New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444635037, 9780444635105

New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering

1st Edition

Microbial Genes Biochemistry and Applications

Editors: H.B Singh Vijai Gupta Sudisha Jogaiah
eBook ISBN: 9780444635105
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444635037
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 26th October 2018
Page Count: 254
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New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Microbial Genes Biochemistry and Applications consolidates the most widely used genetic methods available, bringing together the fields of biochemistry, biotechnology, and microbiology. The chapters outlined give clear and concise direction on both standard and applied microbial genetic improvements, presenting undergraduates, postgraduates, and researchers with the latest developments in microbial gene technology. In addition, the book describes the background and usefulness of each experiment in question. All chapters covered in the book are derived from current peer-reviewed literature as accepted by the international scientific community.

Key Features

    • Compiles the latest developments made in the area of microbial gene systems
    • Includes exhaustive information on almost all areas of microbial gene technology
    • Relates microbial engineering and its direct application to the production of many useful compounds
    • Written by an international team of authors and compiled by award winning editors


    Bioengineers, Biochemical Engineers, Biochemists, Biotechnologists, food technologists, enzymologists, and related professionals/researchers. Graduate and postgraduate students, researchers and microbiologists, mycologists

    Table of Contents

    1. Gene Manipulation and Regulation of Catabolic Genes for Biodegradation of Biphenyl Compounds
    2. Genetics and Molecular Biology of Genes Encoding Cephalosporin Biosynthesis in Microbes
    3. Disruption of Protease Genes in Microbes for Production of Heterologous Proteins
    4. Function profiling of microbial communities with three figures
    5. Enhanced Resistance to Fungal Pathogens Through Selective Utilization of Useful Microbial Genes
    6. Differential Expression of the Microbial β-1,4-Xylanase, and β-1,4-Endoglucanase Genes
    7. Profile of Secondary Metabolite Gene Cluster in Microbe
    8. Production of Recombinant Microbial Thermostable Lipases
    9. Isolation of Cellulase Genes From Thermophilies: A Novel Approach Toward New Gene Discovery
    10. Microbial Genes Involved in InteractionWith Plants
    11. Virulence Factors and Their Associated Genes in Microbes
    12. Modulation of Gene Expression by Microsatellites in Microbes
    13. Polyketide and Its Derivatives
    14. Synthetic Biology Strategy for Microbial Cellulases: An Overview


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    About the Editor

    H.B Singh

    Professor Harikesh Bahadur Singh is Head of the Department of Mycology and Plant Pathology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. Over the past 35 years, Professor Singh has served at Central Universities and CSIR Institutes with his teaching and research. Based on his scientific contribution and leadership in the field of plant pathology, Professor Singh has been honoured with prestigious awards, such as the CSIR technology award, M.S. Swaminathan award, Mundkur Memorial award, and BRSI Industrial Medal. His research has resulted in more than 300 publications and 17 books.

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

    Vijai Gupta

    Vijai Gupta

    Dr. Vijai Kumar Gupta is Senior Scientist, ERA Chair of Green Chemistry at the Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia. He is one of the leading experts in the field of microbial biology and biotechnology. Dr. Gupta has been honoured with many awards in his career including the prestigious Indian ICAR Senior Research Fellowship and Indian Young Scientist Award for his advanced research achievements in the field of fungal biology and biotechnology. He is editor of several scientific journals and has authored and edited many publications.

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia.

    Sudisha Jogaiah

    Dr. Sudisha Jogaiah is Assistant Professor at the Department of studies in Biotechnology and Microbiology and presently the programme coordinator of “Plant Healthcare and Diagnostic Centre for Northern Karnataka”, Karnatak University, Karnataka, India. He has published more than 59 international research papers and several book chapters. Dr. Jogaiah is also the recipient of 14 Indian national awards from various scientific bodies including ICAR, DST, and Young Scientist Award for Agriculture Microbiology from Association of Microbiologist of India, as well as two international awards.

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Department of Studies in Biotechnology and Microbiology, Karnatak University, Karnataka, India

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