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Exploring the added value of proteinaceous waste byproducts and their sources, extraction, recovery, and characterization, this penetrating book provides insights into protein modification techniques to extend the product portfolio using these waste byproducts

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I: General Introduction Chapter 1: Protein-Rich By-Products: Production Statistics, Legislative Restrictions, and Management Options Chapter 2: Agricultural-Based Protein By-Products: Characterization and Applications Chapter 3: Meat Industry Protein By-Products: Sources and Characteristics Chapter 4: Marine Processing Proteinaceous By-Products: A Source of Biofunctional Food Ingredients II: Extraction, Recovery, Characterization, and Modification Techniques Chapter 5: Technical Issues Related to Characterization, Extraction, Recovery, and Purification of Proteins from Different Waste Sources Chapter 6: Modification of Protein Rich Algal-Biomass to Form Bioplastics and Odor Removal III: Transformation of Proteins By-Products to High Value Products Chapter 7: Food Industry Protein By-Products and Their Applications Chapter 8: Biobased Flocculants Derived from Animal Processing Protein By-Products Chapter 9: Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Applications of Protein By-Products Chapter 10: Application of Waste-Derived Proteins in the Animal Feed Industry Chapter 11: Novel Applications of Protein By-products in Biomedicine Chapter 12: Microalgal-Based Protein By-Products: Extraction, Purification, and Applications Chapter 13: Recovery and Applications of Proteins From Distillery By-Products Chapter 14: Recovery and Applications of Feather Proteins Chapter 15: Algae Derived Single-Cell Proteins: Economic Cost Analysis and Future Prospects Chapter 16: Whey Proteins and Their Value-Added Applications Chapter 17: Seafood Waste-Derived Peptides: Their Antioxidant Activity and Potential as Alternative Preservatives in Fish Products

About the Author

Gurpreet Singh Dhillon earned his MS (Molecular Biology and Biochemistry) from Guru Nanak Dev University, India in 2005 and PhD. (Water Sciences) from the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), Centre for Water, earth and Environment, University of Quebec, Canada in 2013. Currently, Dhillon is pursuing his Postdoctoral degree in Biorefining Conversions and Fermentation Laboratory, Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Sciences (AFNS), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. Dr. Dhillon is a strong advocate for taking an integrated multidisciplinary approach for developing novel, eco-friendly & industrial processes. His research work is typically based on the concept of biorefining and involves waste management through value addition approach. To date, his research activities have concentrated on biotransformation of biomass into multitude of products e.g. enzymes and their applications, biofuels, platform chemicals, biopolymers, bioactive compounds, nanoparticles and biological treatment of emerging contaminants. Dr. Dhillon received several international awards and scholarships. He is the recipient of prestigious: 1) Postdoctoral scholarship (Quebec-India, 2I) for foreign students (MELS) by Fonds de recherche du Quebec (FQRNT), Quebec, Canada (2013-14); 2) qualified for NSERC Visiting Fellowship for Canadian Government Laboratories (2014); 3) Merit Scholarship for doctoral studies by Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS), Centre Eau, Terre & Environnement (ETE), University of Quebec, Canada (2010-13); 4) Graduate teaching assistantship, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Miami University Oxford, Ohio, USA among others. Currently, he is serving as the Associate Editor of the International Journal of Life Sciences, Review editor of Frontiers in Bioenergy and Biofuel, a section of Frontiers in Energy Research and Editorial Board Member of various international journals. He has published more than 60 research articles including 2 edited books and research communications in international and national conferences and seminars.

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