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Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology

Author Name : Krishna Pramanik and Jayant Kumar Patra

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  • Publisher : Studium Press India Pvt Ltd
  • Edition : 1st
  • ISBN 13 : 978-93-80012-67-4
  • Page no : 561
  • Publication Year : 2014
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“Biotechnology” is a new and advanced field of biological sciences which has emerged in the late 80s as a separate discipline and is considered as a young branch of Science. It is a multidisciplinary domain which receives input from different biological sciences and allied subjects. Being a young branch it has progressed much faster with intensive research. With the technological development, this field is further expanded and tries to solve problems related to environment, industries, medical and pharmaceutical sciences, agriculture related issues etc. Environmental biotechnology is the application of biologically engineered solutions to environmental problems. Now an accepted approach for treating industrial and manufacturing waste, pollution control, and land remediation, it is a rapidly growing area of research and practice. The application of biologically-engineered solutions to environmental problems has become far more readily acceptable and widely understood. However there remains some uncertainty amongst practitioners regarding how and where the microscopic, functional level fits into the macroscopic, practical applications. It is precisely this gap which the book sets out to fill. Dividing the topic into logical strands covering pollution, waste, manufacturing and its applications in food and medicine, the book examines the potential for biotechnological interventions and current industrial practice, with the underpinning microbial techniques and methods described, in context, against this background. Answering the need for a text that fully explains scientific theory in conjunction with real-world applications, the book “Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology” represents a landmark in the field of research in basic and applied areas of industrial and environmental biotechnology in the different R&D laboratories, Universities and industries. The book will cover an amazing range of topics from Industrial biotechnology, Biomining and bioleaching of ores, Bioremediation and xenobiotics, Environmental pollution and pollutants, Analytical methods for environmental monitoring, Phytotechnology and photosynthesis, Scientific aspects of biological waste treatment for biofuel production, Biodiversity and conservation, Environment and food/health care and Environment for sustainable development etc. contributed by eminent subject experts, academicians, researchers and scientists from India and abroad. This book would cater to the need of the graduate and post graduate students pursuing their study in any branch of Life sciences/Environmental biotechnology and industrial biotechnology, researchers and scientists working in the laboratories and industries involved in the study and research in the field of environmental science, bioremediation, biofuel production and allied researches.
Title Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology
Table of Content Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgement. Polyhydroxyalkanoates: Biodegradable Plastics For Environmental Conservation. Industrial Application of Xylitol Production and Microbial Synthesis of Xylose Reductase. Evaluation of Oxidic By-Products As Neutralizing Agents in Biooxidation of A Refractory Gold Concentrate and their Influence on Gold Extraction Through Cyanidation. Influence of Chloride on the Chemolithotrophic Acidophiles in Biohydrometallurgy: A Review. Biomining and Bio-Beneficiation of Bauxite Ore: An Overview. Microbial Mining Through Heap Leach Technology. Biomining and Bioleaching of Ores: A review. Bioremediation Approaches For Marine Sediments Contaminated With Metals and Organic Compounds. Chromate Toxicity and Bioremediation. Bioremediation: Genetic Engineering Approaches For Environmental Clean-Up. Microbial Degradation of Xenobiotics: Essence of Antibiotic Resistance. Microbial Remediation of Recalcitrant Aromatic Compounds. Microbial Enzyme System in Hexavalent Chromium Reduction: A Novel Approach For Bioremediation Technology. A Review on Application of Microbial Protease in Bioremediation. Variations of Trace Metal Concentration and Food Values in Grey Mullet (Mugil Cephalus, Linnaeus) From Brackish Water Environment Along the East Coast of india. Biological Approaches For Treating Industrial Effluents Containing Morpholine. Contaminant Stimulated Reactive Oxygen and Oxidative Damage in Perna Viridis As Biomarkers of Marine Environmental Risk Assessment. Phytoremediation of Aqueous Solutions Contaminated With Nickel (Ni) By Exploitation of Azolla Microphylla &Salvinia Molesta: A Novel Bioseparation Process For Waste Water Treatment. Phytoremediation: A New Approach In Environmental Pollution Management. Recent Trends in Production of Bio-Ethanol From Agricultural Waste. Scientific Aspects of Biological Waste Treatment For Biofuel Production. Potential of Microalgae Biofuel Production Using Wastewater As Key Resources. Exploitation of Selected Aquatic and Marshy Macrophytes in Detoxifying Waste Water Containing Steel Plant Effluents - A Case Study of Neelachal Ispat Nigam Limited, Odisha (India). Conservation of (Ret) Rare, Endemic and Threatened Plant Species. Phytochemical Screening: Assessing the Diversity of Pharmaceuticals & Nutraceuticals in Plants. Use of Rhizobial Inoculants Could Minimize Environmental Health Problems in Sri Lanka. Microbiological Assay and HPLC Determination of Folic Acid Producing Lactic Acid Bacteria. Pita Aalu (Dioscorea bulbifera L.) of Simlipal Biosphere Reserve Forest: Diversity and Ethnobotanical Values With Its Role in Health Care. Wild Fruits From Odisha: A Potential Source of Natural Antioxidants. Application of Bacteriophages in Environmental Biotechnology. Microbial Colours: Innovative Approach Towards Eco Textile Dyeing. Biosorption of Anionic Dyes By Microbial Species Dietzia Sp. Isolated From Textile Effluent Industry. Genetically Modified Crops For Environmental Sustainability. Subject Index.
Page No. 561
Author's Name Krishna Pramanik and Jayant Kumar Patra
Publisher Studium Press India Pvt Ltd
Year Of Publication 2014
ISBN 10 No
ISBN 13 978-93-80012-67-4
About The Book No
Binding type Hard bound
Book Size(len) No
Series 66
book size(hei) 8
Book size width 4.75
Edition 1st

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