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  • Viral Genome Replicationby Craig E. Cameron; Matthias Götte; Kevin D. Raney

    Springer 2009; US$ 279.00

    Viruses are responsible for a variety of human, animal, and plant diseases and represent potential agents of terror. By combining studies of both RNA and DNA viruses, this title intends to create a mechanism for cross-talk between the fields that produce synergy and could lead to rapid discovery of approaches to treat viral infections. more...

  • Who Are We? Microbes the Puppet Masters!by Yuan Kun Lee

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 35.00

    Our genome is littered with scraps of DNA, termed “junk” DNAs, that serve no apparent purpose. Junk DNAs make up as much as 98.5% of our genome. Scientists believe that some junk DNAs came into existence millions of years ago, when viruses inserted their DNA into that of the human host. There is emerging evidence that suggests that these... more...

  • Illustrated Dictionary of Microbiologyby Kiran Kapoor

    Oxford Book Co. 2010; US$ 50.00

    This unique, illustrated dictionary of microbiology covers the whole field of pure and applied microbiology in one volume. It reflects the latest developments in the field, features entries from concise definitions of terms to review-length articles. With its wide-ranging description of different areas of microbiology, this illustrated dictionary is... more...

  • Biosurfactantsby Gloria Soberon-Chavez

    Springer 2010; US$ 259.00

    Biosurfactants, tensio-active compounds produced by living cells, are now gaining increasing interest due to their potential applications in many different industrial areas in which to date almost exclusively synthetic surfactants have been used. Their unique structures and characteristics are just starting to be appreciated. In addition, biosurfactants... more...

  • Halophiles and Hypersaline Environmentsby Antonio Ventosa; Aharon Oren; Yanhe Ma

    Springer 2011; US$ 239.00

    Halophilic microorganisms are extremophiles that are adapted to grow in environments with high salt concentrations. This book reviews the most recent hot topics in the field of halophilism, from halophilic bacteria and archaea to fungi and viruses. The topics covered include basic and molecular aspects as well as some possible applications of halophiles. more...

  • Evolutionary Biologyby Pierre Pontarotti

    Springer 2011; US$ 209.00

    The annual Evolutionary Biology Meetings in Marseilles serve to gather leading scientists, promote the exchange of ideas and encourage the formation of international collaborations. This book contains the most essential contributions presented at the 14th Evolutionary Biology Meeting, which took place in September 2010. It comprises 19 chapters organized... more...

  • Fungiby Ramesh Maheshwari

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 129.95

    Fungi are now at the forefront of research on mechanisms in gene silencing, biological rhythm, mating processes, biogenesis of intracellular organelles, adaptations to hostile habitats, structure of natural populations, and speciation. Because of their small genomes, fungi are being used in "systems biology" to understand the connections between genes,... more...

  • Biophysicsby Patrick F. Dillon

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 55.00

    Explains the quantitative basis of human life to life science students, with examples drawn from contemporary physiology, genetics and nanobiology. more...

  • Microbiology DeMYSTiFieD, 2nd Editionby Tom Betsy; James Keogh

    McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 22.00

    Demystified is your vaccine for tricky subjects like microbiology If you don't know your prokaryotes from your protozoa, or learning about fungi puts you in a funk, look no further-- Microbiology Demystified , Second Edition is your cure for learning this topic's fundamental concepts and theories at your own pace. This practical guide eases... more...

  • Grundlagen der Mikrobiologieby Heribert Cypionka

    Springer 2006; US$ 29.95

    Weshalb ist ein Frosch grun? Wie funktioniert die alkoholische GC$rung? Sind Mikroorganismen unsere Feinde? Anhand anschaulicher Beispiele aus Medizin und Alltag erlC$utert Heribert Cypionka die grundlegenden ZusammenhC$nge der Mikrobiologie. Das Buch bietet einen idealen Einstieg in die Mikrobiologie: Kompakt und prC$zise vermittelt es einschlC$giges... more...