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DNA Technology: The Awesome Skill

Out of Print

By: I Alcamo

348 pages, B/w plates, figs, tabs

Academic Press

Hardback | Dec 2001 | Edition: 2 | #118418 | ISBN: 0120489201
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Thoroughly revised and updated, reviews the remarkable history, state of the art procedures, and astonishing benefits that DNA technology already provides to humanity.


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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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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