By Nathan S. Mosier,Michael R. Ladisch
Enabling every little thing from the decoding of the human genome to environmentally pleasant biofuels to lifesaving new prescription drugs, biotechnology has blossomed as a space of discovery and chance. smooth Biotechnology offers a much-needed creation connecting the newest techniques during this sector to key engineering basics. With an unrivaled point of insurance, this special source prepares a variety of readers for the sensible program of biotechnology in biopharmaceuticals, biofuels, and different bioproducts.
Organized into fourteen sections, reflecting a regular semester direction, smooth Biotechnology covers such key subject matters as:
Enzymes and enzyme kinetics
Biocatalysts and different new bioproducts
Genetic engineering, DNA, RNA, and genes
Genomes and genomics
Production of biopharmaceuticals
Fermentation modeling and technique analysis
Taking a pragmatic, applications-based procedure, the textual content provides discussions of significant basics in biology, biochemistry, and engineering with proper case stories exhibiting know-how purposes and production scale-up. Written for contemporary wider, extra interdisciplinary readership, smooth Biotechnology deals a pretty good highbrow beginning for college students and pros getting into the fashionable biotechnology industry.
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Modern Biotechnology: Connecting Innovations in Microbiology and Biochemistry to Engineering Fundamentals by Nathan S. Mosier,Michael R. Ladisch