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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Microcosmby Carl Zimmer

    Random House 2012; US$ 27.21

    In 1946, a twenty-year-old medical school student called Joshua Lederberg decided to find out whether microbes make love. Lederberg was motivated not by a displaced libido, but by scientific ambition. At the age of seven, he had declared that he hoped to become 'like Einstein' and to 'discover a few things in science.' The 'few things'... more...

  • Advanced Dairy Chemistryby Paul L. H. McSweeney; Patrick F. Fox

    Springer 2012; US$ 229.00

    Professor Fox s multi-volume Advanced Dairy Chemistry set was first published in four volumes in the early 1980s. A second edition came out in the early 1990s, and an updated third edition was published a decade later. The set is the leading major reference on dairy chemistry, providing in-depth coverage of milk proteins, lipids, and lactose. The editors... more...

  • Systems Biology of Tuberculosisby Johnjoe McFadden; Dany J.V. Beste; Andrzej M. Kierzek

    Springer 2012; US$ 189.00

    The book starts with a general introduction into the relevance of systems biology for understanding tuberculosis. This will be followed by several chapters which describe the application of systems biology to various aspects of the study of the pathogen, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, and its interaction with the host. The book provides the reader with... more...

  • Developing Biofuel Bioprocesses Using Systems and Synthetic Biologyby Sylvia M. Clay; Stephen S. Fong

    Springer 2012; US$ 49.95

    Advances in technological and analytical methods have fostered rapid growth of systems biology and synthetic biology.  There continues to be rapid changes and discoveries in both fields with a small number of recent peer-reviewed reviews indicating some of the relationships between systems biology and synthetic biology.  This proposed SpringerBrief... more...

  • Biofuel Technologiesby Vijai Kumar Gupta; Maria G. Tuohy

    Springer 2013; US$ 209.00

    Biofuels are considered to be the main potential replacement for fossil fuels in the near future. In this book international experts present recent advances in biofuel research and related technologies. Topics include biomethane and biobutanol production, microbial fuel cells, feedstock production, biomass pre-treatment, enzyme hydrolysis, genetic... more...