The Resource Biotechnology and your health : pharmaceutical applications, Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), (evideo)

Biotechnology and your health : pharmaceutical applications, Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), (evideo)

Label
Biotechnology and your health : pharmaceutical applications
Title
Biotechnology and your health
Title remainder
pharmaceutical applications
Statement of responsibility
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Title variation
Pharmaceutical applications
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Scientists have come a long, long way since Alexander Fleming's discovery of penicillin, the wonder drug of the 20th century. This program explains the function of infection-fighting antibiotics; vaccinations and insulin, crucial to the prevention of diseases such as smallpox and the management of diabetes; recombinant drugs, treatments involving genetically engineered DNA; and stem cells, those chameleon-like building blocks of the body. Commentary is provided by Drs. James Baker, Brian Athey, and Elliott Hill, of the University of Michigan; Susanne Kleff, of MBI International; and Bob Forgey, of ProNAi Therapeutics
Member of
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
10 & up
Language note
Closed-captioned
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films on Demand
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
Runtime
24
Series statement
Biotechnology in the 21st Century
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Genetics
  • Heredity, Human
Technique
live action
Label
Biotechnology and your health : pharmaceutical applications, Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=39777
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on June 03, 2009
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Discovery of Penicillin (2:41) -- Infection-Fighting Antibiotics (2:10) -- Vaccinations (1:57) -- Biotechnology: Insulin and Recombinant DNA Therapy (3:57) -- Laboratory Production of Proteins (2:20) -- Pharmaceutical Safety Procedures (2:57) -- Biotechnology at Work: Stem Cell Research (5:07)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (24 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 39775s
  • 39777
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100039777
  • 100039777
  • (OCoLC)700414061
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
Biotechnology and your health : pharmaceutical applications, Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=39777
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on June 03, 2009
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Discovery of Penicillin (2:41) -- Infection-Fighting Antibiotics (2:10) -- Vaccinations (1:57) -- Biotechnology: Insulin and Recombinant DNA Therapy (3:57) -- Laboratory Production of Proteins (2:20) -- Pharmaceutical Safety Procedures (2:57) -- Biotechnology at Work: Stem Cell Research (5:07)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (24 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 39775s
  • 39777
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100039777
  • 100039777
  • (OCoLC)700414061
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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