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Biotechnology And Safety Assessment

1st Edition

J A Thomas
November 17, 1998

This updated text explains how advances in mammalian and plant genetics contribute to better therapeutics agents and more wholesome foods. It addresses such topics as new pharmaceutical agents, agribiotechnology, safety evaluation of biotechnology-derived drugs, food safety, nutritional science,...

DNA Fingerprinting

1st Edition

June 15, 1998


Transition Metals in Microbial Metabolism

1st Edition

Gunther Winkelmann
December 23, 1997


Antiviral Therapy

1st Edition

Dr Eddie Blair, Dr Graham Darby, Dr Gerlad Gough, Dr Eddie Littler, Prof D J Rowlands, Dr Margaret Tisdale
June 15, 1997

A concise summary of vital information on drug targets and current therapy regimes for all of the major viral infections. The book brings together in a single volume aspects of antiviral therapy from diverse areas of research and practice, providing up-to-date coverage of recent developments....

Methods In Biotechnology

1st Edition

Michael Schweizer
March 10, 1997

Provides a grounding in the experimental techniques applicable to the discipline of biotechnology. The introductory section in the text describes procedures for analysis of inorganic and organic materials, strain maintenance and fundamental experiments in gene manipulation. Other chapters deal with...

Industrial Applications of Microemulsions

1st Edition

Conxita Solans, Hironobu Kunieda
November 27, 1996

"Fills a void in the literature by presenting the basic concepts of microemulsions, essential to understanding their industrial significance, and comprehensive descriptions of the most useful commerical applications. Discusses important issues related to enzymatic reactions and nanoparticle...

Microfiltration and Ultrafiltration: Principles and Applications

1st Edition

July 09, 1996

Integrates knowledge on microfiltration and ultrification, membrane chemistry, and characterization methods with the engineering and economic aspects of device performance, device and module design, processes, and applications. The text provides a discussion of membrane fundamentals and an...

Contrast Techniques in Light Microscopy

1st Edition

S. Bradbury and P.J. Evennett
June 15, 1996

Contrast in an image is essential to distinguish features from one another and from the background. This practical handbook describes the ways in which light interacts with the specimen in the microscope and the manner in which this is used to generate co...

Handbook of Nonmedical Applications of Liposomes, Vol IV From Gene Delivery and Diagnosis to Ecology

1st Edition

Danilo D. Lasic, Yechezkel Barenholz
January 09, 1996

Liposomes have become an important model in fundamental biomembrane research, including biophysical, biochemical, and cell biological studies of membranes and cell function. They are thoroughly studied in applications, such as drug delivery systems in medical applications and as controlled release...

Handbook of Chemical and Biological Sensors

1st Edition

R.F Taylor, Jerome S. Schultz
January 01, 1996

The Handbook of Chemical and Biological Sensors focuses on the development of sensors to recognize substances rather than physical quantities. This fully inclusive book examines devices that use a biological sensing element to detect and measure chemical and biological species as well as those that...

Capillary Electrophoresis in Analytical Biotechnology: A Balance of Theory and Practice

1st Edition

Pier Giorgio Righetti
December 18, 1995

This new book on capillary electrophoresis (CE) is unique in its focus on biotechnology. It is devoted to proteins, peptides, and techniques especially useful in the area of recombinant DNA products. Emphasis is also placed on glycoproteins. Because of the growing role of the glycosylation process...

Exploiting Biotechnology

1st Edition

Alan Moses
June 30, 1995

Supplies basic knowledge of biotechnology; how products are chosen, manufactured and marketed as well as how new avenues for development are identified and managed. The authors discuss in simple, non-technical language the most relevant aspects of biology and chemistry, and go on to survey...