Biotechnology Annual Review
- M. Raafat El-Gewely, Department of Biotechnology, Institute of Medical Biology, University of Tromso, Norway
Biotechnology is a diverse, complex and rapidly evolving field. Students and experienced researchers alike face the challenges of staying on top of developments in their field of specialty and maintaining a broader overview of the field as a whole. Volumes containing competent reviews on a diverse range of topics in the field fulfill the dual role of broadening and updating biotechnologists’ knowledge. The current volume is an excellent example of such a book. The topics covered range from classical issues in biotechnology - such as, recent advances in all-protein chromophore technology- to topics that are focused on sequencing and recombinant vaccines. The information presented in this book will therefore will be of great value to both experienced biotechnologists and biotechnologists in training.View full description
Researchers in life science and biotechnology fields
- Published: October 2007
- Imprint: ELSEVIER
- ISBN: 978-0-444-53032-5
Table of ContentsForeword: Biotechnology, Health, and Peace; 1. Towards a New Era in Sequencing; 2. Optimizing Scale up Yield for Protein Production: Translation Engineering and Computationally Optimized DNA Assembly (CODA); 3. Engineering, Expression, Purification, and Production of Thermolysin, an Enzyme for Aspartame Synthesis; 4. Preparation of Recombinant Vaccines; 5. Antibody Manufacturing; 6. Pharming & Transgenic Plants; 7. Protein microarray chip technology based on Porous Silicon; 8. Production of plasmid DNA for pharmaceutical use; 9. Potentials of Phenolic Molecules from Natural Sources and their Derivatives as Anti-HIV Agents; 10. Ganoderma lucidum and its Pharmaceutically Active Compounds; 11. Citric Acid Technology; 12. Nonclinical and Clinical Development of a Nanotechnology Therapeutic.