Biotechnology by David P. ClarkBiotechnology by David P. Clark

Biotechnology

byDavid P. Clark, Nanette J. PazdernikEditorDavid P. Clark

Hardcover | June 25, 2015

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Biotechnology, Second Editionapproaches modern biotechnology from a molecular basis, which has grown out of increasing biochemical understanding of genetics and physiology. Using straightforward, less-technical jargon, Clark and Pazdernik introduce each chapter with basic concepts that develop into more specific and detailed applications. This up-to-date text covers a wide realm of topics including forensics, bioethics, and nanobiotechnology using colorful illustrations and concise applications. In addition, the book integrates recent, relevant primary research articles for each chapter, which are presented on an accompanying website. The articles demonstrate key concepts or applications of the concepts presented in the chapter, which allows the reader to see how the foundational knowledge in this textbook bridges into primary research. This book helps readers understand what molecular biotechnology actually is as a scientific discipline, how research in this area is conducted, and how this technology may impact the future.



  • Up-to-date text focuses on modern biotechnology with a molecular foundation
  • Includes clear, color illustrations of key topics and concept
  • Features clearly written without overly technical jargon or complicated examples
  • Provides a comprehensive supplements package with an easy-to-use study guide, full primary research articles that demonstrate how research is conducted, and instructor-only resources
David P. Clark did his graduate work on bacterial antibiotic resistance to earn his Ph.D. from Bristol University, in the West of England. During this time, he visited the British Government's biological warfare facility at Porton Down and was privileged to walk inside the (disused) Black Death fermenter. He later crossed the Atlantic ...
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Title:BiotechnologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:850 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:June 25, 2015Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123850150

ISBN - 13:9780123850157

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Table of Contents

1. Basics of Biotechnology
2. DNA, RNA, and Protein
3. Recombinant DNA Technology
4. DNA Synthesis and PCR
5. RNA-Based Technologies
6. Immune Technology
7. Nanobiotechnology
8. Genomics and Gene Expression
9. Proteomics
10. Recombinant Proteins
11. Protein Engineering
12. Environmental Biotechnology
13. Synthetic Biology
14. Portable Biotechnology
15. Plant Biotechnology
16. Transgenic Animals
17. Inherit Defects and Gene Therapy
18. Stem Cells & Applications
19. Cancer
20. Aging and Apoptosis
21. Viral and Prion Infections
22. Biowarfare and Bioterrorism
23. Forensic Molecular Biology
24. Bioethics in Biotechnology