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Thermophilic Fungi

Basic Concepts and Biotechnological Applications, 1st Edition

By Raj Kumar Salar

CRC Press

334 pages | 25 Color Illus. | 27 B/W Illus.

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This book aims to fill the gap by documenting thermophilic fungi discovered over the past five decades. The chapters spans from covering basic aspects, taxonomy and classification including molecular phyologeny and biotechnological applications of thermophilic fungi.

Table of Contents

Basic Concepts: Introduction. Origin of thermophily in Fungi. Physiology of thermophilic fungi. Habitat Diversity. Taxonomy, Biodiversity and Classification. Bioprospecting of thermophilic fungi. Taxonomy and Molecular phylogeny of thermophilic fungi. Biodiversity and taxonomic status. The conflict of name change and synonymies. Biotechnological Applications. Role of thermophilic fungi in composting. Bioremediation and Biomineralization. Biocatalysts of Thermophilic Fungi. Future perspectives and Conclusions.

About the Author

Dr. R K Salar, Professor in the Dept of Biotech., CDLU, Sirsa is an active scientist who has made significant contribution in the field of Biotechnology. He received Grants from DST, UGC, HSCST for R&D. He is a recipient of PDF from the Min. of Edu. Slovakia. He was awarded KACST award (Saudi Arabia) for Best Research Paper published in 3 Biotech Journal. He has published a book entitled Biotechnology: Prospects and Applications from Springer. He is a reviewer of several reputed Journals.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Microbiology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General