Advances in Applied Microbiology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128120507, 9780128120514

Advances in Applied Microbiology, Volume 99

1st Edition

Serial Editors: Geoffrey Michael Gadd Sima Sariaslani
eBook ISBN: 9780128120514
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128120507
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 25th April 2017
Page Count: 146
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Table of Contents

Chapter One. Physiological Role of Two-Component Signal Transduction Systems in Food-Associated Lactic Acid Bacteria
Vicente Monedero, Ainhoa Revilla-Guarinos and Manuel Zúñiga

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Number, Distribution, and Classification of TCSs in Lactobacilli
  • 3. Physiological Roles of TCSs in Lactobacilli
  • 4. Concluding Remarks
  • Supplementary data

Chapter Two. Fungal Biorecovery of Gold From E-waste
Saskia Bindschedler, Trang Bouquet, Daniel Job, Edith Joseph and Pilar Junier

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Current Context of Metal Recycling
  • 3. The Problem of Gold
  • 4. Conclusion

Chapter Three. Stone-Eating Fungi: Mechanisms in Bioweathering and the Potential Role of Laccases in Black Slate Degradation With the Basidiomycete Schizophyllum commune
Julia Kirtzel, Daniela Siegel, Katrin Krause and Erika Kothe

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Bioweathering
  • 3. Ecological Significance of Rock-Inhabiting Fungi
  • 4. Genes Involved in Rock Degradation
  • 5. Multicopper Oxidases in the Environment
  • 6. Laccases in Soil and Interaction With Minerals
  • 7. Stress Response in Bioweathering
  • 8. Conclusions

Chapter Four. The Arsenic Detoxification System in Corynebacteria: Basis and Application for Bioremediation and Redox Control
Luis M. Mateos, Almudena F. Villadangos, Alfonso G. de la Rubia, Alvaro Mourenza, Laura Marcos-Pascual, Michal Letek, Brandán Pedre, Joris Messens and Jose A. Gil

  • 1. General Interest in Corynebacterium glutamicum
  • 2. Arsenic and Its Role in Nature
  • 3. Molecular Mechanisms of Arsenic Detoxification: ars Operons
  • 4. Bioremediation of Arsenic: Corynebacterium glutamicum as an Example
  • 5. Alleviation of Oxidative Stress in Corynebacterium glutamicum by the Redox System MSH/Mrx
  • 6. Future Perspectives

Description

Advances in Applied Microbiology, Volume 99 continues is one of the most widely read and authoritative review sources in microbiology, containing comprehensive reviews of the most current research in applied microbiology. This volume presents comprehensive information on a variety of topics, including the Physiological Role of Two-Component Signal Transduction Systems in Food-Associated Lactic Acid Bacteria, Fungal Bio recovery of Gold from E-Waste, Stone-Eating Fungi: Mechanisms in Bio weathering and the Potential Role of Laccases in Black Slate Degradation with the Basidiomycete Schizophyllum commune, and the Arsenic Detoxification System in Corynebacteria: Basis and Application for Bioremediation and Redox Control.

This serial's eclectic volumes are supplemented by thematic volumes on various topics, including Archaea and sick building syndrome. Users will find invaluable references and information on a variety of areas, including protozoan grazing of freshwater biofilms, metals in yeast fermentation processes, the interpretation of host-pathogen dialogue through microarrays, and the role of polyamines in bacterial growth and biofilm formation.

Key Features

  • Contains contributions from leading authorities in applied microbiology
  • Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field
  • Includes discussions on protozoan grazing of freshwater biofilms, metals in yeast fermentation processes, the interpretation of host-pathogen dialogue through microarrays, and more
  • Features thematic volume supplements covering various topics such as Archaea and sick building syndrome

Readership

All those who deal with today’s microbiology in the Medical and Biotechnological arena


Details

No. of pages:
146
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2017
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780128120514
Hardcover ISBN:
9780128120507

About the Serial Editors

Geoffrey Michael Gadd Serial Editor

Dr. Geoffrey Gadd works at the University of Dundee.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland

Sima Sariaslani Serial Editor

Sima Sariaslani - PhD in microbial Biochemistry - UK. Professor of microbiology/biochemistry - Iran

Research at Univ. of Calif, Riverside - US. Research at Univ. of Iowa - US. Research at DuPont Central Research and Development - US

Intellectual property - DuPont - US

Affiliations and Expertise

DuPont Central Research and Development, Wilmington, DE, USA