1st Edition

Applications of Microbial Engineering





ISBN 9780367379834
Published September 25, 2019 by CRC Press
504 Pages

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Book Description

The microbial engineering technologies have been identified as an essential and important subject area of engineering and applied biological sciences. A microbial engineer works on the biological, chemical and engineering aspects of biotechnology, manipulating microbes and developing new uses for microbes. In agriculture, bioprocess engineering, in biotechnology, genetic engineering, microbial vaccines, and the development of bionanotechnology, microbial engineering could be recognized as high potential technologies in the current scenario for economic development. Scientists and engineers are motivated for sustainable green technology as a part of an upcoming industrial revolution turning more and more to processes involving microorganisms.



Applications of Microbial Engineering provides a better understanding of industrially important genetically manipulated and engineered prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell systems. The content of this book are based on most recent developments in microbial engineering. The contributions by specialists on the respective topics provide a profound scientific basis for further research. It is expected that this book will be a valuable resource for researchers as well as students dealing with microbiology and biotechnology.

Table of Contents

Aspergillus: A Cell Factory with Unlimited Prospects
Markus R.M. Fiedler, Benjamin M. Nitsche, Franziska Wanka and Vera Meyer
Industrial Production of Organic Acids by Fungi: State of the Art and Opportunities
An Li and Peter Punt
Microbial Enzyme Technology in Baked Cereal Foods
Deborah Waters
Recent Developments on Amylase Production by Fermentation using Agroindustrial Residues as Substrates
Juliana M. Gasparotto, Rodrigo Klaic, Jéssica M. Moscon, Bruno C. Aita, Daniel P. Chielle, Fabiane M. Stringhini, Gabrielly V. Ribeiro, Luiz J. Visioli, Paulo R.S. Salbego and Marcio A. Mazutti
Recent Developments and Industrial Perspectives in the Microbial Production of Bioflavors
Gustavo Molina, Juliano L. Bicas, Érica A. Moraes, Mário R. Maróstica-JR and Gláucia M. Pastore
Engineering Applied to the Wine Fermentation Industry
Francisco López, Alejandra Urtubia Urbina and Jose Ricardo Pérez-Correa
Applications of Plant Growth-Promoting Bacteria for Plant and Soil Systems
M.L.E. Reed and Bernard R. Glick
Engineering of Microbes for Plant and Soil Systems
Kieran J. Germaine, Martina McGuinness and David N. Dowling
Engineering the Rhizosphere for Agricultural and Environmental Sustainability
Mélanie M. Paulin and Martin Filion
Microbial Engineering for Developing Stress Tolerant Cultivars: An Innovative Approach
Vijai K. Gupta, Lallan P. Yadava, Anthonia O’ Donovan, Gauri D. Sharma, Maria G. Tuohy and Sanjiv K. Maheshwari
The Potent Pharmacological Mushroom Fomes fomentarius: Cultivation Processes and Biotechnological Uses
Mohamed Neifar, Atef Jaouani and Semia Ellouz Chaabouni
Amazonian Microorganisms with Metabolites of Ecological and Economic Importance
Luiz Antonio de Oliveira
Heavy Metal Niches: Microbes and Their Metabolic

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Biography

Vijai Kumar Gupta, Monika Schmoll, Marcio Antonio Mazutti, Minna Mäki, Maria G. Tuohy