9780321491459

Introduction to Biotechnology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321491459

  • ISBN10:

    0321491459

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/24/2008
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

Thoroughly updated with practical information on the latest developments in the biotechnology field, this popular book provides the tools, practice, and basic knowledge for success in the biotech workforce. The Biotechnology Century and Its Workforce, An Introduction to Genes and Genomes, History of Genetic Manipulation: Recombinant DNA Technology, Proteins as Products, Microbial Biotechnology, Agricultural Biotechnology, Animal Biotechnology, DNA Fingerprinting and Forensic Analysis, Bioremediation, Aquatic Biotechnology, Medical Biotechnology, Regulatory Biotechnology, Ethics and Biotechnology Market Description:Intended for readers interested in learning the basics of biotechnology.

Author Biography

William Thieman, formerly of Ventura College, chaired one of the leading biotech programs in California. Co-author Michael A. Palladino is a molecular biologist with considerable experience in directing undergraduate student research in recombinant DNA technology; he is co-author of Concepts of Genetics, Ninth Edition as well as Understanding the Human Genome Project, Second Edition.

Table of Contents

The Biotechnology Century and Its Workforce
An Introduction to Genes and Genomes
Recombinant DNA Technology and Genomics
Proteins as Products
Microbial Biotechnology
Plant Biotechnology
Animal Biotechnology
DNA Fingerprinting and Forensic Analysis
Bioremediation
Aquatic Biotechnology
Medical Biotechnology
Biotechnology Regulations
Ethics and Biotechnology
Answers to Questions
The 20 Amino Acids of Proteins
Glossary
Index
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