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Title Microbial diversity in Asia : technology and prospects / edited by Been Hen Nga, Hai Meng Tan, Ken-ichiro Suzuki
Published Singapore ; New Jersey : World Scientific, [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (252 pages) : illustrations
Contents Preface / Been Hen Nga, Hai Meng Tan and Ken-ichiro Suzuki -- Ballistosporous Yeasts Found in the Phyllosphere of Asia / Takashi Nakase -- Lactic Acid Bacteria in Fermented Foods in Southeast Asia / Somboon Tanasupawat and Kazuo Komagata -- The Importance of Network Approach for Understanding Microbial Diversity in Asia / Makoto M. Watanabe -- Culture Collection Networks in Asia: A Role of Asian Network on Microbial Researches (ANMR) Project / Ken-ichiro Suzuki, Lourdes M. Tapay and Endang S. Rahayu -- High Actinomycete Diversity in the Tropical Rainforests of Singapore / Yue Wang, Zhengshui Zhang and Jisheng Ruan / [and others] -- Molecular Classification of the Genus Kribbella and related Taxa / Yong-Ha Park and Jung-Hoon Yoon
Summary Diversity of microbial forms in nature allows the discovery of new microorganisms that produce different types of bioactive compounds including some which may have specific physiological effects in animals. Asian countries possess numerous pristine and exotic locations for the isolation of new species of microorganisms. Research activities in such sciences have only recently been embarked upon by microbiologists from Asian countries as collaborative ventures. The present volume describes the occurrence of diverse and new microorganisms isolated from different sites in countries in Asia. This book includes papers written by eminent microbiologists on the following topics: microorganisms and metabolites which promote animal and plant growth; microbial versatility and its impact on environmental control; utilization of microbial functions and microbial diversity: isolation, systematics and molecular phylogeny of microorganisms. This volume also contains a section on the importance of culture collection network. The subject material of the chapters has been organized in the context of microbiology in the Asian scene
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Bacterial diversity -- Asia.
Microorganisms -- Asia.
Form Electronic book
Author Nga, Been Hen.
Suzuki, Ken'ichirō.
Tan, Hai-Meng, 1960-
ISBN 9789812811820 (electronic bk.)
9812811826 (electronic bk.)