Biotechnology : applying the genetic revolution / authors, David P. Clark, Nanette J. Pazdernik

Author(s): Clark, David P
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Subjects: Biotechnology--Textbooks
Genetic engineering--Textbooks
Molecular biology--Textbooks
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press/Elsevier, c2009
LC Classification: T, TP
Physical Description: xiii, 750 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm
Table of Contents: Ch. 1. Basics of biotechnology 1
Ch. 2. DNA, RNA, and protein 33
Ch. 3. Recombinant DNA technology 59
Ch. 4. DNA synthesis in vivo and in vitro 93
Ch. 5. RNA-based technologies 125
Ch. 6. Immune technology 173
Ch. 7. Nanobiotechnology 205
Ch. 8. Genomics and gene expression 231
Ch. 9. Proteomics 269
Ch. 10. Recombinant proteins 305
Ch. 11. Protein engineering 329
Ch. 12. Environmental biotechnology 349
Ch. 13. Pathway engineering 371
Ch. 14. Transgenic plants and plant biotechnology 397
Ch. 15. Transgenic animals 425
Ch. 16. Inherited defects 457
Ch. 17. Gene therapy 477
Ch. 18. Molecular biology of cancer 499
Ch. 19. Noninfectious diseases 523
Ch. 20. Aging and apoptosis 549
Ch. 21. Bacterial infections 579
Ch. 22. Viral and prion infections 597
Ch. 23. Biowarfare and bioterrorism 619
Ch. 24. Forensic molecular biology 645
Ch. 25. Bioethics in biotechnology 665
Biotechnology Multiple-choice answer key 695
Glossary 697
Index 739
Additional Authors: Pazdernik, Nanette Jean
Notes: LCCN: 2008017422
ISBN: 9780121755522 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0121755525 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Basics of biotechnology -- DNA, RNA, and protein -- Recombinant DNA technology -- DNA synthesis in vivo and in vitro -- RNA-based technologies -- Immune technology -- Nanobiotechnology -- Genomics and gene expression -- Proteomics -- Recombinant proteins -- Protein engineering -- Environmental biotechnology -- Pathway engineering -- Transgenic plants and plant biotechnology -- Transgenic animals -- Inherited defects -- Gene therapy -- Molecular biology of cancer -- Noninfectious diseases -- Aging and apoptosis -- Bacterial infections -- Viral and prion infections -- Biowarfare and bioterrorism -- Forensic molecular biology -- Bioethics in biotechnology
OCLC Number: 226038060
ISBN/ISSN: 9780121755522
0121755525