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Green Bio-processes

Enzymes in Industrial Food Processing

  • Binod Parameswaran
  • Sunita Varjani
  • Sindhu Raveendran

Part of the Energy, Environment, and Sustainability book series (ENENSU)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Parameswaran Binod, Emmanuel Papamichael, Sunita Varjani, Raveendran Sindhu
    Pages 1-8
  3. Indu C. Nair, K. Jayachandran
    Pages 15-30
  4. Bindhumol Ismail, Hanif Mohammed, A. Jayakumaran Nair
    Pages 31-53
  5. Shahenvaz Alam, Kumar Pranaw, Rameshwar Tiwari, Sunil Kumar Khare
    Pages 55-81
  6. G. Baskar, R. Aiswarya, S. Renganathan
    Pages 83-98
  7. Kedar Sharma, Abhijeet Thakur, Arun Goyal
    Pages 99-118
  8. Lokesh Kumar Narnoliya, Jyoti Singh Jadaun
    Pages 119-149
  9. Filipe Carvalho, Pedro Fernandes
    Pages 151-179
  10. Sangeeta Negi
    Pages 181-198
  11. Divya Balakrishnan, Swaroop S. Kumar, Shiburaj Sugathan
    Pages 199-227
  12. Abhijeet Thakur, Kedar Sharma, Arun Goyal
    Pages 229-244
  13. Bishwambhar Mishra, Sunita Varjani, G. Karthikeya Srinivasa Varma
    Pages 245-265
  14. Luciana Porto de Souza Vandenberghe, Susan Grace Karp, Maria Giovana Binder Pagnoncelli, Cristine Rodrigues, Adriane Bianchi Pedroni Medeiros, Carlos Ricardo Soccol
    Pages 267-291
  15. Sharrel Rebello, Divya Balakrishnan, A. N. Anoopkumar, Raveendran Sindhu, Parameswaran Binod, Ashok Pandey et al.
    Pages 293-304
  16. Ravichandran Rathna, Ekambaram Nakkeeran, Sunita Varjani, Bethu Madhumitha
    Pages 305-321
  17. V. Anoop Kumar, R. Suresh Chandra Kurup, C. Snishamol, G. Nagendra Prabhu
    Pages 323-343
  18. Abril Flores-Maltos, Solange I. Mussatto, Juan C. Contreras-Esquivel, Raul Rodríguez, Jose A. Teixeira, Cristobal N. Aguilar
    Pages 345-355
  19. Swaroop S. Kumar, Rakhy Sreekumar, Abdulhameed Sabu
    Pages 357-381

About this book


This volume discusses recent advancements to the age old practice of using microbial enzymes in the preparation of food. Written by leading experts in the field, it discusses novel enzymes and their applications in the industrial preparation of food to improve taste and texture, while reducing cost and increasing consistency. This book will be of interest to both researchers and students working in food technology.


enzymology industrial enzymes food technology green bioprocess food processing enzymes in food production

Editors and affiliations

  • Binod Parameswaran
    • 1
  • Sunita Varjani
    • 2
  • Sindhu Raveendran
    • 3
  1. 1.Microbial Processes and Technology DivisionCSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST)ThiruvananthapuramIndia
  2. 2.Gujarat Pollution Control BoardGandhinagarIndia
  3. 3.Microbial Processes and Technology DivisionCSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST)ThiruvananthapuramIndia

About the editors

Binod Parameswaran (PhD) is a Scientist in the Microbial Processes and Technology Division at the CSIR- National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology, Kerela, India. He obtained his PhD in Biotechnology from Kerala University, Trivandrum in 2008 and then completed his postdoctoral studies in the area of lignocellulosic biofuels at the Korea Institute of Energy Research, Daejeon, South Korea. He has authored more than a hundred journal articles and 34 chapters. In 2001 he received the Young Scientist Award from the International Forum on Industrial Bioprocesses (IFIBiop) and in 2014 he received the Kerala State Young Scientist Award.

Dr. Sunita Varjani is a scientific officer at Gujarat Pollution Control Board, Gandhinagar, India. She holds an M.Sc. degree in Microbiology (2009) and Ph.D. in Biotechnology (2014). Her major areas of research are industrial and environmental microbiology/biotechnology and molecular biology. Dr. Varjani has authored 35 publications and has won several awards and honours, including the Young Scientist Award at the AFRO-ASIAN Congress on Microbes for Human and Environmental Health, New Delhi (2014) and Best Paper Awards for oral presentations at national and international conferences in 2008, 2012 and 2013. She is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Energy and Environmental Sustainability.

Sindhu Raveendran is a Scientist at the Centre for Biofuels, Microbial Processes and Technology Division, CSIR -National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science  and Technology, India. She has done her PhD in Biotechnology from the School of Biosciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India. Her research interests  include producing bioethanol from lignocellulosic biomass, and working with microbial enzymes, biopolymers and metagenomics. She has authored more than 130 research publications, which include 75 journal articles and 15 book chapters, and has been the recipient of many prestigious awards and fellowships, including the Marie Curie Fellowship, Visiting Fellowship at EPFL, Switzerland etc.

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