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Glowing genes : a revolution in biotechnology / Marc Zimmer.

Author/Creator:
Zimmer, Marc.
Publication:
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2005.
Format/Description:
Book
221 p., [8] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Green fluorescent protein -- Popular works.
Medical subjects:
Luminescent Proteins -- genetics -- Popular Works.
Genetic Engineering -- Popular Works.
Luminescent Measurements -- Popular Works.
Organisms, Genetically Modified -- Popular Works.
Contents:
Living light
From Pliny's walking stick to burning angels
Using fireflies to look for life on Mars?
Shimomura's "squeezate"
Where is the GFP recipe? Let's photocopy it
The birth of the green fluorescent protein revolution
Thirsty potatoes and green blood
Alba, the fluorescent rabbit
Light in a can
Red sheep from Russia
ANDi the green monkey and a yellow pig
Cameleons, FLIP, FRET, FRAP, and camgaroos
Cancer
Glowing genes in medicine
Defense, security, and bioterrorism
Last light.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-216) and index.
ISBN:
1591022533 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
56614624