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Cloning : frontiers of genetic engineering

Author: David Jefferis
Publisher: New York : Crabtree, ©1999.
Series: Megatech.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the science of genetics, the first successful cloning of a mammal, its implications, and its ethical aspects.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Children's nonfiction
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Jefferis
ISBN: 0778700488 9780778700487 0778700585 9780778700586
OCLC Number: 40163549
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.
Contents: INTRODUCTION --
Genes and clones. Controlling how life works --
Life changes. The work of Charles Darwin --
Genetic dawn. Pioneer Gregor Mendel --
Exploring the cell. The unit of life --
ADVANCE OF GENETICS --
The plan of life. Micro message carrier --
Dolly the clone. Do animals need parents? --
Cracking the code. The human genome project --
Cloning people. Dawn of a new age? --
Organ transplants. Replacing parts that don't work --
Gene therapy. Treating disease --
Genetic farming. A new green revolution --
SUMMARY --
Into the future. Pros and cons of controlled evolution --
REFERENCE SECTION --
Time Track. From early researchers to cloning --
Glossary. Terms and concepts --
Index.
Series Title: Megatech.
Responsibility: David Jefferis.

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Discusses the science of genetics, the first successful cloning of a mammal, its implications, and its ethical aspects.

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