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An engineering introduction to biotechnology, J. Patrick Fitch, (electronic resource)

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An engineering introduction to biotechnology
Title
An engineering introduction to biotechnology
Statement of responsibility
J. Patrick Fitch
Title variation
Biotechnology
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This tutorial will help technical professionals in optics determine whether their technologies have potential application in the life sciences. It also is useful as a 'prep class' for more detailed books on biology and biotechnology, filling the gap between fundamental and high-level approaches
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Also available in print version.
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CaBNVSL
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Tutorial texts in optical engineering
Series volume
v. TT55
Target audience
  • adult
  • specialized
An engineering introduction to biotechnology, J. Patrick Fitch, (electronic resource)
Label
An engineering introduction to biotechnology, J. Patrick Fitch, (electronic resource)
Link
http://libproxy.rpi.edu/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/3.449265
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"SPIE digital library."
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 123) and index
Color
black and white
Contents
  • Preface -- Part I. Introduction to Biology. Chapter 1. Basic biology: 1.1. Life; 1.2. Cells-Eukarya, Archae, and bacteria; 1.3. Viruses, viroids, and prions -- Chapter 2. Nucleic acids as the blueprint: 2.1. Genetics to genomics; 2.2. DNA; 2.3. RNA; 2.4. How DNA codes for protein; 2.5. Genetic regulation; 2.6. Mutations and disease -- Chapter 3. Manipulating nucleic acids and proteins. 3.1. Sizing DNA and protein; 3.2. Blots; 3.3. Cutting DNA and protein; 3.4. Copying DNA; 3.5. Genetic engineering; 3.6. Protein expression -- Chapter 4. An integrated approach for biological discovery
  • Part II. Applications and instrumentation. Chapter 5. DNA sequencing: 5.1. Sequencing approaches; 5.2. Instruments; 5.3. Automation -- Chapter 6. Detecting nucleic acids: 6.1. Environmental detection chips; 6.2. Gene expression microarrays; 6.3. Multi affinity assays -- Chapter 7. Protein structure: 7.1. Nuclear magnetic resonance; 7.2. X-ray crystallography; 7.3. Computational structure prediction -- Chapter 8. Appendix A: Units and measures: 8.1. Definitions; 8.2. Order of magnitude calculations -- Chapter 9. Appendix B: Nonscientific issues: 9.1. Safety; 9.2. Ethical, legal and social issues -- Recommended reading -- Index
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Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 127 p. : ill. (some col.))
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Restricted to subscribers or individual electronic text purchasers
Isbn
9780819478634
Isbn Type
(electronic)
Other physical details
digital file.
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web

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