Industrial Microbiology: An Introduction

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book-author

Michael J. Waites, Neil L. Morgan, John S. Rockey, Gary Higton

publisher

Wiley-Blackwell; 1st edition

file-type

PDF

pages

304 pages

language

English

asin

B01GIW2ET8

isbn10

632053070

isbn13

9780632053070


Book Description

Of major environmental; economic and social importance; Industrial Microbiology: An Introduction (PDF) involves the utilization of microorganisms in the production of a wide range of products; including enzymes; beverages; foods; fuels; chemical feedstocks and pharmaceuticals; and clean technologies employed for waste treatment and pollution control.

Aimed at undergraduates studying the applied aspects of biology; particularly those on microbiology and biotechnology courses and students of food science and biochemical engineering; this etextbook provides a wide-ranging introduction to the field of industrial microbiology. The content is divided into 3 sections:

  • investigation of a wide range of established and novel industrial fermentation processes and products
  • industrial microorganisms and the technology required for large-scale cultivation and isolation of fermentation products
  • key aspects of microbial physiology; exploring the versatility of microorganisms; their diverse metabolic activities and products

Written by experienced lecturers with industrial backgrounds; Industrial Microbiology: An Introduction provides the reader with groundwork in both the fundamental principles of microbial biology and the various traditional and novel applications of microorganisms to industrial processes; many of which have been made possible or enhanced by recent developments in genetic engineering technology.

  • A wide-ranging introduction to the field of industrial microbiology
  • Explains the underlying microbiology as well as the industrial application.
  • Based on years of teaching experience by experienced lecturers with industrial backgrounds

Reviews

“In today’s world; it is important that college students understand thefundamentals; but it is also important that the application ofthese concepts be encouraged. Moreover; a vision of how conceptscan be applied often fuels thirst for basic knowledge. In this respect; Industrial Microbiology is a valuable textbook.”Paul B Rainey; Times Higher Education Supplement; 29 November 2002

“…fascinating overview of the metabolic diversity of micro-organisms and the key roles they play in inudstrial processes…an excellent textbook for undergraduate students. The chapters are consistently well written and the figures and tables supplement the textbook very well.” Bob Sotak; E-Streams; vol 5; no.12; December 2002

“In view of the advent of ‘modern’ biotechnologies; the question ‘What is biotechnology?’ has been asked and discussed broadly during the last decades. One of the best answers to define those activities that characterize the use of microorganisms for the production of enzymes and fermentation products is Industrial Microbiology … Thus; if you are interested in obtaining a rather sound and at the same time comprehensive introduction to enzyme and fermentation technology; including the necessary basic knowledge of relevant micro-organisms; this ebook could be a good choice.” M Roehr; Acta Biotechnolgica; September 2003

Table of contents


Table of contents :
Industrial Microbiology: An Introduction……Page 1
Contents……Page 9
Preface……Page 11
Acknowledgements……Page 13
Introduction to industrial microbiology……Page 15
Part 1: Microbial physiology……Page 19
1: Microbial cell structure and function……Page 21
2: Microbial growth and nutrition……Page 35
3: Microbial metabolism……Page 60
Part 2: Bioprocessing……Page 87
4: Industrial microorganisms……Page 89
5: Fermentation media……Page 100
6: Fermentation systems……Page 108
7: Downstream processing……Page 123
8: Product development, regulation and safety……Page 138
Part 3: Industrial processes and products……Page 145
9: Microbial enzymes……Page 147
10: Fuels and industrial chemicals……Page 158
11: Health-care products……Page 179
12: Food and beverage fermentations……Page 193
13: Food additives and supplements……Page 224
14: Microbial biomass production……Page 232
15: Environmental biotechnology……Page 243
16: Microbial biodeterioration of materials and its control……Page 261
17: Animal and plant cell culture……Page 272
Index……Page 279

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