1st Edition

Introduction to Biology and Biotechnology, Second Edition

    625 Pages
    by CRC Press

    680 Pages
    by CRC Press

    Including recent advances, this edition focuses on sustainable development and human welfare in biology, genetics, microbial biotechnology, and molecular medicine. While written for engineers specializing in biotechnology, those in agriculture, veterinary science, and medicine, will find new information relevant to their practice. It links biological principles to plant, animal, environmental, industrial, and medical biotechnologies, discusses concepts of genetics and molecular biology, and examines developments in the production of biopolymers, vaccines, gene therapy, bioremediation, biofuels, and biofertilizers.

    Introduction to Plant Science.
    Introduction to Plant Biotechnology.
    Introduction to Animal Science.
    Biology of Parasites and Immune Response.
    Introduction to Animal Biotechnology.
    Introduction to Microbial Biotechnology.
    General Bibliography.


    K. Vaidyanath is a course advisor for biotechnology in the PG College of Science at Osmania University in Saifabad, Hyderabad, India.

    K. Pratap Reddy is an associate professor in the Department of Zoology at Osmania University. He has more than 15 years of teaching experience at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in zoology and allied subjects such as physiology, biochemistry, animal biotechnology, and neurobiology.

    K. Satya Prasad is an associate professor in botany in the PG College of Science at Osmania University. He has over 20 years of teaching and research experience.