Perspectives in Biotechnology and Applied Microbiology by Daham I. AlaniPerspectives in Biotechnology and Applied Microbiology by Daham I. Alani

Perspectives in Biotechnology and Applied Microbiology

byDaham I. Alani, Murray Moo-Young

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Upon an invitation from Arab Bureau of Education for the Gulf States "ABEGS"; an International Conference on Biotechnology and Applied Microbiol­ ogy was held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 12-15 November 1984. The Conference was sponsored by ABEGS and organized through coopera­ tion with Saudi Biological Society "SBS". ABEGS was established in 1976 with the aim of coordinating, unifying and developing all aspects of Education, Culture and Science in the Gulf States. In the field of publications, ABEGS is publishing various books, pamphlets and two scientific journals, one in Arabic and the other in English entitled: the Arab Gulf Journal of Scientific Research. This volume contains topics presented by the invited speakers and selected papers from among those submitted by participants. Selection was done on basis of some of the invited talks. Main topics of the conference were grouped into sections representing seven themes of Biotechnology and Applied Microbiology: - production of microbial proteins - utilization of microorganisms for the production of chemicals - microbial treatment and utilization of waste - continuous culture - application of biotechnology in plant science - applied microbiology and environment and - applied microbiology and biotechnology: international cooperation - tween developed and developing countries. Some of the topics in this volume present surveys of recent developments in several important areas of biotechnology and applied microbiology, while the remaining papers carry detailed research contributions.
Title:Perspectives in Biotechnology and Applied MicrobiologyFormat:PaperbackPublished:April 20, 2014Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Production of Microbial Proteins.- Single Cell Protein Production from Petroleum Derivatives and Its Utilization as Food and Feed.- Trends on Optimization of Biomass Production; Application to SCP Production.- The Economical Aspects of Single Cell Protein Production from Petroleum Derivatives.- Production of Single Cell Protein from Thermotolerant Methanol - Utilizing Cultures for Animal Feed.- Process for SCP Production Combining the Specific Advantages of Yeast and Bacteria Fermentation.- The Efficient Use of Water in Single Cell Protein Production.- Utilization of Microorganisms for the Production of Chemicals.- Isocitrate and Citrate Production by Saccharomycopsis lipolytica. Microbial as well as Engineering Approach.- Synthesis of Optically Active Amino Acids with Microbial Enzymes.- Concepts of Industrial Antibiotic Production.- Optimization of a Growth Medium for Antibiotic Production by Streptomyces anandii var. Taifiensis.- Microbial Treatment and Utilization of Waste.- Microbial Treatment and Utilization of Waste.- Biodegradation of Non-Cellulosic Waste for Environmental Conservation and Fuel Production.- Bioconversion of Cellulosic Waste into Protein and Fuel Products: A Case Study of the Technoeconomic Potentials.- Conversion of Cellulosics. Part 1. Structures of Cellulosic Materials and their Hydrolysis by Enzymes.- Conversion of Cellulosics. Part 2. Acid Hydrolysis and Chemicals from Cellulosics.- Bioconversion of Cellulosic Wastes.- Biological Removal of Nitrogen from Kuwait's Refinery Wastewater.- Reduction of Bacterial Contamination in Sewage Effluents and Soils of Saudi Arabia: Impact of Sewage Treatment Technology and Natural Self-Purification.- Biogas Production from Water Hyacinth Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms.- Catalytic Activity of Alkali Metals on the Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass Materials.- Continuous Culture.- Continuous Culture: A Tool for Research, Development and Production.- Membrane Bioreactors: A New Approach to Fermentation of Agricultural and Food Processing Wastes.- Application of Biotechnology in Plant Science.- Biotechnological Applications of Plant Tissue Cultures.- The Structure of Plant Genes as Exemplified by Pea Seed Storage Protein Genes and their Expression in Microorganisms.- Applied Microbiology and Environment.- The Microbial Spoilage of Foods.- Selenium Sorption by Some Selenotolerant Fungi.- Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology: International Cooperation Between Developed and Developing Countries.- Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology: International Cooperation between Developed and Developing Countries.- The Potential of Biotechnology for the Gulf Region and the Role of the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB).- Author Index.