ISBN 9780470747315,Dictionary Of Dna And Genome Technology

Dictionary Of Dna And Genome Technology


Wiley Blackwell



Wiley Blackwell

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9780470747315

ISBN-10 0470747315


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 426 Pages
Language (English)

Biology, life sciences

DNA technology has a vital role in diverse fields such as criminal investigation and gene therapy ? dynamic areas involving many specialised terms and techniques. This unique dictionary offers current, detailed, accessible information to lecturers, researchers, students and technicians throughout the biomedical and related sciences. The new edition represents a major update with 50% more entries on the very latest developments. Clear explanations of terms, techniques, and tests, including commercial systems, with detailed coverage of many important procedures and methods. Includes well-established methodology plus new technology and data from the latest research journals, going well beyond the remit of most science dictionaries. Essay-style entries on many major topics to assist newcomers to the field. Covers topics relevant to medicine (diagnosis and gene therapy); veterinary science; biotechnology; biochemistry; pharmaceutical science/drug development; molecular biology; microbiology; epidemiology; genomics; environmental science; plant science/agriculture; taxonomy; and forensic science.