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Introduction to Biotechnology, CourseSmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition

By William J. Thieman, Michael A. Palladino

Published by Benjamin Cummings

Published Date: Jan 19, 2012

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Thoroughly updated for currency and with exciting new practical examples throughout, this popular text provides the tools, practice, and basic knowledge for success in the biotech workforce.

 

With its balanced coverage of basic cell and molecular biology, fundamental techniques, historical accounts, new advances, and hands-on applications, the Third Edition emphasizes the future of biotechnology and the biotechnology student’s role in that future. Two new features—Forecasting the Future, and Making a Difference—along with several returning hallmark features, support the new focus. 

Table of Contents

1. The Biotechnology Century and Its Workforce
2. An Introduction to Genes and Genomes
3. Recombinant DNA Technology and Genomics
4. Proteins as Products
5. Microbial Biotechnology
6. Plant Biotechnology 
7. Animal Biotechnology
8. DNA Fingerprinting and Forensic Analysis
9. Bioremediation
10. Aquatic Biotechnology
11. Medical Biotechnology
12. Biotechnology Regulations
13. Ethics and Biotechnology

Appendix I: Answers to Questions

Appendix II: The 20 Amino Acids of Proteins
Glossary
Index

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$61.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-81481-4