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Exploiting Biotechnology

By: V Moses and S Moses

Gordon & Breach

Paperback | Dec 1994 | #41915 | ISBN: 3718655713
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Hardback | Dec 1994 | #41914 | ISBN: 3718655705
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About this book

An introduction to the subject, surveying the most significant developments in biotechnology in recent years, together with those likely to bear fruit in the future.


INTRODUCTION - What biotechnology is all about - THE TECHNOLOGY BASE - The science... the engineering... and something about feedstocks ORGANISATIONAL AND COMMERCIAL FRAMEWORK - Lawyers, legislators, communicators, funders ... and the public - The job of a biotechnology manager-THE BIOTECHNOLOGY BUSINESS -Healthcare: prophylaxis, diagnosis and therapy - Chemicals, enzymes, fuel and new materials - What we eat: agriculture and food - Wealth from the earth: metals and hydrocarbons - Keeping the place clean Bioelectronics: a courtship between technologies -The future: biotechnological bonanzas? - APPENDICES - Help! Where do I go from here? - Glossary of technical terms

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