Basic Biotechnology and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more
  • List Price: $80.00
  • Save: $39.25 (49%)
Rented from apex_media
To Rent, select Shipping State from options above
Due Date: Dec 21, 2014
FREE return shipping at the end of the semester. Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with rentals.
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: 3rd edition. Highlighting and marks on some pages. Covers are wrinkled and show signs of use.
Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.
Add to Cart
Qty:1
  • List Price: $80.00
  • Save: $6.60 (8%)
Only 5 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
Add to Cart
Trade in your item
Get a $6.91
Gift Card.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Basic Biotechnology Paperback – June 19, 2006

ISBN-13: 978-0521549585 ISBN-10: 0521549582 Edition: 3rd

Buy New
Price: $73.40
Rent
Price: $40.75
36 New from $68.00 25 Used from $45.99
Rent from Amazon Price New from Used from
eTextbook
"Please retry"
Hardcover
"Please retry"
$56.62
Paperback
"Please retry"
$40.75
$73.40
$68.00 $45.99

Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student



Frequently Bought Together

Basic Biotechnology + Molecular Biotechnology: Principles and Applications of Recombinant DNA
Price for both: $187.35

Buy the selected items together

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought

NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Save up to 90% on Textbooks
Rent textbooks, buy textbooks, or get up to 80% back when you sell us your books. Shop Now

Product Details

  • Paperback: 679 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 3 edition (June 19, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521549582
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521549585
  • Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 7.5 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #523,619 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

Review

Reviews for the second edition: ' ... the book is well presented, with clear and instructive diagrams and useful glossaries for those subject matters that come with their own specific nomenclature. It will certainly be a good resource for anybody who wants to study biotechnology or move into the field from another discipline.' Chemistry in Britain

'The two editors are to be congratulated for providing a very pertinent and practical textbook ... highly recommended as a text for biotechnology students and it is a good starting point for teachers and researchers also.' Pak-Lam Yu, Biotechnology Advances

'... a useful reference tool for a comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals behind the current applications of biotechnology.' Kakoli Ghosh, Food, Nutrition and Agriculture

'... essential reading for a whole range of people. Students and those involved in biotechnology: those involved in its wider application and those in public life who have to formulate policy: protesting types: and, those who lose sleep worrying about the future, can all benefit from the broad overview.' Peter Spedding, Chemistry and Industry

'This book is an excellent general reference for anyone wishing a thorough background in recombinant biochemical production.' Science Books & Films

'... most students insterested in biotechnology will find it a valuable reference. Educators will be able to use many of the chapters as a source of material for their classes.' Don L. Crawford, Quarterly Review of Biology

'The book is recommended for students and researchers interested in the current view of biotechnology as science and as technology.' Journal of Food Biochemistry

'... this is a comprehensive book of value to students as a reference text for undergraduate and post graduate courses in biotechnology.' Sophie Foley, Napier University

'Overall, it is a soundly organised and excellently presented reference source, appropriately illustrated and indexed.' Journal of Biological Education

' ... an essential read for anyone wishing to be instructed in the current state of the art, and caters for a wide audience ... complex ideas are clearly and concisely explained even for non-specialists.' Chemistry & Industry

Book Description

Biotechnology is one of the major technologies of the twenty-first century. In this new edition of Basic Biotechnology biology and bioengineering topics are uniquely combined to provide a complete overview of biotechnology. Fundamental principles that underpin all biotechnology are explained and a full range of examples are discussed, to illustrate how these principles are applied. In addition the public perception and business of biotechnology are discussed making this book essential reading for all students of biotechnology and applied microbiology, and for researchers in biotechnology industries.

Customer Reviews

3.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
0
4 star
0
3 star
1
2 star
0
1 star
0
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Rachel on December 3, 2013
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
For classroom purposes...the book is dated with a copyright of 2006; therefore, Internet research is a definite must. It is difficult to use as a reference book because the chapter numbers are not included within the chapters; constantly had to find figures or tables within the chapter just to determine the chapter numbers. Chapter numbers were important to identify the constraints on assignments and exams.

In addition, it was difficult to accurately reference chapters within the book (contains works from several authors) because the copyright dates of other author's work is not included in the book.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Customer Images

Search

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?