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Biotechnology, Focus 3: Fundamentals, Applications, Information

Biotechnology, Focus 3: Fundamentals, Applications, Information

R. K. Finn (Editor), Paul Präve (Editor), M. Schlingmann (Editor), W. Crueger (Editor), K. Esser (Editor), R. Thauer (Editor), F. Wagner (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-471-03735-4

Nov 1993

516 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$310.00

Description

An up-to-date collection of brief monographs and reviews by prominent international contributors which define and hone the blurred boundaries of biotechnology. Divided into three parts, it contains a scientific section offering branches of interest to encourage further exploration. Part two features a selection of individual topics presenting biotechnology from a practical perspective with emphasis on new methods currently of importance. Lastly, it features data on research and education in Europe including other institutions such as Dechema along with market information and profiles of European industries.
Partial table of contents:

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT.

Ribozymes: Biocatalysts Composed of Ribonucleic Acid (C. Biebricher).

Enzymes in Carbohydrate Synthesis (R. Stiller & J. Thiem).

Mechanical Cell Disruption Processes (J. Schwedes & F. Bunge).

Microbial Corrosion (F. Widdel).

INDUSTRIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY.

Synthesis of Nucleic Acid Fragments and Complete Structural Genes (H. Gassen, et al.).

Use of Mammalian Cell Cultures in Biotechnology (M. Wrann, et al.).

INDUSTRIAL AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION.

Gene Technology and Its Management in Germany (P. Praeve).

ECLAIR (European Collaborative Linkage of Agriculture and Industry through Research).

COMMERCIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY.

Company Profiles.

Selected Bibliography.

Journals in Biotechnology and Related Topics.

Subject Index.