Biotechnology is one of the fastest growing, most exciting, and most controversial areas of science and technology in the 21st Century. This new edition of Biotechnology from A to Z provides a wonderfully clear, up-to-date, practical and illuminating guide to the ideas and terminology of Biotechnology.
In 300 entries that span from ADEPT through cloning, genomes, patents, and viruses to zoonosis, Biotechnology from A to Z provides the essential guide to newly coined terms, and is an invaluable resource for anyone wanting access to the world of biotechnologists. Recommended reading for scientists and non-scientists alike, it can be read cover to cover, or dipped into for a quick understanding of a term or topic.
Readership: 1) Non-science professional advisors (consultants, investors, PR people) working in biotechnology - This is a rapid, easy reference material - do not need to read a text-book to get an answer about what something is, what has been achieved, and what its relevance to science, industry and society is. 2) Journalists - as above 3) Students - as above