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Biotechnology Fundamentals Third Edition

ISBN 9781138612082
Published March 18, 2020 by CRC Press
389 Pages 140 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

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

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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.