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Biotechnological Applications of Biodiversity

  • Joydeep Mukherjee


  • Covers trends in modern biotechnology

  • All aspects of this interdisciplinary technology, where knowledge, methods and expertise are required from chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, genetics, chemical engineering and computer science, are treated

  • More information as well as the electronic version available at


Part of the Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology book series (ABE, volume 147)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Danilo E. Moreta, Prem Narain Mathur, Maarten van Zonneveld, Karen Amaya, Jacobo Arango, Michael Gomez Selvaraj et al.
    Pages 1-35
  3. Girish Mahajan, Lakshmi Balachandran
    Pages 37-58
  4. Tuhinadri Sen, Samir Kumar Samanta
    Pages 59-110
  5. D. İpek Kurtböke, John R. J. French, R. Andrew Hayes, Ronald J. Quinn
    Pages 111-135
  6. Guangrong Hu, Shiqi Ji, Yanchong Yu, Shi’an Wang, Gongke Zhou, Fuli Li
    Pages 185-224
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 225-229

About this book


Danilo E. Moreta
Prem Narain Mathur
Maarten van Zonneveld
Karen Amaya
Jacobo Arango
Michael Gomez Selvaraj
Beata Dedicova
Current Issues in Cereal Crop Biodiversity

Girish Mahajan
Lakshmi Balachandran
Biodiversity in Production of Antibiotics and Other Bioactive Compounds

Tuhinadri Sen
Samir Kumar Samanta
Medicinal Plants, Human Health and Biodiversity: A Broad Review

D. İpek Kurtböke
John R.J. French
R. Andrew Hayes
Ronald J. Quinn
Eco-Taxonomic Insights into Actinomycete Symbionts of Termites for Discovery of Novel Bioactive Compounds

Barindra Sana
Bioresources for Control of Environmental Pollution

Guangrong Hu
Shiqi Ji
Yanchong Yu
Shi’an Wang
Gongke Zhou
Fuli Li
Organisms for Biofuel Production: Natural Bioresources and Methodologies for Improving Their Biosynthetic Potentials


Actinomycete symbionts Antibiotics Bioactive compounds Biofuel production and biodiversity Biosynthesis Cereal crop biodiversity Eco-taxonomy

Editors and affiliations

  • Joydeep Mukherjee
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Environmental StudiesJadavpur UniversityKolkataIndia

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Biotechnological Applications of Biodiversity
  • Editors Joydeep Mukherjee
  • Series Title Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology
  • Series Abbreviated Title Adv Biochem Eng Biotechnol
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Chemistry and Materials Science Chemistry and Material Science (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-662-45096-3
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-662-51230-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-662-45097-0
  • Series ISSN 0724-6145
  • Series E-ISSN 1616-8542
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages IX, 229
  • Number of Illustrations 20 b/w illustrations, 8 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Organic Chemistry
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