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Animal Biotechnology

Animal Biotechnology
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Life Sciences,Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources,Committee on Agricultural Biotechnology, Health, and the Environment,Committee on Defining Science-Based Concerns Associated with Products of Animal Biotechnology
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2002-12-29
  • Total pages :200
  • ISBN : 9780309084390
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Summary : Genetic-based animal biotechnology has produced new food and pharmaceutical products and promises many more advances to benefit humankind. These exciting prospects are accompanied by considerable unease, however, about matters such as safety and ethics. This book identifies science-based and policy-related concerns about animal biotechnologyâ€"key issues that must be resolved before the new breakthroughs can reach their potential. The book includes a short history of the field and provides understandable definitions of terms like cloning. Looking at technologies on the near horizon, the authors discuss what we know and what we fear about their effectsâ€"the inadvertent release of dangerous microorganisms, the safety of products derived from biotechnology, the impact of genetically engineered animals on their environment. In addition to these concerns, the book explores animal welfare concerns, and our societal and institutional capacity to manage and regulate the technology and its products. This accessible volume will be important to everyone interested in the implications of the use of animal biotechnology.

Animals As Biotechnology

Animals As Biotechnology
  • Author : Richard Twine
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010
  • Total pages :232
  • ISBN : 9781849776356
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Summary : In Animals as Biotechnology sociologist Richard Twine places the question of human/animal relations at the heart of sustainability and climate change debates. The book is shaped by the emergence of two contradictory trends within our approach to nonhuman animals: the biotechnological turn in animal sciences, which aims to increase the efficiency and profitability of meat and dairy production; and the emerging field of critical animal studies - mostly in the humanities and social sciences - which works to question the nature of our relations with other animals. The first part of the book focuses on ethics, examining critically the dominant paradigms of bioethics and power relations between human and non-human. The second part considers animal biotechnology and political economy, examining commercialisation and regulation. The final part of the book centres on discussions of sustainability, limits and an examination of the prospects for animal ethics if biotechnology becomes part of the dominant agricultural paradigm. Twine concludes by considering whether growing calls to reduce our consumption of meat/dairy products in the face of climate change threats are in fact complicit with an anthropocentric understanding of sustainability and that what is needed is a more fundamental ethical and political questioning of relations and distinctions between humans, animals and nature.

Animal Biotechnology 2

Animal Biotechnology 2
  • Author : Heiner Niemann,Christine Wrenzycki
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-08-01
  • Total pages :303
  • ISBN : 9783319923482
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Summary : This two-volume textbook provides a comprehensive overview on the broad field of Animal Biotechnology with a special focus on livestock reproduction and breeding. The reader will be introduced to a variety of state-of-the-art technologies and emerging genetic tools and their applications in animal production. Also, ethics and legal aspects of animal biotechnology will be discussed and new trends and developments in the field will be critically assessed. The two-volume work is a must-have for graduate students, advanced undergraduates and researchers in the field of veterinary medicine, genetics and animal biotechnology. This second volume is dedicated to genetic tools in animal biotechnology such as somatic cloning, transgenic technologies and the application of stem cells in livestock breeding. Also, ethics and legal aspects are discussed.

Animal Biotechnology

Animal Biotechnology
  • Author : Ashish S. Verma,Anchal Singh
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-06-11
  • Total pages :798
  • ISBN : 9780128117255
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Summary : Animal Biotechnology: Models in Discovery and Translation, Second Edition, provides a helpful guide to anyone seeking a thorough review of animal biotechnology and its application to human disease and welfare. This updated edition covers vital fundamentals, including animal cell cultures, genome sequencing analysis, epigenetics and animal models, gene expression, and ethics and safety concerns, along with in-depth examples of implications for human health and prospects for the future. New chapters cover animal biotechnology as applied to various disease types and research areas, including in vitro fertilization, human embryonic stem cell research, biosensors, enteric diseases, biopharming, organ transplantation, tuberculosis, neurodegenerative disorders, and more. Highlights the latest biomedical applications of genetically modified and cloned animals, with a focus on cancer and infectious diseases Offers first-hand accounts of the use of biotechnology tools, including molecular markers, stem cells, animal cultures, tissue engineering, ADME and CAM Assay Includes case studies that illustrate safety assessment issues, ethical considerations, and intellectual property rights associated with the translation of animal biotechnology studies

Animal Biotechnology

Animal Biotechnology
  • Author : Srivastava,R. K. Singh
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-04-30
  • Total pages :457
  • ISBN : 8120416481
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Summary : Covers the syllabi of animal biotechnology courses offered in various Indian universities. This book offers core knowledge in the field of animal biotechnology in a condensed form to students, researchers and faculty. Contents: Part-A: History of Biotechnology and Milestones / DNA Replication / Transcription and Translation / RNA Splicing / Transposable Elements / Enzymes in Biotechnology / Tools in r-DNA Technology / Genome Organisation in Farm Animals / Part-B: Recombinant Proteins of Clinical Significance / Application of Targeted Ribozymes in Therapy and Developing Disease Models / Baculovirus-Mediated Expression of Heterologous Genes and Its Application in Veterinary Science / Advances in Vaccinology / Molecular Biology of Rumen Microflora and Its Application in Animal Biotechnology / Part-C: Bioinformatics: Applications in Biotechnology / Data Mining in Animal Biotechnology / Telomerase Biology in Animal Cancers: Prospects in Developing Diagnosis and Anticancer Therapeutics / Vaccine Delivery Systems / Immunotherapy / Reproductive Biotechnology / Index

Animal Biotechnology 1

Animal Biotechnology 1
  • Author : Heiner Niemann,Christine Wrenzycki
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-08-12
  • Total pages :304
  • ISBN : 9783319923277
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Summary : This two-volume textbook provides a comprehensive overview on the broad field of Animal Biotechnology with a special focus on livestock reproduction and breeding. The reader will be introduced to a variety of state-of-the-art technologies and emerging genetic tools and their applications in animal production. Also, ethics and legal aspects of animal biotechnology will be discussed and new trends and developments in the field will be critically assessed. The two-volume work is a must-have for graduate students, advanced undergraduates and researchers in the field of veterinary medicine, genetics and animal biotechnology. This first volume mainly focuses on artificial insemination, embryo transfer technologies in diverse animal species and cryopreservation of oocytes and embryos.

ANIMAL BIOTECHNOLOGY

ANIMAL BIOTECHNOLOGY
  • Author : P. Ramadass
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-06-11
  • Total pages :618
  • ISBN : 1230987654XX
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Summary : Biotechnology is a highly multidisciplinary subject and has got its foundation in many fields including biology, microbiology, biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, chemistry and chemical and processing engineering. Application of biotechnology in medicine and agriculture has been a recent phenomenon. Modern biotechnological processes now encompass a wide range of new products including antibiotics, recombinant and nucleic acid vaccines, monoclonal antibodies, recombinant therapeutic products like recombinant insulin, growth hormones, prolactin and gene therapy, production of transgenic animals and plants and use of embryo biotechnological methods and stem cells to augment animal production and human therapy, respectively. Animal biotechnology is in its infancy and only during the past ten years, much work has been done in animal biotechnology in few isolated laboratories throughout the world. There is an increasing need to train manpower in animal biotechnology. Even though many colleges are offering courses in Biotechnology for the students, there is no single text book available covering all the aspects of animal biotechnology for the students. This book on Animal Biotechnology has been written to meet out the requirements of both undergraduate and postgraduate students on the subject of biotechnology. There are seventeen chapters in this book covering different aspects of animal biotechnology including enzyme technology, gene therapy, biotechnology in medicine, Intellectual Property Rights and biosafety in biotechnology. Many up-to-date references on most of the topics have been included so that it would be a reference book for postgraduate students studying biotechnology and molecular biology. This would be a useful book for students who are writing competitive examinations for fellowship. With my extensive experience in teaching and research in Animal Biotechnology I have compiled this book to provide students the basic principles of animal biotechnology, current information on different topics of biotechnology, as well as information on Intellectual Property Rights and biosafety guidelines to be adopted in the laboratories.

Animal Biotechnology

Animal Biotechnology
  • Author : R. Sasidhara
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-06-12
  • Total pages :528
  • ISBN : 1230987654XX
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Summary : Animal biotechnology, which is the art and science of producing genetically engineered animals, has advanced in the past few years, and it has now become possible to generate animals with useful novel properties for use in various areas like dairy, biomedicine and so on. This book offers a reasonably comprehensive introduction to the broad and diverse field of animal biotechnology by integrating information from many areas of this field to give the readers the basics of essential concepts and methods and an understanding of how the field is evolving and what developments are on the horizon. The easy-to-read format and numerous illustrations will help students to understand the concepts easily.

Animal Biotechnology and Ethics

Animal Biotechnology and Ethics
  • Author : Alan J. Holland,Andrew Johnson
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-12-06
  • Total pages :351
  • ISBN : 9781461557838
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Summary : Advanced biomedical techniques such as genetic engineering are now used extensively in animal related research and development. As the pace of development has quickened, there has been growing public anxiety about the ethical issues involved. Animal Biotechnology and Ethics draws together in one book some of the leading themes and issues which have emerged in the recent debates surrounding biotechnology as applied to animals. With contributions from authors of many different viewpoints, the subject is given a thorough and balanced treatment. Among those to whom the book will be of particular interest are practitioners of animal biotechnology, and those whose interest lies in assessing its credentials, such as philosophers and social or political scientists. It also has a great deal to interest policy-makers and pressure groups, as well as more general readers. The strong chapters on the legal and regulatory framework will make it useful to those involved in advising on company policy, patenting or litigation.

Plant Biotechnology

Plant Biotechnology
  • Author : M.W. Fowler,G.S. Warren,Murray Moo-Young
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-10-22
  • Total pages :388
  • ISBN : 9781483286594
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Summary : Today it is generally accepted that one of the key areas of biotechnology for the next century will be in plant-based biotechnology. Biotechnology has created new opportunities for plant scientists, with important applications to agriculture and forestry. This reference text is divided into five sections for ease of presentation. The first section focuses on the structure, composition and functionality of plant cells and genes with particular emphasis on the cellular and molecular biology of plants and cultured cells. Section two is concerned with the direct exploitation of cell cultures for the production of useful substances. The third section deals with regeneration and propagation systems. The fourth section considers the increasingly central area of genetic manipulation of plant cell systems. The last section is on specific applications in plant biotechnology. This reference work is a survey of these various facets of plant biotechnology. The individual chapters and the follow-up literature cited allow an easy access to the various subject areas and will, hopefully, stimulate interest in these rapidly moving and exciting fields of research.

Animal Biotechnology

Animal Biotechnology
  • Author : L.A. Babiuk,J.P. Phillips,Murray Moo-Young
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-10-22
  • Total pages :273
  • ISBN : 9781483286587
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Summary : The advent of biotechnology has the potential to develop a variety of novel or better quality products for the treatment of a large number of diseases in livestock. In addition, as we understand more about the reproductive physiology of animals, the potential exists to dramatically increase the productivity of animals through better therapeutics and diagnostics for the control of many infectious diseases. Productivity can also be increased through animal breeding strategies including gene transfer, micromanipulation of embryos and gamete sex selection. As well as being a valuable reference to current knowledge in these areas, this first supplement to Comprehensive Biotechnology also looks at societal concerns over the use of antibiotics and chemical residues in meat and milk products, which are forcing biotechnologists to investigate more natural means of controlling infection by stimulating the animal's own immune system to combat infection. The identification of a variety of cytokines which are involved in regulating immune responses provides opportunities to use the animal's natural defence mechanisms to combat many infections or increase the animal's resistance to such infections. These approaches should provide tools for eventual elimination of specific diseases from counties, regions or whole continents.

Nanotechnology in Modern Animal Biotechnology

Nanotechnology in Modern Animal Biotechnology
  • Author : Pawan Kumar Maurya,Sanjay Singh
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-07-20
  • Total pages :178
  • ISBN : 9780128188248
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Summary : Nanotechnology in Modern Animal Biotechnology: Concepts and Applications discusses the advancement of nanotechnologies in almost every field, ranging from materials science, to food, forensic, agriculture and life sciences, including biotechnology and medicine. Nanotechnology is already being harnessed to address many of the key problems in animal biotechnology, with future applications covering animal biotechnology (e.g. animal nutrition, health, disease diagnosis, and drug delivery). This book provides the tools, ideas and techniques of nanoscale principles to investigate, understand and transform biological systems. Nanotechnology provides the ability to manipulate materials at atomic and molecular levels and also arrange atom-by-atom on a scale of ∼1–100 nm to create, new materials and devices with fundamentally new functions and properties arising due to their small scale. Details the basics of nanotechnology, along with comprehensive information on the state-of-the-art and future perspectives of nanotechnology in biosensors Provides recent perspectives and the challenges of nanomedicine Provides new insights into the role nanomaterials can play in curing various diseases Includes the most recent diagnostic methods, such as nanosensors

Immunology and Animal Biotechnology

Immunology and Animal Biotechnology
  • Author : MarquAA(c)s Starks
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-08-28
  • Total pages :348
  • ISBN : 9781839474514
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Summary : Biotechnology as any technique that used living organisms to make or modify a product, to improve plants or animals or to develop microorganisms for specific uses. Biotechnology as any technique that used living organisms to make or modify a product, to improve plants or animals or to develop microorganisms for specific uses. Animal biotechnology in use today is based on the science of genetic engineering. Under the umbrella of genetic engineering exist other technologies, such as transgenics and cloning, that also are used in animal biotechnology. Immunology is the study of the immune system and is a very important branch of the medical and biological sciences. The immune system protects us from infection through various lines of defence. If the immune system is not functioning as it should, it can result in disease, such as autoimmunity, allergy and cancer. Immunity is a biological term that describes a state of having sufficient biological defences to avoid infection, disease, or other unwanted biological invasion. Immunity involves both specific and non-specific components. The non-specific components act either as barriers or as eliminators of wide range of pathogens irrespective of antigenic specificity. Other components of the immune system adapt themselves to each new disease encountered and are able to generate pathogen-specific immunity. This book sums up information about Animal Biotechnology and is a valuable tool for students as well as teachers. The aim of this book is to provide the readers materials on the subject in a lucid and readable form so as to enable the research scholars, scientists, zoologist and even the common men to understand the subject properly.

Designer Animals

Designer Animals
  • Author : Conrad Grebel Brunk
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012
  • Total pages :273
  • ISBN : 9781442639973
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Summary : "Designer Animals is an in-depth study of the debates surrounding the development of animal biotechnology, which is quickly emerging out of the laboratory and into the commercial marketplace. This book innovatively combines expert analysis on the technology's economic, professional, ethical, and religious implications while remaining firmly grounded in the 'real world' political environment in which the issue is played out. Designer Animals uses non-technical language to explore the science behind animalbiotechnology and the ethical frameworks at play in its surrounding debates. By investigating the interests of major stakeholders--including researchers on the cutting edge of science, mainstream and 'alternative' agriculture organizations, the animal welfare movement, and health care providers, patients, and researchers--the contributors illuminate the most important points of agreement and disagreement on this hotly contested topic."--Dust jacket.

Advances in Animal Biotechnology

Advances in Animal Biotechnology
  • Author : Birbal Singh,Gorakh Mal,Sanjeev K. Gautam,Manishi Mukesh
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-07-09
  • Total pages :562
  • ISBN : 9783030213091
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Summary : This book entitled, “Advances in Animal Biotechnology,” is a compilation of state-of-the-art in the field of Animal Biotechnology including fishery, that are not sheltered in depth in earlier publications. It offers an update on avant-garde technologies and advances in key aspects of genetic engineering, metagenomics, assisted reproduction, animal genomics, biotechnology in veterinary health, as well as the role of gut and marine microbial ecosystems in livestock and industrial development. The book is divided broadly into five different sections, viz., Gut Microbiome and Nutritional Biotechnology, Assisted Reproduction Biotechnology, Livestock Genomics, Health Biotechnology, and Animal Biotechnology in Global Perspective. The book covers the syllabi of Animal Biotechnology courses in various universities, academia and competitive examinations at various levels. Researchers, Continuing Graduates, and Academicians, Research Institutions, and Biotech Companies will be benefited from this valuable compilation of research. Its broad spectrum makes this work a valuable resource for professionals, researchers, academics and students in the field of veterinary and animal production as well as the biotechnology industry.

Biotechnology in Animal Husbandry

Biotechnology in Animal Husbandry
  • Author : R. Renaville,A. Burny
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2006-04-11
  • Total pages :360
  • ISBN : 9780306468872
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Summary : Animal biotechnology is a broad umbrella encompassing the polarities of fundamental and applied research including molecular modelling, molecular and quantitative genetics, gene manipulation, development of diagnostics and vaccines and manipulation of tissue or digestion metabolism by growth promoters. Although animal biotechnology in the broadest sense is not new, what is new is the level of complexity and precision involved in scientists' current ability to manipulate living organisms. This new book sets out to show that the important ideas in animal biotechnology are exciting and relevant to everyday experience. It represents an important update of the literature for research workers, lecturers, and advisers in animal science, but is also a core text for advanced undergraduate courses in animal science and biotechnology. It will be an essential acquisition for librarians in agriculture and veterinary science.

Textbook of Animal Biotechnology

Textbook of Animal Biotechnology
  • Author : B Singh
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2005-01-01
  • Total pages :620
  • ISBN : 9788179933275
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Summary : Animal biotechnology is an integral component of agriculture. Supported with over 50 figures and more than 30 tables, this textbook is a must have for undergraduates and postgraduates of various agriculture and animal husbandry academia, teachers, professionals, and researchers in basic as well as applied animal sciences including biotechnology, nutrition, physiology and reproduction. The book covers various topics, including economically important livestock breeds, paradigm shifts in livestock production, biotechnology in animal nutrition and in livestock-assisted reproduction, and genomics and genetic engineering tools in livestock production and management.

Animal Biotechnology

Animal Biotechnology
  • Author : Manjula Shenoy
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2007
  • Total pages :334
  • ISBN : 813180108X
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Animal Cell Biotechnology

Animal Cell Biotechnology
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-12-02
  • Total pages :384
  • ISBN : 9780080925998
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Summary : There has been a dramatic increase in the perception of the value of animal cell biotechnology to the research and manufacturing communities in recent years. This volume seeks to keep the reader up-to-date with this progress. This sixth and final volume in the series concentrates on the biology of animal cells in culture, giving special attention to the relationship between biology and the ability to use such cells productively. As the search continues for greater productivity, there is a need to understand the switches within cells that control expression. Additional abilities to manipulate those switches in a controllable manner are also required. In the last five years, considerable progress has been made in the elucidation of the mechanisms for cell signaling and control of gene expression. The 13 chapters of this volume are devoted to these subjects and to techniques in areas of particular concern in manufacturing circles. The achievements in the field to date are described in this book, which, together with its five companion volumes in the series, will provide a building block for the future development of animal cell biotechnology.

Animal Biotechnology

Animal Biotechnology
  • Author : Lorne A. Babiuk,Murray Moo-Young,John P. Phillips
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1989
  • Total pages :260
  • ISBN : UOM:39015018503014
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Summary : The advent of biotechnology has the potential to develop a variety of novel or better quality products for the treatment of a large number of diseases in livestock. In addition, as we understand more about the reproductive physiology of animals, the potential exists to dramatically increase the productivity of animals through better therapeutics and diagnostics for the control of many infectious diseases. Productivity can also be increased through animal breeding strategies including gene transfer, micromanipulation of embryos and gamete sex selection. As well as being a valuable reference to current knowledge in these areas, this first supplement to Comprehensive Biotechnology also looks at societal concerns over the use of antibiotics and chemical residues in meat and milk products, which are forcing biotechnologists to investigate more natural means of controlling infection by stimulating the animal's own immune system to combat infection. The identification of a variety of cytokines which are involved in regulating immune responses provides opportunities to use the animal's natural defence mechanisms to combat many infections or increase the animal's resistance to such infections. These approaches should provide tools for eventual elimination of specific diseases from counties, regions or whole continents.

Animal Biotechnology

Animal Biotechnology
  • Author : Ashish Verma,Anchal Singh
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-11-04
  • Total pages :668
  • ISBN : 9780123914347
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Summary : Animal Biotechnology introduces applications of animal biotechnology and implications for human health and welfare. It begins with an introduction to animal cell cultures and genome sequencing analysis and provides readers with a review of available cell and molecular tools. Topics here include the use of transgenic animal models, tissue engineering, nanobiotechnology, and proteomics. The book then delivers in-depth examples of applications in human health and prospects for the future, including cytogenetics and molecular genetics, xenografts, and treatment of HIV and cancers. All this is complemented by a discussion of the ethical and safety considerations in the field. Animal biotechnology is a broad field encompassing the polarities of fundamental and applied research, including molecular modeling, gene manipulation, development of diagnostics and vaccines, and manipulation of tissue. Given the tools that are currently available and the translational potential for these studies, animal biotechnology has become one of the most essential subjects for those studying life sciences. Highlights the latest biomedical applications of genetically modified and cloned animals with a focus on cancer and infectious diseases Provides firsthand accounts of the use of biotechnology tools, including molecular markers, stem cells, and tissue engineering