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Textbook of animal biotechnology

  • Author(s): B Singh, S K Gautam and M S Chauhan
  • Size: 180 mm × 240 mm
  • Pages: 678
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9788179933275
  • Cover Price:

    Rs.695.00 / US $49.00

  • Special Price: Rs. 625.00 / US $44.00

Book Details

Animal biotechnology is an integral component of agriculture. Applicable in science and engineering, it is used for modifying living organisms. Textbook of Animal Biotechnology discusses topics including economically important livestock breeds, paradigm shifts in livestock production, biotechnology in animal nutrition and in livestock-assisted reproduction. Genomics and genetic engineering tools in livestock production and management are also discussed at length.

Divided into 41 chapters, the book is supported with over 50 figures and more than 30 tables. A must have for undergraduates and postgraduates of various agriculture and animal husbandry academia, teachers, professionals, it will also prove helpful for researchers dealing with basic as well as applied animal sciences including biotechnology, nutrition, physiology, and reproduction.

Key Features

    • Provides cutting-edge technologies in livestock and fish production
    • Gives various aspects of biotechniques aimed to improve fish nutrition, stem cell technology, and transgenesis
    • Explains food and dairy biotechnology

Target Audience

    Practitioners of animal biotechnology. Students of animal biotechnology

Table of Contents

    Preface

    1. ANIMAL CELL AND TISSUE CULTURE LABORATORY

    Sterilization

    Basic Equipment in Cell and Tissue Culture Laboratory

    Hazards and Safety in Cell Culture Laboratory

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    2. BASICS OF CELL CULTURE TECHNOLOGY

    Organisms and Cells

    Basics of Animal Cell Culture

    Media Preparation

    Role of Important Components of Culture Media

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    3. APPLICATIONS OF CELL CULTURE TECHNOLOGY

    Advances in Cell Technology

    Products Obtained from Animal Cells

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    4. SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY

    What is Synthetic Biology?

    Recent Advances in Synthetic Biology

    Applications of Synthetic Biology

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    5. RECOMBINANT DNA TECHNOLOGY

    What is Recombinant DNA?

    Major Steps Involved in the Technology

    How Does rDNA Work?

    Applications of RNA Technology

     

    6. MODEL ORGANISMS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE

    What are Model Organisms?

    Significance of Model Organisms

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    7. DEVELOPMENTS IN MOLECULAR MARKERS IN LIVESTOCK

    Developments in Livestock Genomics

    Types of Molecular Marker

    Classification of Molecular Markers

    Applications of Molecular Markers

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    8. EXPLORING VARIOUS BIORESOURCES FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION

    Enzymes in Industrial Development

    Need to Explore Novel and Inexhaustible Source of Raw Biomaterials

    Potential Microbial Niches for Industrial Applications

    Alternative Strategies to Enhance Enzyme Production

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    9. ADVENT OF NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY: AN OVERVIEW

    Defining Nanotechnology

    What are Nanoparticles?

    Tools of Nanoscience

    Nanobiotechnology

    General Applications of Nanotechnology

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    10. AQUATIC BIORESOURCES: PROSPECTS FOR HEALTH AND LIVELIHOOD

    Aquatic Food Resources—A Global and National Perspective

    Importance of Aquaculture

    Emerging Trends for Sustainable Aquaculture

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    11. BIOTECHNOLOGY IN FISH NUTRITION, REPRODUCTION, AND DIVERSITY

    CONSERVATION

    Role of Biotechnology in Fishery

    Cryopreservation

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    12. MARINE BIOTECHNOLOGY

    Bioprospecting Marine Resources

    Therapeutics from Marine Resources

    Compounds from Marine Cyanobacteria

    Curacin A

    Thiocoraline

    Bryozoan-derived Therapeutics

    Molluscan-derived Compounds

    Sponge-derived Compounds

    Helminth-derived Compounds

    Products from Marine Vertebrates

    Miscellaneous Products

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    13. STEM CELLS BIOLOGY IN FISH PRODUCTION

    Studying Stem Cells in Fish

    Primary Cultures

    Characterization of Pluripotency in Fish Stem Cells

    Stem Cells in Fish Model Species

    Stem Cells in Commercial Species

    Development of Gene-targeted Piscine Transgenics

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    14. TRANSGENESIS IN AQUACULTURE

    Motives of Producing Transgenic Fish

    Techniques Used to Produce Transgenic Fish

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    15. WHAT ARE UNGULATES?

    Molecular Basis of Classification

    The Ruminant Animal and its Feeding Behaviour

    Gut Symbionts and Herbivores

     

    16. MICROBES IN ANIMAL HEALTH AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT

    Introduction

    Feed Additives in Animal Nutrition and Health Augmentation

    Microbial Feed Supplements/Probiotics

    Prebiotics

    Enzymes as Prebiotics

    Synbiotics

    Miscellaneous Feed Supplements

     

    17. RUMEN MICROBIOME: AN OVERVIEW OF IMPORTANT MICROBES

    The Rumen Environment

    Microbial Diversity in Rumen

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    18. MOLECULAR BIOLOGY: REVISITING THE RUMEN MICROBIOME

    The Principles of Nucleic Acid-based Methods

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    19. MICROBIAL METAGENOMICS: EXPLORING AND UTILIZING GUT MICROBIOME

    Concept of Genomics in Microbial Ecology

    What is Metagenomics?

    Steps in Microbial Metagenomics

    Genomics in Gut Ecosystem

    Metagenomics in Rumen Microbiome Biotechnological Prospects

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    20. NUTRIGENOMICS, METABOLOMICS, AND METABONOMICS IN ANIMAL PRODUCTION

    What is Nutrigenomics?

    Nutrient–Gene Interactions

    Nutrigenomics in Livestock

    What is Metabolomics?

    Techniques Used in Metabolomics

    What is Metabonomics?

    Methodology in Metabonomics

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    21. VALUE ADDITION OF FEEDSTUFF: ROLE OF FEED BIOTECHNOLOGY

    Feed Biotechnology in Enhancing Nutrition

    Upgradation of Fibrous Forage and Agriculture Wastes

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    22. CROP BIOTECHNOLOGY IN SUSTAINABLE FOOD AND FEED PRODUCTION

    Plants and Solar Radiation Relationship

    Plant Biotechnology and Food Security

    Types of Nutrients Present in Plants

    Advantages of Crop Biotechnology

    Forage Improvement

    Future Biotech Crops for Livestock Industry

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    23. ALTERNATIVE FEEDS AND THEIR UTILIZATION FOR SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION

    Concepts and Trends in Using Alternative Resources

    Crop Residues and Industrial By-products as Alterna

    Nutritive Resources

    Non-conventional Ingredients and Their Availability

    Examples of Non-conventional Ingredients

    Strategies to Maximize Utilization of Alternative Feeds

    Detoxification of Anti-nutritional Phytometabolites

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    24. BIOTECHNOLOGICAL UTILIZATION OF FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE POTENTIAL

    Preparation of Media and Stock Solutions

    Collection of Ovaries and Recovery of Oocytes

    Selection of Oocytes for IVM

    Oocyte–Cumulus Cell Interactions

    IVM of Oocytes

    Assessment of Cumulus Expansion

    Factors Affecting IVM of Oocytes

    Supplements to be Incorporated

    Processing of Semen

    Sperm Treatment and Capacitation

    IVF

    Embryo Development

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    25. CRYOPRESERVATION

    Need for Cryopreservation

    Principles of Cryopreservation

    Steps Involved in Cryopreservation

    Methods of Cryopreservation

    Cryopreservation as a Strategy to Establish Somatic Cell Banking

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    26. GENDER SELECTION IN LIVESTOCK: PROSPECTS FOR DESIRABLE AND HEALTHIER HERD

    History of Gender Preselection

    Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis

    How is PGD Performed?

    Comparative Genomic Hybridization

    Gender Selection by Sperm Sorting

    Prospects of Sex Preselection in Livestock

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    27. ANIMAL TRANSGENESIS

    Biopharming Through Animal Transgenesis

    Methods of Producing Transgenic Animals

    Choice of the Species and Tissue to Produce Recombinant Biomolecules

    Transgenic Chicken

    Limitations of Large Mammals Transgenesis

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    28. STEM CELLS IN LIVESTOCK

    Characteristics of ES Cells

    Types of Stem Cells

    ES Cell Research in Livestock Species

    Stem Cells and In vitro Derivation of Gametes

    Status of Stem Cell Research in Livestock

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    29. MICROFLUIDICS IN VETERINARY AND ANIMAL SCIENCES

    Prospects of Microfluidics

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    30. SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER

    Progress in Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer

    Methodology of Animal Cloning

    Embryo Developmental Block and Reprogramming in Cloning

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    31. FRONTIERS IN DAIRY BIOTECHNOLOGY

    Dairy Starter Cultures and Strategies for Use in Fermentation

    Biotechnology in Dairy Development

    Concept of Probiotics and Their Commercial Availability

    Value Addition of Dairy Products

    Developing Diagnostics for Food Testing

    Dairy Waste Management

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    32. NANOTECHNOLOGY IN FOOD SECTOR

    Applications of Nanotechnology in Food Industry

    Modifications and Applications of Natural Biopolymers

    Active Packaging in Food Preservation

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    33. CELLULAR REPROGRAMMING AND INDUCED PLURIPOTENCY: VETERINARY AND ANIMAL SCIENCE PERSPECTIVES

    What is Reprogramming?

    Molecular Basis of Cellular Reprogramming

    Gene Expression in Pluripotent Cells

    Strategies for Induction of Genomic Reprogramming

    Reprogramming and Induced Pluripotency

    in Veterinary and Animal Sciences

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    34. LIVESTOCK IN POST-GENOMIC ERA OF BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE

    Advanced Sequencing Technologies

    Sequencing Technology

    Tools for Analysis of Cellular Transcriptome

    Health Sciences in Post-genomic Era

    Genomics in Health Management

    Elucidating Metabolic Pathways

    Detection of Aberrant Transcription Events as Markers of Pathologies

    Genomics-based Veterinary Therapeutics

    Nutrition and Health in Post-genomic Era

    Livestock Diversity Conservation and Breeding Management

    Emergence of Synthetic Genomics

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    35. NANOTECHNOLOGY IN VETERINARY HEALTH AND ANIMAL PRODUCTION

    Prospects of Nanotechnology

    Nanotechnology in Assisted Reproduction

    Nanotechnology in Animal Genome Analysis

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    36. GLOBAL CLIMATIC CHANGE: NEED TO UTILIZE BIOTECHNOLOGY TO MANAGE NATIVE LIVESTOCK DIVERSITY FOR SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION

    Evolutionary Adaptive Features of Animals

    Global Warming Vis-a-vis Livestock Production

    Thermal Stress: Impact on Physiology

    Thermoregulatory Mechanisms in Animals

    Effect of Thermal Stress on Livestock Production

    Indigenous Livestock: Evolutionary Merits to Cope with Climatic Stress

    Management of Native Livestock Resources under Thermal Stress

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    37. ANIMAL BIOTECHNOLOGY: SCOPE, GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE, AND NEW HORIZONS

    Zooeyia: The Positive Effects of Animals on Human Health

    Animal Biotechnology: Major Areas of Research and Development

    Animal Biotechnology Business and Markets

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    38. BIOTECHNOLOGY IN VETERINARY HEALTH

    Biotechnology Vis-a-vis Animal Health Management

    Vaccines and Viral Diagnostics

    Vaccinomics in Animal Health

    Need for Novel Livestock Vaccines

    Enzymes as Antimicrobials and Therapeutics

    NGS in Veterinary Clinical Applications

    Biosystems as Live Bioreactors

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    39. ECONOMICALLY IMPORTANT LIVESTOCK: SCOPE FOR BIOTECHNOLOGICAL INTERVENTIONS

    Water Buffalo as Multipurpose Livestock

    Diversified Benefits of Native Livestock: Need

    for Conserving Genetic Biodiversity

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    40. FUNCTIONAL GENOMICS FOR SUSTAINABLE LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION

    Functional Genomics

    Goals of Livestock Functional Genomics

    Major Technologies Involved in Livestock Traits Assessment

    Genome Sequencing

    Significance of Sequencing Livestock Genomes

    Status of Livestock Genomics

    Opportunities and Challenges

     

    41. MODELS USED IN GENOMICS AND THEIR RELEVANCE

    Animal Models Used in Functional Genomics

    Genomics in Animal Health, Production, and Management

    Genomics in Understanding Inheritable Disorders

    Opportunities and Challenges

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