to the technologies revolutionizing health care. Research, growth companies, proteonics, genomics, international companies. Vital details on the Biotech & Genetics 400 Firms.

This a complete reference guide to the business side of biotech, genetics, proteonics and related services. This new book contains complete profiles of the leading biotech industries, and comes with a CD-ROM version of those corporate profiles. The CD includes thousands of executive names by title, and can be used on your computer for mail merge, financial charts and much more. The book also contains in-depth chapters on trends in biotech, technology, finances and careers. It also includes a handy glossary and thorough indexes.

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Editorial Reviews

Booklist
Extensive indexing adds to the volume's usefulness.
Choice Magazine
For business researchers and job seekers, this almanac provides an overview of leading biotechnology firms and descriptions of emerging technology...The company and industry overviews mae this a worthwhile addition to business and career reference collections.
SciTech Book News
A book/CD-ROM reference guide to the business side of biotech, genetics, proteomics and related services. Offers profiles of 400 leading biotech companies, plus overviews of trends in biotech, technology, finances and careers which will help readers understand the uses and implications of such technologies as tissue engineering, recombinant DNA and genetically engineered agricultrual products...The CD-ROM contains corporate profiles (of 400 leading biotech companies) and executive names by title, and can be used for mail merge and financial charts.
Booknews
A book/CD-ROM reference guide to the business side of biotech, genetics, proteonics, and related services. Offers profiles of 400 leading biotech companies, plus overviews of trends in biotech, technology, finances, and careers which will help readers understand the uses and implications of such technologies as tissue engineering, recombinant DNA, and genetically engineered agricultural products. Profiles give information on products, brands and divisions, contacts, financial statistics, salaries, hiring records regarding women and minorities, and growth and hiring plans of companies. Includes a glossary and a list of associations, web sites, and government agencies. The CD-ROM contains corporate profiles and executive names by title, and can be used for mail merge and financial charts. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781891775185
  • Publisher: Queen's University of Belfast, Institute of Irish Studies
  • Publication date: 2/15/2001
  • Edition description: Book & CD-ROM
  • Pages: 600

Table of Contents

A Short Biotech & Genetics Glossary i
Introduction 1
How To Use This Book 3
Chapter 1 Major Trends & Technologies Affecting the Biotech & Genetics Industry 7
Chapter 2 Biotech Research Techniques & Genetic Illustrations 23
Chapter 3 Biotech & Genetics Industry Statistics 43
Chapter 4 Biotech & Genetics Industry Contacts: Addresses, Telephone Numbers and World Wide Websites 57
Chapter 5 Careers in Biotech & Genetics 71
Chapter 6 The Biotech & Genetics 400: Who They Are and How They Were Chosen 103
Industry List, With Codes 104
Index of Rankings Within Industry Groups (The Biotech & Genetics 400 grouped by industry and ranked for sales and profits) 105
Alphabetical Index 116
Index of Headquarters Location by State 121
Index of Headquarters Location by Country 125
Index by Regions Where the Biotech & Genetics 400 Have Locations 126
Index by Firms With International Operations 131
Individual Profiles on each of The Biotech & Genetics 400 133
Additional Indexes
Index of Hot Spots for Advancement for Women/Minorities 561
Index of Subsidiaries, Brand Names and Selected Affiliations 562
List of Major Tables and Charts
Equity Investments in Biotechnology 8
US Human Genome Project Funding 18
Leading Biotech Companies Ranked by 1999 Worldwide Sales 44
Annual Percent Change in US R&D by Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies 45
Biotech Industry Financing 1999 46
FDA Approval Times for New Drugs 1987-1999 47
Major Industry Consolidations in 1999 48
Prevalence, Cost and Medicines in Development for Selected Major Diseases in the US in 2000 49
R&D as a Percent of Sales, Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies, 1980-2000 50
R&D Total Investments by Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies 51
Total Biotechnology Patents Granted Per Year 52
Venture Financing: Biotech Deals (Private Companies) and Dollars Raised 1992-2000 53
Biotech at a Glance 1998-1999 54
Bigger Biotech, Bigger Pharma 1999 55
Biotech & Genetics Industry Jobs: 1998 and Projected 2008 72
List of Illustrations
Andenovirus 27
Amino Acid 28
Antibody 28
Base Pair 29
Chromosome 30
Cytogenetic Map 31
DNA 32
DNA Replication 33
Enzyme 34
Gene 34
Micro array Technology 35
Messenger RNA 36
Nucleotide 37
Protein 39
RNA 40
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