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Author Glick, Bernard R., author

Title Molecular biotechnology : principles and applications of recombinant DNA / Bernard R. Glick and Jack J. Pasternak, Cheryl L. Patten
Edition Fourth edition
Published Washington, DC : ASM Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 1000 pages) : color illustrations
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 Acclaimed by students and instructors, Molecular Biotechnology is now in its fourth edition, bringing it thoroughly up to date with the latest findings and the latest industrial, agricultural, pharmaceutical, and biomedical applications. At the same time, the text maintains all the hallmarks that have made it a bestseller. These include its straightforward, jargon-free writing style and its extensive use of figures that help students make sense of complex biological systems and processes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Biotechnology.
Genetic engineering.
Molecular biology.
Genetic Engineering.
Molecular Biology.
Genre/Form Livres électroniques
Form Electronic book
Author Pasternak, Jack J., author
Patten, Cheryl L., author
ISBN 1555816126 (electronic bk.)
9781555816124 (electronic bk.)