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Author Glick, Bernard R.

Title Molecular biotechnology : principles and applications of recombinant DNA / Bernard R. Glick, Jack J. Pasternak, and Cheryl L. Patten
Edition Fourth edition
Published Washington, DC : ASM Press, [2010]


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Description xvii, 1000 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents The development of molecular biotechnology -- DNA, RNA, and protein synthesis -- Recombinant DNA technology -- Chemical synthesis, amplification, and sequencing of DNA -- Bioinformatics, genomics, and proteomics -- Manipulation of gene expression in prokaryotes -- Heterologous protein production in eukaryotic cells -- Directed mutagenesis and protein engineering -- Molecular diagnostics -- Protein therapeutics -- Nucleic acids as therapeutic agents -- Vaccines -- Synthesis of commercial products by recombinant microorganisms -- Bioremediation and biomass utilization -- Plant growth-promoting bacteria -- Microbial insecticides -- Large-scale production of proteins from recombinant microorganisms -- Genetic engineering of plants : methodology -- Engineering plants to overcome biotic and abiotic stress -- Engineering plant quality and proteins -- Transgenic animals -- Regulating the use of biotechnology -- Societal issues in biotechnology
Summary The fourth edition of this textbook on recombinant DNA has been updated to reflect advances in the field over the past several years. General topics include: fundamentals of molecular biotechnology, molecular biotechnology of microbial systems, molecular biotechnology of eukaryotic systems, and molecular biotechnology and society. This edition includes more than 630 illustrations and over 120 tables to help students understand complex systems. Chapters include summaries of primary points, references, review questions, and updated examples detailing current concepts and applications
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Donated by Mr Brian Cole for the Library Bookplate appeal 2008 Mr Brian Cole
Subject Biotechnology.
Genetic engineering.
Molecular biology.
Recombinant DNA.
Genetic Engineering.
Molecular Biology.
Author Pasternak, Jack J.
Patten, Cheryl L.
LC no. 2009026838
ISBN 9781555814984 (hardcover)