Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Advances in Applied Biotechnology

Edited by Marian Petre

University of Pitesti, Romania

Biotechnology is the scientific field of studying and applying the most efficient methods and techniques to get useful end-products for the human society by using viable micro-organisms, cells, and tissues of plants or animals, or even certain functional components of their organisms, that are grown in fully controlled conditions to maximize their specific metabolism inside fully automatic bioreactors. It is very important to make the specific difference between biotechnology as a distinct science of getting valuable products from molecules, cells or tissues of viable organisms, and any other applications of bioprocesses that are based on using the whole living plants or animals in different fields of human activities such as bioremediation, environmental protection, organic agriculture, or industrial exploitation of natural resources. The volume Advances in Applied Biotechnology is a scientific book containing recent advances of selected research works that are ongoing in certain biotechnological applications. Fourteen chapters divided in four sections related to the newest biotechnological achievements in environmental protection, medicine and health care, biopharmaceutical producing, molecular genetics, and tissue engineering are presented.

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Advances in Applied BiotechnologyEdited by Marian Petre

Published: January 20th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1096

ISBN: 978-953-307-820-5

Copyright year: 2012

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56911 Total Chapter Downloads

24 Crossref Citations

60 Web of Science Citations

70 Dimensions Citations

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1. Biotechnology of Agricultural Wastes Recycling Through Controlled Cultivation of Mushrooms

By Marian Petre and Alexandru Teodorescu

4162

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2. Total Recycle System of Food Waste for Poly-L-Lactic Acid Output

By Kenji Sakai, Pramod Poudel and Yoshihito Shirai

4526

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3. Making Green Polymers Even Greener:Towards Sustainable Production of Polyhydroxyalkanoates from Agroindustrial By-Products

By José G. C. Gomez, Beatriz S. Méndez, Pablo I. Nikel, M. Julia Pettinari, María A. Prieto and Luiziana F. Silva

2871

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4. Fermentation Processes Using Lactic Acid Bacteria Producing Bacteriocins for Preservation and Improving Functional Properties of Food Products

By Grazina Juodeikiene, Elena Bartkiene, Pranas Viskelis, Dalia Urbonaviciene, Dalia Eidukonyte and Ceslovas Bobinas

11346

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5. Biological Activities and Effects of Food Processing on Flavonoids as Phenolic Antioxidants

By Ioannou Irina and Ghoul Mohamed

8749

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6. Increasing Recombinant Protein Production in E. coli by an Alternative Method to Reduce Acetate

By Hendrik Waegeman and Marjan De Mey

5566

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7. Improvement of Heterologous Protein Secretion by Bacillus subtilis

By Hiroshi Kakeshita, Yasushi Kageyama, Katsuya Ozaki, Kouji Nakamura and Katsutoshi Ara

3937

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8. Approaches for Improving Protein Production in Multiple Protease-Deficient Bacillus subtilis Host Strains

By Takeko Kodama, Kenji Manabe, Yasushi Kageyama, Shenghao Liu, Katsutoshi Ara, Katsuya Ozaki and Junichi Sekiguchi

2233

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9. The Development of Cell-Free Protein Expression Systems and Their Application in the Research on Antibiotics Targeting Ribosome

By Witold Szaflarski, Michał Nowicki and Maciej Zabel

2134

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10. Built-In Synthetic Gene Circuits in Escherichia coli – Methodology and Applications

By Bei-Wen Ying and Tetsuya Yomo

1867

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11. Effect of Environmental Stresses on S-Layer Production in Lactobacillus acidophilus ATCC 4356

By Moj Khaleghi and Rouha Kasra Kermanshahi

2082

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12. The Thermostable Enzyme Genes of the dTDP-L-Rhamnose Synthesis Pathway (rmlBCD) from a Thermophilic Archaeon

By Maki Teramoto, Zilian Zhang, Motohiro Shizuma, Takashi Kawasaki, Yutaka Kawarabayasi and Noriyuki Nakamura

1639

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13. Magnetic Particles in Biotechnology: From Drug Targeting to Tissue Engineering

By Amanda Silva, Érica Silva-Freitas, Juliana Carvalho, Thales Pontes, Rafael Araújo-Neto, Kátia Silva, Artur Carriço and Eryvaldo Egito

3006

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14. Experimental Lichenology

By Elena S. Lobakova and Ivan A. Smirnov

2793

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