Synopses & Reviews
This volume resulted from the Royal Society discussion meeting on transgenic modification of plants and animals. Overview chapters review the current understanding of genetic modification procedures and their applications in both plants and animals.
Table of Contents
Preface. Overview: Progress in genome mapping. Sex determination and embryo formation. Epigenetic variation. Gene switches and control of development. Overview: Progress in plant genome analysis and modification. Stem cell manipulation. Genetic enhancement of organisms by gene insertion. Transgenic investigations of a disease. Index.