Biotechnology: Recent Trends and Emerging Dimensions: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Biotechnology: Recent Trends and Emerging Dimensions

1st Edition

Edited by Atul Bhargava, Shilpi Srivastava

CRC Press

180 pages | 37 B/W Illus.

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Description

Biotechnology is a multidisciplinary field encompassing microbiology, bichemistry, genetics, molecular biology, chemistry, immunology, cell and tissue culture physiology. This book describes the recent developments in these areas. Current research topics such as Quorum sensing, Integrons, Phytomining are discussed, which would serve as an excellent reference work for both academicians and researchers in the field.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Biosorption

[Atul Bhargava]

Chapter 2 Quorum Sensing: Novel Bacterial Communication

[Shilpi Srivastava]

Chapter 3 Biofuels: A Green Technology for the Future

[Atul Bhargava and Francisco Fuentes]

Chapter 4 Bacterial Integrons

[Shilpi Srivastava]

Chapter 5 Electrophoresis: A Conceptual Understanding

[Gurjeet Kaur and Vineet Awasthi]

Chapter 6 Nutrigenomics: The Future of Human Health

[Atul Bhargava and Shilpi Srivastava]

Chapter 7 Advances in Computer-Aided Drug Designing

[Ajay Kumar Singh]

Chapter 8 Tissue Engineering

[Arushi Misra]

Chapter 9 Phytomining: Principles and Applications

[Meenakshi Bhargava and Vandana Singh]

Chapter 10 MicroRNAs: Biogenesis and Therapeutic Functions

[Atul Bhargava and Shilpi Srivastava]

About the Editors

Dr. Atul Bhargava is a faculty at Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Lucknow and is the Programme Leader for the prestigious B.Sc (H)-BT programme at Amity University Uttar Pradesh (Lucknow Campus). Dr. Bhargava has about 17 years of research experience and 10 years of post-PhD teaching experience. He has more than 45 research papers in reputed journals, 2 books and numerous book chapters to his credit. He has been an expositor in several International Conferences organized in India and abroad. Dr. Bhargava has around 1345 citations and an h index of 18. Dr. Bhargava is serving as an editorial board member of several international journals of repute and is a reviewer of many high impact factor journals.

Dr. Shilpi Srivastava is currently serving as Assistant Professor (Biotechnology) at Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Amity University Uttar Pradesh (Lucknow Campus). Dr. Srivastava has about 10 years of research and teaching experience in biotechnology. She has published 2 books, numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals, many book chapters, and has over 250 citations to her credit. Her main research interests are nanobiotechnology and phytoremediation. Dr. Srivastava has presented her research work in several national and international conferences. She is also serving as editorial board member of several international journals of repute.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED009000
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
MED071000
MEDICAL / Pharmacology
SCI045000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Microbiology