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Bioconversion of Waste Materials to Industrial Products : Elsevier Applied Biotechnology - A. M. Martin

Bioconversion of Waste Materials to Industrial Products

Elsevier Applied Biotechnology

By: A. M. Martin (Editor)

Hardcover Published: December 2009
ISBN: 9780751404234
Number Of Pages: 556

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By covering both the general principles of bioconversion and the specific characteristics of the main groups of waste materials amenable to bioconversion methods, this new book provides the chemical, biochemical, agrochemical and process engineer with clear guidance on the use of these methods in devising a solution to the problem of industrial waste products.

List of contributors
Preface to the first edition
The Principles of Bioconversion of Waste Materials
The enzymic treatment of waste materialsp. 3
Processes with immobilized enzymes and cellsp. 29
Solid substrate fermentation: a biotechnological approach to bioconversion of wastesp. 103
Composting processesp. 154
Bioconversion Applications
Bioprocessing of agro-residues to value added productsp. 197
Use of photosynthetic bacteria for the production of SCP and chemicals from organic wastesp. 247
Utilization of starch industry wastesp. 293
Bioconversion of food processing wastesp. 316
Bioconversion of cheese whey to organic acidsp. 342
Lignocellulosic wastes: biological conversionp. 376
Bioconversion of waste water from the pulp and paper industryp. 423
Fisheries waste biomass: bioconversion alternativesp. 449
Production of Bacillus thuringiensis biopesticides using waste materialsp. 480
Biorecovery of metals from mining wastesp. 517
Indexp. 547
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ISBN: 9780751404234
ISBN-10: 0751404233
Series: Elsevier Applied Biotechnology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 556
Published: December 2009
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.98
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised