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8. Nanotechnology and its applications
in veterinary and animal science
S.S. Patil, K. B.
Kore and Puneet Kumar
Nanotechnology has a tremendous potential to revolutionize
agriculture and livestock sector. It can provide new tools
for molecular and cellular biology, biotechnology,
veterinary physiology, animal genetics, reproduction etc.
which will allow researchers to handle biological
materials such as DNA, proteins or cells in minute
quantities usually nano-liters
Nanotechnology tools like microfluidics, nanomaterials, bioanalyticalnanosensors,
etc. has the potential to solve many more puzzles related
to animal health, production, reproduction and prevention
and treatment of diseases. It is reasonable to presume
that in the upcoming year’s nanotechnology research will
reform the science and technology of the animal health and
will help to boost up the livestock production.
Nanotechnology will have a profound impact, but not in the
immediate future as it is in the early stages of its
development and needs to equip scientists, engineers and
biologists to work at the cellular and molecular levels
for significant benefits in healthcare and animal
medicine. But It is
reasonable to presume that in the upcoming year’s
nanotechnology research will revolutionize animal health
and help to boost up livestock production.
Nanotechnology, Livestock, Agriculture, Biotechnology.