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Microbial Biotechnology

Volume 2. Application in Food and Pharmacology

Editors: Patra, Jayanta Kumar, Das, Gitishree, Shin, Han-Seung (Eds.)

  • Offers up-to-date biotechnological applications
  • Addresses key microbial technologies in food and pharmacology
  • Evaluates a wide range of microbial interactions
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About this book

This edited book, is a collection of 25 chapters describing the recent advancements in the application of microbial technology in the food and pharmacology sector. The main focus of this book is application of microbes, food preservation techniques utilizing microbes, probiotics, seaweeds, algae, enzymatic abatement of urethane in fermentation of beverages, bioethanol production, pesticides, probiotic biosurfactants, drought tolerance, synthesis of application of oncolytic viruses in cancer treatment, microbe based metallic nanoparticles, agro chemicals, endophytes, metabolites, antibiotics etc. This book highlighted the significant aspects of the vast subject area of microbial biotechnology and their potential applications in food and pharmacology with various topics from eminent experts around the World. This book would serve as an excellent reference book for researchers and students in the Food Science, Food Biotechnology, Microbiology and Pharmaceutical fields.

About the authors

Dr. Jayanta Kumar Patra, M.Sc., Ph.D., Research Institute of Biotechnology and Medical Converged Science, Dongguk University, Gyeonggido, South Korea.

Dr. Gitishree Das, M.Sc., Ph.D., Research Institute of Biotechnology and Medical Converged Science, Dongguk University, Gyeonggido, South Korea.

Prof. Han-Seung Shin, M.S., Ph.D., Department of Food Science & Biotechnology, Dongguk University, Gyeonggido, South Korea.

Table of contents (24 chapters)

  • Recent Food Preservation Techniques Employed in the Food Industry

    Shajil, Shiny (et al.)

    Pages 3-21

  • Metagenomic Insights into Environmental Microbiome and Their Application in Food/Pharmaceutical Industry

    Boddu, Ramya Sree (et al.)

    Pages 23-38

  • RETRACTED CHAPTER: Changing Paradigm of Probiotics from Functional Foods to Biotherapeutic Agents

    Johnson, Eldin M. (et al.)

    Pages 39-68

  • Microbial Valorization of Chitinous Bioresources for Chitin Extraction and Production of Chito-Oligomers and N-Acetylglucosamine: Trends, Perspectives and Prospects

    Halder, Suman Kumar (et al.)

    Pages 69-107

  • Seaweed Liquid Fertilizers: A Novel Strategy for the Biofortification of VegeTables and Crops

    Rani Juneius, C. Elizabeth (et al.)

    Pages 109-117

Buy this book

eBook $189.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-10-7140-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $249.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-10-7139-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Microbial Biotechnology
Book Subtitle
Volume 2. Application in Food and Pharmacology
Editors
  • Jayanta Kumar Patra
  • Gitishree Das
  • Han-Seung Shin
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-7140-9
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-7140-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-7139-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 537
Number of Illustrations
91 b/w illustrations, 31 illustrations in colour
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