232 pages | 51 B/W Illus.
With the advent of recombinant DNA technology, monoclonal antibody technology, and new technologies for studying and handling cells and tissues, the field of biotechnology has undergone a tremendous resurgence in a wide range of applications pertinent to industry, medicine, and science in general. A volume in the Principles and Applications in Engineering series, Biotechnology for Biomedical Engineers covers the topics in biotechnology of interest to the practicing biomedical engineer. Topics include protein engineering, monoclonal antibody production, applications of nucleic acid chemistry, antisense technology, applied virology, cell structure and function, and more.
An Outline of Cardiovascular Structure and Function. Endocrine System. Nervous System. Vision System. Auditory System. The Gastrointestinal System. Respiratory System. Protein Engineering. Monoclonal Antibodies and Their Engineered Fragments. Antisense Technology. Tools for Genome Analysis. Vaccine Production. Gene Therapy. Cell engineering. Metabolic Engineering.