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Recent advances in microbial degradation, Inamuddin, Mohd Imran Ahamed, Ram Prasad, editors

Table Of Contents
Intro -- Contents -- About the Editors -- 1: Microbial Degradation of Aflatoxin -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Aflatoxins and Their Effects on Human Health -- 1.3 Aflatoxins in Food -- 1.3.1 Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) -- 1.3.2 Corn (Zea mays L.) -- 1.3.3 Nuts (Juglans regia L) -- 1.3.4 Milk -- 1.4 Regulation and Quality Control -- 1.4.1 Aflatoxin Prevention Strategies in Vegetables -- 1.4.2 Care in Harvesting and Transportation -- 1.4.3 Postharvest Control -- 1.4.4 Strategies for Preventing Aflatoxins in Milk and Dairy Products -- 1.4.5 Detection Methods for Aflatoxins -- 1.5 Microbial Degradation of Aflatoxins -- 1.6 Conclusion -- References -- 2: Microbial Degradation of Polymers -- 2.1 General Introduction -- 2.2 Conventional Way of Handling Plastic Waste -- 2.3 Plastic Biodegradation -- 2.3.1 Susceptibility of Polymers to Biodegradation -- 2.3.2 Biodegradability-Based Polymers Classification -- 2.3.3 Polyethylene -- 2.3.4 Polypropylene -- 2.3.5 Polystyrene -- 2.3.6 Polyvinyl Chloride -- 2.3.7 Polyurethane -- 2.3.8 Polyethylene Terephthalate -- 2.3.9 Other Polymers -- 2.3.9.1 Polyvinyl Alcohol -- 2.3.9.2 Polycaprolactone -- 2.3.9.3 Polylactide -- 2.3.9.4 Poly(Ethylene Succinate) -- 2.4 Challenges of Microbial Plastic Waste Abatement -- 2.5 Conclusion -- References -- 3: Microbial Degradation in the Biogas Production of Value-Added Compounds -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Substrates Commonly Used in Biogas Production -- 3.3 Anaerobic Digestion Pathways and Diversity of Microorganisms Involved -- 3.3.1 Hydrolysis/Acidogenesis -- 3.3.2 Acetogenesis/Methanogenesis -- 3.4 Key Factors Imposed on Microorganisms that Affect Biogas Productivity -- 3.4.1 Temperature and pH -- 3.4.2 Reactor Start-up -- 3.4.3 Retention Time and OLR -- 3.4.4 Anaerobic Co-digestion -- 3.5 Process Configurations for Biogas Production: From Consolidated Technologies to Innovations
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Physical Description
1 online resource (484 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9789811605185

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