This incomparable Second Edition of a highly regarded reference has been entirely rewritten and enlarged to reflect the explosion of information and technologies that have emerged since the publication of the previous edition.
Strikes the perfect balance between proven traditional approaches and modern methods that promise to yield new products and processes!
Specifically addressing microbially derived commercially important bioactive products that are currently or soon-to-be available, Biotechnology of Antibiotics, Second Edition
Written by authorities from both industry and academia and containing nearly 4000 bibliographic citations, Biotechnology of Antibiotics, Second Edition is an outstanding resource for pharmaceutical scientists, medicinal chemists and biochemists, molecular biologists and industrial microbiologists, chemical engineers, fermentation bioengineers, bioprocess technologists, and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in these disciplines.
Table of Contents
Introduction and Approaches for Improvement in Antibiotic Production
Template-Biosynthesized Peptide and b-Lactam Antibiotics
Ribosomally Synthesized Peptide Antibiotics
Polyketide Antibiotics Produced by Type-I Multifunctional Enzymes
Polyketide Antibiotics Produced by Type-II Polyketide Synthase Systems
Peptydil Nucleoside Antibiotics
Recombinant Bioconversions of Bioactive Molecules
Praise for the previous edition…
…a well-organized compilation of information on antibiotics which have found practical use in medical, veterinary, and agricultural practice…well written…a good reference work for those interested in antibiotic screening and production.
"…a very useful book…it is a great help to have in one book an account of the production of most of the current antibiotics.
"-Enzyme and Microbial Technology