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Biotransformation of Waste Biomass into High Value Biochemicals

  • This book provides information on high value biochemicals produced in small quantities

  • Provides information on high value biochemicals produced in small quantities

  • Chapters present up-to-date and detailed information on agro-industrial waste residues and bioconversion technology to obtain high value biochemicals of economic importance

  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

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Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv
  2. General Concepts

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Waste Biomass: A Prospective Renewable Resource for Development of Bio-Based Economy/Processes

      • Surinder Kaur, Gurpreet Singh Dhillon, Saurabh Jyoti Sarma, Satinder Kaur Brar, Kshipra Misra, Harinder Singh Oberoi
      Pages 3-28
    3. Pretreatment Strategies to Enhance Value Addition of Agro-industrial Wastes

      • Adenise Lorenci Woiciechowski, Susan Grace Karp, Keli Sobral, Júlio Cesar de Carvalho, Luiz Alberto Junior Letti, Vanete Tomaz Soccol et al.
      Pages 29-49
    4. Thermochemical Transformation of Agro-biomass into Biochar: Simultaneous Carbon Sequestration and Soil Amendment

      • Mausam Verma, Naceur M’hamdi, Zeineb Dkhili, Satinder Kaur Brar, Kshipra Misra
      Pages 51-70
  3. Bioactive Secondary Metabolites

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 71-71
    2. Microbial Pigments

      • Júlio C. De Carvalho, Lígia C. Cardoso, Vanessa Ghiggi, Adenise Lorenci Woiciechowski, Luciana Porto de Souza Vandenberghe, Carlos Ricardo Soccol
      Pages 73-97
    3. Utilization of Agro-industrial Waste for the Production of Aroma Compounds and Fragrances

      • Saurabh Jyoti Sarma, Gurpreet Singh Dhillon, Krishnamoorthy Hegde, Satinder Kaur Brar, Mausam Verma
      Pages 99-115
    4. Antioxidants

      • Mamta, Kshipra Misra, Gurpreet Singh Dhillon, Satinder Kaur Brar, Mausam Verma
      Pages 117-138
    5. Solid-State Fermentation of Agricultural Residues for the Production of Antibiotics

      • Ganesh Kumar Arumugam, Venkatesh Selvaraj, Dharani Gopal, Kirubagaran Ramalingam
      Pages 139-162
    6. Plant Growth Hormones and Other Phytochemicals

      • Luciana Porto de Souza Vandenberghe, Cristine Rodrigues, Juliana de Oliveira, Carlos Ricardo Soccol
      Pages 163-183
  4. Natural Functional Food Products

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 185-185
    2. Probiotics

      • Galina Novik, Anastasiya Sidarenka, Elena Kiseleva, Emily Kolomiets, Estera Szwajcer Dey
      Pages 187-235
    3. Prebiotics

      • P. S. Panesar, Vandana Bali, Shweta Kumari, Neha Babbar, Harinder Singh Oberoi
      Pages 237-259
    4. Potential of Agro-residues as Sources of Bioactive Compounds

      • Neha Babbar, Harinder Singh Oberoi
      Pages 261-295
  5. Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Products

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 297-297
    2. Biologically Active Compounds Form Seafood Processing By-Products

      • Se-Kwon Kim, Pradeep Dewapriya
      Pages 299-311
    3. Microbial Statins

      • Leandro F. dos Santos, Júlio C. de Carvalho, Rosália Rubel, Carlos Ricardo Soccol
      Pages 313-333
    4. Pharmaceutical Enzymes

      • Deeplina Das, Arun Goyal
      Pages 367-387

About this book

Agro-industrial wastes are end-products emerging after industrial processing operations and also from their treatment and disposal e.g. solid fruit wastes and sludge. The agro-industrial wastes are often present in multiphase and comprise multicomponent. Nevertheless, these wastes are a goldmine as they possess valuable organic matter which can be diverted towards high value products ranging from polymers to antibiotics to platform chemicals. There have been plenty of books published on bioenergy, enzymes and organic acids, among others. However, this emerging field of biochemical has not yet been covered so far which is an important entity of the biorefinery model from waste biomass and needs to be understood from fundamental, applied as well as commercial perspective which has been laid out in this book.

This book will be practical and must-have for academicians, researchers, graduate students and industry scientists working in the fields of Industrial microbiology, biotechnology, Bioprocess Technology, Waste Management and the Food Industry.

The book covers different biochemicals:

  • such as bioactive secondary metabolites; functional food products, pharmaceutical compounds and others;
  • includes the general concepts of pre-treatment and carbon sequestration which are fundamental to their complexity and value-addition;
  • examines thoroughly the production and cost-economics approach, wherever the biochemical has been commercialized.
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    Further, the book chapters have been prepared in a lucid manner edited and revised by a team of expert editors, namely Dr. Brar who has been working in the field of bioprocessing of waste biomass for the past 15 years; Prof. Soccol, a well-known expert in the field of fermentation and bioproducts for over 30 years and Dr. Dhillon who has been researching the diverse gamut of biotransformation to biochemicals for the past 10 years.

     

    Given the simple manner of presentation of production of different biochemicals from waste biomass under the edition of three biotechnological experts in tandem with the diverse audience that the book addresses, it’s a haven for biorefinery protagonists.

Keywords

  • agro-industrial waste
  • biovalorization
  • industrial microbiology

Editors and Affiliations

  • University of Québec INRS-ETE, Québec, Canada

    Satinder Kaur Brar

  • University of Québec, University of Québec INRS-ETE, Québec, Canada

    Gurpreet Singh Dhillon

  • Department of Chemical Engineering, Federal University of Parana Bioprocess Engineering and Biotechnology, Curitiba, Brazil

    Carlos Ricardo Soccol

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Biotransformation of Waste Biomass into High Value Biochemicals

  • Editors: Satinder Kaur Brar, Gurpreet Singh Dhillon, Carlos Ricardo Soccol

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-8005-1

  • Publisher: Springer New York, NY

  • eBook Packages: Earth and Environmental Science, Earth and Environmental Science (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-4614-8004-4

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-1-4939-5400-1

  • eBook ISBN: 978-1-4614-8005-1

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XV, 504

  • Number of Illustrations: 27 b/w illustrations, 26 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Waste Management/Waste Technology, Biotechnology, Plant Biotechnology

Buying options

eBook USD 129.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-1-4614-8005-1
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 169.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 219.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)