By Kewal K. Jain
Culling jointly excerpts from quite a lot of writings by way of Dr. Kewal ok. Jain on biotechnology issues as they relate to issues of the fearful procedure, Applications of Biotechnology in Neurology covers numerous functions for these operating in lifestyles sciences and the pharmaceutical sciences, quite these constructing diagnostics and therapeutics for the apprehensive procedure. This specified quantity delves into components corresponding to neurobiotechnology, like neurogenomics and neuroproteomics, molecular diagnostics, numerous tools of bettering systemic management of substances for specified supply to the frightened approach, together with using nanobiotechnology, biotechnology-based options and items for neuroprotection, in addition to chapters on neurosurgery and custom-made neurology.
Thorough, state-of-the-art, and thoughtfully equipped, Applications of Biotechnology in Neurology serves as a fantastic advisor, supplemented through seventy five tables and sixteen figures in addition to a variety of references from fresh literature in this subject, that are appended to every chapter.
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Applications of Biotechnology in Neurology by Kewal K. Jain