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16951

Bioenergy Research

Advances and Applications

 

Elsevier, 2014.

ISBNs 9780444595614

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés):

Bioenergy Research: Advances and Applications brings biology and engineering together to address the challenges of future energy needs. The book consolidates the most recent research on current technologies, concepts, and commercial developments in various types of widely used biofuels and integrated biorefineries, across the disciplines of biochemistry, biotechnology, phytology, and microbiology.

All the chapters in the book are derived from international scientific experts in their respective research areas. They provide you with clear and concise information on both standard and more recent bioenergy production methods, including hydrolysis and microbial fermentation. Chapters are also designed to facilitate early stage researchers, and enables you to easily grasp the concepts, methodologies and application of bioenergy technologies. Each chapter in the book describes the merits and drawbacks of each technology as well as its usefulness.

The book provides information on recent approaches to graduates, post-graduates, researchers and practitioners studying and working in field of the bioenergy. It is an invaluable information resource on biomass-based biofuels for fundamental and applied research, catering to researchers in the areas of bio-hydrogen, bioethanol, bio-methane and biorefineries, and the use of microbial  processes in the conversion of biomass into biofuels.

  • Reviews all existing and promising technologies for production of advanced biofuels in addition to bioenergy policies and research funding
  • Cutting-edge research concepts for biofuels production using biological and biochemical routes, including microbial fuel cells
  • Includes production methods and conversion processes for all types of biofuels, including bioethanol and biohydrogen, and outlines the pros and cons of each


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6917

Biofuels

Vol. 108

 

13th ed. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 2007.

Título de la serie/colección: Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology. ISSN 0724-6145,

ISBNs 9783540736509 9783540736516

Colección: SpringerLink


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17003

Biomarkers and Biosensors

Detection and Binding to Biosensor Surfaces and Biomarkers Applications

 

Elsevier, 2014.

ISBNs 9780444537942

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés): Biomarkers and Biosensors offers thorough coverage of biomarker/biosensor interaction, current research trends, and future developments in applications of drug discovery. This book is useful to researchers in this field as well as clinicians interested in new developments in early detection and diagnosis of disease or the mode of operation of biomarkers. Biomarkers and Biosensors also emphasizes kinetics, and clearly delineates how this influences the biomarker market.

  • Offers thorough coverage of the kinetics of biomarker interaction with the biosensor surface
  • Provides evidence-based approach to evaluate effectiveness
  • Provides pharmaceutical chemists the possibilities and methodology in assessing the effectiveness of new drugs
  • Provides the information needed for the selection of the best biomarker for a specific application


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17006

Biomass Fractionation Technologies for a Lignocellulosic Feedstock Based Biorefinery

 

Elsevier, 2016.

ISBNs 9780128023235

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés):

Biomass Fractionation Technologies for a Lignocellulosic Feedstock-based Biorefinery reviews the extensive research and tremendous scientific and technological developments that have occurred in the area of biorefinering, including industrial processes and product development using ‘green technologies’, often referred as white biotechnology.

As there is a huge need for new design concepts for modern biorefineries as an alternative and amendment to industrial crude oil and gas refineries, this book presents the most important topics related to biomass fractionation, including advances, challenges, and perspectives, all with references to current literature for further study.

Presented in 26 chapters by international field specialists, each chapter consists of review text that comprises the most recent advances, challenges, and perspectives for each fractionation technique. The book is an indispensable reference for all professionals, students, and workers involved in biomass biorefinery, assisting them in establishing efficient and economically viable process technologies for biomass fractionation.

  • Provides information on the most advanced and innovative pretreatment processes and technologies for biomass
  • Reviews numerous valuable products from lignocellulose
  • Discusses integration of processes for complete biomass conversion with minimum waste generation
  • Identifies the research gaps in scale-up
  • Presents an indispensable reference for all professionals, students, and workers involved in biomass biorefinery, assisting them in establishing efficient and economically viable process technologies for biomass fractionation


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17007

Biomass Gasification and Pyrolysis

Practical Design

 

Academic Press, 2010.

ISBNs 9780123749888

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés):

This book offers comprehensive coverage of the design, analysis, and operational aspects of biomass gasification, the key technology enabling the production of biofuels from all viable sources--some examples being sugar cane and switchgrass. This versatile resource not only explains the basic principles of energy conversion systems, but also provides valuable insight into the design of biomass gasifiers. The author provides many worked out design problems, step-by-step design procedures and real data on commercially operating systems. After fossil fuels, biomass is the most widely used fuel in the world. Biomass resources show a considerable potential in the long term if residues are properly handled and dedicated energy crops are grown.



Includes step-by-step design procedures and case studies for Biomass Gasification
Provides worked process flow diagrams for gasifier design.
Covers integration with other technologies (e.g. gas turbine, engine, fuel cells)


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17031

Biophysical Characterization of Proteins in Developing Biopharmaceuticals

 

Elsevier, 2015.

ISBNs 9780444595737

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés):

Biophysical Characterization of Proteins in Developing Biopharmaceuticals is concerned with the analysis and characterization of the higher-order structure (HOS) or conformation of protein based drugs. Starting from the very basics of protein structure this book takes the reader on a journey on how to best achieve this goal using the key relevant and practical methods commonly employed in the biopharmaceutical industry today as well as up and coming promising methods that are now gaining increasing attention.

As a general resource guide this book has been written with the intent to help today’s industrial scientists working in the biopharmaceutical industry or the scientists of tomorrow who are planning a career in this industry on how to successfully implement these biophysical methodologies. In so doing a keen focus is placed on understanding the capability of these methodologies in terms of what information they can deliver. Aspects of how to best acquire this biophysical information on these very complex drug molecules, while avoiding potential pitfalls, in order to make concise, well informed productive decisions about their development are key points that are also covered.

  • Presents the reader with a clear understanding of the real world issues and challenges in using these methods.
  • Highlights the capabilities and limitations of each method.
  • Discusses how to best analyze the data generated from these methods.
  • Points out what one needs to look for to avoid making faulty conclusions and mistakes.
  • In total it provides a check list or road map that empowers the industrial scientists as to what they need to be concerned with in order to effectively do their part in successfully developing these new drugs in an efficient and cost effective manner.


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17036

Bioprocessing for Value-Added Products from Renewable Resources

New Technologies and Applications

 

Elsevier, 2007.

ISBNs 9780444521149

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés): Bioprocessing for Value-Added Products from Renewable Resources provides a timely review of new and unconventional techniques to manufacture high-value products based on simple biological material. The current source for most chemicals and materials is petroleum. Anticipation of its limited future availability, along with record high prices has spurred interest in alternatives that will be both sustainable and cost-effective.
In a very structured way this book begins by describing the modern technologies that form the basis for creating a bio-based industry. Next it lists the various organisms that are suitable for bioprocessing -from bacteria to algae- and it gives their unique characteristics. These first two parts set the stage for a variety of novel, experimental bioprocesses, such as the production of medicinal chemicals, the production of chiral compounds and the design of biofuel cells. Concludes with examples where biological, renewable resources become an important feedstock for large-scale industrial production.
Bioprocessing for Value-Added Products from Renewable Resources provides a unique perspective of the industry and the field and serves as an important guide towards the future. The book is suitable for researchers, practitioners, students, and consultants in the bioprocess and biotechnology fields.

·Reviews the principles underpinning modern industrial biotechnology
·Provides a unique collection of novel bioprocesses for a sustainable future
·Gives examples of economical use of renewable resources as feedstocks
·Suitable for both non-experts and experts in the bioproduct industry


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17037

Biorefineries

Integrated Biochemical Processes for Liquid Biofuels

 

Elsevier, 2014.

ISBNs 9780444594983

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés):

Biorefineries outlines the processes and steps to successfully scale up production of two types of biofuels, butanol and ethanol, from cellulosic residues for commercial purposes. It covers practical topics, including biomass availability, pretreatment, fermentation, and water recycling, as well as policy and economic factors. This reflects the unique expertise of the editor team, whose backgrounds range from wood and herbaceous feedstocks to process economics and industrial expertise. The strategies presented in this book help readers to design integrated and efficient processes to reduce the cost of production and achieve an economically viable end product

  • Outlines the economic benefits of designing a single operational process.
  • Includes all currently available processes on pretreatment, fermentation and recovery
  • Covers all pretreatment, fermentation, and product recovery options
  • Focuses on biofuels but acts as a stepping stone to develop cost-efficient processes for an array of commodity chemicals


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17039

Biosensors and Bioelectronics

 

Elsevier, 2015.

ISBNs 9780128031001

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés):

Biosensors and Bioelectronics presents the rapidly evolving methodologies that are relevant to biosensors and bioelectronics fabrication and characterization. The book provides a comprehensive understanding of biosensor functionality, and is an interdisciplinary reference that includes a range of interwoven contributing subjects, including electrochemistry, nanoparticles, and conducting polymers.

Authored by a team of bioinstrumentation experts, this book serves as a blueprint for performing advanced fabrication and characterization of sensor systems—arming readers with an application-based reference that enriches the implementation of the most advanced technologies in the field.

  • Features descriptions of functionalized nanocomposite materials and carbon fibre electrode-based biosensors for field and in vivo applications
  • Presents a range of interwoven contributing subjects, including electrochemistry, nanoparticles, and conducting polymers
  • Includes more than 70 figures and illustrations that enhance key concepts and aid in retention
  • Ideal reference for those studying bioreceptors, transducers, bioinstrumentation, nanomaterials, immunosensors, nanotubes, nanoparticles, and electrostatic interactions
  • Authored by a collaborative team of scientists with more than 50 years of experienced in field research and instruction combined


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23266

Biotechnologies for Plant Mutation Breeding

Protocols

 

Springer, 2017.

ISBNs 9783319450193 9783319450216

Colección: Directory of Open Access Books


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