Biocatalysts in Biomass to Bioproducts

by K Ramasamy, S Karthikeyan, U Sivakumar

ISBN: 9789386615459
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Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2018
Price : Rs. 9495.00
Biblio : x+264 p., col.figs., tabls., 25 cm

Author Profile

Dr. K. Ramasamy is the Vice-Chancellor of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore and Member of Planning Commission for Tamil Nadu State Government. He has completed his basic (1970) and masters’ degrees (1974-Agricultural Microbiology) in Agriculture from Annamalai University. Later he studied M.S. in Fermentation Technology (1977) and Ph.D. in Industrial Microbiology (1980) at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. In the same University, he gained his Post-Doctoral experience in E

About The Book

Microbes have been playing a key role by producing enzymes for bioconversion of various biomasses for biorefinery applications. This book on “Biocatalysts in Biomass to Bioproducts” summarizes state-of-the-art information on the logistics of biomass conversion to biofuels and related challenges to overcome in 13 chapters. The chapters have been contributed by the experts of the areas across the globe and these chapters offer concise and clear information on the recent research developments in bi

Table of Contents

Foreword v Preface vii 1. Dendro Biomass Resources for Solid and Liquid Fuel Generation: Opportunities and Challenges 1 2. Biomass Pre-Processing Technologies for Biofuel Production 21 3. Tuning Up of Laccases as Multifunctional Green Catalysts 43 4. Fungal Cellulases and Deconstruction of Lignocellulosic Biomass for Production of Biofuel and Bioproducts 71 5. Cellulosome: A Multi-domain Complex for Effective Biomass Hydrolysis 91 6. Thermophilic Cellulases: Novel Agents for Enh