Principles of Biotechnology, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1682176797
  • ISBN-13: 9781682176795
  • DDC: 660.6
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 300 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released July 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Overview

Provides students and researchers with an easy-to-understand introduction to the fundamentals of biotechnology. Students and researchers interested in learning more about topics such as Artificial Selection, Biofuels, Cell Biology, Chimeras, and more will find over 120 entries that cover topics related to such important areas as genetics, microbiology, biochemistry, biophysics, biosynthesis and biorobotics.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Publisher's Note.
2: Editor's Introduction.
3: Contributors List.
4: Alternative Energy Sources.
5: Animal Breeding.
6: Animal Testing.
7: Animals as a Medical Resource.
8: Anthrax and Biological Warfare.
9: Anthropogeomorphology.
10: Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria.
11: Antibiotics as Defense against Biological Warfare.
12: Archaebacteria.
13: Artificial Intelligence.
14: Artificial Organs.
15: Audio Engineering.
16: Bioassays.
17: Biochemical Engineering.
18: Biodetectors.
19: Bioenergy Technologies.
20: Bioengineering.
21: Biofertilizers.
22: Biofuels.
23: Biofuels and Synthetic Fuels.
24: Bioinformatics.
25: Biological Terrorism.
26: Biological Weapon Identification.
27: Biomathematics.
28: Biomechanical Engineering.
29: Biomechanics.
30: Biometric Eye Scanners.
31: Biometric Identification Systems.
32: Bionics and Biomedical Engineering.
33: Biopesticides and the Environment.
34: Bioprocess Engineering.
35: Bioremediation.
36: Biosensors.
37: Biostratigraphy.
38: Biosynthetics.
39: Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering.
40: Biotoxins.
41: Botany and Genetic Engineering.
42: Botulinum Toxin as a Biological Weapon.
43: Bubonic Plague as a Biological Weapon.
44: Cell and Tissue Engineering.
45: Cloning.
46: Cloning of Plants.
47: CRISPR-Cas9.
48: Cryogenics.
49: Desalination Plants and Technology.
50: Detection and Prevention of Food Poisoning.
51: Diamond v. Chakrabarty.
52: DNA Analysis.
53: DNA Banks for Endangered Animals.
54: DNA Database Controversies.
55: DNA Extraction from Hair, Bodily Fluids, and Tissues.
56: DNA Fingerprinting as Evidence.
57: DNA Isolation Methods.
58: DNA Profiling.
59: DNA Recognition Instruments.
60: DNA Sequencing and Crime Scenes.
61: DNA Typing.
62: DNA: Recombinant Technology.
63: Dolly the Sheep.
64: Drug Testing.
65: Engineering.
66: Environmental Biotechnology.
67: Enzyme Engineering.
68: Estrogens from Plants.
69: Fiber Technologies.
70: Genetic Engineering.
71: Genetic Resources.
72: Genetically Engineered Pharmaceuticals.
73: Genetically Modified Food Production.
74: Genetically Modified Organisms.
75: Genetically Altered Bacteria.
76: Genomics.
77: Human Genetic Engineering.
78: Human-Computer Interaction.
79: Hybridization (Botany).
80: Industrial Fermentation.
81: Intelligence.
82: Intensive Farming.
83: Medicinal Plants.
84: Metabolic Engineering.
85: Microscopy.
86: Mitochondrial DNA Analysis and Typing.
87: Model Organisms.
88: Molecular Systematics.
89: Nanotechnology.
90: Nanotechnology and the Environment.
91: Neural Engineering.
92: Night Vision Technology.
93: Pasteurization and Irradiation.
94: Pathogen Genomic Sequencing.
95: Performance-Enhancing Drugs.
96: Plant Biotechnology.
97: Plant Breeding and Propagation.
98: Plant Cells: Molecular Level.
99: Plants as a Medical Resource.
100: Polymerase Chain Reaction.
101: Prokaryotes.
102: Proteomics and Protein Engineering.
103: Radiocarbon Dating.
104: Refuse-Derived Fuel.
105: Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources.
106: Reproductive Science and Engineering.
107: Scanning Probe Microscopy.
108: Science of Cloning.
109: Seed Banks.
110: Stem Cell Research and Technology.
111: Synthetic Fuels.
112: Tularemia as a Bioweapon.
113: Zygomycetes.
Important Figures in Biotechnology.
114: David Baltimore.
115: Françoise Barré-Sinoussi.
116: Paul Berg.
117: J. Michael Bishop.
118: Herbert Wayne Boyer.
119: Erwin Chargaff.
120: Stanley Cohen.
121: Francis S. Collins.
122: Carl F. Cori.
123: Erasistratus.
124: Alexander Fleming.
125: Camillo Golgi.
126: Carol W. Greider.
127: Alfred D. Hershey.
128: Edward B. Lewis.
129: Konrad Lorenz.
130: Barbara McClintock.
131: Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard.
132: Frederick Sanger.
133: Hans Spemann.
134: Jack W. Szostak.
135: J. Craig Venter.
136: James D. Watson.
137: Edmund Beecher Wilson.
138: Norton David Zinder.
Appendixes.
Time Line of Inventions and Scientific Advancements in Biotechnology.
Glossary.
General Bibliography.
Index.