eBook New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 1st Edition

  • Vijai Gupta
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  • ISBN-10: 0444635157
  • ISBN-13: 9780444635150
  • DDC: 660.62
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 286 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released August 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016
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This title discusses the biochemistry of cellulase system, its mechanisms of action, and its industrial applications. Input has been gathered from top researchers in this field from around the world and there is extensive coverage of current and future applications. It is an indispensable resource for chemists, biochemical engineers/bioengineers, biochemists, biotechnologists and researchers who want to know about the unique properties of this microbe.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Contributors.
Cellulose Systems.
1: Important Roles of the Cellulosome on Degradation of Plant Biomass.
2: Fungal Cellulases: An Overview.
3: Comparative Biochemistry and Kinetics of Microbial Cellulase.
4: Impact of Microbial Cellulases on Microbial Cellulose Biotechnology.
5: Microbial Diversity and Cellulase Production.
6: Diversity of Microbial Cellulase System.
7: Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Cellulose for Ethanol Production: Fundamentals, Optimal Enzyme Ratio, and Hydrolysis Modeling.
Methods and Advancements.
8: Rhizobium Symbiotic Enzyme Cellulase CelC2: Properties and Applications.
9: Thermostable and Alkaline Cellulases from Marine Sources.
10: Cloning and Recombinant Expression of a Cellulase.
11: Recent Updates on Immobilization of Microbial Cellulase.
12: Molecular Characterization of Nanoimmobilized Cellulase in Facilitating Pretreatment of Lignocellulosic Biomass.
13: Cellulase in Pulp and Paper Industry.
14: An Overview of Cellulose-Degrading Enzymes and Their Applications in Textile Industry.
15: Applications of Cellulase in Biofuel Industry.
16: Cellulase Application in Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Biomass.
17: Cellulases: Application in Wine and Brewery Industry.
18: Cellulases for Food Applications.
19: Cellulase Applications in Pigment and Bioactive Compound Extraction.
20: Identifying Potential Cationic Surfactant — Cellulase and Computational Approaches.
21: Cellulase in Waste Management Applications.
22: Microbial Cellulase Applications in Algal Research.
23: Cellulase in Biomedical Research.