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Biotechnology Literature Guide: Home

Find here selected reference and other works for biotechnology.

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Introduction

Welcome to the Biotechnology Literature Guide. 

This guide contains selected core reference and other literature finding aids for this subject area. 

Using the Biological Literature -- Web Resources

Definitions:

Biotechnology is "Generally, any technique that is used to make or modify the products of living organisms in order to improve plants or animals or to develop useful microorganisms."¹   more

Also see "History of Biotechnology" from the Encyclopedia of Life Sciences.  [Search Biotechnology in ELS  for other related topics.]

References

1. Milton Zaitlin, "Biotechnology", in AccessScience from McGraw-Hill.

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