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Recombinant Microbes for Industrial and Agricultural Applications

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ISBN 9780824791414
Published December 14, 1993 by CRC Press
894 Pages

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Book Description

Bridging the gap between laboratory observations and industrial practices, this work presents detailed information on recombinant micro-organisms and their applications in industry and agriculture. All recombinant microbes, bacteria, yeasts and fungi are covered.

Table of Contents

"Introduction: Exploitation of Conventional and Industrial Microorganisms, Yoshikatsu Murooka Regulation and Safety of Recombinant Microorganisms, Fusao Tomita Contributions of Recombinant Microbes and Their Potential, Arnold L. Demain, Akira Kimura, and Atsuhiko Shinmyo Overproduction of Heterologous Proteins in Escherichia coli, Hisashi Yasueda and Hiroshi Matsui Extremely Efficient Protein Secretion System in Bacillus brevis, Shigezo Udaka and Hideo Yamagata Secretory Production of Homologous and Heterologous Proteins by Recombinant Streptomyces: What Has Been Accomplished?, István Molnár Antibiotics Produced by Streptomyces Host-Vector Systems, Masanori Sugiyama -Lactam Antibiotics Produced by Genetically Engineered Filamentous Fungi, T. Vichitsoonthonkul, Y. W. Chu, H. S. Sodhi, and G. Saunders Heterologous Protein Production by Yeast Host-Vector Systems, Satoshi Harashima Glutathione and Its Derivatives: Produced by Recombinant Escherichia coli and Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Kousaku Murata Recombinant Microbial ADP-Ribosylating Toxins of Bordetella Pertussis, Vibiro Cholerai, and Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli: Structure, Function, and Toxoid Vaccine Development, W. Neal Burnette, Witold Cieplak, Jr., Harvey R. Kaslow, Rino Rappuoli, and Elaine I. Tuomanen Recombinant Antigens as Components of a Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis Vaccine, Andrew J. Makoff, Ian G. Charles, and Neil F. Fairweather Escherichia coli Producing Recombinant Antibodies, Andreas Plückthum Antibody Produced by Using Escherichia coli Expression Systems, Tatsuro Shibui and Kenji Nagahari Fundamental Aspects of Secretory Enzyme Production by Recombinant Microbes, Noboru Takizawa, Mitsuo Yamashita, and Yoshikatsu Murooka Escherichia coli Secretion Vector Using the kil Gene, Toshiaki Kudo Thermostable Enzymes Produced by Recombinant Mesophilic and Thermophillic Bacteria, Tadayuki Imanaka Enzymes Used for Recombinant DNA Technology Produced by Recombinant Microbes, Bunsei Kawakami Starch-Processing Enzymes Produced by Recombinant Bacteria, Hideo Yamagata and Shigezo Udaka Starch-Processing Enzymes Produced by Recombinant Yeasts and Fungi, Ichiro Yamashita Microbial Lipase: Structure and Production, Yuji Shimada, Akio Sugihara, and Yoshio Tominaga Enzyme Production by Recombinant Aspergillus, David B. Archer Cellulases, Xylanases, and Their Genes from Bacteria, Kyo Shimada, Shuichi Karita, Kazuo Sakka, and Kunio Ohmiya Yeast as Source for Therapeutic and Diagnostic Proteins, Annie De Baetselier-Van Broekhoven Improvement of Useful Enzumes by Protein Engineering, Tadayuki Imanaka Amino Acids: Genetically Engineered Serratia marcescens, Saburo Komatsubara Host-Vector Systems for Amino Acid-Producing Corneform Bacteria, Konosuke Sano Fermented Milk Products: Genetic Improvement of Dairy Lactobacilli, Takashi Sasaki Vinegar: Genetic Improvement of Acetobacter and Gluconobacter, Masahiro Fukaya Alcoholic Beverages: Genetic Improvement of Yeasts, Kenichi Shimizu, Yoichi Yokomori, and Kazuyoshi Kitano Fish Growth Hormones: Production and Application of Recombinant Hormones, Seiji Sugimoto and Seiga Itoh Approaches to Hybridization and Applied Genetics by Protoplast Fusion: Koji-Molds and Mushrooms, Kihachiro Ogawa Detection of Pathogenic Bacteria in Foods by Using Recombinant DNA Techniques, Hau-Yang Tsen Agrobacterium and Plant Genetic Engineering, Masami Sekine and Atsuhiko Shinmyo Basic Analysis of Bacillus subtillis NB22 and Its Application to Biological Control, Makoto Shoda and Takashi Ano Genetic Engineering on Bacillus thuringiensis Insecticidal Proteins, Keiko Nakamura Filamentous Ascomycetes and Basidiomycetes: Development of Host-Vector Systems, Kazuo Shishido Cyanobacteria and Algae, Takashi Yamada Associative Nitrogen-Fixing Bacteria in the Rhizosphere of Rice, Takeshi Uozumi Strain Improvement of Zymomonas mobilis for Ethanol Production, Hideshi Yanase, Nobuo Kato, and Kenzo Tonomura Ethanol Production by Genetically Improved Clostridium, Naotaka Kurose and Kenzo Tonomura Alcohol Production by Genetically Improved Yeast, Toshihiko Ashikari and Hajime Yoshizumi Hydrogen Productioin by Photosynthetic Bacteria and Microalgae, Kazuhisa Miyamoto Heterologous Gene Expression in C, Compound-Utilizing Yeasts, Gerd Gellissen Industrial Chemicals: Enzymatic Transformation by Recombinant Microbes, Masahisa Ikemi Genetically Engineered Microorganisms Exploitation for Biocleaning of Coal: A Countermeasure to Acid Rain, Jun-ichi Koizumi Degradation of Recalcitrant Synthetic Chemical Products: Genetic Engineering in Pseudomonads, Masao Fukuda Current Advances in Methane Fermentation, Toshihide Kakizono and Naomichi Nishio Appendix: Cloning Vectors Commonly Used for Recombinant Microorganisms, Mitsuo Yamashita "

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". . .a most worthwhile library purchase"
---research workers will find many of the chapters excellent starting points and undergraduates will benefit from some unusual case studies.
---Society for General Microbiology Quarterly