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Publisher Laxmi Publications
ISBN 9789380386829
Author: Dr. B.L.Saini
Available Available in all digital devices
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Introduction To BiotechnologyBy Dr. B.L.Saini
Book Summary:

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 B.E./B.Tech Students.
Salient featurs :-

The main features of the book are as follows:

  • The Language of text is lucid, direct and easy-to-understand.
  • Each chapter of the book is saturated with much needed texts, diagrams, tables and graphs.
Table of Contents:


Chapter 1 : Introduction to Life
Chapter 2 : Biomolecules
Chapter 3 : Enzymes


Chapter 4 : Plant System
Chapter 5 : Animal System
Chapter 6 : Microbial System


Chapter 7 : Organic Evolution
Chapter 8 : Mendel's Laws of Inheritance
Chapter 9 : Cell Division
Chapter 10 : Nucleic Acids : The Genetic Material


Chapter 11 : Biotechnology : Scope, Achievements and Techniques
Chapter 12 : Applications of Biotechnology


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