Recent Developments in Applied Microbiology and Biochemistry - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128163283, 9780128167007

Recent Developments in Applied Microbiology and Biochemistry

1st Edition

Editors: Buddolla Viswanath
eBook ISBN: 9780128167007
Paperback ISBN: 9780128163283
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st November 2018
Page Count: 397
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Description

Recent Developments in Applied Microbiology and Biochemistry provides a comprehensive treatment and understanding on application oriented microbial concepts, giving readers insights into recent developments in microbial biotechnology and medical, agricultural and environmental microbiology.

Key Features

  • Discusses microbial proteomics and their importance in medical microbiology
  • Explores emerging trends in the prevention of current global health problems, such as cancer and obesity
  • Shows recent approaches in the production of novel enzymes from environmental samples by enrichment culture and metagenomics approaches
  • Guides readers through the status and recent developments in analytical methods for the detection of foodborne microorganisms

Readership

(post)graduate students, researchers, scientists and university professors in applied microbiology and biochemistry

Table of Contents

1. Medical Microbiology and Biochemistry
i. Recent findings of Lactobacillus diversity and their functional role in vaginal ecosystems ii. Role of maternal microorganisms in the development of immune-system iii. Microbial proteomics and their importance in medical microbiology iv. Importance of Probiotics in cancer prevention and treatment v. Recent developments in the production of genetically engineered microbes for the prevention of obesity. vi. Emerging trends in the development of viral nanoparticles and virus-like particles and their therapeutic roles vii. Functional and protective role of Neutralizing antibodies (NAbs) against viral infections

2. Microbial biotechnology
i. Recent advances in the industrial production of L-Lysine by bacteria ii. Emerging trends in the industrial production of chemical products by microorganisms iii. Current trends in the production of Industrial Enzymes by Fungi iv. Current advances in the production of viral vaccines for aquaculture v. Comparative Biochemistry and Kinetics of Microbial lingo-cellulolytic enzymes vi. Future prospective of biodiesel production by microalgae vii. Genetic and metabolic engineering of microorganisms for the production of various food products

3. Soil and Agriculture microbiology
i. Effective role of microorganisms in livestock development ii. The status of research and application of biofertilizers and biopesticides: Global Scenario iii. Role of plant growth-promoting microorganisms as a tool for environmental sustainability iv. Progresses in the microbial-remediation strategies for pesticide and oil contaminated sites v. Phosphate-solubilizing microorganisms and their emerging role in sustainable agriculture vi. Use of microbes in the generation of genetically engineered plants for disease resistance

4. Environmental Microbiology
i. Recent approaches in the production of novel enzymes from environmental samples by enrichment culture and metagenomics approach ii. Developments in the treatment of municipal and industrial wastewater by microorganisms iii. Emerging trends of microorganism in the production of alternative energy iv. Present status and future perspectives of marine actinobacterial metabolites v. Ethical and legal issues in the production of genetically modified microorganisms in the environment

5. Methods in Microbiology
i. Status and recent developments in analytical methods for the detection of foodborne microorganism. ii. Recent progresses in the development of analytical methods for the analysis of microbial secondary metabolites iii. Emerging trends in Microbial fermentation technologies iv. The impact of Bioinformatics tools in the development of anti-microbial drugs and other agents v. Recent trends in the development of paper based diagnostic chips for the detection of human viruses

Details

No. of pages:
397
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2019
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780128167007
Paperback ISBN:
9780128163283

About the Editor

Buddolla Viswanath

Viswanath Buddolla Is professor in Microbiology, at the Gachon University, Department of BioNano Technology, Seongnam-si, S. Korea, He is an earlier career researcher and in 2012 he won the Young Scientist Award, Gov. of India. His Postdoctoral Research focuses on applied medical microbiology at Durban University of Technology, Durban, S. Africa. He published 6 books and 34 research articles.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Bionanotechology, Gachon University, Republic of Korea

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