Biotechnology of Terpenoid Production from Microbial Cell Factories

Biotechnology of Terpenoid Production from Microbial Cell Factories
Author: Pratima Gupta,Suresh Phulara
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2021-04-30
ISBN 10: 0128231785
ISBN 13: 9780128231784
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biotechnology of Terpenoid Production from Microbial Cell Factories Book Review:

Biotechnology of Terpenoid Production from Microbial Cell Factories is a unique reference to help researchers, scientists and scholars explore available strategies involved in the production of terpenoid-based, value-added compounds from GRAS status (Generally Recognized as Safe by FDA) microbes to address the associated challenges for the industry. The book covers the most up-to-date information about microbial terpenoid production, including culture condition modulation for the improved and high-specificity production of terpenoid and their in-situ extraction. Each class of terpenoid is explained in detail, including their nutritional and pharmaceutical information and their molecular aspects. Provides an in-depth look at both the natural and metabolic engineering aspects of microbial terpenoid production Includes production strategies and existing challenges for each class of terpenoid from microbial sources Presents broad application opportunities of terpenoids such as food additives, pharmaceuticals and fragrances Includes brief chapter summaries and a glossary for each chapter to simplify technical applications

Microbial Cell Factories Engineering for Production of Biomolecules

Microbial Cell Factories Engineering for Production of Biomolecules
Author: Vijai Singh
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 488
Release: 2021-02-26
ISBN 10: 0128214783
ISBN 13: 9780128214787
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Microbial Cell Factories Engineering for Production of Biomolecules Book Review:

Microbial Cell Factories Engineering for Production of Biomolecules presents a compilation of chapters written by eminent scientists worldwide. Sections cover major tools and technologies for DNA synthesis, design of biosynthetic pathways, synthetic biology tools, biosensors, cell-free systems, computer-aided design, OMICS tools, CRISPR/Cas systems, and many more. Although it is not easy to find relevant information collated in a single volume, the book covers the production of a wide range of biomolecules from several MCFs, including Escherichia coli, Bacillus subtilis, Pseudomonas putida, Streptomyces, Corynebacterium, Cyanobacteria, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Pichia pastoris and Yarrowia lipolytica, and algae, among many others. This will be an excellent platform from which scientific knowledge can grow and widen in MCF engineering research for the production of biomolecules. Needless to say, the book is a valuable source of information not only for researchers designing cell factories, but also for students, metabolic engineers, synthetic biologists, genome engineers, industrialists, stakeholders and policymakers interested in harnessing the potential of MCFs in several fields. Offers basic understanding and a clear picture of various MCFs Explains several tools and technologies, including DNA synthesis, synthetic biology tools, genome editing, biosensors, computer-aided design, and OMICS tools, among others Harnesses the potential of engineered MCFs to produce a wide range of biomolecules for industrial, therapeutic, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and biotechnological applications Highlights the advances, challenges, and future opportunities in designing MCFs

Systems Metabolic Engineering

Systems Metabolic Engineering
Author: Christoph Wittmann,Sang Yup Lee
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 388
Release: 2012-06-15
ISBN 10: 9400745346
ISBN 13: 9789400745346
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Systems Metabolic Engineering Book Review:

Systems Metabolic Engineering is changing the way microbial cell factories are designed and optimized for industrial production. Integrating systems biology and biotechnology with new concepts from synthetic biology enables the global analysis and engineering of microorganisms and bioprocesses at super efficiency and versatility otherwise not accessible. Without doubt, systems metabolic engineering is a major driver towards bio-based production of chemicals, materials and fuels from renewables and thus one of the core technologies of global green growth. In this book, Christoph Wittmann and Sang-Yup Lee have assembled the world leaders on systems metabolic engineering and cover the full story – from genomes and networks via discovery and design to industrial implementation practises. This book is a comprehensive resource for students and researchers from academia and industry interested in systems metabolic engineering. It provides us with the fundaments to targeted engineering of microbial cells for sustainable bio-production and stimulates those who are interested to enter this exiting research field.

Engineering the Microbial Platform for the Production of Biologics and Small Molecule Medicines

Engineering the Microbial Platform for the Production of Biologics and Small Molecule Medicines
Author: Dipesh Dhakal,Eung-Soo Kim,Mattheos Koffas
Publsiher: Frontiers Media SA
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2019-12-23
ISBN 10: 2889632539
ISBN 13: 9782889632534
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Systems and Synthetic Biotechnology for Production of Nutraceuticals

Systems and Synthetic Biotechnology for Production of Nutraceuticals
Author: Long Liu,Jian Chen
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2020-01-03
ISBN 10: 9811504466
ISBN 13: 9789811504464
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Systems and Synthetic Biotechnology for Production of Nutraceuticals Book Review:

This book discusses systems and synthetic biotechnologies for the production of nutraceuticals, and summarizes recent advances in nutraceutical research in terms of the physiological effects on health, potential applications, drawbacks of traditional production processes, characteristics of production strains, and advances in microbial production based on systems and synthetic biotechnology. It also examines future directions in the microbial production of nutraceuticals using systems and synthetic biology. The book is intended for researchers and graduate students in the field of molecular biology and industrial biotechnology as well as staff working in the nutraceutical industry.

Synthetic Biology Metabolic Engineering

Synthetic Biology     Metabolic Engineering
Author: Huimin Zhao,An-Ping Zeng
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 322
Release: 2017-10-27
ISBN 10: 3319553186
ISBN 13: 9783319553184
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Synthetic Biology Metabolic Engineering Book Review:

This book review series presents current trends in modern biotechnology. The aim is to cover all aspects of this interdisciplinary technology where knowledge, methods and expertise are required from chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, genetics, chemical engineering and computer science. Volumes are organized topically and provide a comprehensive discussion of developments in the respective field over the past 3-5 years. The series also discusses new discoveries and applications. Special volumes are dedicated to selected topics which focus on new biotechnological products and new processes for their synthesis and purification. In general, special volumes are edited by well-known guest editors. The series editor and publisher will however always be pleased to receive suggestions and supplementary information. Manuscripts are accepted in English.

Biotechnology of Isoprenoids

Biotechnology of Isoprenoids
Author: Jens Schrader,Jörg Bohlmann
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 475
Release: 2015-05-19
ISBN 10: 3319201077
ISBN 13: 9783319201078
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biotechnology of Isoprenoids Book Review:

This book review series presents current trends in modern biotechnology. The aim is to cover all aspects of this interdisciplinary technology where knowledge, methods and expertise are required from chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, genetics, chemical engineering and computer science. Volumes are organized topically and provide a comprehensive discussion of developments in the respective field over the past 3-5 years. The series also discusses new discoveries and applications. Special volumes are dedicated to selected topics which focus on new biotechnological products and new processes for their synthesis and purification. In general, special volumes are edited by well-known guest editors. The series editor and publisher will however always be pleased to receive suggestions and supplementary information. Manuscripts are accepted in English.

Minimal Cells Design Construction Biotechnological Applications

Minimal Cells  Design  Construction  Biotechnological Applications
Author: Alvaro R. Lara,Guillermo Gosset
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 230
Release: 2019-12-04
ISBN 10: 3030318974
ISBN 13: 9783030318970
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Minimal Cells Design Construction Biotechnological Applications Book Review:

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the design, generation and characterization of minimal cell systems. Written by leading experts, it presents an in-depth analysis of the current issues and challenges in the field, including recent advances in the generation and characterization of reduced-genome strains generated from model organisms with relevance in biotechnology, and basic research such as Escherichia coli, Corynebacterium glutamicum and yeast. It also discusses methodologies, such as bottom-up and top-down genome minimization strategies, as well as novel analytical and experimental approaches to characterize and generate minimal cells. Lastly, it presents the latest research related to minimal cells of serveral microorganisms, e.g. Bacillus subtilis. The design of biological systems for biotechnological purposes employs strategies aimed at optimizing specific tasks. This approach is based on enhancing certain biological functions while reducing other capacities that are not required or that could be detrimental to the desired objective. A highly optimized cell factory would be expected to have only the capacity for reproduction and for performing the expected task. Such a hypothetical organism would be considered a minimal cell. At present, numerous research groups in academia and industry are exploring the theoretical and practical implications of constructing and using minimal cells and are providing valuable fundamental insights into the characteristics of minimal genomes, leading to an understanding of the essential gene set. In addition, research in this field is providing valuable information on the physiology of minimal cells and their utilization as a biological chassis to which useful biotechnological functions can be added.

Bioactive Molecules in Plant Defense

Bioactive Molecules in Plant Defense
Author: Mostafa Abdelrahman,Sudisha Jogaiah
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 101
Release: 2020-11-28
ISBN 10: 3030611493
ISBN 13: 9783030611491
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Molecules in Plant Defense Book Review:

This book presents a broad perspective on saponins as important natural products with a key role in plant defense. The presence of saponins has been reported in several plant species, and many types of saponins have been found to exhibit significant antifungal activities. In addition to their role in plant defense, saponins are of increasing interest for drug research, as they are active ingredients in several traditional medicines and hold potentially valuable pharmacological properties. In this book, the authors briefly introduce readers to saponin accumulation in various plant organs, with a specific focus on their structure classification and diversity. Readers will find detailed information on the saponin structure-activity relationship and saponins’ vital role in sustainable agriculture as a chemical barrier to pathogen attack. The latest techniques for isolating, identifying, and quantifying saponins are also discussed. In the closing chapter, the authors outline the recent metabolic engineering strategies applied to improve saponin glycosides production and their potential applications in plant disease resistance. This book and the companion volume Bioactive Molecules in Plant Defense: Signaling in Growth and Stress offer vital resources for all researchers and students interested in plant pathology, mycology and sustainable agriculture.

Bioprocessing for Biomolecules Production

Bioprocessing for Biomolecules Production
Author: Gustavo Molina,Vijai Kumar Gupta,Brahma N. Singh,Nicholas Gathergood
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 536
Release: 2020-01-13
ISBN 10: 1119434327
ISBN 13: 9781119434320
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioprocessing for Biomolecules Production Book Review:

Presents the many recent innovations and advancements in the field of biotechnological processes This book tackles the challenges and potential of biotechnological processes for the production of new industrial ingredients, bioactive compounds, biopolymers, energy sources, and compounds with commercial/industrial and economic interest by performing an interface between the developments achieved in the recent worldwide research and its many challenges to the upscale process until the adoption of commercial as well as industrial scale. Bioprocessing for Biomolecules Production examines the current status of the use and limitation of biotechnology in different industrial sectors, prospects for development combined with advances in technology and investment, and intellectual and technical production around worldwide research. It also covers new regulatory bodies, laws and regulations, and more. Chapters look at biological and biotechnological processes in the food, pharmaceutical, and biofuel industries; research and production of microbial PUFAs; organic acids and their potential for industry; second and third generation biofuels; the fermentative production of beta-glucan; and extremophiles for hydrolytic enzymes productions. The book also looks at bioethanol production from fruit and vegetable wastes; bioprocessing of cassava stem to bioethanol using soaking in aqueous ammonia pretreatment; bioprospecting of microbes for bio-hydrogen production; and more. Provides up to date information about the advancements made on the production of important biotechnological ingredients Complete visualization of the general developments of world research around diverse products and ingredients of technological, economic, commercial and social importance Investigates the use and recovery of agro-industrial wastes in biotechnological processes Includes the latest updates from regulatory bodies for commercialization feasibility Offering new products and techniques for the industrial development and diversification of commercial products, Bioprocessing for Biomolecules Production is an important book for graduate students, professionals, and researchers involved in food technology, biotechnology; microbiology, bioengineering, biochemistry, and enzymology.

Engineering of Microbial Biosynthetic Pathways

Engineering of Microbial Biosynthetic Pathways
Author: Vijai Singh,Ajay Kumar Singh,Poonam Bhargava,Madhvi Joshi,Chaitanya G. Joshi
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 318
Release: 2021-07-18
ISBN 10: 9789811526060
ISBN 13: 9811526060
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Engineering of Microbial Biosynthetic Pathways Book Review:

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the basic and advanced metabolic engineering technologies used to generate natural metabolites and industrially important biomolecules. Metabolic engineering has the potential to produce large quantities of valuable biomolecules in a renewable and sustainable manner by extending or modifying biosynthetic pathways in a wide range of organisms. It has been successfully used to produce chemicals, drugs, enzymes, amino acids, antibiotics, biofuels, and industrially important pharmaceuticals. The book comprehensively reviews the various metabolites detection, extraction and biosensors and the metabolic engineering of microbial strains for the production of industrially useful enzymes, proteins, organic acids, vitamins and antibiotics, therapeutics, chemicals, and biofuels. It also discusses various genetic engineering and synthetic biology tools for metabolic engineering. In closing, the book discusses ethical, patenting and regulatory issues in the metabolic engineering of microbes. This book is a valuable source not only for beginners in metabolic engineering, but also students, researchers, biotechnology and metabolic engineering based company.

Taxol

Taxol
Author: Matthew Suffness
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 448
Release: 1995-05-25
ISBN 10: 9780849383823
ISBN 13: 084938382X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Taxol Book Review:

This volume brings together all aspects of TAXOL® research, development, and clinical use. It provides comprehensive knowledge of the compound and a perspective of the complex interrelationships needed for its development and production. Each chapter is written by an authority in the field. Chapters are carefully coordinated to maximize information on key topics while avoiding overlap and duplication. Previously unpublished material is presented along with thorough reviews of each topic.

Synthetic Biology of Yeasts for the Production of Non Native Chemicals 2nd Edition

Synthetic Biology of Yeasts for the Production of Non Native Chemicals  2nd Edition
Author: Farshad Darvishi,Mark Blenner,Rodrigo Ledesma-Amaro
Publsiher: Frontiers Media SA
Total Pages: 137
Release: 2021-10-22
ISBN 10: 2889713245
ISBN 13: 9782889713240
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Industrialization of Biology

Industrialization of Biology
Author: National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Life Sciences,Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology,Committee on Industrialization of Biology: A Roadmap to Accelerate the Advanced Manufacturing of Chemicals
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 167
Release: 2015-06-29
ISBN 10: 0309316553
ISBN 13: 9780309316552
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Industrialization of Biology Book Review:

The tremendous progress in biology over the last half century - from Watson and Crick's elucidation of the structure of DNA to today's astonishing, rapid progress in the field of synthetic biology - has positioned us for significant innovation in chemical production. New bio-based chemicals, improved public health through improved drugs and diagnostics, and biofuels that reduce our dependency on oil are all results of research and innovation in the biological sciences. In the past decade, we have witnessed major advances made possible by biotechnology in areas such as rapid, low-cost DNA sequencing, metabolic engineering, and high-throughput screening. The manufacturing of chemicals using biological synthesis and engineering could expand even faster. A proactive strategy - implemented through the development of a technical roadmap similar to those that enabled sustained growth in the semiconductor industry and our explorations of space - is needed if we are to realize the widespread benefits of accelerating the industrialization of biology. Industrialization of Biology presents such a roadmap to achieve key technical milestones for chemical manufacturing through biological routes. This report examines the technical, economic, and societal factors that limit the adoption of bioprocessing in the chemical industry today and which, if surmounted, would markedly accelerate the advanced manufacturing of chemicals via industrial biotechnology. Working at the interface of synthetic chemistry, metabolic engineering, molecular biology, and synthetic biology, Industrialization of Biology identifies key technical goals for next-generation chemical manufacturing, then identifies the gaps in knowledge, tools, techniques, and systems required to meet those goals, and targets and timelines for achieving them. This report also considers the skills necessary to accomplish the roadmap goals, and what training opportunities are required to produce the cadre of skilled scientists and engineers needed.

Microbial Cell Factories

Microbial Cell Factories
Author: Deepansh Sharma,Baljeet Singh Saharan
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 394
Release: 2018-03-22
ISBN 10: 1351668056
ISBN 13: 9781351668057
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Microbial Cell Factories Book Review:

Microbial Cell Factories is a conceptual, reference-based source including chapters covering microbial cell factories for industrial developments, microbial biotechnology, sustainable environmental solutions, agriculture practices, microorganisms in food processing, metabolites as next generation food additives/food processing, and microbial cell factories in alternative energy fuel generation. The book highlights trends and developments in the field of microbial products, written by an international team of leading academic and research scholars. Key Selling Features: Highlights trends and developments in microbial biotechnology Systematically reviews microbial cell factories Explores the potential of microbial cell derived industrial production Synthesizes information on environmental and agricultural uses of microbial biotechnology Contributions from an international team of leading scholars

Yeast Metabolic Engineering

Yeast Metabolic Engineering
Author: Valeria Mapelli
Publsiher: Humana Press
Total Pages: 316
Release: 2014-04-18
ISBN 10: 9781493905621
ISBN 13: 1493905627
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Yeast Metabolic Engineering Book Review:

Yeast Metabolic Engineering: Methods and Protocols provides the widely established basic tools used in yeast metabolic engineering, while describing in deeper detail novel and innovative methods that have valuable potential to improve metabolic engineering strategies in industrial biotechnology applications. Beginning with an extensive section on molecular tools and technology for yeast engineering, this detailed volume is not limited to methods for Saccharomyces cerevisiae, but describes tools and protocols for engineering other yeasts of biotechnological interest, such as Pichia pastoris, Hansenula polymorpha and Zygosaccharomyces bailii. Tools and technologies for the investigation and determination of yeast metabolic features are described in detail as well as metabolic models and their application for yeast metabolic engineering, while a chapter describing patenting and regulations with a special glance at yeast biotechnology closes the volume. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, most chapters include an introduction to their respective topic, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Comprehensive and authoritative, Yeast Metabolic Engineering: Methods and Protocols aims to familiarize researchers with the current state of these vital and increasingly useful technologies.

Secondary Metabolites

Secondary Metabolites
Author: Ramasamy Vijayakumar,Suresh S.S. Raja
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 148
Release: 2018-09-05
ISBN 10: 1789236428
ISBN 13: 9781789236422
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Secondary Metabolites Book Review:

This book consists of an introductory overview of secondary metabolites, which are classified into four main sections: microbial secondary metabolites, plant secondary metabolites, secondary metabolites through tissue culture technique, and regulation of secondary metabolite production. This book provides a comprehensive account on the secondary metabolites of microorganisms, plants, and the production of secondary metabolites through biotechnological approach like the plant tissue culture method. The regulatory mechanisms of secondary metabolite production in plants and the pharmaceutical and other applications of various secondary metabolites are also highlighted. This book is considered as necessary reading for microbiologists, biotechnologists, biochemists, pharmacologists, and botanists who are doing research in secondary metabolites. It should also be useful to MSc students, MPhil and PhD scholars, scientists, and faculty members of various science disciplines.

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering
Author: Sudhir P. P. Singh,Ashok Pandey,Guocheng Du,Sudesh Kumar
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 442
Release: 2018-11-20
ISBN 10: 044464086X
ISBN 13: 9780444640864
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering Book Review:

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Synthetic Biology, Cell Engineering and Bioprocessing Technologies covers the current perspectives and outlook of synthetic biology in the agriculture, food and health sectors. This book begins with the basics about synthetic biology and cell engineering, and then explores this in more detail, focusing on topics like applications of synthetic biology, industrial bioprocesses, and future perspectives. Information on cell engineering is also presented, and manipulation in endogenous metabolic network is studied alongside advanced topics such as fine tuning of metabolic pathways, de novo biosynthetic pathway design, enzyme engineering targeted to improved kinetics and stability, and potential applications of the novel biological systems in bioprocess technology to achieve the production of value-added compounds with specific biological activities. Assists in developing a conceptual understanding of synthetic biology and cellular and metabolic engineering. Includes comprehensive information on new developments and advancements. Lists applications of synthetic biology in agriculture, food, and health

Cyanobacteria Biotechnology

Cyanobacteria Biotechnology
Author: Paul Hudson
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 560
Release: 2021-04-20
ISBN 10: 3527824928
ISBN 13: 9783527824922
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cyanobacteria Biotechnology Book Review:

Unites a biological and a biotechnological perspective on cyanobacteria, and includes the industrial aspects and applications of cyanobacteria Cyanobacteria Biotechnology offers a guide to the interesting and useful features of cyanobacteria metabolism that keeps true to a biotechnology vision. In one volume the book brings together both biology and biotechnology to illuminate the core acpects and principles of cyanobacteria metabolism. Designed to offer a practical approach to the metabolic engineering of cyanobacteria, the book contains relevant examples of how this metabolic "module" is currently being engineered and how it could be engineered in the future. The author includes information on the requirements and real-world experiences of the industrial applications of cyanobacteria. This important book: Brings together biology and biotechnology in order to gain insight into the industrial relevant topic of cyanobacteria Introduces the key aspects of the metabolism of cyanobacteria Presents a grounded, practical approach to the metabolic engineering of cyanobacteria Offers an analysis of the requirements and experiences for industrial cyanobacteria Provides a framework for readers to design their own processes Written for biotechnologists, microbiologists, biologists, biochemists, Cyanobacteria Biotechnology provides a systematic and clear volume that brings together the biological and biotechnological perspective on cyanobacteria.

Yeast Biotechnology

Yeast Biotechnology
Author: Ronnie G. Willaert
Publsiher: MDPI
Total Pages: 162
Release: 2018-04-13
ISBN 10: 3038424420
ISBN 13: 9783038424420
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Yeast Biotechnology Book Review:

This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue "Yeast Biotechnology" that was published in Fermentation