Best School Books – Class 11 and 12 – Biotechnology

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We’ve compiled a list of the best school books for students studying Biotechnology, categorized by grade level (Class 11 & 12). Most of the schools follow CBSE, ICSE, IGCSE, IB, or State Boards syllabus and we have compiled a list of books based on these Educational Boards. These textbooks will help students succeed in their Biotechnology classes and exams.

Here’s a full list of best school books on Class 11 and Class 12 Biotechnology.

Senior Secondary School/Higher Secondary School Biotechnology Books: (Class 11th and 12th)

Class 12 Biotechnology Books

Here is a comprehensive list of the top school books for Class 12 – Biotechnology.

1.”CBSE Biology Chapterwise Solved Papers Class 12th” by Kanchan Upreti
2.”Introduction to Biotechnology Class- XII” by Yash Pal, Joginder Singh

“Introduction to Biotechnology Class- XII” Book Review: This book provides a number of exercises, examples and illustrations for each chapter. A natural expansion of the vocabulary, illustrations and exercises takes place gradually through different stages in the series.

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3.”CBSE Chapterwise Questions-Answers Biotechnology (2014- 2008) Class XII (Old Edition)” by Akanksha Singhal

“CBSE Chapterwise Questions-Answers Biotechnology” Book Review: The entire syllabus of this book has been divided into six chapters. They are Recombinant DNA Technology, Protein Structure and Engineering, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics, Microbial Cell Culture and Its Applications, Plant Cell Culture and Its Applications and Animal Cell Culture and Its Applications. Each question covered in the book has been solved strictly according to the CBSE marking scheme. Previous years Questions from 2008 to 2014 covering Delhi, All India and compartment papers have been covered in the book. It provides CBSE Biotechnology 2014 Solved Papers. It also contains CBSE Biotechnology Sample Paper which will help the students to understand the types of questions which may be asked in the examination.

4.”Comprehensive Laboratory Manual in Biotechnology Class XII” by A. Jayakumaran Nair
5.”A Textbook of Biotechnology for Class XII” by R.C. Dubey

“A Textbook of Biotechnology for Class XII” Book Review: This book provides Multiple choice questions with their answers to help students prepare for competitive examinations.

6.”Comprehensive Laboratory Manual in Biotechnology Class XII” by A. Jayakumaran Nair
7.”Comprehensive Biotechnology Class XII” by A. Jayakumaran Nair

“Comprehensive Biotechnology Class XII” Book Review: This book explains protein and Gene Manipulations, Protein Structure and Engineering and Recombinant DNA Technology. It covers Genomics and Bioinformatics, CELL CULTURE TECHNOLOGY, Microbial Culture and Applications. It describes Plant Cell Culture and Applications, Animal Cell Culture and Applications. It also provides colour photos for better understanding.

8.”A Textbook of Biotechnology for Class XII” by Rastogi/Rastogi

“A Textbook of Biotechnology for Class XII” Book Review: This book explains the important topics such as protein structure and engineering, recombinant DNA technology, genomics and bioinformatics, microbial culture and applications. It covers plant cell culture and applications and animal cell culture and applications, which are the focal points of interest in modern biotechnology.

9.”Biotechnology Class XII: Pres by J and K Board” by Kannan

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“Biotechnology Class XII” Book Review: This book gives a comprehensive and a basic understanding of various aspects and tools of biotechnology. It explains protein Structure and Engineering, Recombinant DNA Technology, Genomics and Proteomics Microbial Cell Culture and Applications. It discusses Plant Cell Culture and Applications Animal Cell Structure and Applications. It provides diagrams and tables to illustrate key concepts, Variety of questions with Answer key to aid self study and preparation for examinations.

10.”CBSE Chapterwise Questions-Answers Biotechnology (2014- 2008) Class XII (Old Edition)” by Akanksha Singhal

“CBSE Chapterwise Questions-Answers Biotechnology” Book Review: This book is specially designed for the students of Class XII who aim to succeed in the upcoming CBSE Biotechnology Examination. The entire syllabus of this book has been divided into six chapters. They are Recombinant DNA Technology, Protein Structure and Engineering, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics, Microbial Cell Culture and Its Applications, Plant Cell Culture and Its Applications and Animal Cell Culture and Its Applications. Each question covered in the book has been solved strictly according to the CBSE marking scheme. Previous years Questions from 2008 to 2014 covering Delhi, All India and compartment papers have been covered in the book. It provides CBSE Biotechnology 2014 Solved Papers. It also contains CBSE Biotechnology Sample Paper which will help the students to understand the types of questions which may be asked in the examination.

Class 11 Biotechnology Books

The complete list of the top textbooks for class 11 biotechnology is provided below.

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1.”Comprehensive Laboratory Manual in Biotechnology Class XI” by A. Jayakumaran Nair

“Comprehensive Laboratory Manual in Biotechnology Class XI” Book Review: This book is for biotechnology students of class XI.

2.”A Textbook of Biotechnology for Class XI” by R.C. Dubey

“A Textbook of Biotechnology for Class XI” Book Review: This book is useful for biotechnology students. It contains multiple choice questions.

3.”Comprehensive Biotechnology Class XI” by A. Jayakumaran Nair

“Comprehensive Biotechnology Class XI” Book Review: This book contains introduction to biotechnology and biomolecules. It explains cell and development, genetics and molecular biology.

4.”Introduction to Biotechnology” by Ashim K. Chakravarty

“Introduction to Biotechnology” Book Review: It discusses the fundamentals of biotechnology, basic structure and functioning of living organisms. It explains the functions of biomolecules and biochemical reactions. It contains fundamental techniques such as DNA, genomics, microbiology etc.

5.”Agriscience: Fundamentals and Applications” by Elmer L. Cooper

“Agriscience: Fundamentals and Applications” Book Review: This book contains information like agriculture, agriscience, plant and animal taxonomy.

6.”Advanced Instrumentation, Data Interpretation, and Control of Biotechnological Processes” by Jan F. van Impe and Peter A. Vanrolleghem

“Advanced Instrumentation, Data Interpretation and Control of Biotechnological Processes” Book Review: This book explains the advancement in instrumentation, interpretation and control of biotechnology data.

7.”Essentials of Biophysics” by P. Narayanan

“Essentials of Biophysics” Book Review: It explains the relation between physics and natural sciences.It contains topics like quantitative approach, biological entities and emerging trends in natural sciences.

8.”Basics of Immunology” by Abdul Ahad and Muhammad Anees

“Basics of Immunology” Book Review: This book is for PhD students.It explains the basic concepts of immunology in an easy way.

9.”Biotechnological Innovations in Chemical Synthesis (Biotol)” by B. C. Currell and R.C.E.Van Dam Mieras

“Biotechnology Innovations in Chemical Synthesis (Biotol)” Book Review: It explains us biological catalysis is added to chemicals for the production. It also explains production of commodities such as antibiotics, therapeutics and metabolites.

10.”Chirotechnology: Industrial Synthesis of Optically Active Compounds” by Roger A. Sheldon

“Chirotechnology: Industrial Synthesis of Optically Active Compounds” Book Review: This book provides us practical knowledge of industry methods. It explains synthesis of optically active compounds. It contains isomerism and stereochemistry. It has specific techniques like fermentation, crystallization etc.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on the Biotechnology subject and came out with a recommended list of the top 10 Biotechnology books for each grade. If any more book needs to be added to the list of best books on Biotechnology, please let us know. We hope you find this list helpful in your studies.

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