Biotechnology and its Application : Class notes for UG and PG students

Virupaksh U Patil, Ayyanagouda Patil, Vanishree G


This book illustrates ‘New and Structured’ post graduate curricula and syllabi for ‘Molecular Biology and Biotechnology’ approved by the Education Division, Indian Council of Agriculture Research, New Delhi to the maximum extent possible. The book tries to cover various topics of Biotechnology and its application, providing a broad overview that is punctuated with specific examples wherever required. The book also contains long and short questions, multiple choice questions and true or false type questions for the practice of students.

 Applications of Gene Cloning in Basic and Applied Research
 Introduction to Molecular (DNA) Markers
 Application of DNA markers in Crop Improvement
 DNA Sequencing
 Genomics
 Transcriptomics
 Proteomics
 Genetic Engineering and Transgenics
 Public Perception of Genetically Modified (GM) Crops
 Biosafety and Bioethics
 Application of Biotechnology in Agriculture
 Application of Biotechnology in Animal Husbandry
 Application of Biotechnology in Energy Production
 Application of Biotechnology in Medicine
 Application of Biotechnology in Environmental Bioremediation
 Application of Biotechnology in Forensic science
 Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and Biotechnology
 Important information