Biotechnology and Pharmacy

ISBN: 9780412038716
Publisher: Springer
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1993
Publication Date: 1993-04-30
Number of pages: 458
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Biotechnology and Pharmacy offers a unique overview of the principles of biotechnology and their applications in the pharmaceutical sciences. The book assumes a basic knowledge of biology and chemistry and was written as a text suitable for students of pharmacy or other health sciences. The first part of the book describes the basic elements of biotechnology, such as recombinant DNA and monoclonal antibody technology; the second part comprehensively covers applications of biotechnology in the diagnosis and treatment of disease; and the final part offers a practical discussion of how biotechnology products will affect the practice of pharmacy.
Microbiologists, biochemists, and medicinal chemists will also find this book to be a valuable reference.

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