Biotechnology for beginners
Biotechnology is the applied science of using living organisms and their by-products for commercial development.
It has grown and evolved to such an extent over the past few years that increasing numbers
of professionals work in areas directly impacted by it. For the first time, this book offers
an exciting and colorful overview of biotechnology for professionals and students in a
wide array of the life sciences including: Genetics, Immunology, Biochemistry, Agronomy,
Food Science, and Animal Science.
Paperback 360 pp ISBN 9780123735812
This book shopuld also appeal to the lay reader without a scientific background who is interested
in an entertaining and informative introduction to the key aspects of biotechnology.
It discusses the opportunities and risks of individual technologies and provide historical data in
easy-to-reference boxes, highlighting key topics.
Biotechnology for Beginners covers all major aspects of the field, from food biotechnology
to enzymes, genetic engineering, viruses, antibodies, and vaccines, to environmental biotechnology,
transgenic animals, analytical biotechnology, and the human genome. This stimulating book is
the most user-friendly source for a comprehensive overview of this complex field and will be of interest to
researchers in genetics, immunology, biochemistry, agronomy, food science, animal science as well as general
readers with or without scientific background, including lawyers, journalists, managers, politicians, and others.
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