Microbial Technology and Biotechnology

  • Sanjai Saxena


Microorganisms since time immemorial have been exploited for the process of baking, brewing and food preservation. However, they also produce things which have immense value and are usually classified as primary metabolites that are essential for their own growth and secondary metabolites which are non-essential. Both primary and secondary metabolites have played a tremendous role in the development of chemical, pharmaceutical and food industries wherein they have been exploited for novel products and process development.


Chronic Granulomatous Disease Adipic Acid Corynebacterium Glutamicum Bermuda Grass Zymomonas Mobilis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanjai Saxena
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  1. 1.Department of BiotechnologyThapar UniversityPatialaIndia

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