Biotechnology Demystified

Paperback | September 18, 2006

bySharon Walker

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This self-teaching guide explains the basic concepts and fundamentals in all the major subtopics of biotechnology. The content advances logically from the basics of molecular and cellular biology to more complex topics such as DNA, reproductive cloning, experimental procedures, infectious diseases, immunology, the Human Genome Project, new drug discoveries, and genetic disorders.

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This self-teaching guide explains the basic concepts and fundamentals in all the major subtopics of biotechnology. The content advances logically from the basics of molecular and cellular biology to more complex topics such as DNA, reproductive cloning, experimental procedures, infectious diseases, immunology, the Human Genome Project...

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DISCOVER all the RED-HOT areas of biotechnology!Encompassing everything from promising new drug therapies and experimental treatment of genetic disorders to potential pandemics and bioterrorist threats, biotechnology is one of the most talked-about and exciting branches of science. And there is no faster or more effective way to maste...

Bret Wing, Ph.D. (Tulsa, OK) recently finished a 6 year research fellowship at Princeton University in the Molecular Biology Department. Prior to this, he worked for 10 years in the Microbiology and Immunology Department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has extensive, professional level knowledge of the scientif...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:276 pages, 9.1 × 7.3 × 0.62 inPublished:September 18, 2006Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071448128

ISBN - 13:9780071448123

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

Chapter 1: Biomolecules and Energy

Chapter 2: Cell Structures and Cell Division

Chapter 3: Information Methods of a Cell

Chapter 4: Genetics

Chapter 5: Immunology

Chapter 6: Immunology and Other Bioengineering Applications

Chapter 7: Recombinant Techniques and Deciphering DNA

Chapter 8: Proteomics

Chapter 9: Stem Cells

Chapter 10: Medical Applications

Chapter 11: Agricultural Applications

Chapter 12: Industrial and Environmental Applications

Chapter 13: The Future

FINAL EXAM

ANSWERS TO QUIZ AND EXAM QUESTIONS

INDEX