Protein Byproducts: Transformation from Environmental Burden into Value-Added Products deals with the added value of proteinaceous waste byproducts, discussing in detail the different sources of protein-rich byproducts, their extraction, recovery, and characterization. The book provides thorough insights into different protein modification techniques to extend the product portfolio using these waste byproducts.
Divided between three main sections, the book covers various feedstock resources, such as animal-derived/plant-derived proteins, marine waste-derived proteins, protein extraction and recovery methods, and related technical issues including modification and conversion technologies for the production of high value bioproducts. It contains contributions from experts in the fields of applied industrial microbiology, engineering, bioprocess technology, protein chemistry, food chemistry, agriculture, plant sciences, environmental science, and waste management, serving as a comprehensive reference for students and research scientists in the food and agriculture industries.
- Covers various feedstock resources, protein extraction, recovery methods, and related technical issues
- Presents modification and conversion technologies for the production of high value bioproducts
- Exhibits case studies and examples to illustrate both driving forces and constraints in the utilization of these proteinaceous materials
- Contains contributions from experts in the fields of applied industrial microbiology, engineering, bioprocess technology, protein chemistry, food chemistry, agriculture, plant sciences, environmental science, and waste management
- Serves as a comprehensive reference for students and research scientists in the food and agriculture industries
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I: General Introduction
Chapter 1: Protein-Rich By-Products: Production Statistics, Legislative Restrictions, and Management Options
Chapter 2: Agricultural-Based Protein By-Products: Characterization and Applications
Chapter 3: Meat Industry Protein By-Products: Sources and Characteristics
Chapter 4: Marine Processing Proteinaceous By-Products: A Source of Biofunctional Food Ingredients
II: Extraction, Recovery, Characterization, and Modification Techniques
Chapter 5: Technical Issues Related to Characterization, Extraction, Recovery, and Purification of Proteins from Different Waste Sources
Chapter 6: Modification of Protein Rich Algal-Biomass to Form Bioplastics and Odor Removal
III: Transformation of Proteins By-Products to High Value Products
Chapter 7: Food Industry Protein By-Products and Their Applications
Chapter 8: Biobased Flocculants Derived from Animal Processing Protein By-Products
Chapter 9: Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Applications of Protein By-Products
Chapter 10: Application of Waste-Derived Proteins in the Animal Feed Industry
Chapter 11: Novel Applications of Protein By-products in Biomedicine
Chapter 12: Microalgal-Based Protein By-Products: Extraction, Purification, and Applications
Chapter 13: Recovery and Applications of Proteins From Distillery By-Products
Chapter 14: Recovery and Applications of Feather Proteins
Chapter 15: Algae Derived Single-Cell Proteins: Economic Cost Analysis and Future Prospects
Chapter 16: Whey Proteins and Their Value-Added Applications
Chapter 17: Seafood Waste-Derived Peptides: Their Antioxidant Activity and Potential as Alternative Preservatives in Fish Products
Gurpreet Singh Dhillon earned his MS (Molecular Biology and Biochemistry) from Guru Nanak Dev University, India in 2005 and PhD. (Water Sciences) from the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), Centre for Water, earth and Environment, University of Quebec, Canada in 2013. Currently, Dhillon is pursuing his Postdoctoral degree in Biorefining Conversions and Fermentation Laboratory, Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Sciences (AFNS), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.
Dr. Dhillon is a strong advocate for taking an integrated multidisciplinary approach for developing novel, eco-friendly & industrial processes. His research work is typically based on the concept of biorefining and involves waste management through value addition approach. To date, his research activities have concentrated on biotransformation of biomass into multitude of products e.g. enzymes and their applications, biofuels, platform chemicals, biopolymers, bioactive compounds, nanoparticles and biological treatment of emerging contaminants. Dr. Dhillon received several international awards and scholarships. He is the recipient of prestigious: 1) Postdoctoral scholarship (Quebec-India, 2I) for foreign students (MELS) by Fonds de recherche du Quebec (FQRNT), Quebec, Canada (2013-14); 2) qualified for NSERC Visiting Fellowship for Canadian Government Laboratories (2014); 3) Merit Scholarship for doctoral studies by Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS), Centre Eau, Terre & Environnement (ETE), University of Québec, Canada (2010-13); 4) Graduate teaching assistantship, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Miami University Oxford, Ohio, USA among others. Currently, he is serving as the Associate Editor of the International Journal of Life Sciences, Review editor of Frontiers in Bioenergy and Biofuel, a section of Frontiers in Energy Research and Editorial Board Member of various international journals. He has published more than 60 research articles including 2 edited books and research communications in international and national conferences and seminars.