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Author Goujon, Ph. (Philippe)

Title From biotechnology to genomes : the meaning of the double helix / Philippe Goujon
Published Singapore ; [River Edge], N.J. : World Scientific Pub. Co., [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 782 pages) : illustrations
Contents Foreword; Contents; 1 The Invention of Biotechnology; 2 Political Interpretations of Biotechnology and the Birth of the First Research Programs; 3 The Foundations of the Heralded RevoIution; 4 Attack on the Cenomes: The First Genetic and Physical Maps; 5 The Human Genome Project and the International Sequencing Programs; 6 European Biotechnology Strategy and Sequencing the Yeast Genome; 7 The Decryption of Life; 7.1 The Structure and Organization of the European Yeast Genome Sequencing Network
Summary Aimed at scientists and non-specialised readers alike, this book retraces the source of national and international biotechnology programmes by examining the origins of biotechnology and its political and economic interpretation by large nations. With a foreword by André Goffeau, who initiated the European Yeast Genome Project, the book describes the achievements of the first genetic and physical maps, as well as the political and scientific genesis of the American Human Genome Project. Following these advances, the author discusses the European biotechnology strategy, the birth and implementat
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 693-750) and indexes
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Subject Biotechnology -- Technological innovations -- Forecasting.
Gene mapping -- Forecasting.
Human gene mapping -- Forecasting.
Biotechnology -- trends.
Chromosome Mapping -- trends.
Sequence Analysis, DNA -- trends.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585446474 (electronic bk.)
9780585446479 (electronic bk.)