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Understanding Biotechnology

Understanding Biotechnology
Author: Aluizio Borem - Fabricio R. Santos - David E. Bowe
ISBN 13: 9780131010116
ISBN 10: 131010115
Edition: 1
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2003-01-27
Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
List Price: $49.99

Understanding Biotechnology offers an introduction to biotechnology that is balanced, accurate, current, thorough, and accessible to non-specialists and professionals alike. It begins with the field's history and key principles, then reviews every area of research, including cloning, gene therapy, pharmacogenomics, molecular markers, forensic DNA, bioremediation, and biodiversity. It presents detailed coverage of biosafety and ethics, plus a full chapter on bioterrorism.