Microbial Genetics and Genomics
Description / Table of Contents:
Section 1: Application of microbial technology in food -- 1.Recent food preservation techniques employed in the food industry -- 2.Metagenomic insights into environmental microbiome and their application in food/pharmaceutical industry -- 3.Changing paradigm of probiotics from functional foods to biotherapeutic agents -- 4.Microbial Valorization of Chitinous Bioresources for Chitin Extraction and Production of Chito-Oligomers and N-acetylglucosamine: Trends, Perspectives and Prospects -- 5.Seaweed Liquid Fertilizers: A Novel Strategy for the Biofortification of VegeTables and Crops -- 6.Green algae biomass cultivation, harvesting and genetic modifications for enhanced cellular lipids -- 7.Probiotics: The ultimate nutritional supplement -- 8.An insight into the prevalence and enzymatic abatement of urethane in fermented beverages -- 9.Sea water as a reaction medium for bioethanol production -- 10.Bacterial mediated plant protection: Induced systemic resistance in soybean -- 11.Mycotoxins and Pesticides: Toxicity and Applications in Food and Feed -- 12.Microbes and their role in drought tolerance of agricultural food crops -- 13.Microbial Remediation of Persistent Agro-Chemicals by Soil Bacteria: An Overview -- Section 2: Application of microbial technology in pharmacology -- 14.Insectivorous plants of India: Sources of bioactive compounds to fight against antimicrobial resistance -- 15.Exploring the multifaceted role of microbes in pharmacology -- 16.Pharmacological Applications of Metabolites of Mangrove Endophytes: A Review -- 17.Application of oncolytic virus as a therapy of cancer -- 18.Microbes in the treatment of Diabetes and its complications -- 19.Microbe-based metallic nanoparticles synthesis and biomedical applications: An update -- 20.Role of Silver Nanoparticles in Treatment of Plant Diseases -- 21.Endophytic fungi and bioactive metabolites production: An update -- 22.Fungal endophytes from seaweeds: an overview -- 23.Probiotic biosurfactants: A potential therapeutic exercises in biomedical sciences -- 24.Recent antibiotics used in dental disease management
This edited book, is a collection of 25 chapters describing the recent advancements in the application of microbial technology in the food and pharmacology sector. The main focus of this book is application of microbes, food preservation techniques utilizing microbes, probiotics, seaweeds, algae, enzymatic abatement of urethane in fermentation of beverages, bioethanol production, pesticides, probiotic biosurfactants, drought tolerance, synthesis of application of oncolytic viruses in cancer treatment, microbe based metallic nanoparticles, agro chemicals, endophytes, metabolites, antibiotics etc. This book highlighted the significant aspects of the vast subject area of microbial biotechnology and their potential applications in food and pharmacology with various topics from eminent experts around the World. This book would serve as an excellent reference book for researchers and students in the Food Science, Food Biotechnology, Microbiology and Pharmaceutical fields
XVIII, 537 p. 122 illus., 33 illus. in color. : online resource.