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100 1  Bhargava, Atul 
245 10 Biotechnology :|bNew Ideas, New Developments 
264  1 Hauppauge :|bNova Science Publishers, Incorporated,|c2012 
264  4 |c©2012 
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490 1  Biotechnology in Agriculture, Industry and Medicine 
505 0  Intro -- BIOTECHNOLOGY: NEW IDEAS, NEW DEVELOPMENTS -- A 
       TEXTBOOK OF MODERN TECHNOLOGY -- BIOTECHNOLOGY IN 
       AGRICULTURE, INDUSTRY AND MEDICINE -- BIOTECHNOLOGY: NEW 
       IDEAS, NEW DEVELOPMENTS -- Library of Congress Cataloging-
       in-Publication Data -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- CHAPTER 1. 
       INTRODUCTION TO BIOTECHNOLOGY -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION 
       -- HISTORY OF BIOTECHNOLOGY -- HOW BIOTECHNOLOGY WORKS? --
       BIOTECHNOLOGY - AN INTERDISCIPLINARY SCIENCE -- 
       APPLICATIONS OF BIOTECHNOLOGY -- [A] Applications in Food 
       Processing and Food Safety -- [B] Applications in 
       Agricultural Sector (Green Biotechnology) -- [C] 
       Applications in Medical Science (Red Biotechnology) -- [D]
       Applications in Industry (White Biotechnology) -- [E] 
       Applications in Environmental Management -- CONCERNS -- 
       (A) Environmental Concerns -- (B) Health Concerns -- (C) 
       Ethical Debate on Patenting Life -- FUTURE PROSPECTS OF 
       BIOTECHNOLOGY -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 2. MARKER ASSISTED 
       SELECTION -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- GENETIC 
       IMPROVEMENT OF PLANTS -- GENETIC MARKERS -- ADVANTAGES OF 
       DNA MARKERS -- MARKER ASSISTED SELECTION -- REQUIREMENTS 
       FOR MAS -- MARKER ASSISTED BREEDING METHODS -- WHEN TO USE
       MAS? -- QUANTITATIVE TRAIT LOCI (QTL) AND MAS -- 
       APPLICATIONS OF MAS -- WEAKNESS/SHORTCOMING OF MAS -- COST
       ANALYSIS OF MAS -- MAS AND INTELLECTUAL RIGHTS -- 
       CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 3. METABOLOMICS - THE 
       TECHNOLOGY OF THE FUTURE -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- 
       DEVELOPMENT OF METABOLOMICS -- METABOLOME -- COMPARISON 
       WITH TRANSCRIPTOMICS AND PROTEOMICS -- METABOLOME ANALYSIS
       -- APPLICATIONS OF METABOLOMICS -- [A] Environmental and 
       Eco-Metabolomics -- Ecophysiology -- Ecotoxicogenomics -- 
       [B] Metabolomics and Crop Improvement -- Future of 
       Metabolomics in Crop Improvement -- [C] Metabolomics and 
       Human Health -- [D] Metabolomics and Cancer -- [E] 
       Metabolomics in Drug Development 
505 8  BIOINFORMATICS AND METABOLOMICS -- CONCLUSION -- 
       REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 4. PROTEOMICS: PRINCIPLES, 
       CHALLENGES AND APPLICATIONS -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION --
       THE NEED FOR PROTEOMIC ANALYSIS -- HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT 
       -- ADVANTAGES OF PROTEOMIC STUDIES -- TECHNIQUES EMPLOYED 
       TO STUDY PROTEINS -- APPLICATIONS OF PROTEOMICS -- [A] 
       Application in Environmental Sciences -- [B] Proteomics in
       Disease Diagnostics and Drug Discovery -- Proteomics and 
       Biomarkers -- Proteomics in Cancer Research -- [C] 
       Proteomics in Crop Improvement -- [D] Proteomics in Food 
       Science and Technology -- BIOINFORMATICS AND PROTEOMICS --
       PROTEOMICS DATABASES -- FUTURE PROSPECTS -- REFERENCES -- 
       CHAPTER 5. THE AGE OF POLYMER THERAPEUTICS -- ABSTRACT -- 
       INTRODUCTION -- CONVENTIONAL DRUG DELIVERY -- TARGETED 
       DRUG DELIVERY -- POLYMERS IN DRUG DELIVERY -- [A] 
       Polymeric Drugs -- [B] Polymer-Drug Conjugates -- [C] 
       Polymer-Protein Conjugates -- [D] Polymeric Micelles -- 
       [E] Multi-Component Polyplexes -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES
       -- CHAPTER 6. NANOMEDICINE: THE NEXT GENERATION MEDICINE -
       - ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- HISTORY OF NANOTECHNOLOGY --
       NANOMEDICINE -- NANOSCALE PARTICLES IN NANOMEDICINE -- [A]
       Liposomes -- [B] Carbon Nanotubes -- [C] Quantum Dots and 
       Cornell Dots -- [D] Dendrimers and Diamondoids -- [E] 
       Magnetic Nanoparticles -- [F] Gold Nanoparticles (AuNP) --
       [G] Solid Lipid Nanoparticles (SLN) -- [H] Polymeric 
       Nanoparticles -- [I] Ceramic Nanoparticles -- [J] 
       Microemulsions -- APPLICATIONS ON NANOMEDICINE IN HEALTH 
       SECTOR -- [A] Nanosurgery -- [B] Bionanoimaging -- [C] 
       Tissue Implants and Tissue Engineering -- [D] Targeted 
       Drug Delivery and Therapy -- [E] Diseases Diagnosis -- 
       SAFETY ASPECTS OF NANOMEDICINE -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES
       -- CHAPTER 7. CISGENESIS AND INTRAGENESIS -- ABSTRACT -- 
       INTRODUCTION -- CLASSICAL/CONVENTIONAL PLANT BREEDING -- 
       TRANSGENESIS 
505 8  CISGENESIS AND INTRAGENESIS -- ADVANTAGES OF CISGENESIS 
       OVER CONVENTIONAL BREEDING AND TRANSGENESIS -- DRAWBACKS 
       AND LIMITATIONS OF CISGENESIS -- (I) Random Insertion Site
       of the Gene -- (II) Mutation Caused in the Plant Genome --
       APPLICATIONS OF CISGENESIS -- GM REGULATIONS AND 
       CISGENESIS -- SAFETY ASPECT OF CISGENIC CROPS -- FUTURE OF
       CISGENIC CROPS -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 8. GENETICALLY 
       MODIFIED CROPS AND ALLERGENICITY: MYTH OR REALITY -- 
       ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- ADVANTAGES OF GENETICALLY 
       MODIFIED CROPS -- SAFETY OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS -- 
       NEED FOR SAFETY EVALUATION OF GM FOODS -- FOOD ALLERGY -- 
       GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS AND ALLERGY -- ASSESSMENT OF 
       ALLERGENIC POTENTIAL OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS -- GM 
       CROPS AND ALLERGENICITY: CASE STUDIES AND RELATED 
       CONTROVERSIES -- [A] GM Soybean -- [B] GM Pea -- [C] GM 
       Maize Starlink -- [D] GM Maize -- SHEDDING THE NEGATIVE 
       APPROACH -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 9. 
       GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS-ARE WE ENGINEERING DESTRUCTION?
       -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- ADVANTAGES OF GM CROPS/
       FOODS -- [A] Increased Nutritional Content -- [B] 
       Increasing Food Production -- [C] Resistance to Abiotic 
       Stresses -- [D] Resistance to Insect Pests, Diseases and 
       Herbicides -- [E] Phytoremediation -- [F] 
       Biopharmaceuticals -- NEGATIVE ASPECTS -- [A] Threat to 
       Soil Fertility -- [B] Gene Transfer and Super Weeds -- [C]
       Human Health Risks -- [D] Risk to Other Life Forms -- [E] 
       Effects on Biodiversity -- [F] Insect Resistant Crops -- 
       REGULATION OF GM CROPS -- ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS -- 
       CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 10. PHARMACOGENOMICS -
       - ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- PHARMACOGENETICS, 
       PHARMACOGENOMICS AND PHARMACOTHERAPY -- CONVENTIONAL DRUG 
       DEVELOPMENT -- ADVERSE DRUG REACTION [ADR] -- HISTORY OF 
       PHARMACOGENOMICS -- TOOLS USED IN PHARMACOGENOMICS -- [A] 
       Sequencing -- [B] Microarray 
505 8  PHARMACOGENOMICS AND PERSONALIZED MEDICINE -- CURRENT 
       APPLICATIONS OF PHARMACOGENOMICS -- PHARMACEUTICAL 
       INDUSTRY AND PHARMACOGENOMICS -- COST EFFECTIVENESS -- 
       LIMITATIONS AND RISKS OF PHARMACOGENOMICS -- [A] Change in
       the Concept and Treatment of Disease -- [B] Acceptance by 
       Public -- ETHICAL, SOCIAL AND LEGAL IMPLICATIONS -- [A] 
       Regulation of Pharmacogenomics -- [B] Genetic Testing -- 
       [C] Commercial Exploitation and IntellectualProperty of 
       Pharmacogenetics Databanks -- PROMISE AND PROSPECTS -- 
       REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 11. FUNCTIONAL FOODS AND 
       NUTRACEUTICALS -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- WHAT ARE 
       NUTRACEUTICALS AND FUNCTIONAL FOODS? -- HISTORICAL 
       EVOLUTION OF MEDICINAL NUTRIENTS -- PLANTS AS FUNCTIONAL 
       FOODS -- ECOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES OF FUNCTIONAL FOODS -- 
       BIOTECHNOLOGY AND FUNCTIONAL FOODS -- [A] Improvement in 
       Fatty Acid Profile -- [B] Improvement in Protein Quality 
       and Quantity -- [C] Improvement in Vitamin Content -- [D] 
       Improvement in Carbohydrate -- REASONS FOR GROWING 
       INTEREST IN FUNCTIONAL FOODS AND NUTRACEUTICALS -- 
       REGULATION AND MARKETING OF NUTRACEUTICALS AND FUNCTIONAL 
       FOODS -- NUTRACEUTICALS AND NANOTECHNOLOGY -- DEMAND FOR 
       NUTRACEUTICALS -- ETHICS IN FUNCTIONAL FOODS AND 
       NUTRACEUTICALS -- (i) Are Functional Foods Safe? -- (ii) 
       Are Functional Foods Effective? -- (iii) Reliability and 
       Trustworthiness of the Claims -- (iv) Are Functional Foods
       Affordable to the Common Man? -- (v) Socio-Cultural 
       Dimension of Functional Foods -- OPPORTUNITIES AND 
       CHALLENGES -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 12. PLANT MOLECULAR 
       FARMING -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- HISTORY OF PLANT 
       MOLECULAR FARMING -- USE OF PLANTS AS PRODUCTION SYSTEMS -
       - METHODS OF GENE TRANSFER TO PLANTS -- [A] Stable Nuclear
       Transformation -- [B] Plastid Transformation -- [C] 
       Transient Expression Using Viral Vectors -- [D] 
       Agroinfiltration -- [E] Magnifection 
505 8  PLANT SYSTEMS USED AS EXPRESSION PLATFORMS -- TYPES OF 
       PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOUNDS -- (I) Plant Derived Human and 
       Animal Vaccines -- (II) Plant Derived Antibodies -- (III) 
       Pharmaceutical Proteins -- (IV) Industrial Enzymes and 
       other Molecules -- (V) Plant Derived Secondary Metabolites
       -- CONSTRAINTS IN PLANT SYSTEM -- (I) High Cost of 
       Downstream Processing -- (II) Low Yield of Foreign Protein
       -- RISKS AND CONCERNS -- COST EVALUATION OF RECOMBINANT 
       BIOPHARMACEUTICALS -- REGULATION FOR PRODUCTION OF 
       PHARMACEUTICAL CROPS -- FUTURE PROSPECTS -- REFERENCES -- 
       INDEX 
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