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- Random House 2012; US$ 28.86
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 150.00
Understanding of the interactions of milk proteins in complex food systems continues to progress, resulting in specialized milk-protein based applications in functional foods, and in protein ingredients for specific health applications. Milk Proteins is the first and only presentation of the entire dairy food chain ? from the source to the nutritional... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 279.00
The fascinating machinery that life uses to harness energy is the focus of this volume of the Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration series. Experts in the field communicate their insights into the mechanisms that govern biological energy conversion from the atomic scale to the physiological integration within organisms. By leveraging the power... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 199.95
Security sensitive microbes (viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites) and toxins, which are often referred to as the select agents and toxins, have the capacity to cause serious illness and death in humans, animals, and plants. Throughout history, these microbes and toxins have been exploited in one form or another as biowarfare and bioterror agents... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95
This book covers recent developments in types, classifications, and genetic traits of indigenous milk microorganisms and dairy starter cultures. It also discusses biochemical reactions taking place in different dairy products and microorganisms involved in such reactions. The text provides strategies for rapid detection of pathogenic and non?pathogenic... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 142.00
Published since 1959, Advances in Applied Microbiology continues to be one of the most widely read and authoritative review sources in microbiology. The series contains comprehensive reviews of the most current research in applied microbiology. Recent areas covered include bacterial diversity in the human gut, protozoan grazing of freshwater biofilms,... more...