The Thread of Life: The Story of Genes and Genetic Engineering (Canto) (Paperback)

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In this fascinating book, Susan Aldridge gives an accessible guide to the world of DNA and also explores the applications of genetic engineering in biotechnology. She takes the reader, step by step, through the fascinating study of molecular biology, examining DNA and its function within living organisms as well as aspects of genetic engineering and its applications to humans. Aldridge also looks at the wider world of biotechnology and how genetic engineering can be applied to such problems as producing vegetarian cheese or cleaning up the environment.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780521625098
ISBN-10: 0521625092
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: March 28th, 1998
Pages: 272
Language: English
Series: Canto