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Emerging Areas in Bioengineering

Chang, Ho Nam (ed.)

Advanced Biotechnology (Series Nr. 7)


1. Edition December 2017
880 Pages, Hardcover
187 Pictures (79 Colored Figures)
Handbook/Reference Book
Chang, Ho Nam (Editor)

ISBN: 978-3-527-34088-0
Wiley-VCH, Weinheim

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Perspectives in bioengineering - from metabolic engineering to biotransformation, biomass utilization and biomedical applications.

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With more than 40 contributions from expert authors, this is an extensive overview of all important research topics in the field of bioengineering, including metabolic engineering, biotransformations and biomedical applications.
Alongside several chapters dealing with biotransformations and biocatalysis, a whole section is devoted to biofuels and the utilization of biomass. Current perspectives on synthetic biology and metabolic engineering approaches are presented, involving such example organisms as Escherichia coli and Corynebacterium glutamicum, while a further section covers topics in biomedical engineering including drug delivery systems and biopharmaceuticals. The book concludes with chapters on computer-aided bioprocess engineering and systems biology.
This is a part of the Advanced Biotechnology book series, covering all pertinent aspects of the field with each volume prepared by eminent scientists who are experts on the topic in question. Invaluable reading for biotechnologists and bioengineers, as well as those working in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries.

Advanced Biotechnology
Biotechnology is a broad, interdisciplinary field of science, combining biological sciences and relevant engineering disciplines, that is becoming increasingly important as it benefits the environment and society as a whole. Recent years have seen substantial advances in all areas of biotechnology, resulting in the emergence of brand new fields. To reflect this progress, Sang-Yup Lee (KAIST, South Korea), Jens Nielsen (Chalmers University, Sweden), and Gregory Stephanopoulos (MIT, USA) have joined forces as the editors of a new Wiley-VCH book series. Advanced Biotechnology will cover all pertinent aspects of the field and each volume will be prepared by eminent scientists who are experts on the topic in question.

Part I
1. Mass Production of Full-Length lgG Monoclonal Antibodies from Mammalian, Yeast, and Bacterial Hosts
2. Volatile Fatty Acids Platform: Concept and Application
3. Separation of Butanol, Acetone and Ethanol
4. Bacterial Biofertilizers: High Density Cultivations
Part II
5. Overview of Microalgae-Based Carbon Capture and Utilization
6. Bioengineering of Microbial Fuel Cells: From Extracellular Electron Transfer Pathway to Electroactive Biofilm
Part III
7. Noninvasive Optical Imaging Techniques in Clinical Application
8. Advanced Short Tandem Repeat Genotyping for Forensic Human Identification
9. Bioelectronic Nose
10. Advanced Applications of Nano-Scale Measuring Systems for Biosensors
11. DNA Microarray-Based Technologies to Genotype Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms
12. Advanced Genetic Engineering of Microbial Cells for Biosensing Applications
13. Biosynthesis and Applications of Silver Nanoparticles
Part IV
14. Enzymatic Reactions in Ionic Liquids
15. Whole-Cell Biocatalysts using Enzymes Displayed on Yeast Cell Surface
16. Production of Valuable Phenolic Compounds from Lignin by Biocatalysis: State of the Art Perspective
17. Enzyme Immobilization on Nanoparticles: Recent Applications
18. Over-Expression of Functionally Active Inclusion Bodies of Enzymes in Recombinant Escherichia coli
19. Design of Artificial Supramolecular Protein Assemblies by Enzymatic Bioconjugation for Biocatalytic Reactions
Part V
20. Gasification Technologies for Lignocellulosic Biomass
21. Biological Pretreatment of Lignocellulosic Biomass for Volatile Fatty Acid Production
22. Potential Lignocellulosic Biomass Resources in ASEAN Countries
23. Biopolymers Based on Raw Materials from Biomass
24. Biofuels, Bio-Power, and Bio-Products from Sustainable Biomass: Coupling Energy Crops and Waste with Clean Energy Technologies
Part VI
25. Recent advances in mass spectrometry-based proteomic methods for discovery of protein biomarkers for complex human diseases
26. Genome Editing Tools for Escherichia coli and their Application in Metabolic Engineering and Synthetic Biology
27. Metabolic Engineering of Microorganisms for the Production of Lactate-Containing Polyesters
28. Metabolic Engineering of Solventogenic Clostridia for Butanol Production
29. Synthetic Biology for Corynebacterium glutamicum, and Industrial Host for White Biotechnology
Part VII
30. Current Research in Korean Herbal Cosmetics
31. Mussel-Mimetic Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering Applications
32. Application of Lactic Acid Bacteria for Food Biotechnology
33. Microbial Lipid Production from Volatile Fatty Acids by Oleagionus Yeast
34. Microbial Metabolic Engineering for Production of Food Ingredient
Part IX
35. Controlled Delivery Systems of Protein and Peptide Therapeutics
36. Cell Delivery Systems using Biomaterials
37. Bioengineered Cell-Derived Vesicles as Drug-Delivery Carriers
38. Smart Drug Delivery Devices and Implants
39. Advanced Genetic Fusion Techniques for Improving the Pharmacokinetic Properties of Biologics
Part X
40. Metabolism combined growth model construction and its application to optimal bioreactor operation
41. Software Applications for Phenotype Analysis and Strain Design of Cellular Systems
42. Metabolic Network Modeling for Computer-Aided Design of Microbial Interactions
43. Bioprocess Simulation and Scheduling
44. Overview on Bioprocess Simulation
Ho Nam Chang is Professor Emeritus at the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). He studied at Seoul National University (South Korea) and received his Master and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University (USA) in 1971 and 1975. After this time, he returned to Korea and became Professor at KAIST, a position he hold until his retirement in 2010. In 1990, he was elected Director of the Bioprocess Engineering Research Center at KAIST. During his scientific career, Ho Nam Chang became a Humboldt Fellow at the University of Erlangen (Germany, 1980 to 1981), President of the Korean Society for Biotechnology and Bioengineering (1994 to 1995), Member of the Presidential Council on Science and Technology of Korea (1995 to 1997) and Honorary Professor at Nanjng University of Technology (China).

Jens Nielsen has a PhD degree (1989) in Biochemical Engineering from the Danish Technical University (DTU), and after that established his independent research group and was appointed full Professor there in 1998. He was Fulbright visiting professor at MIT in 1995-1996. At DTU he founded and directed the Center for Microbial Biotechnology. In 2008 he was recruited as Professor and Director to Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. Jens Nielsen has received numerous Danish and international awards including the Nature Mentor Award, and is member of several academies, including the National Academy of Engineering in USA and the Royal Swedish Academy of Science. He is a founding president of the International Metabolic Engineering Society.

Professor Gregory Stephanopoulos is the W. H. Dow Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT, USA) and Director of the MIT Metabolic Engineering Laboratory. He is also Instructor of Bioengineering at Harvard Medical School (since 1997). He has been recognized by numerous awards from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) (Wilhelm, Walker and Founders awards), American Chemical Society (ACS), Society of industrial Microbiology (SIM), BIO (Washington Carver Award), the John Fritz Medal of the American Association of Engineering Societies, and others. In 2003 he was elected member of the National Academy of Engineering (USA) and in 2014 President of AIChE.