Recent Trends in Life Sciences, 1/e
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Recent Trends in Life Sciences, 1/e

Editor : M.H. Fulekar & R.K. Kale
© Year : 2014
ISBN : 9789382332251
Pages : 412
Binding : Hardback
Weight : 1.09   kg
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Life sciences, research plays an important role in the R&D system, for appliances in the multidisciplinary areas, related to living creatures. It generates new knowledge and understanding that provide the foundation for applied research and development. The basic research provides reliable information on multidisciplinary area of the biology for application in the life system, more intensive knowledge creation through basic research could be seen as a way to enhance innovative activities. Life sciences advances go beyond molecular base science. Improvement also puts ahead behavioural sciences and ecology. The greatest advances of the recent past requirement combination of technology which include ecosystem and biodiversity study, biotechnology aspect, proteomic and genomic studies leading to metagenomic and the healthcare using the diagnosis, prevention of disorder and disease. The combination of multidisciplinary research in plants, animals, microorganisms their interaction and the molecular biology, genetic engineering approaches and their advances in cell biology research has taken the life sciences, to the greatest extent for the wide horizons of life. This book deals with the recent trends in life sciences and will be beneficial for the postgraduates and research scholars of life sciences, environmental sciences, molecular biologist and biotechnologists.

  • Presents a compilation of the recent trends in the interdisciplinary fields of life sciences, spread across 20 chapters.
  • Brings out the contours of the newer areas of specialization as a result of technological advancements and their usage in life-science research.
  • Discusses topics like biodiversity and its conservation, sustainable development, bioprospecting, carbon dioxide sequestration, microbial interactions, cancer research, etc.
  • All chapters all well supported with tables and pictures for a better understanding.
  • Provides an abstract for each chapter.

  • 1- Biodiversity and its Conservation Bhawana Pathak, and M.H. Fulekar
    2- Biodiversity of Phytoplankton, Zooplankton and Benthos in Bay of Bengal at East Coast of India, Andhra Pradesh Kankal, N.C. and Dhadse, Sharda
    3- Sustainable Development-Environment, Economic and Social Concept R.K. Kale and M.H. Fulekar
    4- Bioprospecting of Euphorbia nivulia Buch.-Ham Raghunath T. Mahajan and Shamkant B. Badgujar
    5- Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (AM Fungi): A Potential Tool for Augmenting Carbon Dioxide Sequestration Sibi Balachandran and Seema Mishra
    6- Interactions between arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and N-fixing bacteria, rhizobium Mohammad Miransari
    7- Biotechnology: Applications for Conservation and Sustainable use of Plants of Fragile Arid Ecosystems Narpat Singh Shekhawat, Mahendra Phulwaria, Harish, Amit Kumar Gupta, Kheta Ram, Smita Shekhawat, Vibha JB, Manoj Kumar Rai, Vinod Kataria, Gurdeep Kaur, Ashok Kumar Patel, Jitendra Singh Rathore and R.P. Singh
    8- Advancement in Environment Biotechnology: Applications of Bioinformatics in Bioremediation Jaya Sharma and M.H. Fulekar
    9- Replacement of Pine by Oak in Central Himalaya and its Implications in Forest Management S.C. Garkoti
    10- The Bioelectromagnetics: Present Explorations N.K. Tiwari, R.A. Khan and M.Y. Khan 11- Antioxidant Enzymes: A Mode of Defense Mechanism during the Process of Phytoremediation of Heavy Metals Anwesha M. Bhaduri and M.H. Fulekar
    12- Reuse and Recycling of Treated Distillery Spent Wash–A Novel Approach Vasanthy, M., Thamarai, C., Swabna, A. and A. Karthiga
    13- Uptake of Chromium And Inorganic Nutrients from Aqueous Solutions by Two Aquatic Plants Leena Appavoo, Ackmez Mudhoo and Arvinda Kumar Ragen
    14- Smog Pollution (PAN and Ozone): A Case Study of Delhi Sanyogita, Amit Prakash, Pradip Bauri, Ujjwal Kumar, Krishan Kumar and V.K. Jain
    15- METAGENOMICS: A Novel Techniques and Approaches for Uncultured Micro Organisms M.H. Fulekar and Bhawana Pathak
    16- Nodulated Native Legumes in an Arid Environment of Indian Thar Desert Dheeren Panwar, Nisha Tak and H.S. Gehlot
    17- Current Trends in Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment of Cancer Anitha Kartha, R.K. Kale, and Rana P. Singh
    18- The Immune System
  • Sleep Benefits in Health and Cognition Vibha Madan and Sushil K. Jha
    19- Climate Change: India’s Perspection, Policies and Action Plans for Sustainable Development M.H. Fulekar, Bhawana Pathak and Jyoti Fulekar

M.H. Fulekar :- M.H. Fulekar is Professor of Environmental Biotechnology in University Department of Life Sciences, University of Mumbai. He was Head, University Department of Life Sciences, University of Mumbai (2005-2008). He is Academic Coordinator of UMDAE CBS (Biology) Mumbai. He is Chairman of Ad hoc Board of Studies in Life Sciences, University of Mumbai and Chairman of Ad hoc Board of Studies in Environmental Sciences, Nagpur University. He is also rendering his expertise in Life Sciences/ Environmental Sciences to various scientific bodies/organizations. He has had an international assignment on industrial hygiene/chemical safety in Australia, Bangkok and Singapore. He has to his credit a number of research papers and articles published in international and national journals of repute. He is the author of: Environmental Biotechnology: Chemical Safety and Industrial Hygiene, Dictionary of Biotechnology (IK International), and Bioinformatics: Applications in Life & Environmental Sciences. His biography was included in “The Marquis Who’s Outstanding Scientist of the 20th Century” in 2000 by International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England. He is also a member of New York Academy of Sciences, USA. He is well known nationally and internationally for his work on environment sciences/environmental biotechnology.

R.K. Kale :- R.K. Kale is Vice Chancellor of the Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, India. He has been teaching in school of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. He has published more than 110 research papers in national and international scientific journals. He was awarded ICMR Prize for Biomedical Research – 1996; for his original contribution to radiation biology. He guided research work of 29 students leading to award of Ph.D. and also 6 students for M.Phil degree. He also greatly contributed in the area of higher education and society. He has extensive experience in University Administration and Planning and served the JNU in various capacities including Dean of School of Life Sciences.

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