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Microbiology

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  • Who Are We? Microbes the Puppet Masters!by Yuan Kun Lee

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Natural Hosts of SIVby Aftab A. Ansari; Guido Silvestri

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 150.00

    Natural Hosts of SIV: Implications in AIDS thoroughly reviews the possible mechanisms by which African nonhuman primate natural hosts of lentiviruses remain essentially disease-free while other hosts exhibit disease and death. The book ultimately indicates directions for further research and potential translations of this compelling phenomenon into... more...

  • Milk Proteinsby Mike Boland; Harjinder Singh; Abby Thompson

    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...

  • The Structural Basis of Biological Energy Generationby Martin F. Hohmann-Marriott

    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...

  • Manual of Security Sensitive Microbes and Toxinsby Dongyou Liu

    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...

  • Spirulina Platensis ( Arthrospira ): Physiology, Cell-Biology and Biotechnologyby Avigad Vonshak

    Taylor & Francis 1997; US$ 115.00

    Spirulina Platensis, a blue-green algae, has been recognized and used worldwide as a traditional source of protein in the food industry. The uses and mass cultivation of this algae have risen substantially due to an increased understanding of its biological systems. This text contains detailed descriptions of both the biology and the biotechnological... more...

  • Avian Malaria Parasites and other Haemosporidiaby Gediminas Valkiunas

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 262.00

    When studying the effects of parasites on natural populations, the avian haematozoa fulfills many of the specifications of an ideal model. Featuring a multitude of tables and illustrations, Avian Malaria Parasites and Other Haemosporidia summarizes more than a century of research on bird haemosporidians. For a long time, bird blood parasites served... more...

  • Answer Plans for the MRCGPby J. Kilburn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.75

    Answer Plans for the MRCGP offers an invaluable opportunity for readers to assess their exam technique. Many formats are covered in the 70 questions, and these are accompanied by full suggested answers incorporating current evidence in the form of guidelines, reviews, and up-to-date papers. The aim is to encourage the use of evidence-based medicine... more...