2014

Biotransformation of Waste Biomass into High Value Biochemicals

ISBN: 978-1-4614-8004-4 (Print) 978-1-4614-8005-1 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. General Concepts

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-28

      Waste Biomass: A Prospective Renewable Resource for Development of Bio-Based Economy/Processes

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      Pages 29-49

      Pretreatment Strategies to Enhance Value Addition of Agro-industrial Wastes

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      Pages 51-70

      Thermochemical Transformation of Agro-biomass into Biochar: Simultaneous Carbon Sequestration and Soil Amendment

  3. Bioactive Secondary Metabolites

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 71-71

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      Pages 73-97

      Microbial Pigments

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      Pages 99-115

      Utilization of Agro-industrial Waste for the Production of Aroma Compounds and Fragrances

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      Pages 117-138

      Antioxidants

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      Pages 139-162

      Solid-State Fermentation of Agricultural Residues for the Production of Antibiotics

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      Pages 163-183

      Plant Growth Hormones and Other Phytochemicals

  4. Natural Functional Food Products

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 185-185

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      Pages 187-235

      Probiotics

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      Pages 237-259

      Prebiotics

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      Pages 261-295

      Potential of Agro-residues as Sources of Bioactive Compounds

  5. Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Products

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 297-297

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      Pages 299-311

      Biologically Active Compounds Form Seafood Processing By-Products

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      Pages 313-333

      Microbial Statins

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      Pages 335-365

      Exploring Plant and Agro-industrial Wastes for Antimicrobial Biochemicals

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      Pages 367-387

      Pharmaceutical Enzymes

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      Pages 389-411

      Biocosmetics

  6. Other Biochemicals

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 413-413

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      Pages 415-443

      Biopolymers Synthesis and Application

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      Pages 445-471

      Exploitation of Agro-Industrial Wastes to Produce Low-Cost Microbial Surfactants

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      Pages 473-489

      C3–C4 Platform Chemicals Bioproduction Using Biomass

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 491-504