Springer Handbook of Marine Biotechnology

Editor: Kim, Se-Kwon
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media

Single-User Purchase Price: $499.00
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ISBN: 978-3-642-53970-1
Category: Technology & Engineering - Technology
Image Count: 910
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Springer Handbook of Marine Biotechnology is a major authoritative desk reference for everyone interested or working in the field of marine biotechnology and bioprocessing - from undergraduate and graduate students, over scientists and teachers, to professionals.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Abbreviations
  • About the Authors
  • 1 Introduction to Marine Biotechnology
  • A: Marine Flora and Fauna
  • Marine Fungal Diversity and Bioprospecting
  • Diversity of Marine Phototorophs
  • Marine Viruses
  • Marine Microalgae
  • Seaweed Flora of the European North Atlantic and Mediterranean
  • Corals
  • Marine Sponges – Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
  • B: Tools and Methods in Marine Biotechnology
  • Bioprocess Engineering of Phototrophic Marine Organisms
  • Bioinformatic Techniques on Marine Genomics
  • Microbial Bioprospecting in Marine Environments
  • Novel Bioreactors for Culturing Marine Organisms
  • Transgenic Technology in Marine Organisms
  • Marine Enzymes – Production & Applications
  • Biofouling Control by Quorum Quenching
  • Detection of Invasive Species
  • C: Marine Genomics
  • Marine Sponge Metagenomics
  • Proteomics: Applications and Advances
  • Marine Metagenome and Supporting Technology
  • Microfluidic Systems for Marine Biotechnology
  • Genome Mining for Bioactive Compounds
  • D: Marine Algal Biotechnology
  • Cell Wall Polysaccharides of Marine Algae
  • Iodine in Seaweeds -- Two Centuries of Research
  • Marine Macrophytes: Biosorbents
  • Marine Algae Biomass for Removal of Heavy Metal Ions
  • E: Marine Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Biotechnological Potential of Marine Microbes
  • Marine Actinomycetes in Biodiscovery
  • Biotransformation of Nitriles by Marine Fungi
  • F: Marine Derived Metabolites
  • Drugs and Leads from the Ocean Through Biotechnology
  • Biocatalysts from Aplysia: Sweet Spot in Enzymatic Carbohydrate Synthesis
  • Antimicrobial Peptides from Marine Organisms
  • Marine-Derived Fungal Metabolites
  • Marine Dinoflagellates-Associated Human Poisoning
  • Carotenoids, Bioactive Metabolites Derived from Seaweeds
  • Marine Bioactive Compounds from Cnidarians
  • Fatty Acids of Marine Sponges
  • Marine Biotoxins
  • Marine Microbial Enzymes: Current Status and Future Prospects
  • Marine-Derived Exopolysaccharides
  • Sulfated Polysaccharides from Green Seaweeds
  • G: Application of Marine Biotechnology
  • Marine-Derived Pharmaceuticals and Future Prospects
  • Marine Functional Foods
  • Marine Nutraceuticals
  • Cosmetics from Marine Sources
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids Produced from Microalgae
  • Selenoneine in Marine Organisms
  • Biological Activities of Marine-Derived Oligosaccharides
  • Vector and Agricultural Pest Control
  • H: Bioenergy and Biofuels
  • Nanotechnology – from a Marine Discovery Perspective
  • Algal Photosynthesis, Biosorption, Biotechnology, and Biofuels
  • Biofuel Innovation by Microbial Diversity
  • Marine Biomaterials as Antifouling Agent
  • I: Biomedical Applications
  • Marine Biomaterials
  • Marine Materials: Gene Delivery
  • Marine Organisms in Nanoparticle Synthesis
  • Marine Biomaterials in Therapeutics and Diagnostic
  • Enzymatically Synthesized Biosilica
  • Biomineralization in Marine Organisms
  • J: Industrial Applications
  • Functional Feeds in Aquaculture
  • Mussel-Derived Bioadhesives
  • Marine Silicon Biotechnology
  • Microalgal Biotechnology: Biofuels and Bioproducts
  • Marine Actinobacterial Metabolites and their Pharmaceutical Potential
  • Marine Microbial Biosurfactin
  • Nutraceuticals and Bioactive Compounds from Seafood Processing Waste
  • Erratum to: Springer Handbook of Marine Biotechnology
  • Acknowledgements