The objectives of the Biotechnology Annual Review series is to provide readers with the needed in-depth knowledge by reviewing specific topics in each volume. In this way, it is easier for scientists to keep in touch with progress and applications in biotechnology.
Up-to-date topics are reviewed that are related to regulatory affairs, social impact, biodiversity and patent issues, as well as production and technology.
(Tohru Komano). 6. Synthetic oligonucleotides as therapeutics -- the coming of age (David D.F. Ma, T. Rede, N.A. Naqvi, P.D. Cook). 7. Eukaryotic gene transfer with liposomes: Effect of differences in lipid structure (Pavel L. Katsel, R.J. Greenstein). 8. Nonclinical safety evaluation of biotechnologically-derived pharmaceuticals (Maggie Dempster). 9. Clinical research strategies in biotechnology (Martha Vincent-Gattis, Dr. Colin Webb and Dr. MaryAnn Foote). 10. Transgenic farm animals: Applications in agriculture and biomedicine (Jerry Yang, X.C. Tian, Y. Dai, and B. Wang).