Scope of Industrial and Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Industrial microbiology may be defined as the study of the large-scale and profit motivated production of microorganisms or their products for direct use, or as inputs in the manufacture of other goods. Thus yeasts may be produced for direct consumption asfood for humans or as animal feed, or for use in bread-making; their product, ethanol,may also be consumed in the form of alcoholic beverages, or used in the manufacture of perfumes, pharmaceuticals industry, etc. Industrial microbiology is clearly a branch of biotechnology and includes the traditional and nucleic acid aspects.

Pharmaceutical microbiology is the applied branch of microbiology which allows pharmacists to manufacture pharmaceuticals from microorganisms either directly or with the use of some product produced by them.  Other aspects of pharmaceutical microbiology include research and development for manufacturing of various anti- tumours, anti-microbial agents.

 

Microbes have been used to produce products for thousands of years. Even in ancient times, vinegar was made by filtering alcohol through wood shavings, allowing microbes growing on the surfaces of the wood pieces to convert alcohol to vinegar. Likewise, the production of wine and beer uses another microbe — yeast — to convert sugars to alcohol. Even though people did not know for a long time that microbes were behind these transformations, it did not stop them from making and selling these products. Both of these are early examples of biotechnology — the use of microbes for economic or industrial purposes. This field advanced considerably with the many developments in microbiology, such as the invention of microscope. Once scientists learned about the genetics of microbes, and how their cells produce proteins, microbes could also be altered to function in many new, and useful, ways. This sparked the application of biotechnology to many industries, such as agriculture, energy and medicine.

  • Nature of Industrial Microbiology
  • Characteristics of Industrial Microbiology
  • Industrial vs medical microbiology
  • Free communication of procedures in industrial microbiology
  • Patents and Intellectual Property Rights in Industrial Microbiology
  • The Use of the Word ‘Fermentation’ in Industrial Microbiology
  • Cellulose, hemi-celluloses and lignin in plant materials
  • Potential use of Microbes
  • Patent and Intellectual Property Rights
  • Recent advances in Industrial Microbiology
  • Industrial control systems
  • Recent trends in drug dilevery
  • Drug discovery and Development
  • Recent Innovations
  • Pharmaceutics and Drug delivery

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