Preface. 1. Transgenic animal bioreactors in biotechnology and production of blood proteins (H. Lubon). 2. Transgenic bioreactors (J. Jänne, L. Alhonen, J.-M. Hyttinen, T. Peura, M. Tolvanen, V.-P. Korhonen). 3. Modified hemoglobin blood substitutes: present status and future perspectives (T.M.S. Chang). 4. Use of plant cell cultures in biotechnology (H.-P. Mühlbach). 5. Protein structure prediction and design (V. Morea, R. Leplae, A. Tramontano). 6. Regulatory affairs in biotechnology; optimal statistical designs for biomedical experiments (K.C. Carriere). 7. Models for informing policy makers about the ethics of biotechnology (P. Sandberg). 8. Archaeon Pyrococcus kodakaraensis KOD1: application and evolution (S. Fujiwara, M. Takagi, T. Imanaka). 9. Genetics, phylogenetics, and comparative genetics of Saccharum L., a polysomic polyploid Poales: Andropogoneae (S.M. Aljanabi). 10. Integrated nitrogen removal in compact systems by immobilized microorganisms: new-generation bioreactors (V.A.P. Martins dos Santos, J. Tramper, R.H. Wijffels). Index of authors. Keyword index.
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Department of Biotechnology, Institute of Medical Biology, University of Tromsø, Norway