By Kewal K. Jain

ISBN-10: 1627032711

ISBN-13: 9781627032711

ISBN-10: 162703272X

ISBN-13: 9781627032728

Culling jointly excerpts from a variety of writings by means of Dr. Kewal ok. Jain on biotechnology subject matters as they relate to issues of the worried approach, Applications of Biotechnology in Neurology covers a number of functions for these operating in existence sciences and the pharmaceutical sciences, quite these constructing diagnostics and therapeutics for the fearful process. This particular quantity delves into parts equivalent to neurobiotechnology, like neurogenomics and neuroproteomics, molecular diagnostics, a variety of tools of bettering systemic management of substances for detailed supply to the fearful method, 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 an amazing advisor, supplemented through seventy five tables and sixteen figures in addition to a number of references from contemporary literature in this subject, that are appended to every chapter.

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Therefore, a drug that blocks the activity of Hsp104, could seriously slow progression of prion-related diseases. Because similar protein replication occurs in ADs and PD, such a drug could also slow progression of these diseases as well. Recent studies have shown that the mechanism of protein aggregation may apply to a wider range of diseases besides neurological disorders. The phenomenon of prion aggregation may have a wider physiological importance, which is not fully understood. It may involve maintaining neuronal functions and possibly contributing to the establishment of long-term memory (Norrby 2011).

The term DNA sequencing refers to methods for determining the exact order of the three billion nucleotide bases – adenine, guanine, cytosine, and thymine – that make up the DNA of the 23 pairs of human chromosomes. In de novo sequencing, short DNA fragments purified from individual bacterial colonies are individually sequenced and assembled electronically into one long, contiguous sequence. This method does not require any pre-existing information about the sequence of the DNA. Re-sequencing, using next generation technologies, means determination of variations of DNA sequence in an organism where the nominal sequence is already known.

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