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Yeast Biotechnology: Diversity and Applications

  • T. Satyanarayana
  • Gotthard Kunze

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Diversity and Biology

    1. S. Shivaji, G. S. Prasad
      Pages 3-18
    2. Devendra K. Choudhary, Bhavdish N. Johri
      Pages 19-46
    3. Gotthard Kunze, Hyun Ah Kang, Gerd Gellissen
      Pages 47-64
    4. Monika Aggarwal, Alok K. Mondal
      Pages 65-84
    5. Andriy A. Sibirny, Andriy Y. Voronovsky
      Pages 85-111
    6. Andriy A. Sibirny, Yuriy R. Boretsky
      Pages 113-134
    7. Wouter J. Middelhoven
      Pages 135-150
    8. Jyoti Prakash Tamang, Graham H. Fleet
      Pages 169-198
    9. R. S. Pimenta, P. B. Morais, C. A. Rosa, A. Corrêa Jr.
      Pages 199-214
    10. Uma Banerjee
      Pages 215-236
    11. Raffaele De Nicola, Graeme Walker
      Pages 237-257
    12. Anand K. Bachhawat, Dwaipayan Ganguli, Jaspreet Kaur, Neha Kasturia, Anil Thakur, Hardeep Kaur et al.
      Pages 259-280
    13. Dulce M. Díaz-Montaño, J. de Jesús Ramírez Córdova
      Pages 281-305
    14. Beatrice Rossi, Enrico Berardi
      Pages 307-320
  3. Genetic and Molecular Insights

    1. Saroj Mishra, Richa Baranwal
      Pages 323-355
    2. Gerhard Steinborn, Gotthard Kunze, Gerd Gellissen
      Pages 357-368
    3. Sanet Nel, Michel Labuschagne, Jacobus Albertyn
      Pages 369-403
    4. P. J. Chambers, J. R. Bellon, S. A. Schmidt, C. Varela, I. S. Pretorius
      Pages 433-457
    5. Andrea Matros, Hans-Peter Mock
      Pages 459-471
    6. Kishore R. Sakharkar, Meena K. Sakharkar
      Pages 473-485
  4. Biotechnology Applications

    1. Andreas Rudolf, Kaisa Karhumaa, Bärbel Hahn-Hägerdal
      Pages 489-513
    2. France Thevenieau, Jean-Marc Nicaud, Claude Gaillardin
      Pages 589-613
    3. Erik Böer, Gerhard Steinborn, Kristina Florschütz, Martina Körner, Gerd Gellissen, Gotthard Kunze
      Pages 615-634
    4. N. Doiphode, C. Joshi, V. Ghormade, M.V. Deshpande
      Pages 635-650
    5. Inge N. A. Van Bogaert, Sofie L. De Maeseneire, Erick J. Vandamme
      Pages 651-671
    6. Sathyanarayana N. Gummadi, D. Sunil Kumar, Swati S. Dash, Santosh Kumar Sahu
      Pages 673-691
    7. Tek Chand Bhalla, Monica Sharma, Nitya Nand Sharma
      Pages 715-735
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 737-744

About this book

Introduction

I belie ve that the book would provide an overview of the recent developments in the domain of yeast research with some new ideas, which could serve as an inspiration and challenge for researchers in this field. Ne w Delhi Prof. Asis Datta Dec. 24, 2007 F ormer Vice-chancellor, JNU Director, NCPGR (New Delhi) Pr eface Yeasts are eukaryotic unicellular microfungi that are widely distributed in the natural environments. Although yeasts are not as ubiquitous as bacteria in the na- ral environments, they have been isolated from terrestrial, aquatic and atmospheric environments. Yeast communities have been found in association with plants, a- mals and insects. Several species of yeasts have also been isolated from specialized or extreme environments like those with low water potential (e. g. high sugar/salt concentrations), low temperature (e. g. yeasts isolated from Antarctica), and low oxygen availability (e. g. intestinal tracts of animals). Around 1500 species of yeasts belonging to over 100 genera have been described so far. It is estimated that only 1% of the extant yeasts on earth have been described till date. Therefore, global efforts are underway to recover new yeast species from a variety of normal and extreme environments. Yeasts play an important role in food chains, and carbon, nitrogen and sulphur cycles. Yeasts can be genetically manipulated by hybridization, mutation, rare m- ing, cytoduction, spheroplast fusion, single chromosomal transfer and transfor- tion using recombinant technology. Yeasts (e. g.

Keywords

Bioremediation Expression Pathogen Polysaccharide biotechnology gene expression genetic engineering physiology

Editors and affiliations

  • T. Satyanarayana
    • 1
  • Gotthard Kunze
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MicrobiologyUniversity of DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant ResearchLeibniz InstituteGaterslebenGermany

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