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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1994; US$ 7.39
After four decades of assuming that the conquest of all infectous diseases was imminent, people on all continents now find themselves besieged by AIDS, drug-resistant tuberculosis, cholera that defies chlorine water treatment, and exotic viruses that can kill in a matter of hours. Based on extensive interviews with leading experts in virology, molecular... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 116.95 US$ 101.36
This book covers the ecological activities of microbes in the biosphere with an emphasis on microbial interactions within their environments and communities In thirteen concise and timely chapters, Microbial Ecology presents a broad overview of this rapidly growing field, explaining the basic principles in an easy-to-follow manner. Using an integrative... more...
- Humana Press 2007; US$ 423.51
In Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals: The Twenty-Sixth Symposium, leading US and international researchers from academia, industry, and government present state-of-the-art research on how biotechnology is being used to produce high-volume, low-price products from renewable resources, as well as to improve the environment. In addition to the sessions... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 185.07
Endosymbiosis is a primary force in eukaryotic cell evolution. In order to understand the molecular mechanisms involved in this mutualistic relationship, experiments to reproduce endosymbiosis are indispensable. The ciliate "Paramecium" is an ideal host for performing such studies. Topics presented in this volume are: the origins of algal... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 22.00
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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 206.85
This valuable source of information deals with the most recent advances in the field of microbial biosurfactants. These include chapters on rhamnolipids, serrawettins, trehalolipids, mannosylerythritol lipids, sophorolipids, surfactin and other lipopeptides. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 195.96
This book brings together diverse biologists to discuss microbial interactions with multicellular life forms including insects, corals, plants, and mammals, including humans. It explores the role of microorganisms in the health or disease of their hosts. more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 139.95
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...