Microbial Products: Protein, Enzyme, Secondary Metabolites and Chemicals

  • Shweta Ranghar
  • Shruti Agrawal
  • Pavan Kumar Agrawal


Microbial products are described as products derived from microbes. Microbial products have been contributing in almost every sphere of human life. These products have proved their importance and value in field of food and feed sector, agriculture, healthcare, and many other industries. Microbes have the ability to grow in wide variety of substrate on large scale to produce many valuable primary metabolites such as amino acids, enzymes, vitamins, organic acids, alcohol and bioactive metabolites such as antibiotics, alkaloids, peptides, growth factor, etc. This chapter describes the importance of microorganism for production of protein, enzymes, secondary metabolites and chemicals.


Microbial products Protein Enzyme Secondary metabolites and chemicals 



We gratefully acknowledge TEQIP-III and G. B. Pant Institute of Engineering and Technology, Pauri Garhwal, for financial support and providing other facilities.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shweta Ranghar
    • 1
  • Shruti Agrawal
    • 2
  • Pavan Kumar Agrawal
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiotechnologyG. B. Pant Engineering CollegePauriIndia
  2. 2.Department of MicrobiologySai Institute of Paramedical and Allied SciencesDehradunIndia

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