1. Enzyme Science and Engineering
|1."Enzyme Technology: Pacemaker of Biotechnology" by Prasad N K|
“Enzyme Technology: Pacemaker of Biotechnology” Book Review: This work provides the basic concepts of enzyme technology and focuses on the practical and economic characteristics of enzyme applications. The text also discusses the enzyme kinetics in detail. It furnishes a great deal of information on the potential of enzymes for their commercial exploitation. It presents a summary of enzymes and knowledge about the physicochemical characteristics, classifications, resources and mechanisms of enzymes. It encompasses large knowledge on the potential of enzymes for their economic exploitation. The text then goes on to describe the biotechnical significance of enzymes with their applications in the fields of food and pharmaceutical industries. The text is supported by a large number of solved examples and illustrative diagrams. Primarily designed for undergraduate and postgraduate students of biotechnology and biochemical engineering. Also, the book will also be useful to professionals, researchers and entrepreneurs. It is written in an easy-to-understand style. Also, it provides a simple, clear and authoritative guide to the principles and scope of enzymes in biotechnology. The volume has chapter-end review questions based on recently appeared university question papers.
|2."Enzyme Engineering" by Guo Yong|
|3."Principles of Protein Structure (Springer Advanced Texts in Chemistry)" by G E Schulz and R H Schirmer|
|4."Principles of Enzyme Technology" by M Y Khan and Farha Khan|
“Principles of Enzyme Technology” Book Review: The book provides an exhaustive presentation of enzyme technology. The text is organised into four parts out of which the first three are more inclined towards imparting the conceptual aspects of the subject. The fourth part accentuates more on the escalating applications of enzymes in industry, be it food, textile or pharmaceutical. Thus, the book offers a balanced insight into the immense world of enzymes in a single readable volume. Also, there is an inclusion of a chapter on Enzyme Engineering and Technology. The textual presentation is very lucid, illustrative and organised in a manner that it is not based solely on the complexity of the subject but also on its usefulness. Adequate number of references, listing of literature for further reading and problems (both multiple choice and thought based) given at the end of each chapter make the book an ideal tool for learning enzyme technology. It is a text for the students of biotechnology, biochemistry and other life science branches. It includes topics like Structure and features of Enzymes, methodologies used in enzymatic analysis, Enzyme inhibitions, Multi-substrate reactions and Multisite and allosteric Enzymes. Also it covers concepts of features and Kinetics of enzyme Catalysis, Reaction Kinetics: General considerations, Kinetics of enzymatic reactions, regulation and mechanism of enzyme catalysed reactions, Enzyme regulation and Enzyme engineering and technology. Furthermore Cofactors and coenzymes, Reaction mechanisms of representative Enzymes, applied enzymology, Purification of Enzymes, Mobilization of Enzymes and Clinical enzymology index are also present.
|5."Biopharmaceutical Drug Design and Development" by Susanna Wu-Pong and Yon Rojanasakul|
“Biopharmaceutical Drug Design and Development” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive examination of the newest biopharmaceutical drugs. Among the drugs discussed are in the categories of monoclonal antibodies for in-vivo use, cytokines, growth factors, enzymes, immunomodulators, thrombolytics, and immunotherapies including vaccines. Additionally, the volume examines new and emerging technologies, and contains a review of the Human Genome Project. The book comprises 16 chapters. The book is suitable for a wide audience of industrial and academic pharmaceutical scientists interested in a broad introduction to biopharmaceutical technology within the context of drug design and development.
|6."Enzyme Engineering: Volume 4" by G B Broun|
|7."Enzyme Technology" by S Shanmugam and T Sathishkumar|
“Enzyme Technology” Book Review: This book gives a broad account of enzymology and puts the current knowledge into perspective. The chapters cover from the properties of isolated enzymes to the behaviour of enzymes in increasingly complex systems, leading up to the cell. There is discussion on the importance of enzymes in medicine and industry. This book discusses the behaviour of isolated enzymes, dealing in turn with isolation methods, structural characterization, kinetics, catalytic action and control of activity, immobilization methods and various applications of enzymes.
|8."ENZYMES: Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Clinical Chemistry" by Philip Bonner and Trevor Palmer|
“ENZYMES: Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Clinical Chemistry” Book Review: This book includes techniques such as membrane chromatography, aqueous phase partitioning, engineering recombinant proteins for purification, and rapid advances in bioinformatics/proteomics. It discusses the analysis of complex protein mixtures by 2D-electrophoresis and RP-HPLC.
|9."Fermentation and Enzyme Technology" by Wang D I C|
“Fermentation and Enzyme Technology” Book Review: This book presents an overview of the basic microbiological, biochemical, genetic and engineering characteristics of fermentation. It also provides advanced procedures of fermentation and control. The text encompasses the concepts of the isolation of enzymes essentially those discovered in intracellular contents of microorganisms. It explains enzyme immobilization and the elements influencing the application of enzymes in reactors.
2. Enzymology and Enzyme Technology
|1."Enzymology and Enzyme Technology" by Bhatt S M|
“Enzymology and Enzyme Technology” Book Review: This book presents a discussion of the correction between the structure and properties of elements/ compounds. The book caters to the requirements of Bachelor in Science (Pass) courses. With detailed discussion on several advanced topics, the students of Bachelor in Science (Honours) and Masters in Science would also find it extremely helpful. This volume provides a basic account of enzymes and its characteristics. The text comprises Enzyme Structure, Enzyme Assay and Enzyme Engineering. It also includes Enzyme Specificity & Catalysis, Purification & Characterization Of Enzymes, Enzyme Microenvironment and Catalysis In Non-Aqueous Solvent. Furthermore topics such as Bioenergetics, Introduction To Metabolism, Single Substrate Enzyme Inhibition, Enzymes Immobilization Techniques and Enzyme Biosensor are also covered. Along with these few more concepts covered are Kinetics Of Multisubstrate Enzymes and Enzyme Regulation And Cooperativity.
|2."Enzymes: Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Clinical Chemistry" by Palmer T and P L Bonner|
“Enzymes: Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Clinical Chemistry” Book Review: This volume encompasses methodologies like membrane chromatography, aqueous phase partitioning, engineering recombinant proteins for purification. Further it provides an explanation of the examination of complex protein mixtures by 2D-electrophoresis and RP HPLC. Along with it, it also contains mass spectroscopy. It consists of an introduction to enzymology and proportional knowledge of all the different theoretical and applied aspects of the area.
|3."Enzyme Technology" by S Shanmugam and T Sathishkumar|
“Enzyme Technology” Book Review: This volume provides vivid knowledge of enzymology. This book’s objective is to present the recent information into perspective. Beginning from the features of isolated enzymes to the behaviour of enzymes in succeedingly compound systems further to the cell. This book contains an explanation on the significance of enzymes in medicine and industry. It covers the behaviour of isolated enzymes, isolation techniques, structural characterization and control of activity along with immobilization techniques and several uses of enzymes.
|4."Microbial Enzymes in Bioconversions of Biomass (Biofuel and Biorefinery Technologies)" by Vijai Kumar Gupta|
“Microbial Enzymes in Bioconversions of Biomass (Biofuel and Biorefinery Technologies)” Book Review: The textbook encompasses our recent understandings on various biomass-converting enzymes and their potential applications in converting biomass into simple sugar for creating bioenergy and supplemental value added by products. The text contains a total of 13 chapters. Further these are categorized in three parts which are: cellulases, hemicellulases and lignocellulose oxidoreductases. It provides understandable and concise explanations of both standard and new technologies. It is designed for undergraduates and postgraduates students, researchers and practitioners in the field of microbial enzymes for biofuel and biorefinery implementations.
|5."Metabolism and Enzymology of Nucleic Acids: Including Gene Manipulations" by Jan Zelinka and Jozef Balan|
“Metabolism and Enzymology of Nucleic Acids: Including Gene Manipulations” Book Review: This volume is a collection of papers of the June 1987 meeting. The textbook mainly contains works from contributors from Eastern European countries. It contains some fundamental concepts like nucleic acids and nucleases. Furthermore it also comprises concepts such as methylation, molecular cloning, gene expression.
|6."Enzyme Technologies: Pluripotent Players in Discovering Therapeutic Agent (Chemical Biology of Enzymes for Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Applications)" by Hsiu–Chiung Yang and Wu–Kuang Yeh|
“Enzyme Technologies: Pluripotent Players in Discovering Therapeutic Agent (Chemical Biology of Enzymes for Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Applications)” Book Review: The volume illuminates various most reassuring fields of pharmaceutical and biotechnology research. It includes enzyme assay technology, application of enzymology for prodrug design and the utilization of enzymes as therapeutic agents. Along with small molecule drug discovery it analyses recent progresses in enzymes as therapeutic agents for genetic disorders. It includes topics like important Workhorses in Pharmaceutical Research, Indispensable Tools for bettering Druggability, presents the principles with real-world illustrations of exploiting some features of enzymes to design successful prodrugs.
|7."Bioreactor Immobilized Enzymes and Cells: Fundamentals and Applications" by Murray Moo-Young|
|8."Enzymes in Food Processing: Fundamentals and Potential Applications" by Harish Kumar and Parmjit S Panesar|
“Enzymes in Food Processing: Fundamentals and Potential Applications” Book Review: This volume presents a detailed study of dealing in a coherent and lucid manner the most exhaustive and progresses in utilization of enzymes in food processing. It presents a comprehensive view about the interventions of enzymes in food processing. It explains the techniques of enzyme immobilization and implementation of immobilized enzymes in food processing. The text also explains the application of enzymes as food analytical tools incorporating biosensors. It describes the novel strategies in enzyme designing. It contains various tables and figures hence presenting descriptive text. It is appropriate for food scientists, technologists, biochemical engineers, biochemists, organic chemists, graduates and research students.
3. Enzymes and Coenzymes
|1."Introduction to Enzyme and Coenzyme Chemistry" by T D H Bugg|
“Introduction to Enzyme and Coenzyme Chemistry” Book Review: The book covers the modern enzyme action understandings, to get more profound knowledge. The book has two-colour pictures to illustrate the organic structures. The book undoubtedly explains topics such as organic chemistry, enzymes working and catalyzation, isomerases, and many more. The book has exercises to test our understanding of the concepts we learned. This book is a valuable resource for UG and PG students in organic chemistry, chemical biology, and biotechnology streams.
|2."Enzyme Technology - Pacemaker of Biotechnology" by Nooralabettu Krishna Prasad|
“Enzyme Technology – Pacemaker of Biotechnology” Book Review: This book is packed with massive information on the scope of the enzymes in the pharmaceutical and food industry for commercial purposes. The book starts with an Overview of enzymes that describes topics like enzyme properties, mechanisms, and many more with chapter-end Review questions. Enzyme Kinetics are covered in detail. The book is full of diagrams and solved examples. The book will be helpful for UG and PG students in the Biotechnology and Biochemical streams as well as enzyme researchers.
|3."Catalyse: Enzyme, Coenzyme, Histoire Du Procd Haber-Bosch, Pot Catalytique, Fermentation, Cintique Enzymatique" by Livres Groupe|
|4."Co-Enzyme Q10 to Treat Neurological Disorders" by Arias-Carrion Oscar and Salama Mohamed|
“Co-Enzyme Q10 to Treat Neurological Disorders” Book Review: This book elaborates on how Co-Enzyme Q10 supplementation is used in the therapies of diseases like stroke, neuromuscular disorders, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and many more. The author concentrates on describing a vast number of preclinical and clinical trial mechanisms to treat the Neurological disorders using the co-enzyme Q10. This book covers the importance of Coenzyme Q10, like the mitochondrial respiratory chain, a powerful antioxidant, and many more. This book is a valuable reference for people in neurological therapy and Biochemical students.
|5."INTRODUCTION TO ENZYME AND COENZYME CHEMISTRY" by Dr Ronald Lewis|
|6."Electro-enzymology Coenzyme Regeneration (Biotechnology Monographs)" by Kozo Nakamura and Masuo Aizawa|
“Electro-enzymology Coenzyme Regeneration (Biotechnology Monographs)” Book Review: The book is student-friendly with diagrammatic representations. The book consists of over 100 detailed figures to illustrate enzyme actions. Each chapter ends with the section’s applications in the real world. The topics in Electro-enzymology(first half) like disulfide Bonds in Peptides, Redox Potentials, Heme proteins are clear. Concepts in Coenzyme Regeneration(second half) like Coenzyme Regeneration Methods, ATP, Coenzyme cycling, Reactor Kinetics were demystified. This book is a useful reference for Biochemical students with Basic understanding of enzymes.
|7."Methods of Enzymatic Analysis" by Hans-UIrich Bergmeyer|
“Methods of Enzymatic Analysis” Book Review: This book narrates the procedures for commercial production of biochemical reagents detailedly. This book has four sections i) General, ii) Estimation of Substrates, iii) Measurement of Enzyme Activity, and iv) Biochemical Reagents. The book starts with the basics of enzymatic analysis and Experimental Techniques. Topics like Carbohydrate Metabolism, Protein Metabolism, Protein Metabolism and Histochemical Detection of Enzymes are deeply covered. The book ends with topics like Enzymes, Coenzymes and Substrates. This book is suitable for UG- Biochemical students and Biochemical and Biochemical Researchers.
|8."Enzyme Immunoassays: From Concept to Product Development" by S S Deshpande|
“Enzyme Immunoassays: From Concept to Product Development” Book Review: Since the classical work of Rosalyn Yalow and Solomon Berson on the radioim- munoassay of insulin in the late 1950s, which so brilliantly opened new domains in the diagnostics sector, immunoassays have been well received as a diagnostic and research tool in several disciplines of life sciences. The economics, rapidity, sensitivity, specificity, and the easy-to-use approach of immunodiagnostic tests are widely recognized, and have had a tremendous impact on clinical, agricultural, food, veterinary, and environmental diagnostics. At present, in the clinical diag- nostic sector alone, immunoassay products command an annual worldwide mar- ket value in excess of U. S. $10 billion, which is expanding by about 10% per annum. The recent popularity with the general public of sev- eral over-the-counter immunoassay products based on this technology, such as glucose level kits for diabetics, cholesterol screening tests, and pregnancy detec- tion test kits, is quite evident.