Microbial PGA Production and Applications, is a comprehensive guide that explores the potential of microbial production of poly-gamma-glutamic acid (PGA) and its numerous applications in different industries. The book covers a wide range of topics related to microbial production of PGA, such as biosynthesis, fermentation, enzymes, genetically modified organisms, sustainable and renewable resources, industrial processes, and downstream processing.
One of the main focuses of the book is the use of PGA as a biopolymer and its applications in the production of biodegradable and bioplastics. The author discusses the advantages of using PGA in the development of eco-friendly materials and its potential impact on the environment. Additionally, the book covers the use of PGA in various industries, including the food, medical, textile, oil, chemical, plastic, water treatment, and waste management industries.
The book also covers the various techniques and technologies used in microbial production of PGA, such as bioreactors, bioengineering, green chemistry, and metabolic engineering. The author also discusses the environmental impact of PGA production and its potential as a sustainable and renewable resource.
Overall, Microbial PGA Production and Applications is an essential resource for researchers, professionals, and students in the fields of biotechnology, microbial ecology, and environmental science. It provides a comprehensive overview of the microbial production of PGA and its potential applications in different industries, including nanotechnology, drug delivery, tissue engineering, cell culture, biomaterials, adhesives, coatings, surfactants, emulsifiers, rheology modifiers, hydrogels, microencapsulation, immobilization, biosensors, and biofuels.