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  • Aspergillus fumigatus and Aspergillosisby Jean-Paul Latge; William J. Steinbach

    ASM Press 2009; US$ 169.95

    Invasive and chronic fungal infections have become a formidable clinical opponent, and foremost among them is Aspergillus fumigatus. Aspergillus fumigatus and Aspergillosis assembles chapters from a large and international contingent of experts in the field to explore every major aspect of A. fumigatus and how it kills so many patients. 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$ 299.00

    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...

  • 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$ 27.24

    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...