Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering Book

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering


  • Author : Christian Larroche
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2016-09-17
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 850
  • ISBN 10 : 9780444636744

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Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Bioprocesses, Bioreactors and Controls provides extensive coverage of new developments, state-of-the-art technologies, and potential future trends, reviewing industrial biotechnology and bioengineering practices that facilitate and enhance the transition of processes from lab to plant scale, which is becoming increasingly important as such transitions continue to grow in frequency. Focusing on industrial bioprocesses, bioreactors for bioprocesses, and controls for bioprocesses, this title reviews industrial practice to identify bottlenecks and propose solutions, highlighting that the optimal control of a bioprocess involves not only maximization of product yield, but also taking into account parameters such as quality assurance and environmental aspects. Describes industrial bioprocesses based on the reaction media Lists the type of bioreactors used for a specific bioprocess/application Outlines the principles of control systems in various bioprocesses

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering Book

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering


  • Author : Ashok Pandey
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2016-09-19
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 522
  • ISBN 10 : 9780444636775

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Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Food and Beverages Industry provides extensive coverage of new developments, state-of-the-art technologies, and potential future trends compiled from the latest ideas across the entire arena of biotechnology and bioengineering. This volume reviews current developments in the application of food biotechnology and engineering for food and beverage production. As there have been significant advances in the areas of food fermentation, processing, and beverage production, this title highlights the advances in specific transformation processes, including those used for alcoholic beverage and fermented food production. Taking a food process and engineering point-of-view, the book also aims to select important bioengineering principles, highlighting how they can be quantitatively applied in the food and beverages industry. Contains comprehensive coverage of food and beverage production Covers all types of fermentation processes and their application in various food products Includes unique coverage of the biochemical processes involved in beverages production

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering Book

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering


  • Author : Sudhir P. P. Singh
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2018-11-20
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 442
  • ISBN 10 : 9780444640864

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Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Synthetic Biology, Cell Engineering and Bioprocessing Technologies covers the current perspectives and outlook of synthetic biology in the agriculture, food and health sectors. This book begins with the basics about synthetic biology and cell engineering, and then explores this in more detail, focusing on topics like applications of synthetic biology, industrial bioprocesses, and future perspectives. Information on cell engineering is also presented, and manipulation in endogenous metabolic network is studied alongside advanced topics such as fine tuning of metabolic pathways, de novo biosynthetic pathway design, enzyme engineering targeted to improved kinetics and stability, and potential applications of the novel biological systems in bioprocess technology to achieve the production of value-added compounds with specific biological activities. Assists in developing a conceptual understanding of synthetic biology and cellular and metabolic engineering. Includes comprehensive information on new developments and advancements. Lists applications of synthetic biology in agriculture, food, and health

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering Book

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering


  • Author : Vanete Thomaz Soccol
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2016-09-17
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 680
  • ISBN 10 : 9780444636713

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Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Human and Animal Health Applications provides extensive coverage of new developments, state-of-the-art technologies, and potential future trends, presenting data-based scientific knowledge and information on medical biotechnological interventions for human and animal health. Drawing on the key development areas in this field, the book reviews biotechnological advances and applications in immunotechnology, vaccines and vaccinology, combinatorial libraries, gene and cell therapy, tissue engineering, and parasite and infectious disease diagnostics. This title outlines why biotechnological techniques in these areas are useful in a clinical context and considers their potential uses, limitations, and the ethical considerations surrounding their use. Provides development in human and animal health due to biotechnology Includes immunotechnology and vaccinology Outlines diagnostic techniques based on tissue and metabolic engineering principles Considers potential uses of the various biotechnology based techniques and the ethical issues raised in their use

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering Book

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering


  • Author : Ashok Pandey
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2016-09-17
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 886
  • ISBN 10 : 9780444636737

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Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Production, Isolation and Purification of Industrial Products provides extensive coverage of new developments, state-of-the-art technologies, and potential future trends, focusing on industrial biotechnology and bioengineering practices for the production of industrial products, such as enzymes, organic acids, biopolymers, and biosurfactants, and the processes for isolating and purifying them from a production medium. During the last few years, the tools of molecular biology and genetic and metabolic engineering have rendered tremendous improvements in the production of industrial products by fermentation. Structured by industrial product classifications, this book provides an overview of the current practice, status, and future potential for the production of these agents, along with reviews of the industrial scenario relating to their production. Provides information on industrial bioprocesses for the production of microbial products by fermentation Includes separation and purification processes of fermentation products Presents economic and feasibility assessments of the various processes and their scaling up Links biotechnology and bioengineering for industrial process development

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Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering


  • Author : Sunita Varjani
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-01-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 516
  • ISBN 10 : 9780444643223

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Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Resource Recovery from Wastes includes the latest and innovative research and technological developments in the biotechnology and bioengineering pertaining to various resource(s) recovery from wastes. The contents are organized into two broader sections covering resource recovery from industrial wastewater and resource recovery from solid wastes. Sections cover energy, bioproducts, nutrients, municipal food wastes, electronic wastes, agricultural waste and others. The state-of-the-art situation, potential advantages and limitations are also provided, along with strategies to overcome limitations. This book is a useful guide into research demands in solid and liquid waste treatment and management for environmental/economic sustainability. Provides state-of-art information and applications on microbiological and biotechnological interventions for resource recovery Covers municipal food wastes, electronic wastes and agricultural wastes Reviews current information relating to bioremediation Contains recent information, clearly illustrated with tables, figures and pictures Outlines different technological and biological aspects of resource recovery from industrial waste and effluents

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering Book

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering


  • Author : Sunil Kumar
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-01-03
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 382
  • ISBN 10 : 9780444640840

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Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Waste Treatment Processes for Energy Generation provides extensive research on the role of waste management processes/technologies for energy generation. The enormous increase of waste materials generated by human activity and its potentially harmful effects on the environment and public health have led to an increasing awareness of an urgent need to adopt scientific methods for the safe disposal of wastes. This book outlines the basic knowledge, processes and technologies for the generation of energy from waste and functions as an important reference for academics and practitioners at varying levels of interest and knowledge. The book's content encompasses all issues for energy recovery from waste in a very clear and simple manner, acting as a comprehensive resource for anyone seeking an understanding on the topic. Outlines the latest technologies used for waste conversion into energy and facilitates project evaluation based on these technologies Summarizes the pros and cons of various processes Includes case studies and economic analysis

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Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering


  • Author : Rupam Kataki
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-07-08
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 536
  • ISBN 10 : 9780444643100

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Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Sustainable Bioresources for the Emerging Bioeconomy outlines recent advances in bioenergy, biorefinery and the bioeconomy, an essential element for a 21st century bio-based society. The book provides information on biomass and various conversion technologies with different parameters that affect the conversion process. Sections cover different bioproducts, biorefinery systems, energy and greenhouse gas emission balances of bioenergy and biorefinery, and environmental and economic footprints of bioeconomy. Finally, different strategies adopted by developed and developing countries for the promotion and implementation of a bioeconomy concept for a bio-based society are systematically covered. The book provides comprehensive information starting from early progress to the latest trends on bioenergy, biorefinery and bioeconomy with special reference to the developed and the developing countries and the linkage between bioeconomy and climate change mitigation in simple scientific language to appeal to a wider audience. Includes the fundamentals and concepts of biomass and bioenergy Outlines recent technology development for biomass conversion Provides concept for different bioproducts Covers global strategies and policies on the development of bioeconomies

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering Book

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering


  • Author : Suresh Kumar Dubey
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2016-09-17
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 308
  • ISBN 10 : 9780444636720

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Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Crop Modification, Nutrition, and Food Production provides extensive coverage of new developments, state-of-the-art technologies, and potential future trends, presenting data-based scientific knowledge on agribiotechnology and describing world agriculture and the role biotechnology can play in ensuring food security over the next fifty years. The book discusses the effects of climate change in agriculture and the resultant emergence of new crops, including drought tolerant and more nutritious plants. In addition, the book discusses insect and virus resistance in plants and outlines plant metabolic engineering for agriculture, genetically engineered plants, and microbial diseases. Highlights recent developments in agriculture due to biotechnology Relates the effect of climate change in agriculture to the development of new crops Describes the application of metabolic engineering in the development of new genetically modified plants

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering Book

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering


  • Author : Sunita Varjani
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-03-04
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 588
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128195949

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Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Emerging Organic Micropollutants summarizes the current knowledge of emerging organic micropollutants in wastewater and the possibilities of their removal/elimination. This book attempts a thorough and exhaustive discussion on ongoing research and future perspectives on advanced treatment methods and future directions to maintain and protect the environment through microbiological, nanotechnological, application of membrane technology, molecular biological and by policymaking means. In addition, the book includes the latest developments in biotechnology and bioengineering pertaining to various aspects in the field of emerging organic micropollutants, including their sources, health effects and environmental impacts. Includes testing methods for the analysis and characterization of emerging organic micropollutants in wastewater Discusses the environmental impact and health hazards of emerging organic micropollutants in wastewater Provides a useful guide to identify priority areas of research demand in the remediation/removal of emerging organic micropollutants

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering Book

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering


  • Author : Jonathan W-C Wong
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2016-09-19
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 534
  • ISBN 10 : 9780444636751

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Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Solid Waste Management provides extensive coverage of new developments, state-of-the-art technologies, and potential future trends, reviewing the latest innovative developments in environmental biotechnology and bioengineering as they pertain to solid wastes, also revealing current research priority areas in solid waste treatment and management. The fate of solid wastes can be divided into three major areas, recycling, energy recovery, and safe disposal. From this foundation, the book covers such key areas as biotechnological production of value added products from solid waste, bioenergy production from various organic solid wastes, and biotechnological solutions for safe, environmentally-friendly treatment and disposal. The state of the art situation, potential advantages, and limitations are discussed, along with proposed strategies on how to overcome limitations. Reviews available bioprocesses for the production of bioproducts from solid waste Outlines processes for the production of energy from solid waste using biochemical conversion processes Lists various environmentally friendly treatments of solid waste and its safe disposal

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering Book

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering


  • Author : R. D. Tyagi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-03-31
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 668
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128217191

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Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Environmental and Health Impact of Hospital Wastewater narrates the origin (history) of pharmaceuticals discoveries, hospital wastewater and its environmental and health impacts. It covers microbiology of hospital wastewater (pathogens, multi-drug resistance development, microbial evolution and impacts on humans, animals, fish), advanced treatment options (including biological, physical and chemical methods), and highlights aspects required during hospital wastewater treatment processes. This book provides an amalgamation of all recent scientific information on hospital wastewater which is not available in the current literature. Introduces physical, chemical and molecular testing methods for the analysis and characterization of hospital wastewater Discusses the environmental impact and health hazards of hospital wastewater Describes the microbiological aspects of the hospital wastewater, like microbial community, metagenomics, pathogens, VBNC and mechanism of antibiotic resistance development Explains hospital wastewater and its role in microbial evolution Highlights future treatment options, guidelines and drug disposal tactics

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering Book

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering


  • Author : Amit K. Rai
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-11-30
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 460
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128236437

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Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Technologies for Production of Nutraceuticals and Functional Food Products covers a wide range of topics related to the the microbial process for the production of high- value nutraceuticals and fermented functional foods. This reference includes the bioactive compounds derived from the foods substrate, including bioactive peptides, transformed polyphenols, oligosaccharides, prebiotics, and functional lipids. Scientific information related to the recombinant microorganisms and their role in the production of nutraceutical and functional foods are also included. The translational aspects of microbial bioprocess technologies are illustrated, by emphasizing the current requirements and future perspectives of industrial and food biotechnology. Edited by a group of experienced Eeditors and contributors, Technologies for Production of Nutraceuticals and Functional Food Productsthe book gives scientists and engineers the translational aspects of microbial processes for the development of functional foods and high- value nutraceuticals with future perspectives. Provides a deep and conceptual understanding of enzyme catalysis, enzyme engineering, discovery of novel enzymes, and technology perspectives Offers information about inventions and advancements in microbial process development for the production of high value nutraceuticals and fermented functional foods Includes updated references for further understanding of fermentation technology in the functional foods industry

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering Book

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering


  • Author : Ashok Pandey
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2017-09-12
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 478
  • ISBN 10 : 9780444639912

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Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Current Advances in Solid-State Fermentation provides knowledge and information on solid-state fermentation involving the basics of microbiology, biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics and principles of genetic engineering, metabolic engineering and biochemical engineering. This volume of the series is on Solid-State fermentation (SSF), which would cover the basic and applied aspects of SSF processes, including engineering aspects such as design of bioreactors in SSF. The book offers a pool of knowledge on biochemical and microbiological aspects as well as chemical and biological engineering aspects of SSF to provide an integrated knowledge and version to the readers. Provides state-of-the-art information on basic and fundamental principles of solid-state fermentation Includes key features for the education and understanding of biotechnology education and R&D, in particular on SSF Lists fermentation methods for the production of a wide variety of enzymes and metabolites Provides examples of the various industrial applications of enzymes in solid state fermentation

New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering Book

New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering


  • Author : Joginder Singh
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-09-21
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 302
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128225578

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New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering presents an account of recent developments and applied aspects of fungi and its metabolites for human welfare. The fungi and its metabolites are employed in diverse fields of agri-food, biochemistry, chemical engineering, diagnostics, pharmaceuticals and medical device development. The book contains chapters by the eminent researchers working with fungi and fungal metabolites who explain their importance and potential in manifold prospects. The book includes a description of various fungal metabolites and their chemistry and biotechnology. Highlights the latest developments surrounding the utilization of fungi and fungal metabolites Overviews applied aspects of fungi and their metabolites for human welfare Details the usage of fungi and their metabolites in diverse fields Identifies the importance and potential of fungi and fungal metabolites in manifold prospects Illustrates recent trends in fungal metabolite research using elaborate, expressive tables and figures with concise information