Applied Microbiology and Bioengineering: An Interdisciplinary Approach discusses recent advances in microbiology and cutting-edge biotechnology that have generated interest among researchers. The book is divided into several sections, including Enzymes in Bioprocessing, Human Health, Microbial Physiology and Biomedical Applications, and Bioprocess Development. Included are some of the latest developments in the field, like smart actuators for innovative biomedical applications, microalgal antenna engineering for improved bioprocess of biofuel, cell line engineering, and synbiotic foods. It is a useful reference for those in the applied microbiology and biotechnology fields, but will also be useful for practitioners in biotech.
- Provides insight into the various interdisciplinary research avenues which can be utilized to benefit current researchers and students
- Covers novel topic areas in the field of applied microbiology, like smart actuators for innovative biomedical application, microbial tyrosinases, production of halophilic alkaline protease, human probiotic applications, and the biotechnological aspects of methylobacterium
- Reviews innovative bio-processing technologies for horticultural products and the bioprocess development for synbiotic foods
Section I: Enzymes in bioprocessing 1. Microbial Tyrosinases: A Novel Enzyme, Structural Features and Applications 2. Production of Bioethanol from Sugarcane Bagasse: Current approaches and Perspectives 3. Improvement of the amino-sugar-1-phosphate acetyltransferase activity on the archaeal bifunctional protein 4. Production of halophilic alkaline protease in lab scale reactors
Section II: Human health, Microbial physiology and biomedical applications 5. Strategies for Screening and Characterization of Saccharomyces Cerevisiae isolated from natural sources for human probiotic applications 6. Ecological and biotechnological aspects of Methylobacterium mesophilicum 7. Smart actuators for innovative biomedical applications: An interactive overview
Section III: Bioprocess development 8. Design and Development of Antibiotic Fermentation Using Different Processing Strategies: Challenges and Perspectives 9. Bioreactors design and principles: Current perspectives and improvement strategies 10. Effectual bioprocess development for protein production using Cell line engineering 11. Microalgal antenna engineering for improved bioprocess of biofuel production 12. Bioprocess development for Synbiotic foods: Challenges and opportunities 13. Recent bio-processing technologies for value added horticultural products
Dr. Shukla is the Head of the Department of Microbiology, Enzyme Technology, and Protein Bioinformatics Laboratory at Maharshi Dayanand University, Haryana, India. He has been working in the area of Applied Microbiology and Bioengineering for the last 16 years.