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The Golden Helix: Inside Biotech Ventures

Biography / MemoirOut of Print

By: A Kornberg

288 pages, B/w photos, illus

University Science Books

Hardback | Aug 1995 | #46054 | ISBN: 0935702326
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About this book

This candid narrative by Nobel laureate Arthur Kornberg chronicles the saga of the small biotech start-up, the key players, the painstaking development of the perfect product, and the forces affecting its resulting success or failure.


Contents

Currents and Eddies in Biotechnology - Birth of a Biotech Venture - A Scientist Entrepreneur: Alejandro Zaffaroni - A Biotech-driven Pharmaceutical Company - Growth of a Biotech Venture - The DNAX-Schering-Plough Connection - Genentech, Amgen, Chiron, and Regeneron - Pros and Cons of Biotech Ventures - Epilogue - References - Index -

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