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Author Glick, Bernard R.
Title Molecular biotechnology [electronic resource] : principles and applications of recombinant DNA / Bernard R. Glick and Jack J. Pasternak, Cheryl L. Patten.
Published Washington, DC : ASM Press, c2010.
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 Electronic Book  TP248.2 .G58 2010eb    ONLINE
Edition 4th ed.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 1000 p.) : col. ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The development of molecular biotechnology -- DNA, RNA, and protein synthesis -- Recombinant DNA technology -- Chemical synthesis, amplification, and sequencing of DNA -- Bioinformatics, genomics, and proteomics -- Manipulation of gene expression in prokaryotes -- Heterologous protein production in eukaryotic cells -- Directed mutagenesis and protein engineering -- Molecular diagnostics -- Protein therapeutics -- Nucleic acids as therapeutic agents -- Vaccines -- Synthesis of commercial products by recombinant microorganisms -- Bioremediation and biomass utilization -- Plant growth-promoting bacteria -- Microbial insecticides -- Large-scale production of proteins from recombinant microorganisms -- Genetic engineering of plants : methodology -- Engineering plants to overcome biotic and abiotic stress -- Engineering plant quality and proteins -- Transgenic animals -- Regulating the use of biotechnology -- Societal issues in biotechnology.
Summary Acclaimed by students and instructors, Molecular Biotechnology is now in its fourth edition, bringing it thoroughly up to date with the latest findings and the latest industrial, agricultural, pharmaceutical, and biomedical applications. At the same time, the text maintains all the hallmarks that have made it a bestseller. These include its straightforward, jargon-free writing style and its extensive use of figures that help students make sense of complex biological systems and processes.
Note Description based on print version record.
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Subject Biotechnology.
Genetic engineering.
Molecular biology.
Related Names Pasternak, Jack J.
Patten, Cheryl L.
Related To Print version: Glick, Bernard R. Molecular biotechnology. 4th ed. Washington, DC : ASM Press, c2010 9781555814984 (DLC) 2009026838 (OCoLC)421361097
ISBN 9781555816124 (electronic bk.)
1555816126 (electronic bk.)
9781555814984 (hardcover)
1555814980 (hardcover)
OCLC number 689997353