Bioprocess engineering Basic concepts Michel L. Shuler, Fikret Kargi.
By: Shuler, Michael L.
Contributor(s): Kargi, Fikret [autor].Publisher: United States of America Prentice Hall 2002Edition: 2nd edition.Description: xx, 553 pages illustrations 24 cm.Content type: Media type: Carrier type: ISBN: 9780130819086.Subject(s): Biotecnologia | Ingenieria bioquimicaDDC classification: 660.63
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
Bioprocess Engineering, Second Edition thoroughly updates the leading introductory textbook on biochemical and bioprocess engineering to reflect advances that are transforming the field -- from genomics to cellular engineering, modeling to nonconventional biological systems. It introduces techniques with wide applicability in pharmaceuticals, biologics, medicine, environmental engineering, and beyond.
Includes index, appendix. - - Traditional industrial bioprocesses
What is a bioprocess engineer?. - - An overview of biological basics. - - Enzymes. - - How cells work. - - Major metabolicpathways. - - How cells grow. - - Stoichiometry of microbial growth and product formation. - - How cellular information is alteres. - - Operating considerations for bioreactors for suspension and immobilized cultures. - - Selection, scale-up, operation, and control of bioreactors. - - Recovery and purification of products. - - Bioprocess considerations in using animal cell cultures. - - Bioprocess considerations in using plant cell cultures. - - Utilizing genetically engineered organisms. - - Medical applications of bioprocess engineering. - - Mixed cultures.
In the decade since the first edition of bioprocess engineering: basic concepts, biotechnology has undergone several revolutions. Currently, the ability to sequence the genome of whole organims presents opportunities that could be hardly envisioned ten years ago. Many other technological advances have ocurred that provide bioprocess engineers with new tools to serve society better. However, the principles of bioprocess engineering stated in the first edition remain sound.
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- Preface to the Second Edition (p. xvii)
- Preface to the First Edition (p. xix)
- Part 1 Introduction (p. 1)
- 1 What Is a Bioprocess Engineer? (p. 1)
- Part 2 The Basics of Biology: An Engineer's Perspective (p. 11)
- 2 An Overview of Biological Basics (p. 11)
- 3 Enzymes (p. 57)
- 4 How Cells Work (p. 105)
- 5 Major Metabolic Pathways (p. 133)
- 6 How Cells Grow (p. 155)
- 7 Stoichiometry of Microbial Growth and Product Formation (p. 207)
- 8 How Cellular Information is Altered (p. 219)
- Part 3 Engineering Principles for Bioprocesses (p. 245)
- 9 Operating Considerations for Bioreactors for Suspension and Immobilized Cultures (p. 245)
- 10 Selection, Scale-Up, Operation, and Control of Bioreactors (p. 285)
- 11 Recovery and Purification of Products (p. 329)
- Part 4 Applications to Nonconventional Biological Systems (p. 385)
- 12 Bioprocess Considerations in Using Animal Cell Cultures (p. 385)
- 13 Bioprocess Considerations in Using Plant Cell Cultures (p. 405)
- 14 Utilizing Genetically Engineered Organisms (p. 421)
- 15 Medical Applications of Bioprocess Engineering (p. 463)
- 16 Mixed Cultures (p. 475)
- 17 Epilogue (p. 513)
- Appendix Traditional Industrial Bioprocesses (p. 515)
- A.1. Anaerobic Bioprocesses (p. 515)
- A.2. Aerobic Processes (p. 524)
- Suggestions for Further Reading (p. 533)
- Index (p. 535)
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DR. MICHAEL L. SHULER is Professor in the School of Chemical Engineering, Cornell University. His areas of research include structured models, heterologous protein expression systems, cell culture analogs for pharmacokinetic models, in-vitro toxicology, plant-cell tissue culture, microbial functional genomics, and bioremediation.
DR. FIKRET KARGI is Professor of Environmental Engineering at Dokuz Eylul University in Ismir, Turkey. His current research includes bioprocessing of wastes for production of commercial products, development of novel technologies for biological treatment of problematic wastewaters, nutrient removal, and novel biofilm reactor development.