Industrial Applications (The Mycota v. 10 2nd ed. 2011)

Industrial Applications (The Mycota v. 10 2nd ed. 2011)

By: Martin Hofrichter (editor)Hardback

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This volume gives a survey of the state of the art in the traditional fields of industrial mycology as well as of selected novel applications of fungi. The first section deals with the use of fungi in the production and processing of bread, cheese, beer and wine, traditional Asian fermentation products and edible mushrooms. The second section is devoted to the production of fungal metabolites and enzymes representing value-added products. In addition to antibiotics, alkaloids organic acids, vitamins and industrial enzymes, which have successfully been in use for decades, it is also dedicated to fungal metabolites, such as insecticidal and nematicidal compounds, immunosurppressants and flavors with promising biotechnological potential. In the next section, the recent developments in fungal biotransformation of small molecules, the bioconversion of lignocelluloses as well as the use of fungi in metal recovery are presented. The final part introduces some innovative new trends in the field of applied mycology: the preparation of fungal bioherbicides, recent genomic approaches for the identification of biopolymer degrading enzymes, current developments in using oxidative enzymes from fungi as well as new attempts to transfer fungal remediation technologies into practice.

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Contents

Traditional Food and Beverage Fermentation 1 Production of Bread, Cheese and Meat KLAUS GORI , METTE DINES CANTOR, MOGENS JAKOBSEN, LENE JESPERSEN 2 Asian Fungal Fermented Food M.J. ROBERT NOUT, KOFI E. AIDOO 3 Production of Beer and Wine WINFRIED HARTMEIER, MONIKA REISS 4 Production of Edible Mushrooms RAMESH CHANDRA UPADHYAY , MANJIT SINGH Metabolites and Enzymes 5 The beta-Lactam Antibiotics: Current Situation and Future Prospects in Manufacture and Therapy FRANK-RAINER SCHMIDT 6 Non-beta-Lactam Antibiotics GERHARD ERKEL 7 Insecticidal and Nematicidal Metabolites from Fungi HEIDRUN ANKE 8 Immunomodulators HESHAM EL ENSHASY 9 Ergot Alkaloids DANIEL G. PANACCIONE 10 Production of Organic Acids by Filamentous Fungi CHRISTIAN P. KUBICEK , PETER PUNT , JAAP VISSER3 11 Production of Vitamin B2 and a Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid by Fungi K.-PETER STAHMANN 12 Fungal Flavours Marco A. Fraatz , Holger Zorn 13 Industrial Applications of Fungal Enzymes LARS H. OSTERGAARD , HANS SEJR OLSEN Biotransformations, Lignocellulose Conversion and Recovery of Metals from Solution 14 Fungal Biotransformations in Pharmaceutical Sciences WOLFGANG HUTTEL , DIRK HOFFMEISTER 15 Fungal Biodegradation of Lignocelluloses ANNELE HATAKKA , KENNETH HAMMEL 16 (Hemi-)cellulose degrading enzymes and their encoding genes from Aspergillus and Trichoderma RONALD P. DE VRIES , EVY BATTAGLIA , PEDRO M. COUTINHO , BERNARD HENRISSAT, JAAP VISSER 17 Fungi and their Enzymes for Pitch Control in the Pulp and Paper Industry ANA GUTIERREZ , JOSE C. DEL RIO1, ANGEL T. MARTINEZ 18 Biosorption of Metals MARTIN ZIMMERMANN , KLAUS WOLF1 Recent Developments and New Strategies 19 Bioherbicides ALICE L. PILGERAM , DAVID C. SANDS 20 Genomic approaches for identification of the biopolymer degrading enzyme network of Aspergillus niger R.M VAN DER KAAIJ , A.F.J. RAM, P.SCHAAP, P.J. PUNT1 21 New Trends in Fungal Biooxidation MARTIN HOFRICHTER, RENE ULLRICH 22 Fungal Soil Bioremediation: Developments Towards Large-Scale Applications KARI STEFFEN , MARJA TUOMELA

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/09/2010
  • ISBN13: 9783642114571
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 508
  • ID: 9783642114571
  • weight: 1429
  • ISBN10: 3642114571
  • edition: 2nd ed. 2011

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