Understanding Biotechnology

Understanding Biotechnology

by Aluizio Borem, David E. Bowen, Fabricio R. Santos
     
 

Understanding Biotechnology offers an introduction to biotechnology that is balanced, accurate, current, thorough, and accessible to non-specialists and professionals alike. It begins with the field's history and key principles, then reviews every area of research, including cloning, gene therapy, pharmacogenomics, molecular markers, forensic DNA,

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Understanding Biotechnology offers an introduction to biotechnology that is balanced, accurate, current, thorough, and accessible to non-specialists and professionals alike. It begins with the field's history and key principles, then reviews every area of research, including cloning, gene therapy, pharmacogenomics, molecular markers, forensic DNA, bioremediation, and biodiversity. It presents detailed coverage of biosafety and ethics, plus a full chapter on bioterrorism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131010116
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/10/2003
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.65(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface.

Introduction.

1. History: From Biology to Biotechnology.

2. Genetic Engineering.

3. Transformation.

4. Biotechnological Products.

5. Biosafety.

6. Cloning.

7. Gene therapy.

8. Pharmacogenomics.

9. Molecular Markers.

10. DNA Forensic.

11. Bioremediation.

12. Biotechnology and Biodiversity.

13. Bioinformatics.

14. Bioterrorism.

15. Patents.

16. Bioethics.

Glossary.

References.

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