Academic Cell Update Edition


  • David Clark, BA (honors)Christ's College Cambridge, 1973 PhD University of Brsitol (England), 1977, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, USA
  • Nanette Pazdernik, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Now available with the most current and relevant journal articles from Cell Press, Biotechnology Academic Cell Update Edition approaches modern biotechnology from a molecular basis, which grew out of the increasing biochemical understanding of physiology. Using straightforward, less-technical jargon, Clark and Pazdernik manage to introduce each chapter with a basic concept that ultimately evolves into a more specific detailed principle. This up-to-date text covers a wide realm of topics, including the forensics used in crime scene investigations, the burgeoning field of nanobiotechnology, bioethics and other cutting edge topics in today’s world of biotechnology.
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Researchers and upper-division undergraduate students in Microbiology, Physiology, Biology, Pharmacology, Biotechnology, Zoology, Plant Biology, Biochemistry and Agriculture in biotechnology, bioinformatics


Book information

  • Published: December 2010
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  • ISBN: 978-0-12-385063-8

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Basics of Biotechnology
Chapter 2 - DNA, RNA, and Protein
Chapter 3 - Recombinant DNA Technology
Chapter 4 - DNA Synthesis In Vivo and In Vitro
Chapter 5 - RNA-Based Technologies
Chapter 6 - Immune Technology
Chapter 7 - Nanobiotechnology
Chapter 8 - Genomics and Gene Expression
Chapter 9: Proteomics
Chapter 10 - Recombinant Proteins
Chapter 11 - Protein Engineering
Chapter 12 - Environmental Biotechnology
Chapter 13 - Pathway Engineering
Chapter 14 - Transgenic Plants and Plant Biotechnology
Chapter 15 - Transgenic Animals
Chapter 16 - Inherited Defects
Chapter 17 - Gene Therapy
Chapter 18 - Molecular Biology of Cancer
Chapter 19 - Non-Infectious Diseases
Chapter 20 - Aging and Apoptosis
Chapter 21 - Bacterial Infections
Chapter 22 - Viral and Prion Infections
Chapter 23 - Biowarfare and Bioterrorism
Chapter 24 - Forensic Molecular Biology
Chapter 25 - Bioethics in Biotechnology