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Enzymes - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128002179


1st Edition

Novel Biotechnological Approaches for the Food Industry

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Editors: Selim Kermasha Michael N.A. Eskin
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128002179
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st November 2020
Page Count: 608
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Enzymes: Novel Biotechnological Approaches for the Food Industry provides an in-depth background of the most up-to-date scientific research and information related to food biotechnology and offers a wide spectrum of biological applications. This book addresses novel biotechnological approaches for the use of enzymes in the food industry to help readers understand the potential uses of biological applications to advance their own research.

Enzymes: Novel Biotechnological Approaches for the Food Industry is a detailed and essential resource to researchers and both undergraduate and graduate students in the biotechnological industries.

Key Features

  • Provides fundamental and rigorous scientific information on enzymes
  • Illustrates enzymes as tools to achieve value and quality to a product, either in vitro or in vivo
  • Presents the most updated knowledge in the area of food biotechnology
  • Demonstrates novel horizons and potential for the use of enzymes in industrial applications


Researchers and students in biotechnological industries

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Enzymes
3. Production of Enzymes: Fermentation and Genetic Engineering
4. Recovery and Purification of Industrial Enzymes
5. Chemical Stabilization of Enzymes
6. Immobilization of Enzymes and Their Use in Biotechnological Applications
7. Biocatalysis in Selected Media
8. Safety Regulations of Food Enzymes
9. Selected Industrial Enzymes


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About the Editors

Selim Kermasha

Dr. Selim Kermasha, D.Sc. is a professor at McGill University, Montreal, Canada, where he was previously the Chair of the Department of Food Science and Agricultural. His primary research interest is in the area of enzymology, with special emphasis on food biotechnology. He led several research national and international projects dealing with industrial approaches, including the production of novel microbial enzymes and their purification, characterization, immobilization, and biocatalysis, as well as their industrial applications in the production of nutraceuticals and bio-ingredient. Dr. Kermasha has published over 200 referred research papers and has been invited as a speaker to many scientific conferences, meetings, and industrial presentations.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Michael N.A. Eskin

Dr. Michael Eskin is a professor in the Department of Human Nutritional Sciences in the Faculty of Human Ecology at University of Manitoba, Canada. He is the recipient of a number of prestigious awards for his lipid research including the Stephen S. Chang Award by the Institute of Food Technology, the Timothy Mounts Award and Alton E. Bailey Medal by the American Oil Chemists’ Society, and the William J. Eva Award by the Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology. In 2016 he was awarded the Order of Canada for his significant contributions to the success of the Canadian canola oil industry. Dr. Eskin has authored and contributed to 14 books, 60 chapters, and over 125 papers.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Human Nutritional Sciences and Associate Dean, Faculty of Human Ecology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

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