Medical Biotechnology

34,93 € 33,59 €
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ISBN
0080451357
Edición
1
Autores
Judit Pongracz, Mary Keen
Editorial
Churchill Livingstone
Fecha Publicacion
1 ene. 2009
Características

  • Accessible account of subject wriiten at a level appropriate for medical students.
  • Highly illustrated in colour.
  • Ideal as a resource for problem-based courses.
  • Increasing number of medical courses have modules on this subject.
  • Suggestions for further reading.



This textbook is aimed at medical and other health science students to explain the practical clinical impact of new techniques in biotechnology. It does not set out to explain the minutiae of the techniques themselves. The book focuses on why these techniques are useful in a clinical context and considers their potential uses, limitations and the ethical considerations that surround their use.
 


The molecular basis of disease. Gene hunting. Using genetic information. Epigenetics. Protein structure and function. Proteomics and metabolomics. Vaccines. Transgenics. Pharmacogenetics. Gene Therapy. Biolpharmaceuticals. Tissue engineering, stem cells and therapeutic cloning. Perspectives: future developments
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