Students need an accessible and clear presentation along with hot topics and real-world examples. Barnum offers a broad view of biotechnology, integrating historical and modern topics. She then describes the processes and methods used to manipulate living organisms or the substances and products from these organisms for medical, agricultural, and industrial purposes. Using case studies and examples, the author rounds out discussions by detailing the technology and how it is applied, including discussions on the implications of biotechnology in such areas as gene therapy, medicine, agriculture, marine biology, and forensics.
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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Barnum — Details — Trove Provides a good introduction to biotech methods; appendix includes several essays that highlight controversial questions. Refresh and try again. Besides the addition of color, this new edition places more information in boxes to focus on the process of science, the accomplishments of researchers in the field, and real-world examples of biotechnology.
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Showing of 2 reviews. Lara Angelica rated it really liked it Jun 05, I was hoping for something a little more comprehensive, but it is an introduction, so An Introduction Susan R. Hannah Mae rated it liked it Mar 03, Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. In addition, Susan Barnum extends her already excellent objective coverage of the giotechnology and social implications of biotechnology by focusing on the most relevant topics in a sidebar in each chapter.
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