Biomass, Biofuels and Biochemicals: Advances in Enzyme Technology provides state-of-the-art information on the fundamental aspects and current perspectives in enzyme technology to graduate students, postgraduates and researchers working in industry and academia. The book provides information about the use of enzyme technology as an important tool for biotechnological processes, including food, feed, fuels, textiles, paper, energy and environmental applications. The search for improvements in existing enzyme-catalyzed processes dictates the need to update information on various enzyme technologies. The book gives a snapshot of current practice and research in the area of enzyme technology.
- Includes current and emerging technologies for the development of novel enzyme catalysis
- Outlines immobilized enzymes and their implications
- Refers to enzymes as diagnostic tools
- Includes metabolic engineering principles for improving industrial enzymes
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2. Purification of enzymes
3. Enzyme kinetics and modelling of enzymatic systems
4. Thermodynamics of enzyme catalyzed reaction
5. Enzymatic biocatalysis in chemical transformations: A promising and emerging field in green chemistry
6. Current and emerging technologies for the development of novel enzyme catalysis
7. Industrial applications of multistep enzyme reactions
8. Enzyme nanocarriers
9. Immobilized enzymes and their implications
10. Enzyme based biosensors and their applications
11. Enzymes as diagnostic tools
12. Enzymes as analytical tools for the assessment of food quality and food safety
13. Metabolic engineering for the improvement of industrial enzymes
14. Enzyme engineering
15. Recombinant enzymes in food and pharmaceutical industry
16. Tailoring of industrial enzymes
17. Metagenomics and the search for industrial enzymes
18. Bioinformatics of industrial enzymes
19. Enzymes: Emerging trends and future perspectives
20. Global market scenario of industrial enzymes
Dr Ram Sarup Singh is Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Punjabi University, Patiala, India. He obtained PhD (Biotechnology) from Punjabi University, Patiala. He is working in the areas of Industrial Biotechnology. His current research works include production of industrial enzymes, glycoproteins, biopolymers, organic acids, ethanol etc. The major focus is to develop processes for the production and purification of various metabolites and industrial enzymes/glycoproteins. He is recipient of many national and international awards which include INSA Visiting Scientist, MASHAV-UNESCO Fellowship, Israel and Fellow of Biotech Research Society, India. He was also Visiting Professor, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne (EPLF), Switzerland. He has published 125 research and review papers, 3 books, 30 book chapters and 50 popular articles. He has two Indian Patents in his credit. He is also on the editorial board of international journals. He was Guest Editor of Biologia (2012), Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research (2012) and Indian Journal of Experimental Biology (2012).
Singhania, Reeta Rani
Dr Reeta Rani Singhania is a DBT- Bioscience Energy Overseas Fellow working at the Center for Advanced Bioenergy Research, IOCL R&D, Faridabad, India. Dr. Singhania obtained PhD in Biotechnology from the Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin, India. She has worked at CSIR-NIIST, Trivandrum, India; EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland and Universite Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France. Her major research interest is in the areas of microbial and enzyme technologies, with current focus on biofuels from lignocellulosic biomass. She has 83 publications, which include 32 papers and 19 book chapters, with >3100 citations and h-index of 21 (Google scholar). She is the recipient of Elsevier Best Paper award in 2007, AU-CBT Excellence award of BRSI in 2008 and IFIBiop Young Scientist award for the year 2013. She has been conferred Best Reviewer certificate from Bioresource Technology journal for two years. She has served as guest editor of Renewable Energy journal for a special issue. She is editorial board member of Biofuel Research Journal. She has received Bioresource Technology, Elsevier Most Cited Paper award for the year 2015. She has received prestigious 'DBT- Energy Bioscience Overseas Fellowship' from the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt of India to work on Bioenergy in India.
Professor Ashok Pandey is currently Distinguished Scientist at CSIR-Indian Institute for Toxicology Research, Lucknow, India and Honorary Executive Director at the Centre for Energy and Environmental Sustainability- India; he was the former Deputy Director for CSIR's National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology at Trivandrum, where he head the Centre for Biofuels and Biotechnology Division. Professor Pandey's research interests are on bio-based economy for the production of fuels and chemicals. He has over 1000 publications and communications, which include 14 patents and design copyright, 34 books, 99 book chapters, and 391 original and review papers. Professor Pandey is the recipient of many national and international awards and fellowships, including Fellow of International Society for Energy, Environment and Sustainability, National Academy of Science (India), Biotech Research Society, India, and the International Organization of Biotechnology and Bioengineering. He was Chairman of the International Society of Food, Agriculture and Environment, Finland (Food & Health) from 2003-2004. He is Founder President of the Biotech Research Society, India (www.brsi.in); International Coordinator and General Secretary of International Forum on Industrial Bioprocesses, France (www.ifibiop.org), and Vice-President of the International Society for Energy, Environment & Sustainability (www.isees.org) and All India Biotech Association (www.aibaonline.com). Professor Pandey is Editor-in-chief of Bioresource Technology, Honorary Executive Advisors of Journal of Water Sustainability and Journal of Energy and Environmental Sustainability and editorial board member of several international and Indian journals. Prof. Pandey was also recently honoured as the Most Cited Author as per the Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2016.
Prof Christian Larroche is Director of Polytech Clermont-Ferrand, a graduate school of engineering of University Clermont-Auvergne, France. He is also member of the research laboratory Institut Pascal and of the laboratory of excellence ImobS3 at the same university. He has strong research skills and expertise in the area of applied microbiology and biochemical engineering. He is author of about 220 documents, including 114 articles, three patents, 15 book chapters and 24 co-editions of books or journal special issues. He is member of French Society for Process Engineering (SFGP), of the French Society of Biotechnology and of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering. He is administrator of IBA-IFIBiop and editor of Bioresource Technology.