Harnessing Biotechnology for the 21st Century

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Presents the most recent international developments in biotechnology and bioprocessing based on papers presented at the Ninth International Bioprocessing Symposium, held in August 1992. Offers contributions from leading industrial and academic researchers in biotechnology and bioprocessing. Topics include recombinant technology for production of polypeptides, plant metabolites, and antibiotics; industrial microbiology and physiology; biocatalysis; bioreactor engineering; downstream processing; bioinstrumentation and bioprocess control; biotechnology applied to energy; environmental engineering and biology; agriculture and food biotechnology; biotechnology in developing countries; and policy issues in biotechnology.
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Papers by industrial and academic researchers in biotechnology and bioprocessing address topics in polypeptide production; production of metabolites; microbiology and physiology; biocatalysis and biotransformation; bioreactor engineering; downstream processing; bioinstrumentation and bioprocess control; policy issues in biotechnology; environmental engineering and biology; agriculture and food biotechnology; and biotechnology in developing countries. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780841224773
  • Publisher: American Chemical Society
  • Publication date: 5/5/1992
  • Series: ACS Conference Proceedings Series
  • Pages: 612
  • Product dimensions: 9.90 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Frontiers in Polypeptide Production: Expression in Prokaryotes; Expressing, Processing, and Secretion in Eukaryotes; Expression in Transgenic Systems Frontiers in Production of Metabolites: Pathway Analysis and Pathway Engineering; Designing Novel Pathways; High Throughput Screens; Nonprotein Biomaterials Microbiology and Physiology; Primary Metabolites; Secondary Metabolites Biocatalysis and Biotransformation: Immobilized and Two-Phase Systems; Designed Biocatalysts; Biocatalysis in Synthesis and Biotransformation Bioreactor Engineering: Transport Phenomena in Bioreactor Systems; Animal Cell Culture; Microbial Fermentations and Economics Downstream Processing: Biological Principles in Aid of Purification; Membrane Processes; Chromatographic Processes; Extractive Processes; Protein Folding and Refolding; Stability, Formulation, and Quality Control Bioinstrumentation and Bioprocess Control: Sensors and Analytical Techniques; Modeling of Bioprocesses; Intracellular and Extracellular Events; Control of Bioprocesses; Bioinformatics Policy Issues in Biotechnology: Intellectual Property; Safety and Containment; Regulatory Issues in Biotechnology and Bioprocessing Environmental Engineering and Biology: Bioremediation; Hydrometallurgy; Waste Treatment Agriculture and Food Biotechnology: Impact of Transgenic Plants; Biomass Utilization; Food Flavors and Additives Biotechnology in Developing Countries: Suitable Bioengineering Processes; Stimulating Biotechnology for Small-Scale Farmers

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