Judit Pongracz, Mary Keen
Elsevier Health Sciences, Jan 1, 2009 - Medical - 193 pages
This textbook is aimed at medical and other health science students to explain the practical clinical impact of new techniques in biotechnology. It does not set out to explain the minutiae of the techniques themselves. The book focuses on why these techniques are useful in a clinical context and considers their potential uses, limitations and the ethical considerations that surround their use.
Accessible account of subject wriiten at a level appropriate for medical students.Highly illustrated in colour.Ideal as a resource for problem-based courses.Increasing number of medical courses have modules on this subject.Suggestions for further reading.
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Chapter 1 The molecular basis of disease
Chapter 2 Gene hunting
Chapter 3 Using genetic information
Chapter 4 Epigenetics
Chapter 5 Protein structure and function
Chapter 6 Proteomics and metabolomics
Chapter 7 Vaccines
Chapter 8 Transgenics
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