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New Horizons in Biotechnology / Edition 1

New Horizons in Biotechnology / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9789048164684
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 12/06/2010
Edition description: 2003
Pages: 450
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1: Industrial Biotechnology.- 1 Industrial production of enzymes for the feed industry.- 2 Biochemical engineering of solid-state fermentation.- 3 Phytase production under solid-state fermentation.- 4 Valorization of moroccan olive cake using solid-state fermentation.- 5 Growth kinetics and esterase/lipase production by thermophilic fungi grown in solid-state fermentation on olive cake.- 6 Growth of Trichoderma reesei on static and dynamic solid substrate fermentation under electromagnetic fields.- 7 Production of enzyme and protein hydrolysate from fish processing waste.- 8 New potentialities of uses of coffee industry residues in Brazil.- 9 Screening of edible mushrooms for polyphenol degradation and tannase production from coffee pulp and coffee husk.- 10 Biocatalysis in non-conventional media by entrapment of the enzyme in water-restricted microenvironment.- 11 Organic solvent resistant lipase produced by thermoresistant bacteria.- 12 Prebleaching of kraft pulps with xylanase enzyme for paper manufacture.- 13 Titration biosensors for biotechnological process control.- 14 Enhanced loading and stability of urease covalently attached to polypyrrole microspheres for application to urea biosensor.- 15 True and apparent yields and maintenance coefficient and their significance on fermentation kinetics.- 16 Bioprocessing engineering considerations in the production of secondary metabolites by plant cell suspension cultures.- 17 Genetic manipulation of filamentous fungi.- 18 Molecular biology and biochemistry of lipoxygenases and related pathways.- Section 2: Environmental Biotechnology.- 19 Bioremediation and biobeneficiation of metals.- 20 Developments in enhanced biological phosphorus removal (EBPR).- 21 Role of membrane bioreactors in environmental engineering applications.- 22 Application of bio-hydrolizer for the treatment of urea bearing wastewater.- 23 Biosorption and elution of Cr(VI): A detoxification strategy.- 24 Detoxification of pollutants from municipal wastewater using organic soil as a biofilter.- 25 Biochemical removal of nitrogen from industrial effluents: A full scale plant performance and stability.- 26 Kinetics of dissolution of the carbonate minerals of phosphate ores by dilute acetic acid solutions in the presence of carbonic anhydrase II from bovine erythrocytes.- Section 3: Food Biotechnology & Health Care.- 27 New trends in kefir yeast technology.- 28 Formation of kefir granules and their efficiency in whey fermentation.- 29 Isolation and identification of lactic acid bacteria from mature coffee cherries: potential application in coffee husk ensiling.- 30 Lactic acid fermented products as vehicles for probiotics.- 31 Development of a new beverage with probiotic activity.- 32 Genetic engineering of fatty acid composition of Indian mustard oil.- 33 Pleurotus ostreatus volatile aroma compounds identified from fruit-body and from mycelium grown in submerged and solid-state cultures.- 34 Standardization of ELISA (Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay) and indirect fluorescent antibody test (IFAT) techniques for canine cutaneous Leishmaniasis.- 35 Leishmania species in two regions of Parana, Brazil: Biochemical characterization by isoenzyme electrophoresis.- Section 4: Agricultural Biotechnology.- 36 Inoculants for silage in subtropical climate.- 37 Production of a biocompost by solid-state fermentation against coffee nematodes.- 38 Cadmium and nicotine correlation in reference to tobacco plant varieties and to sludge/soil applied ratios.- 39 Applicability of fly ash is sound for rhizosphere, biomass yield, enhanced banana productivity and sustainable eco-system.- 40 Impacts on vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi diversity associated with degradation of soils in humid tropical forests.- Authors index.

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