Microbiology Monographs

Microbial Stress Tolerance for Biofuels

Systems Biology

Editors: Liu, Zonglin Lewis (Ed.)

  • A valuable source of information for scientists in microbiology, biotechnology and renewable energy
  • Covers the current knowledge in the field of fermentation-based bioprocesses to biofuel production
  • Chapters are written by expert scientists
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The development of sustainable and renewable biofuels is attracting growing interest. It is vital to develop robust microbial strains for biocatalysts that are able to function under multiple stress conditions. This Microbiology Monograph provides an overview of methods for studying microbial stress tolerance for biofuels applications using a systems biology approach.

Topics covered range from mechanisms to methodology for yeast and bacteria, including the genomics of yeast tolerance and detoxification; genetics and regulation of glycogen and trehalose metabolism; programmed cell death; high gravity fermentations; ethanol tolerance; improving biomass sugar utilization by engineered Saccharomyces; the genomics on tolerance of Zymomonas mobilis; microbial solvent tolerance; control of stress tolerance in bacterial host organisms; metabolomics for ethanologenic yeast; automated proteomics work cell systems for strain improvement; and unification of gene expression data for comparable analyses under stress conditions.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Genomics of Yeast Tolerance and In Situ Detoxification

    Liu, Z. Lewis

    Pages 1-28

  • Genetics and Regulation of Glycogen and Trehalose Metabolism in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

    Fran├žois, Jean Marie (et al.)

    Pages 29-55

  • Molecular Mechanisms of Programmed Cell Death Induced by Acetic Acid in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

    Giannattasio, Sergio (et al.)

    Pages 57-75

  • Molecular Mechanisms of Ethanol Tolerance in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

    Ma, Menggen (et al.)

    Pages 77-115

  • High Gravity Ethanol Fermentations and Yeast Tolerance

    Bai, F. W. (et al.)

    Pages 117-135

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eBook $199.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Microbial Stress Tolerance for Biofuels
Book Subtitle
Systems Biology
Editors
  • Zonglin Lewis Liu
Series Title
Microbiology Monographs
Series Volume
22
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-21467-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-21467-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-21466-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-27000-0
Series ISSN
1862-5576
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 310
Topics