E-ISBN: Publication Year: 2008
Binding: Hard Back Dimension: 185mm x 240mm Weight: 850
About the book
Fermentation Technology emphasizes the importance of thoughtfully designed and carefully conducted scientific studies for both the advancement of environmental knowledge and the application of techniques for the management of fermentation technology.
This book includes recent advances and developments in the field of fermentation technology, focusing on industrial applications. It covers new aspects such as recombinant DNA techniques in the improvement of industrial micro-organisms, and includes comprehensive information on fermentation media, sterilization procedures, inocula, and fermenter design. Chapters on effluent treatment and fermentation economics are also incorporated. The text is supported by numerous clear, informative diagrams.
The book is of great interest to final year and post-graduate students of applied biology, biotechnology, microbiology, biochemical and chemical engineering.
Table of Contents
Preface / Fermentation: Scope and Importance / Production Media / Industrial Microbiology / Industrial Sterilization / Selection, Scale up and Scale down / Inoculum Preparation and Strain Improvement / Fermentor Design/ Aeration and Heat Transfer / Instrumentation and Control / Computers in Fermentation / Continuous Fermentation / Biomass Production / Enzyme Production / Fermented Foods / Microbial Healthcare Products / Effluent Treatment / Intellectual Property Rights and Patent / Glossary / Index.