The Resource DNA technology : the awesome skill, I. Edward Alcamo

DNA technology : the awesome skill, I. Edward Alcamo

Label
DNA technology : the awesome skill
Title
DNA technology
Title remainder
the awesome skill
Statement of responsibility
I. Edward Alcamo
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
DNA Technology, Second Edition, is a survey of biotechnology written to enlighten readers about the breakthroughs made possible by the science and technologies associated with current DNA research. Ed Alcamo gives the educated layperson a survey of DNA by presenting a brief history of genetics, a clear outline of techniques that are in use, and indications of breakthroughs in cloning and other DNA advances. Appropriate for a wide range of courses for non-biology majors, including a DNA for Lawyers course or allied health and nursing courses. * An introductory treatment of aspects of DNA technology written to enlighten the reader about the breakthroughs made possible by the science and technologies associated with DNA * Emphasizes the practical implications and applications of the new genetic technologies; readers will come away saying, "So that's what DNA technology is all about!" * Helps students, business people, lawyers, and jurists gain more confidence in their ability to to understand and appreciate DNA technology and human genetics * Persons with genetic diseases will gain a clearer understanding of their afflictions and understand the bases for possible cures * Agriculturists will have insight into the genetic basis for gene-altered plants and animals * The general public will better appreciate the nature and reasons for the Human Genome Project now in progress
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OPELS
Dewey number
660.6/5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH442
LC item number
.A42 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
DNA technology : the awesome skill, I. Edward Alcamo
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The roots of DNA research -- The double helix -- DNA in action -- Foundations of DNA technology -- Methods of DNA technology -- Pharmaceutical products of DNA technology -- DNA analysis and diagnosis -- Gene therapy -- Medical forensics and DNA sleuthing -- The agricultural revolution -- Transgenic animals -- The Human Genome Project
Control code
ocn162607461
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 348 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780080530482
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
80909:80909
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35827567
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)162607461
  • pebcs0080530486
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

Library Locations

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