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The Role of Chemistry

Hood, Leroy (1988) The Role of Chemistry. In: The Impact of Chemistry on Biotechnology. ACS Symposium Series. No.362. American Chemical Society , Washington, DC, pp. 2-10. ISBN 9780841214460.

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There has been a revolution in the techniques of biology over the past ten years that has dramatically changed the face of modern biology. Three biotechnologies, recombinant DNA techniques, monoclonal antibody techniques and microchemical instrumentation, have made especially important contributions to this revolution that has come to be called the new biology. These biotechnologies are synergistic and together they have greatly shortened the time between many fundamental biological observations and their clinical applications in the world of medicine. Most have some perception of the recombinant DNA and monoclonal antibody techniques. I will focus on the third, microchemical instrumentation, machines that synthesize and sequence genes and proteins, because it demonstrates the power of chemical techniques in biology.

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Additional Information:© 1988 American Chemical Society. Received August 6, 1987. Published in print 7 January 1988. This paper was in part adapted from L. Hood et al. Sixth MPSA 1986, Walsh, Κ., Ed.
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Issue or Number:362
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Official Citation:The Role of Chemistry Leroy Hood The Impact of Chemistry on Biotechnology. January 7, 1988 , 2-10 DOI:10.1021/bk-1988-0362.ch001
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Deposited By: Ruth Sustaita
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