the red canary the story of the first genetically engineered animal

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The Red Canary

Author : Tim Birkhead
ISBN : 9781408849439
Genre : Science
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The creation of Dolly the sheep in the 1990s was for many people the start of a new era: the age of genetically modified animals. However, the idea was not new for in the 1920s an amateur scientist, Hans Duncker, decided to genetically engineer a red canary. Though his experiments failed, they paved the way for others to succeed when it was recognised that the canary needed to be both a product of nature and nurture. This highly original narrative, of huge contemporary relevance, reveals how the obsession with turning the wild canary from green to red heralded the exciting but controversial developments in genetic manipulation.

A Brand New Bird

Author : T. R. Birkhead
ISBN : 0465009670
Genre : Nature
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Chronicles how a green bird discovered by Spanish explorers was bred to have yellow feathers, and how amateur scientists Duncker and Reich started genetic engineering on the way to producing a red canary.

New Statesman

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105113551613
Genre : Social sciences
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Author : Tim Birkhead
ISBN : 0674006666
Genre : Science
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Birkhead reveals a world in which males and females vie with each other as they strive to maximize their reproductive success. Color illustrations.

New Scientist

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ISBN : UCSD:31822022879969
Genre : Science
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Laboratory Animal Practitioner

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924098789096
Genre : Laboratory animals
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Fundamentals Of Color Genetics In Canaries

Author : Octavio Perez-beato
ISBN : 1434990745
Genre : Pets
File Size : 45. 60 MB
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Die Vogelwarte

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ISBN : MINN:31951P008450212
Genre : Birds
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A Comprehensive Guide To Toxicology In Preclinical Drug Development

Author : Ali S. Faqi
ISBN : 9780123878151
Genre : Medical
File Size : 53. 57 MB
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A Comprehensive Guide to Toxicology in Preclinical Drug Development is a resource for toxicologists in industry and regulatory settings, as well as directors working in contract resource organizations, who need a thorough understanding of the drug development process. Incorporating real-life case studies and examples, the book is a practical guide that outlines day-to-day activities and experiences in preclinical toxicology. This multi-contributed reference provides a detailed picture of the complex and highly interrelated activities of preclinical toxicology in both small molecules and biologics. The book discusses discovery toxicology and the international guidelines for safety evaluation, and presents traditional and nontraditional toxicology models. Chapters cover development of vaccines, oncology drugs, botanic drugs, monoclonal antibodies, and more, as well as study development and personnel, the role of imaging in preclinical evaluation, and supporting materials for IND applications. By incorporating the latest research in this area and featuring practical scenarios, this reference is a complete and actionable guide to all aspects of preclinical drug testing. Chapters written by world-renowned contributors who are experts in their fields Includes the latest research in preclinical drug testing and international guidelines Covers preclinical toxicology in small molecules and biologics in one single source

South African Journal Of Science

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ISBN : UCSC:32106017192490
Genre : Science
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