ISSN : 2663-2187

Microbial Biotechnology: Applications in Industry and Medicine

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Dr. Mrs. Harsha V. Patil, Dr.Mrs. Priyanka M.Mane, Dr. S.K. Pawar
ยป doi: 10.48047/AFJBS.6.Si1.2024.178-187


Microbial biotechnology is an interdisciplinary field that leverages the capabilities of microorganisms for diverse applications in industry and medicine. This comprehensive review explores the role of microbial biotechnology in enhancing soil health, increasing crop productivity, and promoting sustainable agriculture. It delves into industrial applications such as bioremediation, biofuel production, enzyme production, and fermentation technology. In medicine, microbial biotechnology has revolutionized the production of antibiotics, vaccines, diagnostics, gene therapy, and probiotics. Advances in genetic engineering, synthetic biology, metabolic engineering, and omics technologies have expanded the potential of microbial biotechnology, enabling the development of tailored microbial strains and synthetic communities. The review also addresses the challenges and future directions of microbial biotechnology, including ethical and regulatory considerations, environmental sustainability, scaling up processes, and public acceptance. By harnessing the power of microorganisms, microbial biotechnology offers innovative and sustainable solutions to global challenges in industry and medicine

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