Principles of Fermentation Technology - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780750645010, 9780080573328

Principles of Fermentation Technology

2nd Edition

Authors: A. Whitaker
Paperback ISBN: 9780750645010
eBook ISBN: 9780080573328
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 15th December 1998
Page Count: 376

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Description

This second edition has been thoroughly updated to include recent advances and developments in the field of fermentation technology, focusing on industrial applications. The book now covers new aspects such as recombinant DNA techniques in the improvement of industrial micro-organisms, and includes comprehensive information on fermentation media, sterilization procedures, inocula, and fermenter design. Chapters on effluent treatment and fermentation economics are also incorporated. The text is supported by numerous clear, informative diagrams. The book is of great interest to final year and post-graduate students of applied biology, biotechnology, microbiology, biochemical and chemical engineering.

Readership

Final year and post-graduate students of applied biology, biotechnology, microbiology, biochemical and chemical engineering.

Table of Contents

An introduction to fermentation processes; Microbial growth kinetics; The isolation, preservation and improvement of industrially important micro-organisms; Media for industrial fermentations; Sterilization; The development of inocula for industrial fermentations; Design of a fermenter; Instrumentation and control; Aeration and agitation; The recovery and purification of fermentation products; Effluent treatment; Fermentation economics.

Details

No. of pages:
376
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 1999
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9780080573328
Paperback ISBN:
9780750645010

About the Author

A. Whitaker

Affiliations and Expertise

Hatfield Polytechnic College, Hertfordshire, UK