Introduction To Biotechnology By Naveen Dwivedi, Shubha Dwivedi
The book Introduction to Biotechnology has been written for the first year students of B.E./B.Tech. of Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra and various Indian universities. This book contains twelve chapters which are divided into four units. In the first unit, topics like introduction to life, structure of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells, different levels of organization of life forms and living organisms as an open system that exchange both energy and matter from the surroundings, biomolecules and enzymes are included. Diversity of life forms i.e., Plant system, Animal system and Microbial system are explained in the second unit of the book. In the third unit of the book, topics like evolution of life, Mendel's laws of inheritance, cell division experimental proof in favour of DNA and RNA as the genetic matter of living organisms and a brief account of genetic engineering, recombinant DNA technology, genomics and bioinformatics are given. The fourth unit of the book is devoted to Biotechnology, the revolutionary science of the 21st century.
Audience of the Book :
This book Useful for Biotechnology Students.
Key Features :-
Coverage includes all facets of biotechnology applications.
Covers the theoretical, practical and applied aspects of biotechnology.
Elaborate discussion of each chapter supplemented with illustrations, flow diagrams and tables for easy understanding of basic and applied aspects of biotechnology.
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Biomolecules
Chapter 3. The Cell
Chapter 4. Bioinformatics
Chapter 5. Genomics