1st Edition

Biotechnology Fundamentals Third Edition

By Firdos Alam Khan Copyright 2020
    390 Pages
    by CRC Press

    389 Pages 140 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Written by an acclaimed expert, Biotechnology Fundamentals, Third Edition, breaks down the fundamentals of this discipline and highlights both conventional and modern approaches unique to the industry. The revised work presents new information on forensic science, bioinformatics, synthetic biology, biosimilars, and regenerative medicine. In addition to recent advances and updates relevant to the previous edition, the revised work also covers ethics in biotechnology and discusses career possibilities in this growing field.

    1. Introduction to Biotechnology 2. Genes and Genomics 3. Proteins and Proteomics 4. Recombinant DNA Technology 5. Microbial Biotechnology 6. Plant Biotechnology 7. Animal Biotechnology 8. Environmental Biotechnology 9. Medical Biotechnology 10. Nanobiotechnology 11. Product Development in Biotechnology 12.Trends in Biotechnology 13. Industrial Biotechnology 14. Ethics in Biotechnology 15. Careers in Biotechnology


    Firdos Alam Khan is a professor and chairman of the Department of Stem Cell Research, Institute for Research and Medical Consultations, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia. Professor Khan has received three patents from the US Patent Office on his discovery in the field of stem cell technology. In 2014, Professor Khan received an Academic Excellence Award from Manipal Global Education Services in Bangalore, India for his contributions to the field. Professor Khan has been an associate editor of three biotech journals published by Springer. He is also a reviewer for the Scientific Report (Nature Publication), International Journal of Nanomedicine, Oncotarget and Therapy, Microscopy and Microanalysis, IET Nanobiotechnology, and Drug Design, Development and Therapy scientific journals.