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  • Ecology of Protozoaby Tom Fenchel

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 44.99

    This book is written for ecologists and protozoologists. Ecologists who study environments and biotic communities in which protozoa are im­ ponant should find this book especially useful. During the last decade it has become clear that protozoa play important roles in natural eco­ systems, but few ecologists have a feeling for the functional properties... more...

  • I, Superorganismby Jon Turney

    Icon Books Ltd 2015; US$ 14.57

    Every human body carries a secret cargo: a huge population of microorganisms living in the mouth, on the skin, in the gut. They help digest our food. They make essential vitamins. They break down toxins and metabolise drugs. They exert an invisible influence on our hormones, our immune systems, perhaps even our brains. This is the human microbiome... more...

  • Mustard Gas Toxicityby Mohammadali M. Shoja; Paul Agutter; R. Shane Tubbs; Mostafa Ghanei; Khalil Ansarin

    Wiley 2016; US$ 199.95 US$ 173.29

    Despite international agreements to prohibit the use of chemical warfare agents, there is still significant concern over their use in different parts of the world. Moreover, the victims of earlier use continue to present a challenge to clinicians. Studies of the effects of mustard gas at the tissue, cell and molecular levels have thrown light on basic... more...

  • Streptococcal Superantigensby Anshu Babbar

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99

    This book provides ample knowledge and better understanding of Streptococcus pyogenes and their superantigens. Many illustrations make this a highly informative book. This book elucidates briefly Streptococcus pyogenes as a strict human pathogen possessing an array of virulence factors. These help in evading host immune responses such as by the activation... more...

  • Ebola Virus Diseaseby Adnan Qureshi

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 120.00

    Ebola Virus Disease: From Origins to Outbreak covers Ebola virus disease in its entirety from its origins through major outbreaks in the past to the present day outbreak. It contains information on the West Saharan response to Ebola as well as highlights from the field in West Africa from Dr. Qureshi and Dr. Chughtai, helping to solve the primary... more...

  • The Human Microbiota and Human Chronic Diseaseby Brian Henderson; Luigi Nibali

    Wiley 2016; US$ 149.95 US$ 129.96

    The human organism comprises 10 13 eukaryotic cells, divided into a large number of distinct organs and tissues, with unimaginable requirements for inter- and intra-cellular communication. Malfunction in such communication inevitably results in the state we define as human disease.  The emergent properties of the eukaryotic cellular complexity... more...

  • Host - Pathogen Interactionby Gottfried Unden; Eckhard Thines; Anja Schuffler; Paul M. Selzer

    Wiley 2016; US$ 205.00 US$ 177.67

    In light of the rapidity increasing incidence rate of bacterial and fungal infections with multi-resistant pathogens, the metabolic changes associated with host-pathogen interactions offer one of the most promising starting points for developing novel antibiotics. . Part one of this comprehensive guide describes the metabolic adaptation of pathogenic... more...

  • Molecular Mycorrhizal Symbiosisby Francis Martin

    Wiley 2016; US$ 199.95 US$ 173.29

    Recent years have seen extensive research in the molecular underpinnings of symbiotic plant-fungal interactions. Molecular Mycorrhizal Symbiosis is a timely collection of work that will bridge the gap between molecular biology, fungal genomics, and ecology.  A more profound understanding of mycorrhizal symbiosis will have broad-ranging impacts... more...

  • The Triumph of the Fungiby Nicholas P. Money

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21

    This book is concerned with the most devastating fungal diseases in history. These are the plagues of trees and crop plants, caused by invisible spores that have reshaped entire landscapes and decimated human populations. The Triumph of the Fungi focuses on the fascinating biology of the well- and lesser-known diseases, and also tells the stories... more...