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Aptamers

Biotechnological Applications of a Next Generation Tool

  • Gulab Singh Yadav
  • Vikas Kumar
  • Neeraj K. Aggarwal
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Abhishek Parashar, Munna Lal Yadav, Gulab Singh Yadav, Ram Krishan Saini
    Pages 1-18
  3. Ruchi Mutreja, Pardeep Kumar, Anupama Semwal, Shubham Jain, Rajat Dhyani, Rupesh Agarwal et al.
    Pages 37-57
  4. Meenu Goyal, Citu, Nidhi Singh, Varsha Singla, Ankit Singla
    Pages 59-71
  5. Paavan Singhal, Anita Rani Gill, Preeti K. Sharma, Rakesh Kumar, Nabin Bhusal, Amandeep Kaur et al.
    Pages 73-89
  6. Abhishek Parashar, Kush Kumar Pandey, Munna Lal Yadav
    Pages 91-100
  7. Shahnawaz Ahmad Baba, Ruchi Mutreja, Arun Beniwal, Shubham Jain, Ekta Yadav, Tamoghna Ghosh et al.
    Pages 101-122
  8. Jyoti Yadav, Ankush, Khushboo, Mony Thakur, Karuna Yadav, Manisha Sharma et al.
    Pages 133-154
  9. Meenu Goyal, Ankush, Mukesh R. Jangra, Ritu Batra, Pardeep Kumar
    Pages 155-167
  10. Pawan K. Yadav, Sunil Kumar, Sanjay Yadav, Sandeep Kumar
    Pages 169-174
  11. Gulab Singh Yadav, Abhishek Parashar, Neeraj K. Aggarwal
    Pages 175-186

About this book

Introduction

The book discusses the basics of aptamers and the advent of aptamer-based technology in recent times. The book covers the diverse applications of aptamers, such as in detection of animal and plant pathogens, disease diagnosis and therapeutics, environmental contamination detection etc. Besides these applications, the book also describes the use of these synthetic or modified DNA, as drug delivery vehicles.

The different chapters describe how the binding capacity and specificity of aptamers can be exploited in various ways. The book also discusses how these attributes of aptamers can outdo the antibody technology in biomedical and diagnostic solutions. This crisp and concise book gives the readers an insight into the most recent biotechnological applications of aptamers. 

Keywords

aptamer oligonucleotides therapeutics SELEX molecular medicine DNA

Editors and affiliations

  • Gulab Singh Yadav
    • 1
  • Vikas Kumar
    • 2
  • Neeraj K. Aggarwal
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of BiotechnologyCentral University of HaryanaMahendergarhIndia
  2. 2.Department of BiotechnologyMaharishi Markandeswar UniversityAmbalaIndia
  3. 3.Department of MicrobiologyKurukshetra UniversityKurukshetraIndia

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