Reshaping Life: Key Issues in Genetic Engineering / Edition 3by G. J. V. Nossal, Ross L. Coppel
An authoritative yet easy-to-read description of molecular biology, genetics, and the ethical implications of genetic engineering.See more details below
An authoritative yet easy-to-read description of molecular biology, genetics, and the ethical implications of genetic engineering.
- Cambridge University Press
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- Revised Edition
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- 6.30(w) x 8.43(h) x 0.94(d)
Table of Contents
Preface; 1. The genie is out of the bottle; 2. The organization of life; 3. The mechanics of gene transplantation; 4. Genomes: the encyclopaedias of life; 5. Factories for precious proteins; 6. Genes as diagnostic probes; 7. Gene therapy, cellular engineering and human cloning; 8. Vaccines of the future; 9. Genetically manipulated organisms; 10. The DNA industry; 11. Scientists playing God; 12. Genetic engineering and public policy; 13. Distant horizons; Appendix. Subcellular organelles; Glossary; Suggestions for further reading; Index.
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