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By Manju Sharma, Renu Swarup (auth.), Professor Tarun K. Ghose, Professor Purnendu Ghosh, S. K. Basu, D. Bhardwaj, V. S. Chauhan, N. Dhar, B. N. Johri, J. P. Khurana, A. Mukhopadhyay, G. Padmanaban, A. Sharma, M. Sharma, R. Swarup, A. K. Tyagi, J. S. Virdi (

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ISBN-13: 9783540006091

ISBN-10: 3540364889

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The biotechnology enterprise in India with a rise from USD 500 million in 1997 and attaining an expected USD I billion subsequent 12 months health and wellbeing similar prod ucts accounting for 60%, agro and veterinary items jointly 15%, and con tract R&D, reagents, units and offers including as much as the remainder 25% of which the diagnostics proportion was once approximately 10% of the complete without doubt awarded an encouraging photo even 5 years in the past. whereas volumes have elevated, the pat tern has no longer. in accordance with a document, ready by way of McKinsey & Co, India's Phar maceutical together with household and export revenues and agreement providers totals approximately USD five billion. in addition, the corporate expectantly tasks the expansion to an element of 5 fold provided that either the and the govt may be able to installed position a possibility recommendations that needs to look after the formida ble hindrances combating extra development. If this overview is right, then the verified transformation made through IT development must also give you the confi dence required by way of the excessive expectancies for biotechnology that have arisen within the state in recent times. a few members to this are overenthusiastic those are bureaucrats, a few retired scientists and naturally the complacent politicians who've the least wisdom of what the hot biotechnology is all approximately. besides the fact that, there are transparent symptoms of biotechnology development demon strated by way of a number of yet speedily increasing biotech businesses equivalent to Biocon Ltd, Shantha Biotech (P) Lid, Dr.

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Several packages have been developed to facilitate the use of the new technology by the farming communities. The biofertilizer technology has been demonstrated benefiting nearly 20,000 farmers. The technology for production of mycorrhizal biofertilizer has been transferred to the industry. An antifungal formulation for control of root rot disease was developed and transferred to the industry. 1 Biofertilizer Blue-green algae (BGA) for rice, Rhizobium for legumes and oil seeds, Mycorrhiza for tree crops and Acetobacter for sugarcane have significant potential to sustain productivity and soil fertility.

22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. B. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. C. National Facilities/Repositories National Facility on Microbial Type Culture Collection, IMTECH, Chandigarh National Facility on Blue Green Algal collection, IARI, New Delhi National Facility on Plant Tissue Culture Repository, NBPGR, New Delhi National Animal House Facility, CDRI, Lucknow National Animal House Facility, NIN, Hyderabad National Facility on Biochemical Engineering Research and Process Development, IMTECH, Chandigarh National Facility on Oligonucleotide Synthesis, CBT, Delhi National Facility for Enzymes and Biochemicals, CBT, Delhi Three Genetic Engineering Units at JNU, N.

We are well poised to meet this challenge. Research efforts across the country have succeeded in developing a number of developments of improved vaccines including edible vaccine. Presently in India, eight units have taken steps to produce r-DNA products in the healthcare area. Recently an Indian company had launched an indigenous r-hepatitis B vaccine, first ever-r-DNA product. At present globally there are 28 M. Sharma · R. Swarup about 35 biotechnology-derived therapeutics and vaccines in use and over 500 additional drugs and vaccines are in various phases of clinical trials.

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Biotechnology in India I by Manju Sharma, Renu Swarup (auth.), Professor Tarun K. Ghose, Professor Purnendu Ghosh, S. K. Basu, D. Bhardwaj, V. S. Chauhan, N. Dhar, B. N. Johri, J. P. Khurana, A. Mukhopadhyay, G. Padmanaban, A. Sharma, M. Sharma, R. Swarup, A. K. Tyagi, J. S. Virdi (

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