CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction; 2. Biotechnology of Polysaccharides; 3. Morphology of Polysaccharides; 4. Microbial Polysaccharides; 5. Reserve Polysaccharides; 6. Utilization of Polysaccharides; 7. Energy Production; 8. Aquatic Polysaccharides.
This book has been designed for undergraduate and post-graduate students involved directly and indirectly in the production and uses of polysaccharides. It gives a comprehensive account focusing on the main developments-the modification of agricultural raw materials by genetic engineering and enzyme based processes. It is an invaluable book for students studying biogeochemistry, pharmaceutical science and bioengineering.