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Microbial Technology for the Welfare of Society

  • Pankaj Kumar Arora
Book

Part of the Microorganisms for Sustainability book series (MICRO, volume 17)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Arvind Kumar, Antresh Kumar
    Pages 25-52
  3. Saima Shakil Malik, Nosheen Masood, Iffat Fatima, Zehra Kazmi
    Pages 53-82
  4. Abhishek Sharma, Shadiya, Tanvi Sharma, Rakesh Kumar, Khemraj Meena, Shamsher Singh Kanwar
    Pages 83-99
  5. Akash Mishra, Anfal Arshi, Shraddha P. Mishra, Madhu Bala
    Pages 125-145
  6. Bikash Kumar, Komal Agrawal, Nisha Bhardwaj, Venkatesh Chaturvedi, Pradeep Verma
    Pages 147-181
  7. Thangamani Rajesh, Manish K. Tiwari, Sairam Thiagarajan, Pranav S. Nair, Marimuthu Jeya
    Pages 183-200
  8. Manoj Kumar Enamala, Divya Sruthi Pasumarthy, Pavan Kumar Gandrapu, Murthy Chavali, Harika Mudumbai, Chandrasekhar Kuppam
    Pages 201-221
  9. Maryam Dadar, Youcef Shahali, Gamal Wareth
    Pages 223-245

About this book

Introduction

This book describes various aspects of modern microbiology including microbial enzymes, secondary metabolites, next-generation sequencing, microbial-based biopesticides, microbial-based cancer therapies, biodiesel, and microbial products from fermentation, biodegradation, bioremediation and wastewater treatment. Further, it explains how and why microbes play an important role in preserving the welfare of living beings and the environment. Many bacteria play a significant part in cleaning our environment by detoxifying various xenobiotic compounds, while several microbes produce secondary metabolites that are useful to human beings. 

The book is divided into 15 chapters that cover various aspects of microorganism-based biotechnology, including recent methodologies such as advanced molecular techniques, as well developments in classical microbiological techniques. The authors also explain how the latest and classical techniques are being used in modern-day microbial biotechnology. All chapters were written by experts from prominent universities, research laboratories, and institutes around the globe. Above all, they focus on recent advances in microbial technology that promote the welfare of living beings and the environment. 

Keywords

Microbial techniques Microbial enzymes Biodegradation Next Generation Sequencing Metabolism

Editors and affiliations

  • Pankaj Kumar Arora
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MicrobiologyBabasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar UniversityLucknowIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-8844-6
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-8843-9
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-8844-6
  • Series Print ISSN 2512-1901
  • Series Online ISSN 2512-1898
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