Fungal Bioengineering in Biodiesel Production

  • Shubhra Tiwari
  • S. K. Jadhav
  • Gauri Dutt Sharma
  • Esmil Beliya
Part of the Fungal Biology book series (FUNGBIO)


The application of principles of biology and engineering to create usable and economically viable products is called engineering. This technology has been used in fungi to get the valuable products through fungal bioengineering. The fungi are useful in terms of the production of commercial and industrial products as well as biofuels such as bioethanol, biodiesel, and biohydrogen. The main emphasis is on biodiesel production from fungi bioengineering.Biofuels may emerge as new source of renewable energy. Biodiesel is an alternative fuel made from biological sources. It is an attractive energy source due to its environmental benefits. The use of microbes which can be easily grow and they can yield large amounts of lipids, like triglyceride, they have been considered as the most promising solutions


Biofuel Biodiesel Environment Fungi 



Authors are thankful to the School of Studies Biotechnology, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur Chhattisgarh, and Atal Bihari Vajpayee University, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh. Authors also acknowledge the Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi, for sanction grant under FIST scheme.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shubhra Tiwari
    • 1
  • S. K. Jadhav
    • 1
  • Gauri Dutt Sharma
    • 2
  • Esmil Beliya
    • 1
  1. 1.Pt. Ravishankar Shukla UniversityRaipurIndia
  2. 2.Atal Bihari Vajpayee VishwavidyalayaBilaspurIndia

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