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Biotechnology, Second EditionBiotechnology, Second Edition approaches modern biotechnology from a molecular basis, which has grown out of increasing biochemical understanding of genetics and physiology. Using straightforward, less-technical jargon, Clark and Pazdernik introduce each chapter with basic concepts that develop into more specific and detailed applications. This up-to-date text covers a wide realm of topics including forensics, bioethics, and nanobiotechnology using colorful illustrations and concise applications…

Genetic Engineering (Global Viewpoints)This series provides readers with the information they need to think critically about the worldwide implications of global issues; each volume focuses on a controversial topic of worldwide importance and offers a panoramic view of opinions.; This title explores issues related to genetic engineering in various countries, including the United States, Canada, China, Japan, Kenya, Australia, etc, genetic engineering and crops, genetic engineering and disease, genetic engineering and animals, and;…

Genetic Engineering (Opposing Viewpoints)Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.; This title addresses the controversies associated with genetic engineering of humans (including so-called designer babies, cloning, and embryonic stem cell research), animals, and crops. The topics explored are whether genetic engineering should be pe…

Biotechnology: An Introduction, Updated Edition (with InfoTrac)Succeed in this course and your future career with BIOTECHNOLOGY with InfoTrac! Using case studies and examples, this biology text provides you with the tools you need to understand the methods, implications, and debate surrounding the use of biotechnological products now and in the future. Coverage includes the human genome and other genomes, animal cloning, pharmacogenomics, plant bioreactors, RNA interference, microarray technology, microbial surface display, and biotechnology regulation and …

Genetic Roulette: The Documented Health Risks of Genetically Engineered FoodsEating genetically modified food is gambling with every bite. The biotech industry’s claim that genetically modified (GM) foods are safe is shattered in this groundbreaking book. Sixty-five health risks of the foods that Americans eat every day are presented in easy-to-read two-page spreads. The left page is designed for the quick scanning reader; it includes bullets, illustrations, and quotes. The right side offers fully referenced text, describing both research studies and theoretical risks. …

Genetic Engineering: Science, Technology, Engineering (Calling All Innovators: A Career for You)From apples that don’t turn brown when you slice them to new ways of treating deadly diseases, genetics are at the heart of many of today’s most incredible innovations. Readers will learn about the history of genetics from the initial discover of DNA to todays most incredible developments. They will also find out what role genetics are likely to play in upcoming technology and discover what it takes to make it in this fascinating field of science….

Genetic Engineering (Historical Guides to Controversial Issues in America)Genetic engineering has quickly become one of the more controversial issues of our time. Herring provides a detailed history of the debate in a fair and balanced manner, using proponents’ points of view to make individual cases, both pro and con. Narrative chapters cover such topics as the Human Genome Project, gene splicing, cloning, genetically altered foods, and DNA and crime-solving.Students and the general public will find a comprehensive survey of the genetic engineering debate. Appendices…

C. elegans: A Practical ApproachCaenorhabditis Elegans has been a popular model organism for biological research for over thirty years and has been used to investigate many aspects of animal development, for example apoptosis, the Hox genes, signal transduction pathways, and the development of the nervous system. It has recently taken on new importance with the publication of the entire genome sequence in 1998. The first chapter gives all the basic information on C. elegans required to use it: it’s natural history, anatomy, l…

Introduction To Biotechnology And Genetic EngineeringBiotechnology is a fast-developing 21st century technology and interdisciplinary science that has already made an impact on commercial and non-commercial aspects of human life, such as stem cell research, cloning, pharmaceuticals, food and agriculture, bioenergetics, and information technology. This book, appropriate for novices to the biotechnology / genetics fields and also for engineering and biology students, covers all of the fundamental principles of these modern topics. It has been writt…