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Basic Biotechnology
By Colin Ratledge

Basic Biotechnology

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Basic Biotechnology by Colin Ratledge

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Biotechnology is one of the major technologies of the twenty-first century. Its wide-ranging, multi-disciplinary activities include recombinant DNA techniques, cloning and the application of microbiology to the production of goods from bread to antibiotics. In this new edition of the textbook Basic Biotechnology, biology and bioprocessing topics are uniquely combined to provide a complete overview of biotechnology. The fundamental principles that underpin all biotechnology are explained and a full range of examples are discussed to show how these principles are applied; from starting substrate to final product. A distinctive feature of this text are the discussions of the public perception of biotechnology and the business of biotechnology, which set the science in a broader context. This comprehensive textbook is essential reading for all students of biotechnology and applied microbiology, and for researchers in biotechnology industries.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521549585
ISBN-10: 0521549582
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 189mm x 34mm)
Pages: 679
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 25-May-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Colin Ratledge

Colin Ratledge is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Hull where he has been teaching and researching for nearly 40 years. He has served on almost all the major biotechnology committees in the UK, including Chairperson of the Biological and Biotechnology Research Council. He also acts as a consultant to many industrial companies in the UK, Europe and the USA. Bjorn Kristiansen is the Chief Executive Officer of EU Biotech Consulting in Norway. He is an active member of the European Federation of Biotechnology (EFB), including co-founder and interim chairperson for the Section on Biological Engineering Science.

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