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Biotechnology: Science for the New Millennium, First Edition, Revised

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Biotechnology: Science for the New Millennium First Edition Revised - Text with Encore CD
ISBN: 978-0-76384-285-7
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Biotechnology: Science for the New Millennium First Edition Revised - Text with Encore CD and Lab Manual
ISBN: 978-0-76384-288-8
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Biotechnology: Science for the New Millennium First Edition Revised - Text with Encore CD Lab Manual and Lab Notebook
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Biotechnology: Science for the New Millennium First Edition Revised - Lab Manual with Encore CD
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Biotechnology: Science for the New Millennium - Lab Notebook
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Pages: 460 | Copyright: 2012

Author(s): Ellyn Daugherty, MST, San Mateo Biotechnology Career Pathway

Overview

This revised edition of Biotechnology: Science for the New Millennium is the perfect textbook and lab manual combination program for your classroom!

Designed for introductory courses, this complete program teaches the concepts and hands-on lab procedures required for entry-level careers in the rapidly growing biotechnology industry. The textbook and lab manual can be used together or separately, depending on the desired course format.

  • Thorough coverage of the concepts and processes of biotechnology research and manufacturing in the areas of pharmaceuticals, agriculture, industrial products, and instrumentation.
  • Extensive discussion of genomics, microarrays, and proteomics.
  • Exciting information on biotechnological advances in drug discovery, gene therapy, plant-based pharmaceuticals, forensics, and horticulture.
  • Thought-provoking sidebars on bioethics, current events, regulations, emergent trends, recent advances, and research techniques.
  • Substantial presentation of the business side of biotechnology, including opportunities and careers in academic, industrial, and regulatory biotechnology.
  • Includes new and improved sections, projects, and lab activities that address current scientific methods and developments in the biotechnology industry!
  • Updated statistics, figures, and photos.
Table of Contents

Textbook
1. What is Biotechnology?
2. The Raw Materials of Biotechnology.
3. The Basic Skills of the Biotechnology Workplace.
4. Introduction to Studying DNA.
5. Introduction to Studying Proteins.
6. Identifying a Potential Biotechnology Product.
7. Developing Assays for Biotechnology Products.
8. The Production of a Recombinant Biotechnology Product.
9. Bringing a Biotechnology Product to Market.
10. Introduction to Plant Biotechnology.
11. Biotechnology in Agriculture.
12. Biotechnology in Medicine.
13. DNA Technologies.
14. Biotechnology Research and Applications: Looking Forward.

Laboratory Manual
1. Introduction to Biotechnology Methodologies.
2. Basic Biology for the Biotechnician.
3. Basic Chemistry for the Biotechnician.
4. DNA Isolation and Analysis.
5. Protein Isolation and Analysis.
6. Assay Development.
7. Using the Spectrophotometer for DNA and Protein Assays.
8. Recombinant Protein Production.
9. Protein Product Purification and Analysis.
10. Plant Propagation.
11. Agricultural Biotechnologies.
12. Obtaining Molecules of Pharmaceutical Interest.
13. Advanced DNA Studies.
14. Applications in Environmental Biotechnology.