Molecular Biotechnology: Principles and Applications of Recombinant DNA

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ASM Press, 1998 - Biotechnologie - 683 pages
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Completely revised and updated, the second edition of this very popular textbook covers both the underlying scientific principles and the wide–ranging industrial, agricultural, pharmaceutical and biomedical applications of recombinant DNA technology.

The new edition includes expanded coverage of the types of organisms and cells used in molecular biotechnology; DNA, RNA and protein synthesis; the methodology and applications of genetic engineering of plants; microbial production of therapeutic agents; and human molecular genetics and gene therapy. Updated chapters reflect the most recent developments in biotechnology and the issues surrounding it – such as cloning, gene therapy, and the patenting and release of genetically modified organisms.

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Fundamentals of Molecular Biotechnology
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University of Wateloo, Ontario, Canada.

Dr. Jack J. Pasternak received his Ph.D. from Indiana University and is now Professor Emeritus at the University of Waterloo. He has authored or co-authored several textbooks, including Molecular Biotechnology: Principles and Applications of Recombinant DNA.

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