Biotechnology And Genetic Engineering

Author: Lisa Yount
Publisher: Facts on File
ISBN: 9780816072170
Size: 55.46 MB
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Provides background on the controversial technologies and the social, political, ethical, and legal issues they raise; offers a guide to further research; and includes material on biotechnology as a business, stem cells, and bioterrorism.

Biotechnology And Genetic Engineering

Author: Kathy Wilson Peacock
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438130600
Size: 30.83 MB
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Explains why biotechnology is a relevant and volatile issues. Begins with a history of biotechnology and its effect on agriculture, medicine, and the environment. Equal space is devoted to discussing the efforts of human-rights advocates, animal-rights advocates, and environmentalists to create definitive governmental regulations for this budding industry.

Biotechnology And Genetic Engineering

Author: Facts On File, Incorporated
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438130821
Size: 58.65 MB
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Provides a history of biotechnology and genetic engineering, biographies of important figures in the field, an annotated bibliography and an index for the researcher's use.

Techniques In Genetic Engineering

Author: Isil Aksan Kurnaz
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482260905
Size: 34.68 MB
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Although designed for undergraduates with an interest in molecular biology, biotechnology, and bioengineering, this book—Techniques in Genetic Engineering—IS NOT: a laboratory manual; nor is it a textbook on molecular biology or biochemistry. There is some basic information in the appendices about core concepts such as DNA, RNA, protein, genes, and genomes; however, in general it is assumed that the reader has a background on these key issues. Techniques in Genetic Engineering briefly introduces some common genetic engineering techniques and focuses on how to approach different real-life problems using a combination of these key issues. Although not an exhaustive review of these techniques, basic information includes core concepts such as DNA, RNA, protein, genes, and genomes. It is assumed that the reader has background on these key issues. The book provides sufficient background and future perspectives for the readers to develop their own experimental strategies and innovations. This easy-to-follow book presents not only the theoretical background of molecular techniques, but also provides case study examples, with some sample solutions. The book covers basic molecular cloning procedures; genetic modification of cells, including stem cells; as well as multicellular organisms, using problem-based case study examples.

Plant Biotechnology And Genetic Engineering

Author: C.M. Govil, Ashok Aggarwal and Jitender Sharma
Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN: 8120353145
Size: 50.21 MB
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The book is primarily designed for B.Sc. and M.Sc. students of Biotechnology, Botany, Plant Biotechnology, Plant Molecular Biology, Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering as well as for those pursuing B.Tech. and M.Tech. in Biotechnology. It will also be of immense value to the research scholars and academics in the field. Though ample literature is available on this subject, still a textbook combining biotechnology and genetic engineering has always been in demand by the readers. Hence, with this objective, the authors have presented this compact yet comprehensive text to the students and the teaching fraternity, providing clear and concise understanding of the principles of biotechnology and genetic engineering. It has a special focus on tissue culture, protoplasm isolation and fusion, and transgenic plants in addition to the basic concepts and techniques of the subject. It gives sound knowledge of gene structure, manipulation and plant transformation vectors. KEY FEATURES • Combines knowledge of Plant Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering in a single volume. • Text interspersed with illustrative examples. • Graded questions and pedagogy, Multiple choice questions, Fill in the blanks, True-false, Short answer questions, Long answer questions and discussion problems in each chapter. • Clear, self-explanatory, and labelled diagrams. • Solutions to all MCQs in the respective chapters.

Biotechnology And Genetics In Fisheries And Aquaculture

Author: Andy Beaumont
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444318807
Size: 40.14 MB
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Following the extremely well-received structure of the first edition, this carefully revised and updated new edition now includes much new information of vital importance to those working and researching in the fisheries and aquaculture industries. Commencing with chapters covering genetic variation and how it can be measured, the authors then look at genetic structure in natural populations, followed by a new chapter covering genetics in relation to population size and conservation issues. Genetic variation of traits and triploids and the manipulation of ploidy are fully covered, and another new chapter is included, entitled 'From Genetics to Genomics'. The book concludes with a chapter covering the impact of genetic engineering in aquaculture. With the inclusion of a wealth of up-to-date information, new text and figures and the inclusion of a third author, Pierre Boudry, the second edition of Biotechnology and Genetics in Fisheries and Aquaculture provides an excellent text and reference of great value and use to upper level students and professionals working across fish biology, aquatic sciences, fisheries, aquaculture, genetics and biotechnology. Libraries in all universities and research establishments where biological sciences, fisheries and aquaculture are studied and taught should have several copies of this excellent new edition on their shelves. Completely updated, revised and expanded new edition Subject area of ever increasing importance Expanded authorship Commercially useful information for fish breeders

Genetic Engineering

Author: Anil Kumar
Publisher: Nova Publishers
ISBN: 9781594547539
Size: 35.33 MB
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This book has a distinguishing feature of having condensed material with adequate information on genetic engineering especially of the microbes. The book covers almost all the topics of genetic engineering for the graduate, postgraduate students and young research scholars of biological sciences. The book is written as per syllabus of genetic engineering paper for Masters course in biotechnology, biochemistry, life sciences of most of the universities. The book is much useful for the students of Masters degree. Emphasis is given on the basic fundamentals. The book contains twelve chapters starting from ' Isolation, purification and estimation of nucleic acids' as chapter 1. The chapter describes general techniques for the isolation and purification of DNA as well as RNA. It also describes methods for quantitative estimation of the nucleic acids. The second chapter describes general characteristics of the vectors used in genetic engineering and also the general account of commonly used individual vectors. The chapter also describes expression vectors. The third chapter describes various commonly used restriction endonucleases. The fourth chapter describes commonly used enzymes in genetic engineering viz. Reverse transcriptase, DNA polymerase I, polynucleotide kinase, teminal dcoxynucleotidyl transferase, alkaline phosphatase, SI nuclease, DNA ligase etc. The fifth chapter describes electrophoresis for the separation of nucleic acids fragments. The sixth chapter is of cloning strategies. It describes construction of genomic DNA library , chromosomal walking, cDNA library, cDNA cloning. The seventh chapter describes DNA sequencing techniques and includes chemical modification method of Maxam and Gilbert, dideoxy sequencing method of Sanger, modifications of chain terminator sequencing, analysis of the sequencing data. The eighth chapter includes various methods of site directed mutagenesis. The ninth chapter describes polymerase chain reaction (PCR). It also includes primer designing and various types of polymerase chain reactions viz. reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR), nested PCR, multiplex PCR etc. Besides, there are chapters 10, 11 and 12 on gene therapy, human genome and proteomics. At the end, glossary has been put which explains main terms used in genetic engineering. One of the important factor introduced in the book is the chapter structure given in the beginning of each chapter that provides, at a glance, the contents of the whole chapter which offers a better learning mechanism. Each chapter is also presented with an introduction that covers the concept of the whole chapter in brief and offers clear understanding of the subject matter to the students. The author on the basis of his experience in teaching genetic engineering at the university level for more than a decade has offered the text in an easily understandable form to the postgraduate students. The book should be of invaluable help to the students, researchers and all those interested in understanding genetic engineering.