Bioconversion of Waste Materials to Industrial Products


ISBN: 978-1-4613-7668-2 (Print) 978-1-4615-5821-7 (Online)
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Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

  2. The Principles of Bioconversion of Waste Materials

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 3-28

      The enzymic treatment of waste materials

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 29-102

      Processes with immobilized enzymes and cells

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 103-153

      Solid substrate fermentation: a biotechnological approach to bioconversion of wastes

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 154-193

      Composting processes

  3. Bioconversion Applications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 195-195

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 197-246

      Bioprocessing of agro-residues to value added products

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 247-292

      Use of photosynthetic bacteria for the production of SCP and chemicals from organic wastes

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 293-315

      Utilization of starch industry wastes

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 316-341

      Bioconversion of food processing wastes

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 342-375

      Bioconversion of cheese whey to organic acids

    7. Book Chapter

      Pages 376-422

      Lignocellulosic wastes: biological conversion

    8. Book Chapter

      Pages 423-448

      Bioconversion of waste water from the pulp and paper industry

    9. Book Chapter

      Pages 449-479

      Fisheries waste biomass: biconversion alternatives

    10. Book Chapter

      Pages 480-516

      Production of Bacillus thuringiensis biopesticides using waste materials

    11. Book Chapter

      Pages 517-545

      Biorecovery of metals from mining wastes

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 547-556