by Idah Sithole-Niang
Publisher: InTech 2013
Number of pages: 128
The book covers a wide range of topics in genetic engineering of microorganisms, plants and animals: the genetic engineering of microorganisms to produce antibiotics, the gene targeting and transformation in plants, the generation of marker-free plants in response to biosafety concerns, as well as the generation of transgenic animals and those derived through cloning are covered.
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