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Genomic sciences and medical biotechnology

Padmanaban, G (2008) Genomic sciences and medical biotechnology. In: National Acaedmy of Sciences Letters, 31 (6). pp. 51-55.

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The advent of genomic sciences has provided enormous information on the gene content and its expression in a wide variety of organisms, including the human. This has paved the way for understanding the differences between normal and abnormal cells at the molecular level. This enables molecular characterization of the abnormality due to a wide variety of causes ranging from infection to life style disorders. This new knowledge is being exploited to develop molecular diagnostics, new drugs and vaccines, biopharmaceuticals, gene therapy and stem cell therapy. The future of Medicine would be influenced by Genomic Sciences in a major way.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: National Acaedmy of Sciences Letters
Publisher: National Acaedmy of Sciences
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to National Acaedmy of Sciences.
Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Biochemistry
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2008
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2008 13:34
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/14920

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