Item description for Biotechnology : The Science and the Business (English and Spanish Edition) by Derek G. Springham...
Biotechnology has not stood still since 1991 when the first edition of Biotechnology - The Science and the Business was published. It was the first book to treat the science and business of technology as an integrated subject and was well received by both students and business professionals. All chapters in this second edition have been updated and revised and some new chapters have been introduced, including one on the use of molecular genetic techniques in forensic science. Experts in the field discuss a range of biotechnologies, including pesticides, the flavor and fragrance industry, oil production, fermentation and protein engineering. On the business side, subjects include managing, financing, and regulation of biotechnology. Some knowledge of the science behind the technologies is assumed, as well as a layperson's view of buying and selling. As with the first edition, it is expected that this book will be of interest to biotechnology undergraduates, postgraduates and those working in the industry, along with students of business, economics, intellectual property law and communications.
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Studio: Harwood Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.2" Width: 8.76" Height: 1.25" Weight: 4.36 lbs.
Release Date Aug 24, 1999
ISBN 9057024063 ISBN13 9789057024061
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More About Derek G. Springham
Derek G. Springham has an academic affiliation as follows - Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, UK.