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A Guide on Objective Biotechnology

N. Manikanda Boopathi and M. Raveendran, Narendra Publishing House, 2011, 241 p, ISBN : 9380428246, $45.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

A Guide on Objective Biotechnology

Contents: Preface. 1. Basics : cell biology, biochemistry, physiology. 2. Genomes and genome mapping. 3. Organelle genomes. 4. Chromatin. 5. Nucleic acid structure. 6. Replication. 7. Gene. 8. Transcription. 9. RNA processing. 10. Genetic code. 11. Translation. 12. Proteins. 13. Nucleic acid binding proteins. 14. Recombination. 15. Mutation. 16. Mutagenesis and DNA repair. 17. Mobile genetic elements. 18. Methylation and epigenetic inheritance. 19. Growth and development.  20. Signal transduction. 21. Plasmids. 22. Restriction enzymes. 23. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR). 24. Gene transfer in bacteria. 25. Recombinant DNA/molecular cloning. 26. Plant biotechnology. 27. Animal biotechnology. Appendices.

This guide is a quick review of various topics of biotechnology and clearly helps to understand key information on biotechnology from fundamental concept to advances in that subject area.

Key features of this guide:

Questions with key to self-test your understanding on the concepts and principles of biotechnology.
Questions with key to critically analyze the given problem/concept.
Additional and useful informations related to the given questions as footnotes.
Ready reference for competitive examinations such as CSIR, ICAR, UGC fellowships and other entrance examinations.

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