Due to the impressive accumulation of out-standing results,
presented by brilliant, privileged and creative thinkers, this
unique book reads like the 'Who is Who' of biotechnology. Never
before has such an impressive group of individuals contributed to
one biotechnology book, including Nobel Prize laureates Robert
Huber, Thomas R. Cech, and Manfred Eigen as well as authors from
the world's most famous academic institutes and biotech companies,
such as ETH Zurich, MIT, Stanford, Yale, Princeton, Harvard Medical
School, Max-Planck-Institute, Fraunhofer-Institute, Moscow Academy
of Sciences, London Imperial College and Baxter, Invitrogen,
MorphoSys, Roche, and Schering AG. Published as a comprehensive
four volume set, this title also includes a CD-ROM containing
additional information and videos. "Modern Biopharmaceuticals"
describes: the first cloned human embryo; the first myocardial
regeneration with embryonic stem cells; the first artificial
kidney; the first biopharmaceutical from a transgenic animal; the
first individualized medicine; the first plasma-free Factor VIII;
the first approved human cell line; and, the first oral insulin,
etc. '...an outstanding collection of articles from groundbreaking
scientists, comprehensively describing the many novel ways cells
are being deployed toward human good . ..' - James D. Watson, 'DNA
Codebreaker' and Nobel Prize Laureate (Physiology or Medicine,
1962). "Modern Biopharmaceuticals" is an essential reference work
for biotechnologists, clinicians, medical doctors, pharmacists,
pharmaceutical chemists, bio-chemists, molecular biologists,
medicinal chemists, as well as all those working in the
biotechnological and pharmaceutical industries, or medicinal
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