For introductory courses in Biotechnology; can also be used as a supplementary text for any Biotechnology course.
The only text on the market with comprehensive coverage of biotechnology at an introductory level, this timely book has an easy-to-read style that makes it suitable for those students with or without a background in biology. While emphasizing biotechnology's core principles and practices, its cyber-based approach allows a built-in mechanism for updating information in the rapidly evolving biotech field.
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BIOTECHNOLOGY is a rapidly-evolving field in which new information is generated at an astronomical rate. Understanding Biotechnology: An Integrated and Cyber-Based Approach is a textbook designed to enable the reader to quickly access the most current information as well as obtain alternative perspectives on various subjects. Furthermore, while the applications of biotechnology are varied, the principles and concepts are essentially the same. Consequently, an integrated approach to the presentation provides a holistic understanding of the subject of biotechnology.KEY FEATURES:
The book is comprehensive in its coverage and is suitable as a text for an introductory course in general biotechnology in any academic discipline. It provides a detailed discussion of the underlying science and technology of biotechnology presented at a level that can be appreciated by non-science majors. It is also useful as a supplement to an early graduate course in biotechnology. In addition, anyone who is interested in learning about biotechnology in a non-formal setting will find this book tremendously interesting and useful.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2003. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: The only introduction to biotechnology on the market today, this timely book has an easy-to-comprehend style that makes it suitable for readers with or without a background in biology. While emphasizing biotechnology's core principles and practices, its cyber-based approach provides a built-in mechanism for updating information in the rapidly evolving biotech field, keeping this book from becoming current and timely. Taking the approach that DNA is universal and can be transferred across natural genetic barriers, this book covers the following topics in the field of biotechnology: the nature of living things and the principles of manipulating them; enabling technologies; different approaches of biotechnology; specific applications such as agricultural (plants and animals), medical, judicial, industrial, and environmental; and social issues such as risk and regulations, ethical implications, developing economies, and biowarfare. This is an excellent reference tool for biotech professionals and those working in the fields of agriculture, medicine, environmental science, nutrition, and health. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0130945005