Series 9: Molecular Genetics
ISBN : 81-88279-10-2
Year: 2004
HARDBOUND PAGES: VIII + 365
CROWN SIZE Rs. 500/-

FUNDAMENTALSOF MOLECULARBIOLOGY, GENETICENGINEERING AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

CONTENTS

MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

  • The structure of DNA and its biosynthesis
  • RNA structure and biosynthesis
  • Protein structure and biosynthesis
  • Mutagenesis
  • Genetic recombination in bacteria

GENETIC ENGINEERING

  • Genetic regulation and expression
  • Plasmids and transposons
  • DNA technology
  • PCR and its applications
  • Applications of recombinannt DNA technology

BIOTECHNOLOGY: PART-I

  • Introduction and definitions
  • Old and new concepts of biotechnology
  • Biotechnology in India
  • Prospects of biotechnology in India
  • Impact of biotechnology
  • Contributions of biotechnology
  • Industrial biotechnology
  • Medical biotechnology
  • Animal biotechnology
  • Environmental biotechnology
  • Biotechnology in agriculture, horticulture and forestry
  • Biofertilisers technology
  • Microbial biotechnology
  • Biotechnology of energy
  • References

BIOTECHNOLOGY: PART-II

  • Introduction
  • History
  • Biotechnology and industrial development
  • Developments in biotechnology
  • Socio-economic aspects of plant tissue culture
  • Applications of tissue culture
  • Conclusion
  • References