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By Volodymyr Ivanov PhD, Yung-Tse Hung PhD, PE, DEE (auth.), Lawrence K. Wang, Volodymyr Ivanov, Joo-Hwa Tay (eds.)

ISBN-10: 1588291669

ISBN-13: 9781588291660

Volume 10: Environmental Biotechnology within the Handbook of Environmental Engineering sequence offers the theories and rules of assorted environmental biotechnologies. This notable choice of technology info is designed as a easy Environmental Biotechnology textbook in addition to a reference ebook for scientists, researchers, educators, and engineers. The book’s professional panel of authors offers an creation at quite a lot of issues, together with sanitary microbiology, microbial systematics, ecology, microbial metabolism, existence help structures, solid-state approaches and reactors, value-added biotechnology items, anaerobic tactics, membrane bioreactors, area lifestyles aid platforms, biospherics, typical environmental platforms, cardio and anoxic biotechnologies, sequencing batch reactors, and flotation organic platforms. Volume 10: Environmental Biotechnology and its sister e-book – Volume eleven: Environmental Bioengineering – are quintessential as either uncomplicated biotechnology textbooks and accomplished reference books for all environmentalists. one other gold-standard addition to The Humana Press sequence, Volume 10: Environmental Biotechnology offers readers a state of the art representation of the theories and ideas of biotechnologies, platforms, strategies, and methodologies.

  • Coverage of simple and complex environmental biotechnologies, platforms, methodologies, and processes.
  • Emphasis on special descriptions, introductions, theories, ideas, classifications, and mechanisms of microbiology, ecology, existence aid platforms, and organic processes.
  • Reference of useful use to scientists, researchers, educators and engineers.


Environmental biotechnology, microbiology, microbial systematics, ecology, metabolism, lifestyles help platforms, solid-state methods and reactors, value-added biotechnology items, anaerobic suspended organic strategies, membrane bioreactors, closed ecological platforms, house lifestyles help platforms, biospherics, typical environmental biotechnologies, cardio methods, anoxic tactics, suspended-growth processed, attached-growth approaches, and flotation organic systems.

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Physiological measurement of biomass. Molecular-biological methods of cells and viruses enumeration. Factors that affect the choice of the method include: 1. 2. 3. 4. Cost and length of time required for analysis. Sensitivity and specificity of the method. Availability of the equipment. Characteristics of the interest. Microscopic enumeration of cells and virus particles is performed using light microscopes (bright field, phase contrast and fluorescence microscopy), confocal laser scanning microscopes (CLSM), transmitted electron microscopes (TEM), scanning electron microscopes (SEM) and other kinds of microscopes that are able to visualize a number of microbial cells or virus particles on a defined area.

2. 3. 4. Classification and identification of microorganisms. Physical, chemical and biological interactions between microorganisms and macroorganisms. Physical and chemical interactions of microorganisms and environment. Biochemical, physiological and cellular adaptations and regulations in microbial systems. This chapter is intended for environmental engineers as well as environmental engineering students who do not possess an in-depth microbiological background. We will address the basic principles of microbiology of environmental engineering systems, with special attention paid to the interconnections and diversity of microbial groups as well as their functions in Microbiology of Environmental Engineering Systems 21 environmental engineering systems.

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