Introduction to Biotechnology

Paperback | November 30, 2013

byAshim K. Chakravarty

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The first part of the book gives an insight in to the fundamentals of biotechnology with a detailed discussion on the basic structure and functioning of living organisms including cells, organelles, chromosomes, replication, structure and function of biomolecules and fundamentals ofbiochemical reactions as well as genetics and molecular biology. The subsequent part of the book gives an in-depth knowledge of biotechnological fundamental techniques such as recombinant DNA technology, genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, enzyme biotechnology, microbiology, plant and animalbiotechnology, immunology, and environmental biotechnology. The book also covers bioethics and IPR. Owing to its vast and in-depth coverage of topics, it would be useful as a reference text for postgraduate students as well.

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The first part of the book gives an insight in to the fundamentals of biotechnology with a detailed discussion on the basic structure and functioning of living organisms including cells, organelles, chromosomes, replication, structure and function of biomolecules and fundamentals ofbiochemical reactions as well as genetics and molecula...

Ashim K. Chakravarty is a gold medallist from the University of Calcutta and a Ph D in immunology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA. He is currently Professor, Immunology and Cell Biology Laboratory, Centre for Life Sciences, University of North Bengal, Siliguri. He has also served as a research scientist at the Molecular...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:656 pages, 10 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:November 30, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198081812

ISBN - 13:9780198081814

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Table of Contents

Features of the BookPrefaceBrief ContentsList of Colour Plates1. Biotechnology - An Overview2. Cells and Organelles3. Chromosome and DNA Replication4. Biomolecules5. Fundamentals of Biochemical Engineering6. Genetic Engineering7. Genomics, Proteomics, and Bioinformatics8. Enzyme Biotechnology9. Protein Structure and Engineering10. Microbial Biotechnology11. Plant Biotechnology12. Animal Biotechnology13. Environmental Biotechnology14. Horizon of Biotechnology15. Bioethics and Biosafety16. Intellectual Property Rights and BiopatentsAppendix I- Lab WorkAppendix II- Fun ExperimentsGlossaryBibliographyIndex