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New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering

Microbial Secondary Metabolites Biochemistry and Applications

Authors: Vijai G. Gupta, Anita Pandey Publisher: Elsevier Science Publication date: 2019 Publication language: Angielski Number of pages: 380 Publication formats: EAN: 9780444635112 ISBN: 9780444635112 Category: Chemical engineering Microbiology (non-medical) Publisher's index: 9780444635112 Bibliographic note: -

Description

New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Microbial Secondary Metabolites Biochemistry and Applications examines the areas of biotechnology and chemical engineering, covering aspects of plants, bacteria and machines, and using microbes as factories. The book is aimed at undergraduates, post-graduates and researchers studying microbial secondary metabolites, and is an invaluable reference source for biochemical engineers working in biotechnology, manipulating microbes, and developing new uses for bacteria and fungi. The applications of secondary metabolites in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics and medical device development are also extensively covered.

The book integrates the aforementioned frontline branches into an interdisciplinary research work to satisfy those working in biotechnology, chemical engineering, alternative fuel development, diagnostics and pharmaceuticals. Chapters related to important research work on applications of microbial secondary metabolites are written by specialists in the various disciplines from the international community.

  • Compiles the latest developments in the area of microbial secondary metabolites
  • Authored by the top international researchers in this area
  • Includes information related to nearly all areas of a microbial secondary metabolites system

TOC

  • Front Cover 2
  • New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering 5
  • Copyright Page 6
  • Contents 7
  • List of Contributors 11
  • 1 Wild Mushrooms as Functional Foods: The Significance of Inherent Perilous Metabolites 15
    • 1.1 Introduction 15
    • 1.2 Mushroom and Its Taxonomy 16
    • 1.3 The Toxins and Their Perilous Connections 17
    • 1.4 Prospects and Concerns in Terms of Human Health 18
    • 1.5 Mushrooms as Dietary Supplements 19
    • 1.6 Protein Composition 21
    • 1.7 Lipid Composition 22
    • 1.8 Carbohydrates and Fiber content 22
    • 1.9 Mineral Composition 23
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