Modern Prometheus: Editing the Human Genome With Crispr-Cas9 download free [PDF and Ebook] by James Kozubek

Modern Prometheus: Editing the Human Genome With Crispr-Cas9 download free [PDF and Ebook] by James Kozubek year 2017
  • Book name: Modern Prometheus: Editing the Human Genome With Crispr-Cas9
  • Author: James Kozubek
  • Release date: 2017/9/5
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9781107172166
  • Rating: 8.23 of 10
  • Votes: 662
  • Review by: Holland Heath
  • Review rating: 9.37 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/13
  • Total pages: 395
  • Includes a PDF summary of 36 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Would you change your genes if you could? As we confront the 'industrial revolution of the genome', the recent discoveries of Crispr-Cas9 technologies are offering, for the first time, cheap and effective methods for editing the human genome. This opens up startling new opportunities as well as significant ethical uncertainty. Tracing events across a fifty-year period, from the first gene splicing techniques to the present day, this is the story of gene editing - the science, the impact and the potential. Kozubek weaves together the fascinating stories of many of the scientists involved in the development of gene editing technology. Along the way, he demystifies how the technology really works and provides vivid and thought-provoking reflections on the continuing ethical debate. Ultimately, Kozubek places the debate in its historical and scientific context to consider both what drives scientific discovery and the implications of the 'commodification' of life.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 25H47M4S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Biomedical Engineering, Genetics (non-medical), Biochemistry, Genetic Engineering, Philosophy Of Science, Biology, Life Sciences, Medical Equipment & Techniques, Medical & Healthcare Law, Bio-ethics, Medical Ethics & Professional Conduct
  • Available formats: PDB, EPUB, TXT, LRF, OEB, PDF, WORD, DOC. Compressed in RAR, TBZ2, ACE, ZIP
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 42.21 USD
  • Dimensions: 160x235x24mm
  • Weight: 890g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Cambridge, United Kingdom

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