1st Edition

Biotransformations and Bioprocesses





ISBN 9780824747756
Published March 24, 2004 by CRC Press
406 Pages

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Book Description

From the laboratory to full-scale commercial production, this reference provides a clear and in-depth analysis of bioreactor design and operation and encompasses critical aspects of the biocatalytic manufacturing process. It clarifies principles in reaction and biochemical engineering, synthetic and biotransformation chemistry, and biocell and enzyme kinetics for successful applications of biocatalysis and bioprocess technologies in the food, chiral drug, vitamin, pharmaceutical, and animal feed industries. Studying reactions from small to supramolecules, this reference provides an abundant supply of end-of-chapter problems to sharpen understanding of key concepts presented in the text.

Table of Contents

Chemical Bonding, Structure, and Reaction Dynamics Enzyme: Structure and Functions Biotransformations Experimental Techniques Frontiers in Biotransformations Enzyme and Biocell Kinetics Biochemical Reactor Fermentation Reactor Engineering Stirred Bioreactors Tower Bioreactors Introduction to Downstream Processing Industrial Examples Waste Treatment Scale-up of Biochemical Processes Index

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Mukesh Doble, Anil Kumar Kruthiventi, Vilas Gajanan Gaikar