eBook Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Current Advances in Solid-State Fermentation, 1st Edition

  • Ashok Pandey
  • Christian Larroche
  • Carlos Soccol
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  • ISBN-10: 0444639918
  • ISBN-13: 9780444639912
  • DDC: 660.28449
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 478 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released April 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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This text provides knowledge and information on solid-state fermentation (SSF) involving the basics of microbiology, biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics and principles of genetic engineering, metabolic engineering and biochemical engineering. It covers the basic and applied aspects of SSF processes, including engineering aspects such as design of bioreactors in SSF. The book offers a pool of knowledge on biochemical and microbiological aspects as well as chemical and biological engineering aspects of SSF to provide an integrated knowledge and version to the readers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Contributors.
1: Advances in Solid-State Fermentation.
2: Advances in Porous Characteristics of the Solid Matrix in Solid-State Fermentation.
3: Fungal Growth on Solid Substrates: A Physiological Overview.
4: Kinetics of the Solid-State Fermentation Process.
5: Design of Bioreactors in Solid-State Fermentation.
6: Online Monitoring of Solid-State Fermentation Using Respirometry.
7: Bioreactors for the Production of Biological Control Agents Produced by Solid-State Fermentation.
8: Solid-State Fermentation for the Production of Lipases for Environmental and Biodiesel Applications.
9: Solid-State Fermentation for the On-Site Production of Cellulolytic Enzymes and Their Use in the Saccharification of Lignocellulosic Biomass.
10: Solid-State Fermentation for the Production of Proteases and Amylases and Their Application in Nutrient Medium Production.
11: Solid-State Fermentation for Laccases Production and Their Applications.
12: Agricultural Residues as Animal Feed: Protein Enrichment and Detoxification Using Solid-State Fermentation.
13: Secondary Metabolites Production: Physiological Advantages in Solid-State Fermentation.
14: Solid-State Fermentation for the Production of Mushrooms.
15: Solid-State Fermentation for Food Applications.
16: Solid-State Fermentation for the Production of Biosurfactants and Their Applications.
17: Solid-State Fermentation for Vermicomposting: A Step Toward Sustainable and Healthy Soil.
18: Solid-State Fermentation for the Production of Organic Acids.
19: Solid-State Fermentation and Plant-Beneficial Microorganisms.