Bioprocess Engineering: Basic Concepts

 
9780131228573: Bioprocess Engineering: Basic Concepts

For Senior-level and graduate courses in Biochemical Engineering, and for programs in Agricultural and Biological Engineering or Bioengineering. This concise yet comprehensive text introduces the essential concepts of bioprocessing--internal structure and functions of different types of microorganisms, major metabolic pathways, enzymes, microbial genetics, kinetics and stoichiometry of growth and product information--to traditional chemical engineers and those in related disciplines. It explores the engineering principles necessary for bioprocess synthesis and design, and illustrates the application of these principles to modern biotechnology for production of pharmaceuticals and biologics, solution of environmental problems, production of commodities, and medical applications.

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Combining coverage of the essential aspects of biochemistry, microbiology, and genetics with the fundamentals of bioprocess engineering, this comprehensive volume enables the non-biologically trained engineer to understand the application of biotechnology to industrial processes. DLC: Biotechnology.

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An introduction to the fundamentals of cellular structure and physiology, protein structure and function, genetics, and molecular biology -- for those with an understanding of the principles of process engineering, but with a limited background in biology.

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