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Chemistry - Biotechnology | Applications of Biotechnology in Oncology

Applications of Biotechnology in Oncology

Jain, Kewal K.

2014, XXXVIII, 855 p. 10 illus.

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  • Contains excerpts from Prof. Kewal K. Jain's key writings on biotechnology and cancer
  • Features around a thousand selected references from recent literature on the topic as well as 53 tables and 10 figures
  • Serves researchers in both life science and pharmaceutical science
Applications of Biotechnology in Oncology collects key writings by Kewal K. Jain on the most important contributions of biotechnology to cancer research, particularly to the molecular diagnosis of cancer and drug delivery in cancer for personalized management of patients. Basics of various “omics” technologies and their application in oncology are described as oncogenomics and oncoproteomics.  This detailed volume also explores molecular diagnostics, nanobiotechnology, cell and gene therapies, as well as personalized oncology.  With approximately one thousand selected references from recent literature on this topic and numerous tables and figures, Applications of Biotechnology in Oncology serves as an ideal reference for oncologists, scientists involved in research on cancer biology, and physicians in various specialties who deal with cancer.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Anticancer agents - Cancer drug delivery - Cell and gene therapy - Molecular diagnostics - Nanobiotechnology - Nanooncology - Oncogenomics - Oncoproteomics - Personalized medicine

Related subjects » Biotechnology - Cancer Research - Oncology & Hematology

Table of contents 

1. Molecular Biology of Cancer

2. Oncogenomics 

3. Sequencing in Cancer

4. Oncoproteomics

5. Biomarkers of Cancer

6. Molecular Diagnosis of Cancer

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