Biotechnological Processes: The Challenges of Accurate Analytical Method

A special issue of Applied Sciences (ISSN 2076-3417). This special issue belongs to the section "Chemical and Molecular Sciences".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 25 September 2024 | Viewed by 76

Special Issue Editors

Department of Chemical Engineering and Food Engineering, Federal University of Santa Catarina (EQA/UFSC), Campus Reitor João David Ferreira Lima-Centro Tecnológico, Florianópolis 88040-970, SC, Brazil
Interests: biosurfactants; microalgae; green extraction methods; MEOR
Dr. Lidiane Maria Andrade
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Guest Editor
Dempster MS Lab, Chemical Engineering Department, Polytechnic School of University of São Paulo (USP), R. do Lago, 250–Butantã, São Paulo 05338-110, SP, Brazil
Interests: mass spectrometry; microalgae; chemistry, chemical engineering

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Biotechnological processes are intrinsically correlated with the sustainable future of the world; for instance, microalgae can mitigate CO2 and simultaneously produce protein and lipids. Fungi, bacteria, and yeasts can produce compounds of interest. However, these processes are quite complex. Thus, it is fundamental to use accurate analytical methods to control them. These methods are in a continuous state of development and improvement. The COVID-19 pandemic evidenced the need to quickly develop reliable, fast and low-cost detection methods. Classic methods such as spectrometry and plate count, among others, are still useful; nevertheless, RMN and mass spectrometry, among other approaches, mainly related to omics, have been providing new information that leads to a deeper comprehension of processes. Therefore, this Special Issue focuses on the biotechnological process control, in particular, the analytical methods applied to control them.

Dr. Cristiano J. De Andrade
Dr. Lidiane Maria Andrade
Guest Editors

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Keywords

  • microorganisms
  • compounds of interest
  • analytical methods
  • mass spectrometry

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