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Molecular Biotechnology

Edition:
4th
Author(s):
ISBN:
9781555814984
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
November 01, 2009
Content Details:
850 pages
Language:
English

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  • About the Book

    Book Summary

    A unique, adaptable textbook for upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses emphasizing particular aspects of modern biotechnology. Allows instructors to easily tailor the content to courses focusing on the fundamentals of biotechnology as well as courses dedicated to medical, agricultural, environmental, or industrial applications.

     

    This title is published by the American Society of Microbiology Press and distributed by Taylor and Francis in rest of world territories.

  • Contents

    Preface
    Preface to the First Edition
    PART I FUNDAMENTALS OF MOLECULAR BIOTECHNOLOGY
    1. The Development of Molecular Biotechnology
    2. DNA, RNA, and Protein Synthesis
    3. Recombinant DNA Technology
    4. Chemical Synthesis, Amplification, and Sequencing of DNA
    5. Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Proteomics
    6. Manipulation of Gene Expression in Prokaryotes
    7. Heterologous Protein Production in Eukaryotic Cells
    8. Directed Mutagenesis and Protein Engineering
    PART II MOLECULAR BIOTECHNOLOGY OF MICROBIAL SYSTEMS
    9. Molecular Diagnostics
    10. Protein Therapeutics
    11. Nucleic Acids as Therapeutic Agents
    12. Vaccines
    13 Synthesis of Commercial Products by Recombinant Microorganisms
    14. Bioremediation and Biomass Utilization
    15. Plant Growth-Promoting Bacteria
    16. Microbial Insecticides
    17. Large-Scale Production of Proteins from Recombinant Microorganisms
    PART III MOLECULAR BIOTECHNOLOGY OF EUKARYOTIC SYSTEMS
    18. Genetic Engineering of Plants: Methodology
    19. Engineering Plants To Overcome Biotic and Abiotic Stress
    20. Engineering Plant Quality and Proteins
    21. Transgenic Animals
    PART IV MOLECULAR BIOTECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY
    22. Regulating the Use of Biotechnology
    23. Societal Issues in Biotechnology
    Amino Acids of Proteins and Their Designations
    Glossary
    Index