Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Second Edition by Ghasem Najafpour

By Ghasem Najafpour

Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology, 2nd Edition, outlines the rules of biochemical techniques and explains their use within the production of each day items. the writer makes use of a diirect method that are meant to be very priceless for college students in following the thoughts and functional applications. This ebook is exclusive in having many solved difficulties, case reviews, examples and demonstrations of specific experiments, with easy layout equations and required calculations.

  • Covers significant techniques of biochemical engineering and biotechnology, together with functions in bioprocesses, fermentation applied sciences, enzymatic procedures, and membrane separations, among others
  • Accessible to chemical engineering scholars who have to either research, and practice, organic wisdom in engineering principals
  • Includes solved difficulties, examples, and demonstrations of special experiments with basic layout equations and all required calculations
  • Offers many graphs that current real experimental information, figures, and tables, in addition to motives

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The symptoms of pellagra are diarrhea, dermatitis, and dementia appearing in the human being. Most animals are able to synthesis nicotinamide from an amino acid known as tryptophan. 11 ENZYME DEACTIVATION 37 Vitamins are classified into two groups: those that are soluble in water and those vitamins that are insoluble in water (but are soluble in fats and lipids). The vitamins in the human diet that may act as coenzyme precursors are classified as water soluble vitamins. In the contrary, those vitamins that are insoluble in water, but soluble in fat or lipids such as vitamins A and D, are not considered as coenzymes.

3) 2. ” This group of enzymes transfers a functional group from one molecule to another one. For example, in an enzyme known as “phosphatase,” the phosphate group is moved from adenosine triphosphate (ATP) to an other compound. 3. Hydrolase enzymes: These enzymes are able to hydrolyze a polysaccharide to a monomeric sugar. In fact, the purpose of a hydrolase enzyme is to catalyze the reaction of a water molecule with a polymer. For example, amylose is reacted with amylase in the presence of water, and as a result, glucose is liberated.

7. Hosseinpour MN, Najafpour GD, Younesi H, Khorrami M, Vaseghi Z. Lipase production in solid state fermentation using Aspergillus niger: response surface methodology. Int J Eng 2012;25:151e9. 8. Ali HKQ, Zulkali M. Design aspects of bioreactors for solid-state fermentation: a review. Chem Biochem. Eng Q 2011;25:255e66. 9. Rodriguez Couto S, Sanroman MA. Application of solid-state fermentation to ligninolytic enzyme production. Biochem. Eng J 2005;22:211e9. 10. Guatarra MLE, Godoy MG, Castilho LR, Freire DMG.

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