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Probiotics, the Natural Microbiota in Living Organisms Fundamentals and Applications

Probiotics, the Natural Microbiota in Living Organisms: Fundamentals and Applications

1st Edition


Edited By Hesham Ali El-Enshasy, Shang-Tian Yang
September 23, 2021

Beneficial microbes exist naturally in the body and play a vital role in our health. They are called probiotics. Due to growing concerns in using chemically synthesized medicines and antibiotics, research on probiotics which are natural and safe alternatives, has increased. For centuries, ...

Microbial Surfactants Volume I: Production and Applications

Microbial Surfactants: Volume I: Production and Applications

1st Edition


Edited By R. Z. Sayyed, Hesham Ali Metwally El Enshasy, Bee Hameeda
August 15, 2021

Biosurfactants are the surface-active biomolecules produced by microorganisms. In recent years, biosurfactants have gained commercial significance due to their unique properties, such as high surface activity, high specificity, low toxicity, tolerance to pH, temperature and ionic strength, ...

Silkworm Biofactory Silk to Biology

Silkworm Biofactory: Silk to Biology

1st Edition

Edited By Katsumi Maenaka, Enoch Y. Park
November 07, 2018

While silk derived from silkworm has been of economic importance for centuries, more recently silkworm has been found to have utility in biomedicine. This has attracted attention for expressing eukaryotic recombinant proteins, which require post-translational modifications. In 1985 Dr. Susumu Maeda...

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