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DNA Technology The Awesome Skill

I. Edward. Alcamo

Burlington : Elsevier Science 2000

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  • Title:
    DNA Technology The Awesome Skill
  • Author: I. Edward. Alcamo
  • Subjects: DNA; Gene therapy; Genetic engineering; Genetic engineering. DNA; Problems, exercises, etc; Electronic books
  • Contents: Front Cover; DNA Technology: The Awesome Skill; Copyright Page; Contents; Chapter 1. The Roots of DNA Research; Introduction; Inheritance Factors; Chromosomes and Factors; Genes and DNA; Relating DNA to Heredity; Summary; Chapter 2. The Double Helix; Introduction; The Structure of DNA; DNA Replication; Summary; Chapter 3. DNA In Action; Introduction; Foundation Studies; Protein Synthesis; Summary; Chapter 4. Foundations of DNA Technology; Introduction; The Tools of Genetic Engineering; Recombinant DNA Experiments; Summary; Chapter 5. Methods of DNA Technology; Introduction
    The Biochemistry of GeneGene Libraries; Summary; Chapter 6. Pharmaceutical Products of DNA Technology; Introduction; Human Protein Replacements; Human Therapies; Vaccines; Summary; Chapter 7. DNA Analysis and Diagnosis; Introduction; Methods of DNA Analysis; Diagnosing Infectious Disease; Identifying Genetic Disease; Environmental Monitoring; Summary; Chapter 8. Gene Therapy; Introduction; Vectors in Gene Therapy; Advances in Gene Therapy; Safety Assurance; Summary; Chapter 9. Medical Forensics and DNA Sleuthing; Introduction; DNA Matching Techniques; DNA Windows to the Past; Summary
    Chapter 10. The Agricultural RevolutionIntroduction; DNA Insertion Methods; The Nitrogen Connection; Enhancing Resistance in Plants; Bioengineered Foods; "Pharm" Animals; Summary; Chapter 11. Transgenic Animals; Introduction; Placing DNA in Mammalian Cells; Custom-Made Animals; Animal Bioreactors; Building a Better Animal; Summary; Chapter 12. The Human Genome Project; Introduction; Deciphering the Human Genome; Mapping the Human Genome; Summary; Credits; Index
    DNA Technology, Second Edition, is a survey of biotechnology written to enlighten readers about the breakthroughs made possible by the science and technologies associated with current DNA research. Ed Alcamo 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 indications of breakthroughs in cloning and other DNA advances. Appropriate for a wide range of courses for non-biology majors, including a ÒDNA for Lawyers course or allied health and nursing courses.After reading this book, individuals ;Description based upon print version of record.
  • Edition: 2nd ed..
  • Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science
  • Creation Date: 2000
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (361 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN1-281-07057-2;ISBN9786611070571;ISBN0-08-053048-6
  • Source: 01GALI USG ALMA
  • OCLC Number: 476114595
  • NZ MMS ID: 9913732150402931
  • IZ MMS ID: 9913659548602961$$IUWG

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