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From Alchemy to IPO : the business of biotechnology

Author: Cynthia Robbins-Roth
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Perseus Pub., ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is impossible to dispute the extraordinary impact biotechnology is having on our everyday lives. Companies such as Genentech, Immunex, Amgen and Biogen hold the technological and intellectual keys to controlling our genetic destiny and moving science to a new apex of breakthrough cures. Written by a well-known industry insider, this title addresses the coming-of-age of biotech products and companies and traces  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Robbins-Roth
ISBN: 073820482X 9780738204826 9780738202532 0738202533
OCLC Number: 46846836
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 253 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1 The Roots of Biotechnology --
Part 2 Biotech's Building Blocks --
Part 3 The Business of Biotech: Product Development and Financing --
Part 4 Biotech Stocks --
Appendix A Biotech Timeline 219 --
Appendix B Biotechnology-Derived Products on the Market 224 --
Appendix C Biotech Web Sites and Resources 230 --
Appendix D BioVenture Consultants' Biotech Stock Report 235.
Responsibility: Cynthia Robbins-Roth.
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