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Fungal Enzymes

Discusses the latest developments in fungal enzymes
Provides innovative ideas and applications of fungal enzymes
Describes multiple applications of fungal enzymes in industries
Focuses on biotechnological applications of lipases in biodiesel production

By: Maria de Lourdes TM Polizeli (Editor), Mahendra Rai (Editor)

464 pages, 8 colour & 58 b/w illustrations

CRC Press

Hardback | Jul 2013 | #218809 | ISBN-13: 9781466594548
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About this book

Fungal Enzymes presents a detailed account of different enzymes including pectinolytic and amylolytic systems, invertases, cellulases and hemicellulases, pectinases, proteases, laccases, phytases, alpha-glucuronidases, mannanases, lipases produced by different fungi. It also deals with many applications, including the transesterification and biodiesel production. The text incorporates different approaches to diverse enzyme systems-for a better understanding of the substrates involved in catalysis-as well as different processes of enzyme production, purification processes, gene and metabolic regulations, and engineering of enzymes.


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Application of Lignocelulosic Residues in the Production of Cellulase and Hemicellulases from Fungi
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Biodegradation of Vinasse: Fungal Lignolytic Enzymes and their Application in the Bioethanol Industry
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Proteolytic Enzymes: Biochemical Properties, Production and Biotecnological Application
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Fungal Laccases: Structure, Function and Application
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Fungal Amylases: Applications and Functional Properties
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Regulation of Plant Cell Wall Degrading Enzymes Formation in Filamentous Fungi
Roberto N. Silva

Fungal Phytases: Production, Properties and Biotechnological Application
Alexandre Maller and Simone de Carvalho Peixoto-Nogueira

Mannan-Degrading Enzyme System
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Ligninolytic enzymes from white-rot fungi and application in the removal of synthetic dyes
Caroline Aparecida Vaz Araújo, Rafael Castoldi, Giselle Maria Maciel, Fabíola Dorneles Inácio, Cristina Giatti Marques de Souza, Adelar Bracht, and Rosane Marina Peralta

The Role of α-Glucuronidases in the Deconstruction of Plant Cell Wall Structure
Antonielle Vieira Monclaro and Edivaldo Ximenes Ferreira Filho

Biotechnological applications of lipases in biodiesel production
Antonio Carlos Ferreira Batista, Tiago Almeida Silva, Andressa Tironi Vieira, and Marcelo Firmino de Oliveira

Pectinases produced from microorganisms: biochemical properties and industrial applications
Maria de Lourdes Teixeira de Moraes Polizeli, André Ricardo de Lima Damásio, Alexandre Maller, Hamilton Cabral, Aline Moraes Polizeli, and Mahendra Rai

Improving Fungal Enzyme Properties Through Protein Engineering
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Genetic tools for production of proteins in fungi
Estela Y. Valencia and Felipe S. Chambergo

Lipases: Imperative Fat-degrading Enzymes
Fernanda Dell Antonio Facchini, Marita Gimenez Pereira, Ana Claudia Vici

Fungal Amylase: Production System
Heloiza Ferreira Alves do Prado, Aline Aparecida dos Reis, Erica Aparecida de Oliveira Santos, and Raisa Deli de Oliveira Sanches

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