E-ISBN: Publication Year: Reprint 2012
Binding: Paper Back Dimension: 185mm x 240mm Weight: 1000
About the book
Biotechnology: Principles and Applications covers broad vistas of biotechnology, for students providing a sound basis of understanding of various aspects of this ever-growing field. This comprehensive book includes a wide coverage of topics needed to appreciate the principles and applied aspects of biotechnology.
Core Techniques including DNA Sequencing, Microarray Technology, Protein Engineering and Mutagenesis
Recombinant DNA Technology and Gene Cloning
Vectors and Expression Systems for Heterologous Proteins
Fermentation Technology and Down-stream Processing
Transgenic Animals Technology and Applications
Plant Cell Culture, Crop Improvement & Biofertilizers
Environmental Biotechnology Including Utilization of Biomass, Bioremediation, Biomining etc.
Biotechnology in Medicine and Healthcare
Bioethical and Legal Issues in Biotechnology
Table of Contents
Preface / Section-A: Core Techniques in Biotechnology – Introduction / Enzyme Biotechnology / Isolation and Purification of DNA / Genomics and DNA Sequencing Techniques / Synthesis of Oligonucleotides / Microarray Technology / Purification and Structure Visualization of Proteins / Protein Engineering and Mutagenesis / Proteomics / Section-B: DNA Technology – Enzymes in DNA Technology / Gene Cloning: Genetic Engineering / Nucleic Acid Hybridization / Recombinant DNA Libraries / Polymerase Chain Reaction and its Applications / Section-C: Cloning Vectors and Expression of recombinant Proteins – Plasmids and Transposons / Bacteriophages as Vectors / Other Specialized Vectors / Eukaryotic Vectors / Prokaryotic Expression Systems / Eukaryotic Expression Systems / Section D: Fermentation: Principles and Technology – Fermentation Technology / Bioreactor Design and Instrumentation / Down-stream Processing / Production of Fermented Foods and Beverages / Production of Fuels and Chemicals / Section-E: Animal Biotechnology – Animal Cell Culture and Characterization of Cell Lines / Application of Animal Cell Culture / Immunotherapy and Monoclonal Antibodies / Transgenic Animal Technology / Gene Transfer Technology / Section-F: Plant Biotechnology – Plant Cell & Tissue Culture Technology / Application of Cell and Tissue Culture / Transgenic Plants and Crop Improvement / Agriculture Biotechnology / Section-G: Environmental Biotechnology – Bioremediation / Utilization of Biomass / Biotechnology of Environmental Pollutants / Biomining and Bioleaching / Section-H: Biotechnology in Medicine & Healthcare – Biotechnology in Medicine and Healthcare / Gene Therapy / Xenotransplantation / Legal and Ethical Issues in Biotechnology / Recommended Reading / Index.
Undergraduate – Postgraduate Students & Professionals