Biotechnology Annual Review


  • M. Raafat El-Gewely, Department of Biotechnology, Institute of Medical Biology, University of Tromso, Norway

Biotechnology is a diverse, complex, and rapidly evolving field. Students and experienced researchers alike face the challenges of staying on top of developments in their field of specialty and maintaining a broader overview of the field as a whole. This latest volume of Biotechnology Annual Review comprises expert reviews on a diverse range of topics, ranging from gene expression microarray analysis to the use of ethnomedicines and ethnomedicinal phytophores to treat herpes viruses. Such a diverse range of review topics will keep biotechnologists of all levels up-to-date on the latest in the vast field of biotechnology and deepen their understanding of the many facets of the field as a whole.
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Book information

  • Published: August 2008
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-53226-8

Table of Contents

1. Interaction Networks2. Gene Expression Microarray Data Analysis Demystified3. UCSC Genome Browser: Deep Support for Molecular Biomedical Research4. Potential Implications of Availability of Short Amino Acid Sequences in Proteins: An Old and New Approach to Protein Decoding and Design5. Network models in drug discovery and regenerative medicine6. Use of Or-Gene for Improving Crop Nutritional Value7. How to Predict and Prevent the Immunogenicity of Therapeutic Proteins 8. Protein Arginine Methylation in Health and Disease9. Identification and Characterization of a Novel Cytotoxic Protein, Parasporin-4, Produced by Bacillus thuringiensis A1470 Atrain10. G Protein-Independent Cell-Based Assays for Drug Discovery on Seven-Transmembrane Receptors 11. The Application of Low Shear Modeled Microgravity to 3-D Cell Biology and Tissue Engineering12. Ethnomedicines and Ethnomedicinal Phytophores AgainstHerpesviruses 13. Free Radical Formation in Various Polyphenols and Tea by EPR Analysis 14. Critical Review and Appraisal of Published Clinical Literature: A Useful Skill in Biotechnology Product Development15. The Current Status and Future Potential of Personalized Diagnostics: Streamlining a Customized Process