DNA Technology

DNA Technology : The Awesome Skill

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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 ODNA for Lawyers course or allied health and nursing courses.
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  • Hardback | 348 pages
  • 218.44 x 281.94 x 22.86mm | 1,247.37g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0120489201
  • 9780120489206

About I. Edward Alcamo

The author recently retired as Distinguished Teaching Professor of Biology at the State University of New York-Farmingdale. He taught at the college level for 33 years, and has been recognized for Excellence in Teaching by the National Association of Biology Teachers and the State University of New York. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology and the author of several textbooks, including Fundamentals of Microbiology (now in its 6th edition), AIDS: The BiologicalBasis, Anatomy and Physiology The Easy Way, and the Microbiology, Biology, and Anatomy and Physiology Coloring Books.
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Table of 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
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