This book is a compilation of detailed articles on various products and services that can be derived from bioresources through bioprocess. It offers in-depth discussions and case studies on commercially and therapeutically important enzymes, antimicrobials, anti-cancer molecules and anti-inflammatory substances. It also includes a separate section on emerging trends in bioactive substances research. This unique book is a valuable source of information for biotechnologists and bioprocess experts as well as academics and researchers who are actively involved in product and process development.
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2017|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Dr. Sabu Abdulhameed is teaching Biotechnology at the Department of Biotechnology and Microbiology, School of Life Sciences, Kannur University, Kerala, India He earned his PhD in Biotechnology from Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), India. Prior to joining Kannur University, he was a scientist at the National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (CSIR). Dr Sabu has published several research papers in reputed Indian and International journals and owns three patents to his credit. He has already published three other books on various aspects of biotechnology. He was a visiting fellow at University of Georgia, USA, Technical University of Budapest, Hungary, University of Debrecen, Hungary, University of Paul Cezanne, France University of Mediterranean, Marseille, France and Autonomous University of Coahuila, Mexico. His current research interest includes production, purification and charecterisation of industrial enzymes and characterization of bioactive molecules. Dr Sabu also serves as a member in the editorial board of many research journals and is an expert member in many academic and scientific bodies.
Dr. Sugathan Shiburaj is currently working as Senior Scientist at the Division of Microbiology, Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, Palode, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. He has more than 20 years of experience in the area of microbial biotechnology and molecular microbiology and has published several papers in reputed national and international journals. He obtained his doctoral degree from the University of Kerala, India and did his Postdoctoral studies with the fellowship from Kerala Biotechnology Commission at Genetic Engineering Research Unit, School of Biotechnology, MKU under the mentor ship of Prof. K. Dharmalingam from 2004 to 2007. He was awarded the BOYCAST fellowship of the Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India and worked at Tom MacRae's lab, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada from 2011 to 2012. He is a life member of Association of Microbiologists of India, Proteomics Society of India and Indian Mycological Society and Member of Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Society.
Dr. N. S. Pradeep is working as a Senior Scientist and Head, Division of Microbiology, Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, Palode, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. He obtained his PhD from Gandhigram University, Madurai, India. He has more than 20 years of research experience in the area of microbial biotechnology and molecular taxonomy. Dr Pradeep published several research papers in national and international journals and has a patent to his credit. He is the author/editor of several books and life member of Association of Microbiologists of India, Mushroom Society of India, Indian Mycological Society, Indian Science Congress Association, Kerala Academy of Sciences etc. Dr Pradeep is actively involved in science extension and training and he is a Research Committee Member of Integrated Rural Technology Centre, Kerala, India.
Table of Contents
Part 1. Enzymes.- Chapter 1. Enzymes for Bioenergy.- Chapter 2. Therapeutic Enzymes.- Chapter 3. Enzymes for Bioremediation and Biocontrol.- Chapter 4. Enzymes as Molecular Tools.- Chapter 5. Biotransformation Enzymes.- Chapter 6. Enzyme Engineering.- Part 2. Anti cancer and Anti-inflammatory Molecules.- Chapter 7. Anticancer Agents from Marine Microorganisms.- Chapter 8. Cancer Combating Bio Molecules from Plants.- Chapter 9. Ant-inflammatory Molecules: Enzyme Inhibitors.- Chapter 10. Anti-inflammatory Molecules: Immune System Mediators.- Part 3. Antimicrobials.- Chapter 11. Antimicrobial Agents from Plants.- Chapter 12. Antimicrobials from Microbes.- Chapter 13. Novel Sources of Antimicrobials.- Chapter 14. Quorum Quenching Compounds from Natural Sources.- Chapter 15. Antimycobacterial Peptides.- Part 4. Emerging Trends.- Chapter 16. Probiotics.- Chapter 17. Stilbenes and its Derivatives in Traditional Medicine.- Chapter 18. Novel Targets and Advancements in Drug Discovery: the Case of HIV-AIDS.