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Genetic engineering : a reference handbook

Author: Harry LeVine
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©1999.
Series: Contemporary world issues.
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:ABC-CLIO
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"Genetic Engineering: A Reference Handbook presents a complete overview of this pressing topic, including key background material for understanding the science; a historical account of genetic engineering; biographical sketches of leading contributors; data and documents central to the debate; a glossary that explains technical terms; and resources for those who wish to delve deeper into the subject."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Le Vine, Harry.
Genetic engineering.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©1999
(DLC) 99028264
(OCoLC)41096349
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harry LeVine
ISBN: 0585058652 9780585058658 1280711876 9781280711879
OCLC Number: 43475193
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 264 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Overview of Genetic Engineering. What is Genetic Engineering and Why Is it Important Today? Genetic Engineering and Health --
A Revolution in Medicine. Genetic Engineering of Food. Biomanufacturing. Bioremediation --
Environmental Restoration. International Impact of Genetic Engineering. Predictions about Genetic Engineering. What Can Be Done? --
2. Chronology of Genetic Engineering --
3. Biographical Sketches. William French Anderson. Paul Berg. Herbert Wayne Boyer. Ananda Mohan Chakrabarty. John William Coleman. Francis Sellers Collins. Francis Harry Compton Crick. Rosalind Franklin. Albert Gore, Jr. Leroy E. Hood. Edward Moore Kennedy. Michael Martin. Barbara McClintock. Louis Pasteur. Jeremy Rifkin. Marian Lucy Rivas. Maxine Frank Singer. Robert Swanson. J. Craig Venter. James Dewey Watson --
4. Facts, Data, and Opinion. Statistical Data. Genetic Engineering as a Business. Medical Applications. Agriculture and Manufacturing. Bioremediation. Ethics. Human Cloning --
5. Directory of Organizations and their Publications --
6. Selected Print Resources. Books. U.S. Government Publications. Nongovernment Reports. Periodicals and Newsletters. Directories --
7. Selected Nonprint Resources. Videocassettes. Slide Sets. Computer Programs and Other Electronic Resources. Databases. Internet Sources on Genetic Engineering.
Series Title: Contemporary world issues.
Responsibility: Harry Le Vine III.

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"Genetic Engineering: A Reference Handbook presents a complete overview of this pressing topic, including key background material for understanding the science; a historical account of genetic engineering; biographical sketches of leading contributors; data and documents central to the debate; a glossary that explains technical terms; and resources for those who wish to delve deeper into the subject."--Jacket.

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