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  • Genetics and Randomnessby Anatoly Ruvinsky

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 85.95

    Analyzes Randomness in Major Genetic Processes and Events No matter how far science advances, the proportion of what is knowable to what is random will remain unchanged, and attempts to ignore this critical threshold are futile at best. With the revolutionary explosion in genetic information discovery, it is crucially important to recognize... more...

  • Potentials of Plant Biotechnologyby P.B. Bansal

    GeneTech Books 2006; US$ 50.00

    Plant biotechnology covers a vast area of methodologies and technologies, ranging from specific tools to improve conventional plant breeding and production, to advanced and powerful tools that breaks with existing norms and principles. The potentials and limitations of plant biotechnology in relation to plant breeding and production are therefore a... more...

  • Comprehensive Biotechnologyby John Fernandes

    GeneTech Books 2008; US$ 50.00

    This book is written with students of biotechnology firmly in mind. It has arisen out of author's own experience of teaching in the biological disciplines. The book which takes the students on from his basic knowledge of biochemistry, microbiology and molecular metabolism, the growth and culturing of micro-organism, genetic manipulation and biocatalyst... more...

  • Modern Biotechnology in Plant Breedingby Dharamvir Hora

    GeneTech Books 2007; US$ 50.00

    Recent progress in explaining the science behind biological processes has significantly enhanced our ability to exploit them for the benefit of mankind and the environment. The evolution of plant breeding is a classic example of how improved biological understanding has been adapted to provide more effective methods of meeting the demands of a changing... more...

  • Ecological Assessment of Crop Biotechnologyby Sharamvir Hota

    GeneTech Books 2007; US$ 50.00

    Transgenic crops, the main products of agricultural biotechnology, are increasingly becoming a dominant feature of the agricultural landscapes. The proponents of biotechnology argue that carefully planned introduction of these crops could reduce or even eliminate the enormous crop losses due to weeds, insect pests, and pathogens. However, ecological... more...

  • Safety Evaluation of Natural Products in Biotechnologyby Vivek Kothari

    GeneTech Books 2007; US$ 50.00

    The introduction of biotechnology in every aspect of natural products research, has dramatically facilitated the potential applications by the industry today. Natural dyes, alternative food ingredients and preservation materials and microbial polysaccharides, are only some examples of the growing use of natural products in the industry. Importantly,... more...

  • Biotechnology and Food Processing Mechanicsby Meenakshi Paul

    GeneTech Books 2007; US$ 50.00

    Biotechnology in the food processing sector targets the selection and improvement of microorganisms with the objectives of improving process control, yields and efficiency as well as the quality, safety and consistency of bioprocessed products. The application of biotechnology to food processing has been one of the most important and controversial... more...

  • Bionik als Wissenschaftby Werner Nachtigall

    Springer 2010; US$ 89.99

    Der Begriff ?BIONIK? wird gerne als Kunstwort gekennzeichnet, zusammengesetzt aus BIOlogie und TechNIK. Bionik stellt einerseits ein Fach dar, in dem geforscht und ausgebildet wird, und kennzeichnet andererseits eine Sichtweise, nämlich die des ?Lernens von der Natur für die Technik?. Darüber sind in der Zwischenzeit neben populär wissenschaftlichen... more...

  • Algae Energyby Ayhan Demirbas; M. Fatih Demirbas

    Springer 2010; US$ 209.00

    Algal oil can be an important source of biomass and algae's ability to grow almost anywhere has encouraged scientists to also investigate its potential as a source of biodiesel. "Algae Energy" covers the production of algae culture and the usage of algal biomass conversion products. It also reviews modern biomass-based transportation... more...

  • An Engineering Introduction to Biotechnologyby J. Patrick Fitch

    SPIE 2002; US$ 44.00

    This tutorial will help technical professionals in optics determine whether their technologies have potential application in the life sciences. It also is useful as a 'prep class' for more detailed books on biology and biotechnology, filling the gap between fundamental and high-level approaches. more...