Applied Molecular Biotechnology: The Next Generation of Genetic Engineering explains state-of-the-art advances in the rapidly developing area of molecular biotechnology, the technology of the new millennium. Comprised of chapters authored by leading experts in their respective fields, this authoritative reference text:Highlights the latest omics-ba

chapter 1|30 pages

Emerging tools and approaches to biotechnology in the omics era

ByNeha Malviya, Aiman Tanveer, Sangeeta Yadav, Dinesh Yadav

part |2 pages

Section One: Plant biotechnology

chapter 2|28 pages

Plant molecular biology: Tools to develop transgenics

BySandhya Agarwal, Alka Grover, and SM Paul Khurana

chapter 3|30 pages

Plant molecular biotechnology: Applications of transgenics

ByMuhammad Sarwar Khan, Ghulam Mustafa, Shahid Nazir, and Faiz Ahmad Joyia

chapter 4|36 pages

The chloroplast gene-expression system

ByYusuke Yagi, Takashi Shiina

chapter 5|30 pages

Molecular biology of mitochondria: Genome, transcriptome, and proteome

ByMuhammad Waqar Hameed

chapter 6|30 pages

Plant functional genomics: Approaches and applications

ByMehboob-ur-Rahman, Zainab Rahmat, Maryyam Gul, and Yusuf Zafar

chapter 7|26 pages

Whole-genome resequencing: Current status and future prospects in genomics-assisted crop improvement

ByUday Chand Jha, Debmalya Barh, Swarup K. Parida, Rintu Jha, and Narendra Pratap Singh

chapter 8|18 pages

Molecular biotechnology of plant–microbe–insect interactions

ByJam Nazeer Ahmad, Samina Jam Nazeer Ahmad, Sandrine Eveillard

chapter 9|18 pages

Biotechnology for improved crop productivity and quality

ByCassiana Severiano de Sousa, Maria Andréia Corrêa Mendonça, Syed Shah Hassan, Debmalya Barh, and Vasco Ariston de Carvalho Azevedo

chapter 10|16 pages

Overview of methods to unveil the epigenetic code

BySarfraz Shafiq, Abdul Rehman Khan

part |2 pages

Section Two: Animal biotechnology

chapter 11|22 pages

Animal models and biomedical research

ByAdeena Shafique, Azka Khan, Kinza Waqar, Aimen Niaz, Alvina Gul

chapter 12|14 pages

Variations in our genome: From disease to individualized cure

ByBishwanath Chatterjee, Cecilia W. Lo

chapter 13|42 pages

Molecular biotechnology for diagnostics

ByShailendra Dwivedi, Saurabh Samdariya, Gaurav Chikara, Apul Goel, Rajeev Kumar Pandey, Puneet Pareek, Sanjay Khattri, Praveen Sharma, Sanjeev Misra, and Kamlesh Kumar Pant

chapter 4|32 pages

teen: Techniques for cervical cancer screening and diagnosis

ByHaq Nawaz, Nosheen Rashid, Hugh J. Byrne, Fiona M. Lyng

chapter 15|10 pages

Type 2 diabetes mellitus, obesity, and adipose tissue biology

ByFazli Rabbi Awan, Syeda Sadia Najam

chapter 6|16 pages

teen: Human tissue banking and its role in biomedical research

ByShahid Mian, Ibraheem Ashankyty

part |2 pages

Section Three: Industrial and environmental biotechnology

chapter 17|18 pages

Microbial biotechnology

ByMargarita Aguilera, Jesús Manuel Aguilera-Gómez

chapter 18|30 pages

Molecular biology of viruses: Disease perspective

ByMuhammad Mubin, Sehrish Ijaz, Sara Shakir, and Muhammad Shah Nawaz-ul-Rehman

chapter 19|12 pages

Viral biotechnology: Production perspective

ByKinza Waqar, Hafeez Ullah, Alvina Gul

chapter 20|20 pages

Cell-free biosystems

ByManju Sharma and SM Paul Khurana

chapter 21|32 pages

Magnetic nanoparticles with multifunctional water-soluble polymers for bioapplications

ByMuhammad Irfan Majeed, Muhammad Asif Hanif, Haq Nawaz, Bien Tan

chapter 22|12 pages

Industrial biotechnology: Its applications in food and chemical industries

BySyed Ali Imran Bokhari, Muhammad Sarwar Khan, Nosheen Rashid, Muhammad Irfan Majeed

chapter 23|26 pages

Environmental biotechnology: Approaches for ecosystem conservation

ByVasavi Mohan, Mohammed Khaliq Mohiuddin, Yog Raj Ahuja

chapter 24|14 pages

Marine biotechnology: Focus on anticancer drugs

ByAmit Rastogi, Sameen Ruqia, Alvina Gul

chapter 25|30 pages

Engineering genomes for biofuels

ByNiaz Ahmad, Muhammad Aamer Mehmood, Steven J. Burgess, and Muhammad Sarwar Khan