By Pauline M. Doran

The emergence and refinement of strategies in molecular biology has replaced our perceptions of medication, agriculture and environmental administration. clinical breakthroughs in gene expression, protein engineering and mobilephone fusion are being translated by way of a strengthening biotechnology into progressive new services. Many a scholar has been enticed via the promise of biotechnology and the buzz of being close to the innovative of medical development. even though, graduates knowledgeable in molecular biology and mobilephone manipulation quickly realize that those innovations are just a part of the image. Reaping the total merits of biotechnology calls for production potential related to the large-scale processing of organic fabric. more and more, biotechnologists are being hired via businesses to paintings in co-operation with chemical engineers to accomplish pragmatic advertisement pursuits. for a few years facets of biochemistry and molecular genetics were integrated in chemical engineering curricula, but there was little test until eventually lately to coach points of engineering appropriate to strategy layout to biotechnologists.
This textbook is the 1st to give the foundations of bioprocess engineering in a manner that's obtainable to organic scientists. different texts on bioprocess engineering presently to be had imagine that the reader already has engineering education. nevertheless, chemical engineering textbooks don't ponder examples from bioprocessing, and are written virtually completely with the petroleum and chemical industries in brain. This e-book explains method research from an engineering standpoint, yet refers completely to the therapy of organic platforms. Over one hundred seventy difficulties and labored examples surround a variety of functions, together with recombinant cells, plant and animal phone cultures, immobilised catalysts in addition to conventional fermentation systems.

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* First publication to provide the rules of bioprocess engineering in a manner that's available to organic scientists
* Explains method research from an engineering viewpoint, yet makes use of labored examples on the subject of organic systems
* complete, single-authored
* one hundred seventy difficulties and labored examples surround a variety of purposes, concerning recombinant plant and animal telephone cultures, immobilized catalysts, and conventional fermentation systems
* thirteen chapters, prepared based on engineering sub-disciplines, are groupled in 4 sections - advent, fabric and effort Balances, actual approaches, and Reactions and Reactors
* every one bankruptcy contains a set of difficulties and workouts for the coed, key references, and a listing of feedback for extra reading
* comprises worthy appendices, detailing conversion components, actual and chemical estate info, steam tables, mathematical ideas, and an inventory of symbols used
* compatible for path adoption - follows heavily curricula used on such a lot bioprocessing and approach biotechnology classes at senior undergraduate and graduate levels.

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