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Biotechnology : recent trends and emerging dimensions

Author: Atul Bhargava; Shilpi Srivastava
Publisher: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2018]
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Biotechnology : recent trends and emerging dimensions.
Boca Raton, Florida ; London, [England] ; New York : CRC Press, ©2018
xi, 180 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Atul Bhargava; Shilpi Srivastava
ISBN: 9780203711033 0203711033 9781351359344 1351359347
OCLC Number: 1013183131
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. Biosorption- Atul Bhargava1.1 Introduction1.2 What is biosorption1.3 Brief history1.4 Biosorbents1.5 Mechanism of biosorption1.6 Factors affecting biosorption1.7 Applications1.8 Economic feasibility1.9 Advantages1.10 Future perspectives1.11 Bibliography2. Quorum sensing: novel bacterial communication- Shilpi Srivastava2.1 The microbial world2.2 Biofilms2.3 Quorum sensing2.4 Autoinducers2.5 Quorum sensing in Gram negative bacteria2.6 Quorum sensing in Gram positive bacteria2.7 Quorum sensing and virulence2.8 Targeting quorum sensing to control biofilm infections2.9 Conclusion2.10 Bibliography3. Biofuels: a green technology for the future- Atul Bhargava and F. Fuentes3.1 Introduction3.2 History3.3 Types of biofuels3.4 Bioethanol3.5 Biodiesel3.6 Advanced biofuels3.7 Advantages of biofuels3.8 Disadvantages/risks of biofuels3.9 Transgenic technology in biofuel production3.10 The future of biofuels3.11 Bibliography4. Bacterial integrons- Shilpi Srivastava4.1 Introduction4.2 The antibiotic industry4.3 Antibiotic resistance in bacteria4.4 Integrons4.5 Gene cassettes4.6 Evolutionary history4.7 Types of integrons4.8 Super integrons4.9 Role in therapeutics4.10 Conclusion4.11 Bibliography5. Electrophoresis- a conceptual understanding- Gurjeet Kaur and Vineet Awasthi5.1 Introduction5.2 Principle5.3 Agarose gel electrophoresis (AGE)5.4 Pulsed field gel electrophoresis (PFGE)5.5 Polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (PAGE)5.6 Native PAGE5.7 Sodium Dodecyl sulfate (SDS) PAGE5.8 Gradient gels5.9 Isoelectric focusing5.10 2-dimensional electrophoresis (2D)5.11 Capillary electrophoresis (CE)5.12 Bibliography6. Nutrigenomics: the future of human health- Atul Bhargava and Shilpi Srivastava6.1 Introduction6.2 The nutrigenomics science6.3 Tools and techniques for nutrigenomics research6.4 Important initiatives in nutrigenomics research development6.5 Advantages of nutrigenomics 6.6 Issues, uncertainties and risks6.7 Opportunities and challenges6.8 Future of nutrigenomics6.9 Bibliography7. Advances in computer aided drug designing- Ajay Kumar Singh7.1 Introduction 7.2 Ancient approaches to drug development7.3 Drug development from natural sources7.4 Synthesis based drug development7.5 Modern drug development7.6 Strategies in CADD7.7 CADD based drug development strategies7.8 Current software, tools and programs for in-silico drug designing7.9 Scope of CADD in the coming era7.10 Limitations of CADD 7.11 Future aspects for research based on CADD7.12 Bibliography8. Tissue engineering- Arushi Mishra8.1 Introduction8.2 Need for tissue engineering8.3 Procedure8.4 Elements of tissue engineering8.5 Scaffold and scaffold material8.6 Grafting8.7 Types of grafts8.8 Synthesis of scaffolds8.9 Assembly and bioprinting8.10 Success stories of tissue engineering8.11 Conclusion8.12 Bibliography9. Phytomining: principles and applications- Meenakshi Bhargava and Vandana Singh9.1 Introduction9.2 Heavy metals and their importance to plants and animals9.3 Hyperaccumulators9.4 Phytoremediation and the origin of phytomining9.5 History of phytomining9.6 Methodology9.7 Phytomining of specific metals9.8 Economic feasibility9.9 Advantages of phytomining9.10 Limitations9.11 Future perspectives9.12 Bibliography10. MicroRNAs: biogenesis and therapeutic functions- Atul Bhargava and Shilpi Srivastava10.1 Introduction 10.2 Discovery and abundance10.3 Biogenesis10.4 Affinities between miRNAs and siRNAs10.5 Functions of miRNAs10.6 Therapeutic applications10.7 MicroRNAs and pharmacogenomics10.8 Bibliography
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