Item description for Pocket Guide to Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering by Ruth Hammelehle Rolf D. Schmid...
Biotechnology and genetic engineering are the key technologies of the 21st century. They allow the findings in cell biology and genetics, biochemistry and microbiology, biochemical engineering and bioinformatics to be applied to health care, agriculture, food production, environmental protection and alternative production methods for chemicals. This handy book provides broad coverage of the relevant facts on products, methods and applications. It discusses the opportunities and risks involved in these new technologies, combined with ethical, economic and safety considerations. Instructive and attractive color illustrations as well as an excellent didactic approach throughout make this a perfect introduction to the field -- for professionals and students alike.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.4" Width: 4.96" Height: 0.55" Weight: 0.88 lbs.
Release Date Mar 21, 2003
ISBN 3527308954 ISBN13 9783527308958
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A wonderful reference Feb 19, 2008
This handy book is a wonderful reference for everyone interested in biotechnology and genetic engineering. Each technology is accompanied by easy to understand illustrations and a condensed version of the important numbers, concepts, and processes used in industrial applications. Very useful for academic practitioners in the field of Biotech!
Essential biotech book! Dec 23, 2007
Finally, this handy book is available in English! It s the best short and concise encyclopedia of biotech I know and I use it for teaching undergraduate students. Congrats to the author, the illustrator, and the Publisher!