Molecular Biology of Bacteria


Rajarshi Kumar Gaur (Editor)
Department of Science, Faculty of Arts, Science & Commerce, Mody Institute of Technology & Science, Laxamangarh, Sikar, Rajasthan, India

Hemant K. Gautam (Editor)
Principal Scientist, Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, Delhi, India

Series: Microbiology Research Advances, Bacteriology Research Developments
BISAC: SCI045000

Molecular Biology has proved to be one of the more fruitful technological approaches to science, being both very powerful and able to generate valuable intellectual property. This book aims to present examples in the application of molecular biology and genetic engineering in bacteriology. The book discusses the diverse roles of bacteria in ecosystems and it gives significant contributions from biotechnology approaches. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )


Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface pp. i-xiii

About Editors


Chapter 1. Intergeneric Conjugation: A Practical Method for Genetic Manipulation in Actinomycetes
(Arinthip Thamchaipenet, Chakrit Bunyoo, Ratchaniwan Jaemsaeng, Karan Lomaneeratana, Siriwan Rungin and Somkiat Phornphisutthimas, Actinobacterial Research Unit, Department of Genetics, Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand, and others)pp. 1-18

Chapter 2. Metagenomics: A Hunting Expedition in Microbial Diversity
(Rajal Debnath, Rupak K. Sarma, Ratul Saikia, Archana Yadav, Tarun C. Bora, Biotechnology Division, CSIR- North East Institute of Science & Technology, Assam, India, and others)pp. 19-30

Chapter 3. Molecular Biology of Nitrile Metabolizing Enzymes
(Komal Saxena, Ashish Deep Gupta, Girijesh Kumar Patel and Vikash Babu, Institute of Biomedical Education & Research, Mangalayatan University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India, and others) pp. 31-54

Chapter 4. Multistress – Protective Molecules in Bacteria
(M.K. Chattopadhyay, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CSIR), A.P, India)pp. 55-62

Chapter 5. Food Microbiome Research: New Insights into Function
(Anamika Jha, Nisha Daxini and Hemant K. Gautam, Ashok and Rita Patel Institute of Integrated Study and Research in Biotechnology
and Allied Sciences, Gujarat, India, and others)pp. 63-76

Chapter 6. Microorganism and Key Degradative Enzymes: Tools of Remediation of Heavy Metals and PAHs
(Pankaj Kumar Jain, Vivek Bajpai and Madan Lowry, Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Science, MITS University, Rajasthan, India, and others) pp. 77-116

Chapter 7. Nanocatalysis: A Prospective and Sustainable Approach for the Chemical World
(Kashyap Kumar Dubey and Dhirendra Kumar, Microbial Biotechnology Laboratory, University Institute of Engineering and Technology, M.D. University Rohtak, Rohtak, India)pp. 117-124

Chapter 8. Probiotics and Herbs: Emerging Treatment Options for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Diseases
(Chand Ram and Vijay Kumar, Bioremediation Laboratory, Dairy Microbiology Division, National Dairy Research Institute, Hryana, India) pp. 125-142

Chapter 9. Understanding the Mysterious Radioresistance and Genomic Integrity of Deinococcus Radiodurans against Gamma Radiation: Implications in Radiation Response Modulation in Higher Organisms
(Raj Kumar and Hemant K. Gautam, Radiation Biotechnology Group, Radiation Biosciences Division, Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences, Delhi, India, and others)pp. 143-156

Chapter 10. Nitrogen Fixation Networking in Pseudomonas Putida
(Sakshi Issar, Hemant Gautam, D.K. Choudhary and R.K. Gaur, Department of Science, Faculty of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mody Institute of Technology and Science, Rajasthan, India, and others) pp. 157-172

Chapter 11. Quorum Sensing in  Pseudomonas aeruginosa : Cell to Cell Signaling at Molecular Level
(Sakshi Issar and R.K. Gaur, Department of Science, Faculty of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mody Institute of Technology and Science, Rajasthan, India)pp. 173-190

Index pp. 191-205


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