New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering

New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering

Recent Advances in Application of Fungi and Fungal Metabolites: Biotechnological Interventions and Futuristic Approaches

1st Edition - June 19, 2020

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  • Editors: Joginder Singh, Praveen Gehlot
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128226230
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128210086

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New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Recent Advances in Application of Fungi and Fungal Metabolites: Biotechnological Interventions and Futuristic Approaches is an invaluable resource for researchers planning to work in applied biotechnological interventions and futuristic approaches to fungi and fungal metabolite utilization. Special emphasis is placed on new research relating to fungal-based recombinant DNA technology and genomics analysis which place yeasts and filamentous fungi at the forefront of various contemporary commercial applications. Written in an easy-to-follow language by active researchers, the book presents cutting-edge fungal biotechnological applications in a manner that is accessible to all.

Key Features

  • Introduces recent biotechnological interventions and futuristic approaches to fungi and their metabolites
  • Elaborates on perspectives and diverse applications of harnessing the potential of fungi and fungal metabolites in biotechnology
  • Describes traditional uses and modern practices of accessing the potential of fungi and their metabolites in solving future needs

Readership

Researchers at universities, scientists and students, industries, and government agencies interested in bioprocess engineering/microbial biotechnology, agriculture, food producing, biomedicine, drug manufacture and all disciplines related to microbial biotechnology

Table of Contents

  • 1. Fungi: An ideal host for heterologous expression of secondary metabolites
    2. DNA barcoding of phytopathogenic fungi
    3. Genome mining for identification of gene clusters encoding important fungal metabolites
    4. Hydrophobins- Exclusive Proteins from Fungi
    5. Farnesol: From Perfumery to Quorum Sensing
    6. Hydrolytic xylanases production from fungi- an assessment for their production, properties and computational analysis of its gene sequences
    7. Selenium Fortified Proteins and Polysaccharides from Macrofungi
    8. Computational approach to understand fungal secondary metabolites and responsible biological molecules
    9. Novel Fungi for Green Synthesis of Nanoparticles and their Efficacy against Plant Disease Management
    10. dsRNA: the next generation foliar fungicide
    11. Bioenergy: Fungal Lipase Mediated Biodiesel Process Technology
    12. Fungi derived carbon quantum dots: fluorescent detector for toxic heavy metal ion detection
    13. Bioprospecting for secondary metabolites of Botryosphaeriaceae family from a biotechnological perspective

Product details

  • No. of pages: 316
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2020
  • Published: June 19, 2020
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128226230
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128210086

About the Editors

Joginder Singh

Prof. Joginder Singh is a Professor in the Department of Microbiology, Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India. Previously, he has worked as Young Scientist at Microbial Biotechnology and Biofertilizer Laboratory, Department of Botany, Jai Narain Vyas University in Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. He is an active member of various scientific societies and organizations including, Association of Microbiologists of India, Indian Society of Salinity Research Scientists, Indian Society for Radiation Biology, and European Federation of Biotechnology. He has published extensively with Elsevier and Springer both in journals and books. He serves as a reviewer for many prestigious journals, including Current Research in Engineering, Science and Technology, Journal of Cleaner Production, Science of the Total Environment, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Pedosphere, Soil and Sediment Contamination, Symbiosis, International Journal of Phytoremediation, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, Annals of Agricultural Sciences, Annals of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences and many more.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor at the Department of Microbiology, Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India

Praveen Gehlot

Dr. Praveen Gehlot is Associate Professor, Department of Botany, Jai Narain Vyas University Jodhpur. He did his PhD from JNV University Jodhpur, under the able guidance of Prof. D.K. Purohit. He has about 18 years of teaching and research experience. He has been an awardee of Young Scientist under FAST Track Scheme by Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi and later worked as a Pool-Officer of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi. Earlier, he taught at Budha Institute of Technology and Science Research College, Jodhpur and Government Bangor PG College, Pali, Rajasthan and subsequently served as an Associate Professor and Head, Department of Microbiology, Maharaja Ganga Singh University, Bikaner, Rajasthan. Dr. Gehlot worked out three major research projects sponsored by UGC, DST and CSIR, New Delhi. He has published more than 80 research papers, book chapters and review articles in journals of international and national repute and has edited three book entitled “Pyrenomycetes Fungi”, “Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi” and “Microbes: In Action” published by AgroBios, India and “Fungi and their Role in Sustainable Development: Current Perspectives” published by Springer International. He attended several International and National Seminars, Symposia, Conferences and chaired technical sessions and presented papers in some of them. He is an active member Mycological Society of India, Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology, India, Association of Microbiologists of India, Indian Science Congress Association, etc.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Botany, Jai Narain Vyas University Jodhpur, India

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