Biotechnological Processes: The Challenges of Accurate Analytical Method
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 25 September 2024 | Viewed by 76
Interests: biosurfactants; microalgae; green extraction methods; MEOR
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
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- compounds of interest
- analytical methods
- mass spectrometry