Biopharmaceuticals: Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of the science and medical applications of biopharmaceutical products. Extensively revised and updated, the Second Edition of this highly successful textbook discusses the latest developments in the field, providing a greater focus on actual commercial products and how they are manufactured. Substantial new sections on detailing biopharmaceutical drug delivery and how advances in genomics and proteomics will impact upon (bio)pharmaceutical drug development are also included. Provides a balanced overview of the biopharmaceutical industry, including material on key developments in the field. Each chapter supplemented with an extensive further reading section Aimed at students taking courses in biotechnology, pharmaceutical science, biochemistry, microbiology or medicine An ideal reference for those already employed in the (bio)pharmaceutical sector wishing to gain a better overview of the industry. Reviews of Biopharmace u ticals: "Biopharmaceuticals: Biochemistry and Biotechnology contain(s) some very useful information and ultimately serves as a comprehensive introduction to both the biopharmaceutical industry and its role within the larger arena of pharmaceuticals. For those new to, or keen to be involved with biopharmaceuticals, the book will undoubtedly provide a solid grounding of not just the technology, but of the industry as a whole." -Pharmaceutical Technology Europe "This great compliment of scientific literature, is easy-to-read and understand, up-to-date as well as comprehensive." -Bioseparation "Biopharmaceuticals...is well written and provides an excellent overview of the biotechnology industry.... This book is an excellent and balanced source of information about the biotechnology industry." -FEBS LettersGary Walsh is the author of 'Biopharmaceuticals: Biochemistry and Biotechnology', published 2003 under ISBN 9780470843277 and ISBN 0470843276.