ISBN 9780618541546,Dictionary of DNA and Genome Technology

Dictionary of DNA and Genome Technology



Wiley Black Publisher

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9780618541546

ISBN-10 0618541543


Number of Pages 312 Pages
Language (English)


DNA technology has a vital role in diverse fields such as criminal investigation and gene therapy - dynamic areas involving many specialized terms and techniques. This unique dictionary offers current, detailed, accessible information to lecturers, researchers, students and technicians throughout the biomedical sciences. More up-to-date than existing textbooks in many aspects of DNA technology - with over 1,000 references from mainstream journals Clear explanations of terms, techniques, and tests, including commercial systems, with detailed coverage of many important procedures and methods Explains not only well-established methodology but includes 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