DNA and Biotechnology - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780120489305, 9780080916354

DNA and Biotechnology

3rd Edition

Authors: Molly Fitzgerald-Hayes Frieda Reichsman
Hardcover ISBN: 9780120489305
eBook ISBN: 9780080916354
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 26th October 2009
Page Count: 400
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Appropriate for a wide range of disciplines, from biology to non-biology, law and nursing majors, DNA and Biotechnology uses a straightforward and comprehensive writing style that gives the educated layperson a survey of DNA by presenting a brief history of genetics, a clear outline of techniques that are in use, and highlights of breakthroughs in hot topic scientific discoveries.

Key Features

Engaging and straightforward scientific writing style
Comprehensive forensics chapter
Parallel Pedagogic material designed to help both readers and teachers.
Highlights in the latest scientific discoveries
Outstanding full-color illustration that walk reader through complex concepts

Readership

Introductory courses for students looking for careers in molecular biology, biotechnology, microbiology, genetics, nursing and other applied life science; teachers and interested lay persons.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The roots of DNA Research
Chapter 2 The Double Helix
Chapter 3 DNA in Action
Chapter 4 Tools of the DNA Trade
Chapter 5 Working with DNA
Chapter 6 Human Genomics
Chapter 7 Bioinformatics
Chapter 8 DNA in Froensics
Chapter 9 Exploring Cell Fate
Chapter 10 Genetic Diseases
Chapter 11 Gene Therapy
Chapter 12 Stem Cell Research
Chapter 13 Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
Chapter 14 Animal Biotechnology
Chapter 15 Agricultural Biotechnology
Chapter 16 Genes and Race

Details

No. of pages:
400
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080916354
Hardcover ISBN:
9780120489305

About the Author

Molly Fitzgerald-Hayes

Frieda Reichsman

Reviews

Appropriate for a wide range of disciplines, from biology to non-biology, law and nursing majors, DNA and Biotechnology uses a straightforward and comprehensive writing style that gives the educated layperson a survey of DNA by presenting a brief history of genetics, a clear outline of techniques that are in use, and highlights of breakthroughs in hot topic scientific discoveries.