Biotechnology of Microorganisms

Diversity, Improvement, and Application of Microbes for Food Processing, Healthcare, Environmental Safety, and Agriculture
by Jeyabalan Sangeetha, Devarajan Thangadurai, Somboon Tanasupawat & others
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Publisher: Apple Academic Press

Series: Innovations in Biotechnology

Publication Date: February 13, 2019

ISBN: 9780429784019

Binding: Kobo eBook

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Microbial biotechnology is an important contributor to global business, especially in agriculture, the environment, healthcare, and the medical, food, and chemical industries. This volume provides an exciting interdisciplinary journey through the rapidly changing backdrop of invention in microbial biotechnology, covering a range of topics, including microbial properties and characterization, cultivation and production strategies, and applications in healthcare, bioremediation, nanotechnology, and more.

Key features:

  • Explains the diverse aspects of and strategies for cultivation of microbial species
  • Describes biodiversity and biotechnology of microbes
  • Provides an understanding of microorganisms in bioremediation of pollutants
  • Explores various applications of microbes in agriculture, food, health, industry, and the environment
  • Considers production issues and applications of microbial secondary metabolites
  • Underscores the importance of integrating genomics of microorganisms in ecological restoration of contaminated environments