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Title Microbial bioprospecting for sustainable development / Joginder Singh, Deepansh Sharma, Gaurav Kumar, Neeta Raj Sharma, editors.

Published Singapore : Springer, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource
Series Springer Biomedical and Life Sciences eBooks 2018 English+International
Contents Intro; Contents; About the Editors; Part I: Microorganisms for Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Applications; 1: Small at Size, Big at Impact: Microorganisms for Sustainable Development; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Origin of Life and Microbes: Billion-Years-Old Connection; 1.3 Diversity of Microbial World; 1.4 Remarkable Survival and Adaptability of Microorganisms; 1.5 How Microbes Affect Nature and Life; 1.6 Human Microbiome; 1.7 Microbe-Plant Interactions; 1.8 Beneficial Roles and Uses of Microorganisms; 1.8.1 Microbial Cell Factories; 1.8.2 Fermented Foods and Probiotics
1.8.3 Industrial Products from Microbes1.8.4 Antibiotics and Biotherapeutics; 1.9 Conclusion and Future Directions; References; 2: Bioherbicidal Concept: A Novel Strategy to Control Weeds; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Bioherbicide: Concepts and Approaches; 2.3 Mechanism of Herbicide Resistance Among Weeds; 2.4 Features Required for Probable Bioherbicide; 2.5 Steps in Bioherbicide Development; 2.6 Formulation of Mycoherbicide; 2.6.1 The Liquid Formulations; 2.6.2 Solid or Granular Formulations; 2.7 Constraints in Bioherbicide Development; 2.8 Successful Bioherbicides; References
3: Endophytic Microorganisms as Bio-­inoculants for Sustainable Agriculture3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Plants and Associated Endophytes; 3.3 Endophytes in Sustainable Agriculture; 3.3.1 Actinomycetes; 3.3.2 Bacteria; 3.3.3 Fungi; 3.4 Conclusion and Future Prospects; References; 4: Endophytes: A Gold Mine of Enzyme Inhibitors; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Endophytes: A Potential Resource of Bioactive Metabolites; 4.3 Enzyme Inhibitors; 4.3.1 Angiotensin Converting-Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors; 4.3.2 Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors; 4.3.3 Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor
5.3 Types of Bioremediation5.3.1 In Situ Bioremediation; Biosparging; Bioventing; Bioaugmentation; 5.3.2 Ex Situ Bioremediation; 5.4 Phytoremediation; 5.4.1 Phytodegradation; 5.4.2 Phytovolatilization; 5.4.3 Phytostabilization; 5.4.4 Phytoextraction; 5.4.5 Rhizofiltration; 5.5 System of Microbial Remediation; 5.5.1 Cadmium (Cd); 5.5.2 Chromium (Cr); 5.5.3 Arsenic (As); 5.5.4 Lead (Pb); 5.5.5 Copper (Cu); 5.5.6 Zinc (Zn); 5.5.7 Cobalt (Co); 5.5.8 Nickel (Ni)
Summary This book presents a comprehensive overview of the use of microorganisms and microbial metabolites as a future sustainable basis of agricultural, environmental and industrial developments. It provides a holistic approach to the latest advances in the utilization of various microorganism bioprospecting including their wide range of applications, traditional uses, modern practices, and designing strategies to harness their potential. In addition, it highlights advanced microbial bioremediation approaches, including genetic manipulation, metagenomics analysis and bacteriophage-based sensors for the detection of food-borne pathogens. Lastly, it elaborates on the latest advances regarding the role of microbes in the sustainable development of various industrial products.
Other author Singh, Joginder, editor.
Sharma, Deepansh, editor.
Kumar, Gaurav, editor.
Sharma, Neeta Raj, editor.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Microbial biotechnology.
Sustainable development.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9789811300530 electronic book
9811300534 electronic book
9789811300547 (print)
Standard Number 10.1007/978-981-13-0053-0