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Chemistry - Biotechnology | Industrial Applications

Industrial Applications

Series: The Mycota, Vol. 10

Osiewacz, Heinz (Ed.)

2002, XVII, 414 p.


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  • Provides an excellent overview of traditional, modern and future aspects of applied mycology
THE MYCOTA Esser Bennett (Eds.) The Series: The fungi represent a heterogeneous assemblage of eukaryotic microorganisms and have become favored organisms for research at the cellular and molecular level. Such research involvement has been stimulated by interest in the biotechnological application of fungi in processes related to industry, agriculture and ecology. Considering both yeasts and mycelial fungi, THE MYCOTA highlights developments in both basic and applied research and presents an overview of funggal systematics and cell structure. Foremost authorities in research mycology have been assembled to edit and contribute to the volumes. This Volume: Industrial Applications Osiewacz (Ed.) The tenth volume includes: Traditional Food and Beverage Fermentation, Metabolites and Enzymes, Conversion of Substrates and Recovery of Metals from Solutions, Recent Developments and Strategies.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Biotechnologie - Fungi - Getränke - Nahrungsmittel - Pilze - Stoffwechselprodukte - beverages - biodegradation - biologischer Abbau - biotechnology - enzymes - food - metabolites - mycology - mycota

Related subjects » Agriculture - Biotechnology - Food Science & Nutrition - Forestry - Microbiology - Plant Sciences

Table of contents 

Traditional Food and Beverage Fermentation.- 1 Production of Bread, Cheese and Meat.- 2 Asian Fungal Fermented Food.- 3 Production of Beer and Wine.- Metabolites and Enzymes.- 4 ?-Lactam Antibiotics: Aspects of Manufacture and Therapy.- 5 Non-?-Lactam Antibiotics.- 6 Insecticidal and Nematicidal Metabolites from Fungi.- 7 Immunosuppressants.- 8 Ergot Alkaloids.- 9 Biosynthesis, Biological Role and Application of Fungal Phytohormones.- 10 Production of Organic Acids by Fungi.- 11 Vitamins.- 12 Fungal Carotinoids.- 13 Plant Cell Wall Degrading Enzymes Produced by Aspergillus.- Conversion of Substrates and Recovery of Metals from Solutions.- 14 Industrial Biotransformation With Fungi.- 15 Biodegradation by White-Rot Fungi.- 16 Biodegradation by Brown Rot Fungi.- 17 Bioconversion of Coal by Fungi.- 18 Biosorption of Metals.- Recent Developments and Strategies.- 19 Genetic Improvement of Bioherbicides.- 20 Formulating Mycoherbicides.- 21 Heterologous Protein Production in Mycelial Fungi.- Biosystematic Index.

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