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Comprehensive Biotechnology, 4-Volume Set (Advances in Enzyme Regulation)

Pergamon

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ISBN 10: 008026204X / ISBN 13: 9780080262048
Published by Pergamon, 1985
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Title: Comprehensive Biotechnology, 4-Volume Set (...

Publisher: Pergamon

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Edition: 1st.

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Modern biotechnology is a multidisciplinary field which deals with the practical use of microbial, plant or animal cells to produce goods or perform services for industry, trade and commerce. It is a symbiotic integration of aspects of several subjects whose literature is presently scattered among many specialist publications. Written and organized by the world's foremost biotechnology experts, this publication is be the most authoritative work of its kind. It provides information essential to researchers and students in academic, industrial and government institutions. It is also indispensable to personnel in manufacturing and service industries, particularly those involved with pharmaceuticals, foods and beverages, fuels, chemicals, waste treatment, agriculture, mining and medicine.

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...As a first base of reference these volumes are a good source of literature in biotechnology...an excellent and valuable set of volumes on the principles and practice of biotechnology...The editors are to be congratulated... -- Chemistry and Industry

...Comprehensive Biotechnology delineates and collates all aspects of the subject. This handsomely bound and well indexed work contains a lot of information and facts of traditional biotechnology and new important developments in this field. It is directed at chemical engineers, microbiologists, genetisists and administrators. Both researchers and students, experts and beginners will gain something from reading this work...will be an indispensable reference source not only for biotechnologists...It can be recommended warmly...It will find many friends and it ought to be not lacking in libraries, laboratories and industry. -- Acta Biotechnology, Volume 6

...Comprehensive Biotechnology fills an important niche in publications on biotechnology and largely succeeds in its objective of integrating information on this interdisciplinary subject...Comprehensive Biotechnology largely succeeds in its intention to be the standard reference work in the field. -- Federation of European Biochemical Societies

...work which lives up to its billing...the absense of stuffiness in the prose on inhibitory jargon is a strong incentive for the reader to explore the text rather than merely to use it for reference...Specialists have generally judged the treatments of their own areas to be thorough, well illustrated, topical and generously referenced...Murray Moo-Young and his colleagues have brought off a notable success in producing this work...Comprehensive Biotechnology will be an essential purchase for all departments and institutions, academic or industrial, that claim an interest in any aspect of the ill-defined field popularly known as biotechnology... -- Nature, Volume 321

A fine addition to Pergamon Press' series of Comprehensive...titles. The four-volume set is coherently arranged and well indexed, and the scientific and engineering credentials of the writers and editors are excellent. The set is easy to use; each volume contains an index to the full set, a glossary and the contents of the other volumes. The subject coverage is comprehensive. Highly recommended for comprehensive graduate collections in biology and essential for any biotechnology collection. For small colleges and large public libraries. -- Choice

Comprehensive Biotechnology is a 4-volume, 3764 page, 250 author and 10 editor opus whose place on the shelves of the biotechnologically active is a sine qua non for effective practice....the thorough reviewing by the editors -- R.\E.\Spier, Department of Microbiology, University of Surrey

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