This fourth edition has been revised and updated. The coverage takes into account both molecular biology and industrial applications and aims to identify the impact molecular biology has had on the development on biotechnology. The title covers such areas as plant biotechnology; food technology; vaccine development; the production of transgenic plants and animals; and the addition of a new chapter devoted to bioninformatics.
Table of Contents
Fermentation technology; molecular analysis and amplification techniques; recombinant DNA technology; the expression of foreign DNA in bacteria; yeast cloning and biotechnology; cloning genes in mammalian cell-lines; plant biotechnology; molecular, structural and chemical pharmaceutical research; genetically modified foods; molecular diagnosis of inherited disease; DNA in forensic science; vaccination and gene manipulation; transgenesis; protein engineering; bioinformatics; immobilization of biocatalysts; downstream processing - protein extraction and purification; monoclonal antibodies; biosensors.