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Medical Biotechnology

Author : Judit Pongracz
ISBN : 9780080451350
Genre : Medical
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"Biotechnology encompasses the variety of methods available for manipulating living cells and organisms. It is having an increasing impact on all aspects of medicine, from helping in the understanding of the aetiology of disease, to its diagnosis and treatment. This growing importance of medical biotechnology means that a general understanding of this rapidly advancing field is essential for all medical graduates and medical scientists. This book places emphasis on the medical applications of biotechnology, rather than the details fo the experimental techniques"--Back cover.
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Medical Biotechnology

Author : Albert Sasson
ISBN : 9280811142
Genre : Political Science
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This book explores the issues of advanced biotechnology and examines the progress made in recent years. It looks at the drivers of medical and pharmaceutical biotechnology development in the United States, the European Union and Japan. It describes the biotechnology tools to fight major global health concerns such as Ebola fever, the human immunodeficiency virus, the SARS virus and the Avian flu virus, as well as regulatory concerns and public perceptions.
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Medical Biotechnology

Author : Bernard R. Glick
ISBN : 9781555818890
Genre : Medical
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The future is now—this groundbreaking textbook illustrates how biotechnology has radically changed the way we think about health care Biotechnology is delivering not only new products to diagnose, prevent, and treat human disease but entirely new approaches to a wide range of difficult biomedical challenges. Because of advances in biotechnology, hundreds of new therapeutic agents, diagnostic tests, and vaccines have been developed and are available in the marketplace. In this jargon-free, easy-to-read textbook, the authors demystify the discipline of medical biotechnology and present a roadmap that provides a fundamental understanding of the wide-ranging approaches pursued by scientists to diagnose, prevent, and treat medical conditions. Medical Biotechnology is written to educate premed and medical students, dental students, pharmacists, optometrists, nurses, nutritionists, genetic counselors, hospital administrators, and individuals who are stakeholders in the understanding and advancement of biotechnology and its impact on the practice of modern medicine. Hardcover, 700 pages, full-color illustrations throughout, glossary, index.
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Medical Biotechnology

Author : Pravin Chandra Trivedi
ISBN : 817910236X
Genre : Biotechnology
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Biotechnology Has Proved A Boon For Medical Science In Several Ways. Be It In Enhancing Immunity Against Diseases, Or In Providing Genetically Improved Treatment For Ailments, Biotechnology Has Become An Inseparable Part Of The Medical World. Medical Biotechnology Applications Include Gene Therapy, Development Of Vaccines, Skin Grafting, Dna Fingerprinting, Gene Profiling, Pharmacogenomics, Pre-Natal Diagnosis Of Inherited Diseases, Biophrmaceuticals (Insulin, Somatostatin, Interferons), Fertility Control And Stem Cells And Their Applications. The Present Book Medical Biotechnology Incorporates Reviews And Research Articles On Varied Aspects Of Medical Biotechnology. This Book Contains 14 Chapters Incorporating Recent Development In The Subject. Detailed Information Is Given On The Topics Stem Cells: A Gift For Life; Cryopreservation Of Mammalian Cells : A Boon To Biotechnology; Bioartificial Organs Of The Future; Cancer, Phytocompounds And Plant Tissue Culture; Human Genome Sequence: Scope For Genomic Analysis Using Bioinformatics Approaches. Other Articles Includes-Mitochondrial Dysfunction In Human; Emerging Trends In Assisted Reproductive Technology And Their Outcomes; Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria And Recent Biotechnological Advances In Immunoathogenesis And Treatment Of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Book Cover Articles On Dna Microarray: Basic Technology And Application In Medical Research; Protein Sequence Analysis And Characterization Using Insilico Methods; Gnome Analysis For Drug Designing And Biotechnology & Ipr. Article On Biotechnology Of Extremophiles: Haloarchae Have Added Value To The Book. This Book Will Be Useful To Researchers, Teachers And Students Of Biotechnology, Medical Science, Microbiology, Botany, Zoology And For The Biotechnology Industry People At Large.
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Medical Biotechnology

Author : Erika Lietzan
ISBN : 1634251261
Genre : Biotechnology
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The Commercial Development Of Medical Biotechnology

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Technology Policy Task Force
ISBN : UOM:39015029754796
Genre : Biotechnology industries
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Biotechnology In Medical Sciences

Author : Firdos Alam Khan
ISBN : 9781482223675
Genre : Medical
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As the field of medical biotechnology grows with new products and discoveries, so does the need for a holistic view of biotechnology in medicine. Biotechnology in Medical Sciences fulfills that need by delivering a detailed overview of medical biotechnology as it relates to human diseases and epidemiology, bacteriology and antibiotics, virology and vaccines, immunology and monoclonal antibodies, recombinant DNA technology and therapeutic proteins, stem cell technology, tissue engineering, molecular diagnostics and forensic science, gene therapy, synthetic biology and nanomedicine, pharmacogenomics, bioethics, biobusiness and intellectual property rights, and career opportunities. Organized to follow the chronology of major medical biotechnology research, breakthroughs, and events, this first-of-its-kind text: Covers all aspects of medical biotechnology, from labs to clinics and basic to advanced applications Describes historical perspectives and modern discoveries in medical biotechnology Explains how various biotechnology products are used to treat and prevent disease Discusses the tools and techniques currently employed in medical biotechnology Includes a bibliography at the end of each chapter to encourage further study Complete with colorful illustrations and examples, Biotechnology in Medical Sciences provides a comprehensive yet accessible treatment of this growing field.
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Medical Biotechnology

Author : V. V. Rao
ISBN : 0195699602
Genre : Education
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Medical Biotechnology is designed as a textbook for undergraduate students of biotechnology, especially those who are pursuing a course in Human Molecular Genetics. Medical Biotechnology as a separate course is offered in a few universities and is increasingly finding favour as a mainstreamdisciplineMedical Biotechnology is a multidisciplinary subject that brings together the combined research and applications from the fields of r-DNA technology, microbiology and medicine. The book starts with a brief overview of biotechnology and healthcare. It then goes on to describe various therapeuticaltechniques based on DNA, RNA and proteins. Key topics like molecular pharming, drug design and delivery, chiral technology, regenerative medicine, nanomedicine and pharmacogenomics are dealt with in great detail. Emphasis is laid on management and analysis of clinical data, various processesinvolving biomolecules and the use of softwares to analyze genomes and proteomes.The topics are presented in a lucid, methodical way and care has been taken to keep the level of discussion simple. The various concepts are complemented by numerous practical examples and end-chapter exercises.
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Pharmaceutical And Medical Biotechnology

Author : Rajmund Orlicki
ISBN : 1626188513
Genre : Science
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This book includes information about the express assessment of cell viability in biological preparations, interfacial tension, and phase behaviour in emulsions of associative biopolymers. Also discussed are the conditions of shear flow, and interaction and structure formation of gelatin type A with thermo aggregates of bovine serum albumin, and perspectives of application of multi-angle laser light scattering and methods for quality control of medicines. A new approach to the creation of biocompatible magnetically targeted nanosystems for a smart delivery of therapeutic products, polyelectrolyte microsensors as a new tool for metabolites detection, and improvement of the functional properties of lysozyme by interaction with 5-methylresorcinol is also reviewed. The methods of study of the processes of the issue of the optical information biological object, polyelectrolyte enzyme-bearing microdiagnosticum, and a new step in clinical-biochemistry analysis and introductions in culture in in-vitro rare bulbous plants of the Sochi Black Sea Coast (Scilla, Muscari, Galanthus) are studied.
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Advances In Mass Data Analysis Of Signals And Images In Medicine Biotechnology And Chemistry

Author : Petra Perner
ISBN : 9783540763000
Genre : Computers
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the International Conference on Mass Data Analysis of Signals and Images in Medicine, Biotechnology and Chemistry, MDA 2007. The topics include techniques and developments of signal and image producing procedures, object matching and object tracking in microscopic and video microscopic images, image segmentation algorithms, parallelization of image analysis and semantic tagging of images from life science applications.
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Advances In Mass Data Analysis Of Images And Signals In Medicine Biotechnology Chemistry And Food Industry

Author : Petra Perner
ISBN : 9783540707141
Genre : Science
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The automatic analysis of signals and images together with the characterization and elaboration of their representation features is still a challenging activity in many relevant scientific and hi-tech fields such as medicine, biotechnology, and chemistry. Multidimensional and multisource signal processing can generate a number of information patterns which can be useful to increase the knowledge of several domains for solving complex problems. Furthermore, advanced signal and image manipulation allows relating specific application problems into pattern recognition problems, often implying also the development of KDD and other computational intelligence procedures. Nevertheless, the amount of data produced by sensors and equipments used in biomedicine, biotechnology and chemistry is usually quite huge and structured, thus strongly pushing the need of investigating advanced models and efficient computational algorithms for automating mass analysis procedures. Accordingly, signal and image understanding approaches able to generate automatically expected outputs become more and more essential, including novel conceptual approaches and system architectures. The purpose of this third edition of the International Conference on Mass Data Analysis of Signals and Images in Medicine, Biotechnology, Chemistry and Food Industry (MDA 2008; www.mda-signals.de) was to present the broad and growing scientific evidence linking mass data analysis with challenging problems in medicine, biotechnology and chemistry. Scientific and engineering experts convened at the workshop to present the current understanding of image and signal processing and interpretation methods useful for facing various medical and biological problems and exploring the applicability and effectiveness of advanced techniques as solutions.
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Medical Biotechnology

Author : Firdos Alam Khan
ISBN : 0123855438
Genre : Medical
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Medical biotechnology uses ever more specialized techniques to manipulate microorganisms, plants, animals and human tissue with the overall aim of understanding, treating and, if possible, curing human disease. Recent decades have seen dramatic advances in genetics, biochemistry, biophysics, cell biology and immunology, which have all contributed to the complex and fast-evolving field of medical biotechnology. This growth is leading to a re-evaluation of our understanding of disease and opening up new and sometimes unorthodox methods of diagnosis and treatment, creating increased opportunity for a broad range of life science researchers and biomedical engineers to apply their work. Using a systems biology approach, Medical Biotechnology provides a context for researchers and students in life science to pursue research and explore future applications. This book concentrates on biological processes and technologies used in the research and development of gene therapies, pharmaceutical products, vaccines and devices for the medical industry to illustrate the effect of biomedical research on translational practice. With an eye toward providing an appreciation of the role of biotechnology in society and the regulatory and ethical framework in which it operates, this book sets the framework for how and why an understanding of the physical, chemical, and biological principles of medicine must be achieved for the effective development of biotechnology applications and the future prospects for the field. • Explores the relationship between advanced knowledge of the cellular, molecular and medical sciences to professional practice in a variety of fields related to medical biotechnology • Emphasizes the interdisciplinary nature of medical biotechnology including discussion of ethics and regulatory issues • Provides a practical reference for all investigators to relate to their work in consideration of current biotechnologies, adaptability of their work, compliance, and management systems
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Biotechnology Volume Xi

Author : Horst W. Doelle
ISBN : 9781848262652
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This Encyclopedia of Biotechnology is a component of the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias. Biotechnology draws on the pure biological sciences (genetics, animal cell culture, molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry, embryology, cell biology) and in many instances is also dependent on knowledge and methods from outside the sphere of biology (chemical engineering, bioprocess engineering, information technology, biorobotics). This 15-volume set contains several chapters, each of size 5000-30000 words, with perspectives, applications and extensive illustrations. It carries state-of-the-art knowledge in the field and is aimed, by virtue of the several applications, at the following five major target audiences: University and College Students, Educators, Professional Practitioners, Research Personnel and Policy Analysts, Managers, and Decision Makers and NGOs.
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The Future Of Medical Biotechnology

Author : Mohammad Ahmed Hotiana
ISBN : 9783668711549
Genre : Medical
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Essay from the year 2018 in the subject Medicine - Biomedical Engineering, grade: A, , course: Medical Biotechnology, language: English, abstract: This paper exclusively deals with medical biotechnology, which is the fusion of genetics, molecular biology and a number of other disciplines in biology to bring about advancements in medicine and health-science. There have been great advancements in the field of medical biotechnology due to the inculcation of new technique and practices such as PCR, cell cultures, recombinant DNA technology .etc. As the world is looking up to medical biotechnology to improve the lives and health of individuals in the coming years, we embark on a journey to explore some of the upcoming medical advancements offered by medical biotechnology. Some advancements being brought about in medical biotechnology have the ability to revolutionaries health-science in a manner we could have never imagined. Two such advancements in medical biotechnology that we will be exploring in this text include; the use of stem cells for regenerative medicine and the use of monoclonal anti-bodies for specific antibody-antigen response.
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Biotechnology Fundamentals Third Edition

Author : Firdos Alam Khan
ISBN : 9781000041484
Genre : Medical
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After successful launching of first and second editions of Biotechnology Fundamentals, we thought let us find out the feedbacks from our esteemed readers, faculty members, and students about their experiences and after receiving their suggestions and recommendation we thought it would be great idea to write 3rd edition of the book. Being a teacher of biotechnology, I always wanted a book which covers all aspects of biotechnology, right from basics to applied and industrial levels. In our previous editions, we have included all topics of biotechnology which are important and fundamentals for students learning. One of the important highlights of the book that it has dedicated chapter for the career aspects of biotechnology and you may agree that many students eager to know what are career prospects they have in biotechnology. There are a great number of textbooks available that deal with molecular biotechnology, microbial biotechnology, industrial biotechnology, agricultural biotechnology, medical biotechnology, or animal biotechnology independently; however, there is not a single book available that deals with all aspects of biotechnology in one book. Today the field of biotechnology is moving with lightening speed. It becomes very important to keep track of all those new information which affect the biotechnology field directly or indirectly. In this book, I have tried to include all the topics which are directly or indirectly related to fields of biotechnology. The book discusses both conventional and modern aspects of biotechnology with suitable examples and gives the impression that the field of biotechnology is there for ages with different names; you may call them plant breeding, cheese making, in vitro fertilization, alcohol fermentation is all the fruits of biotechnology. The primary aim of this book is to help the students to learn biotechnology with classical and modern approaches and take them from basic information to complex topics. There is a total of 21 chapters in this textbook covering topics ranging from an introduction to biotechnology, genes to genomics, protein to proteomics, recombinant DNA technology, microbial biotechnology, agricultural biotechnology, animal biotechnology, environmental biotechnology, medical biotechnology, nanobiotechnology, product development in biotechnology, industrial biotechnology, forensic science, regenerative medicine, biosimialars, synthetic biology, biomedical engineering, computational biology, ethics in biotechnology, careers in biotechnology, and laboratory tutorials. All chapters begin with a brief summary followed by text with suitable examples. Each chapter illustrated by simple line diagrams, pictures, and tables. Each chapter concludes with a question session, assignment, and field trip information. I have included laboratory tutorials as a separate chapter to expose the students to various laboratory techniques and laboratory protocols. This practical information would be an added advantage to the students while they learn the theoretical aspects of biotechnology.
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