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Shiv Sanjeevi Prerna Pandey

279 pages
Arcler Education Inc
The use of bacteria or enzymes or biological agents in the removal of color is termed as biobleaching. The employment of various chemicals in manufacturing processes of paper, clothes, coir, jute pose several harsh effects on the environment. In today’s world of increasing awareness on environmental safety, the use of nature’s selected agents can serve as a safe alternative promising a better world for the future generations.Research in the field of biobleaching has examined the use of several enzymes produced by bacteria or fungi or biotechnology or microbes themselves or even a cocktail of nature’s harvest as microbes and their enzymes to remove color.This book serves to address various aspects of this field including the history, research conducted, various agents used for biobleaching and also present a merit-demerit analysis and scope of the subject. The authors seek to do their part to environmental safety as this book offers a comprehensive account of the use of nature’s agents in decolorization, thereby, leaving a world with color for generations ahead.
Author Bio
Shiv Sanjeevi Sripathi secured second rank in Mumbai University and first rank in his college at his undergrad level and in his college during his Masters and has worked on a stem cell project at the Specialized Centre for Cell Based Therapy (SCCT), KEM Hospital at Mumbai, following which he was a Junior Research Fellow at Microbiology & Cell Biology Department, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore from August 2009 to November 2011. The field of work involved cloning of cell wall genes and transcription factors in E. coli & M. smegmatis. This was followed by a stint as a Research and Development Executive at Transasia Biomedicals, Mumbai where he worked on patent writing and Immunoassays from 2011 till 2013. In 2013, he entered the teaching field where he has been tutoring biology and chemistry to the students of 11th and 12th grades along with English grammar and communication skills to people of all age groups. Shiv also loves helping people write scientific manuscripts and has co-edited several books on life sciences and aspects of biotechnology with Apple Academic Press.