Bioresources and Bioprocess in Biotechnology

Volume 1: Status and Strategies for Exploration

Editors: Abdulhameed, Sabu, Pradeep, N.S., Sugathan, Shiburaj (Eds.)

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  • Comprehensively provides information on production of biologically active substances
  • Includes chapters on bioprocess optimization including engineering aspects
  • Provides in-depth information on sustainable utilization of bioresources
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This book is a compilation of articles on various aspects of bioresources and the processes employed for its judicious utilization. Biodiversity and conservation, food security, gene banks and repositories, laws governing biodiversity, bioprospecting, bioresources in traditional medicine and biodiversity mining are some of the important topics covered in the book.  The unique contents of the book make it an important source of information for conservation scientists, academics, activists and to those who are actively involved in product oriented research from bioresources.

About the authors

Dr. Sabu Abdulhameed is teaching Biotechnology at the Department of Biotechnology and Microbiology, School of Life Sciences, Kannur University, Kerala, India He earned his PhD in Biotechnology from Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), India. Prior to joining Kannur University, he was a scientist at the National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (CSIR).  Dr Sabu has published several research papers in reputed Indian and International journals and owns three patents to his credit.  He has already published three other books on various aspects of biotechnology. He was a visiting fellow at University of Georgia, USA, Technical University of Budapest, Hungary, University of Debrecen, Hungary, University of Paul Cezanne, France University of Mediterranean, Marseille, France and Autonomous University of Coahuila, Mexico. His current research interest includes production, purification and charecterisation of industrial enzymes and characterization of bioactive molecules. Dr Sabu also serves as a member in the editorial board of many research journals and is an expert member in many academic and scientific bodies.

Dr. Sugathan Shiburaj is currently working as Senior Scientist at the Division of Microbiology, Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, Palode, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.  He has more than 20 years of experience in the area of microbial biotechnology and molecular microbiology and has published several papers in reputed national and international journals.  He obtained his doctoral degree from the University of Kerala, India and did his Postdoctoral studies with the fellowship from Kerala Biotechnology Commission at Genetic Engineering Research Unit, School of Biotechnology, MKU under the mentor ship of Prof. K. Dharmalingam from 2004 to 2007.  He was awarded the BOYCAST fellowship of the Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India and worked at Tom MacRae's lab, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada from 2011 to 2012.  He is a life member of Association of Microbiologists of India, Proteomics Society of India and Indian Mycological Society and Member of Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Society.<

Dr. N. S. Pradeep is working as a Senior Scientist and Head, Division of Microbiology, Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, Palode, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.  He obtained his PhD from Gandhigram University, Madurai, India.  He has more than 20 years of research experience in the area of microbial biotechnology and molecular taxonomy.  Dr Pradeep published several research papers in national and international journals and has a patent to his credit.  He is the author/editor of several books and life member of Association of Microbiologists of India, Mushroom Society of India, Indian Mycological Society, Indian Science Congress Association, Kerala Academy of Sciences etc.  Dr Pradeep is actively involved in science extension and training and he is a Research Committee Member of Integrated Rural Technology Centre, Kerala, India.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

Table of contents (18 chapters)
  • Bioresources: Current Status

    Pradeep, N. S. (et al.)

    Pages 3-23

  • Conservation of Bioresources

    Rajasekharan, P. E.

    Pages 25-47

  • Biodiversity and the Processes of Law

    Bhutani, Shalini (et al.)

    Pages 49-71

  • Bioresources for Food and Nutrition Security: The Case of Wild Edibles of Western Ghats

    Ratheesh Narayanan, M. K. (et al.)

    Pages 73-98

  • Climate Change and Biodiversity

    Biju Kumar, A. (et al.)

    Pages 99-124

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eBook 142,79 €
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Hardcover 176,79 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Bioresources and Bioprocess in Biotechnology
Book Subtitle
Volume 1: Status and Strategies for Exploration
Editors
  • Sabu Abdulhameed
  • N.S. Pradeep
  • Shiburaj Sugathan
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-3573-9
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-3573-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-3571-5
Softcover ISBN
978-981-10-9909-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 443
Number of Illustrations
9 b/w illustrations, 36 illustrations in colour
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