Pharmaceutical biotechnology is evolving as an increasingly vital tool in the field of life sciences by contributing to diagnostic medical tests, therapeutic drugs and also gene therapy for hereditary diseases. Pharmaceutical biotechnology tools such as recombinant proteins and transgenic organisms have revolutionised life sciences. This book aims to explain the basics and applications of pharmaceutical biotechnology to readers new to the subject. It is written and presented in a clear, easy-to-follow manner, and contains numerous figures and illustrations to explain the material. Consisting of 25 chapters divided into 5 units:- genetic engineering, plant biotechnology, animal biotechnology, microbiology and industrial biotechonology and nanobiotechnology - the book gives concise descriptions across all areas of biotechnology, brings the reader up to date with the latest findings, and also looks at what the future prospects have in store. Each chapter also offers suggested readings for further study. The three young authors have provided an excellent overview to the field of pharmaceutical biotechnology. The book can be read both as an introduction to the subject, and a synopsis of past, present and future findings. For this reason, it will be a valuable addition in any life science library.
Publisher: Anshan Ltd
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 800 g
Dimensions: 250 x 190 x 25 mm
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