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By Kewal K. Jain
Culling jointly excerpts from a variety of writings by way of Dr. Kewal okay. Jain on biotechnology subject matters as they relate to issues of the anxious method, Applications of Biotechnology in Neurology covers numerous purposes for these operating in existence sciences and the pharmaceutical sciences, quite these constructing diagnostics and therapeutics for the apprehensive method. This certain quantity delves into parts resembling neurobiotechnology, like neurogenomics and neuroproteomics, molecular diagnostics, a variety of equipment of enhancing systemic management of gear for special supply to the fearful process, together with using nanobiotechnology, biotechnology-based suggestions and items for neuroprotection, in addition to chapters on neurosurgery and custom-made neurology.
Thorough, state of the art, and thoughtfully geared up, Applications of Biotechnology in Neurology serves as a fantastic consultant, supplemented by means of seventy five tables and sixteen figures in addition to a number 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