Welcoming Remarks

  • Alexander Hollaender
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series


Welcome to sdadathe symposium to discuss the Trends in the Biology of Fermentations for Fuels and Chemicals. Fermentation by microorganisms is probably one of the oldest biological fields developed since the earliest years of civilization. It made very significant progress beginning about 140 years ago and predictable means of its application have especially advanced during the last fifty years.


Application Potential Research Effort Present Status Genetic Engineering Fermentation Process 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Hollaender
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  1. 1.Council for Research Planning in Biological SciencesAssociated Universities, Inc.USA

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