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Applied Microbiology Mini-Reviews

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Mini-reviews are summaries of recent insights or advances in specific research areas within the scope of AMB Express. A key aim of Mini-reviews is to evaluate recent progress in a specific field, put research findings published in the preceding years into context and explain future directions for research as appropriate. Mini-reviews are usually commissioned and are usually based on one or more recently published articles interesting enough to warrant a short commentary. For more guidance about submission, please refer to the submission guidelines. If you are interested in submitting a mini-review not previously commissioned, please get in touch with the journal Editors to discuss the topic and further details.

This collection features all the mini-reviews published in AMB Express and provides a great account of important issues in the field of applied and industrial microbiology.

  1. Content type: Mini-Review

    The fast evolution of surface treatments for biomedical implants and the concern with their contact with cells and microorganisms at early phases of bone healing has boosted the development of surface topograp...

    Authors: Marcel Ferreira Kunrath, Bruna Ferreira Leal, Roberto Hubler, Sílvia Dias de Oliveira and Eduardo Rolim Teixeira

    Citation: AMB Express 2019 9:51

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  2. Content type: Mini-Review

    The most abundant hexuronate in plant biomass is d-galacturonate. d-Galacturonate is the main constituent of pectin. Pectin-rich biomass is abundantly available as sugar beet pulp or citrus processing waste and i...

    Authors: Joosu Kuivanen, Alessandra Biz and Peter Richard

    Citation: AMB Express 2019 9:16

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  3. Content type: Mini-Review

    Mushroom supplementation is an agronomic process which consists of the application of nutritional amendments to the substrates employed for mushroom cultivation. Different nitrogen and carbohydrate rich supple...

    Authors: Jaime Carrasco, Diego C. Zied, Jose E. Pardo, Gail M. Preston and Arturo Pardo-Giménez

    Citation: AMB Express 2018 8:146

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  4. Content type: Mini-Review

    Folate has gained significant attention due to its vital role in biological methylation and epigenetic machinery. Folate, or vitamin (B9), is only produced through a de novo mechanism by plants and micro-organism...

    Authors: Imtiaz Hussain Raja Abbasi, Farzana Abbasi, Lamei Wang, Mohamed E. Abd El Hack, Ayman A. Swelum, Ren Hao, Junhu Yao and Yangchun Cao

    Citation: AMB Express 2018 8:65

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  5. Content type: Mini-Review

    During the transition period, fatty liver syndrome may be caused in cows undergo negative energy balance, ketosis or hypocalcemia, retained placenta or mastitis problems. During the transition stage, movement ...

    Authors: Imtiaz Hussain Raja Abbasi, Farzana Abbasi, Rab N. Soomro, Mohamed E. Abd El-Hack, Mervat A. Abdel-Latif, Wen Li, Ren Hao, Feifei Sun, Bello M. Bodinga, Khawar Hayat, Junhu Yao and Yangchun Cao

    Citation: AMB Express 2017 7:214

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  6. Content type: Mini-Review

    Agricultural residues, such as lignocellulosic materials (LM), are the most attractive renewable bioenergy sources and are abundantly found in nature. Anaerobic digestion has been extensively studied for the e...

    Authors: Farrukh Raza Amin, Habiba Khalid, Han Zhang, Sajid u Rahman, Ruihong Zhang, Guangqing Liu and Chang Chen

    Citation: AMB Express 2017 7:72

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  7. Content type: Mini-Review

    This article reviews the varied sources of oligosaccharides available in nature as silent health promoting, integral ingredients of plants as well as animal products like honey and milk. The article focuses on...

    Authors: Seema A. Belorkar and A. K. Gupta

    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:82

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  8. Content type: Mini-Review

    Microbial bioprocessing of lignocellulose to bioethanol still poses challenges in terms of substrate catabolism. The most important challenge is to overcome substrate recalcitrance and to thus reduce the numbe...

    Authors: Shahin S. Ali, Brian Nugent, Ewen Mullins and Fiona M. Doohan

    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:13

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