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  • The Role of Animals in Emerging Viral Diseasesby Nicholas Johnson

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 84.95

    The Role of Animals in Emerging Viral Diseases presents what is currently known about the role of animals in the emergence or re-emergence of viruses including HIV-AIDS, SARS, Ebola, avian flu, swine flu, and rabies. It presents the structure, genome, and methods of transmission that influence emergence and considers non-viral factors that favor... more...

  • Microbial Synthetic Biologyby Colin Harwood; Anil Wipat

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 201.00

    The 40th volume of Methods in Microbiology focuses on microbial synthetic biology. Synthetic biology is a rapidly growing discipline that builds on well-established principles of genetic engineering and biotechnology by integrating computational and engineering approaches to the design and construction of novel biological systems. This volume... more...

  • Fungal Families of the Worldby P.F. Cannon; P.M. Kirk

    CABI 2007; US$ 230.00

    Fungal Families of the World portrays the immense diversity of the Kingdom Fungi. As well as basic information on all currently recognised families, detailed entries are provided on over 250 key families, describing their morphology, ecology, phylogeny, distribution and economic significance. Key Features:" more...

  • Xylanolytic Enzymesby Pratima Bajpai

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 39.95

    Xylanolytic Enzymes describes the enzyme structure and its interaction with plant cell walls, the properties and production of different enzymes and their application, and the knowledge gathered on the hydrolysis mechanism of hemicellulose. The knowledge gathered about the hydrolysis mechanism of the hemicelluloses, especially xylans, has greatly... more...

  • Anthraxby Robert E. Levin

    Bentham Science Publishers 2014; US$ 69.00

    Following the post 9/11 distribution of anthrax spores through the U.S. mail, and the resulting deaths of five individuals - primarily due to initial misdiagnosis - there has been a renewed interest in anthrax among clinicians and intelligence agencies, particularly as a biological warfare agent. This monograph brings forth essential knowledge about... more...

  • Microbiology: A Very Short Introductionby Nicholas P. Money

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 7.99

    In recent decades we have come to realize that the microbial world is hugely diverse, and can be found in the most extreme environments. Fungi, single-celled protists, bacteria, archaea, and the vast array of viruses and sub-viral particles far outnumber plants and animals. Microbes, we now know, play a critical role in ecosystems, in the chemistry... more...

  • Mycobacteriaby Maureen V. Chadwick; F. J. Baker

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Mycobacteria covers some aspects of mycobacterial identification. The book starts by describing a historical review of tuberculosis, including topics about searching for its causes and cure and about the use of chemotherapy for treating tuberculosis. The text describes the different species of Mycobacteriaceae, including Mycobacterium tuberculosis,... more...

  • Autophagy, Infection, and the Immune Responseby William T. Jackson; Michele Swanson

    Wiley 2014; US$ 149.95

    The relationship between infection and immunity and autophagy, a pathway of cellular homeostasis and stress response, has been a rapidly growing field of study over the last decade. While some cellular processes are pro- or anti-infection, autophagy has been proven to be both: a part of the innate immune response against some microbes, and... more...

  • General Cytologyby Edmund Vincent Cowdry

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    A Textbook of Cellular Structure and Function for Students of Biology and Medicine more...

  • Bioactive Compounds from Marine Extremophilesby Lesley-Ann Giddings; David J. Newman

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99

    ?This SpringerBrief sheds new light on bioactive materials from marine extremophiles. It deals with all aspects of the chemical compounds produced by organisms living under extreme conditions that may have potential as drugs or lead to novel drugs for human use. more...