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Microbiology

  • Love and Scienceby Jan Vilcek

    Seven Stories Press 2016; US$ 27.95

    Long before he became one of the world's most celebrated immunologists, Jan Vilcek began life in Slovakia as the child of Jewish parents at a time when Jews were being exterminated all across Europe. He owes his and his mother?s survival to the courage of brave people and good luck. As a young man growing up in Czechoslovakia in the aftermath of the... more...

  • The Germ Filesby Jason Tetro

    Doubleday Canada 2016; US$ 19.00 US$ 14.50

    SOME GERMS ARE OUT TO GET US. . . .. But we shouldn?t let a delinquent, pathogenic minority taint our view of the other 99.9 per cent. The microbes living on and inside us outnumber the cells in our bodies three to one. Many provide services on which our well-being, our moods, our very lives depend. They help to digest our food and operate the... more...

  • Antimicrobial Peptidesby Jürgen Harder; Jens-M. Schröder

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.00

    This book focuses on the importance of human antimicrobial peptides (AMP) in keeping the host healthy and preventing infectious diseases. The first chapters deal with several examples of the role of AMP in different epithelial organs (skin and wound healing, eye, lung, genito-urinary tract, gut), which are exposed to different kinds of infectious microorganisms... more...

  • Lectures in Astrobiologyby Muriel Gargaud; C. de Duve; Bernard Barbier; Hervé Martin; Jacques Reisse

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 279.00

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  • Growth, Differentiation and Sexualityby Jürgen Wendland

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 339.00

    This new edition offersdetailed overviews coveringa wide area of fungal growth and reproduction on the mechanistic and molecularlevel. It includes 18 chapters by eminent scientists in the field and is ? likethe previous edition ? divided into the three sections: Vegetative Processes and Growth, Signals in Growth and Development, and Reproductive... more...

  • Bioluminescence: Fundamentals and Applications in Biotechnology - Volume 3by Gérald Thouand; Robert Marks

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 259.00

    This book review series presents current trends in modern biotechnology. The aim is to cover all aspects of this interdisciplinary technology where knowledge, methods and expertise are required from chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, genetics, chemical engineering and computer science. Volumes are organized topically and provide a comprehensive... more...

  • Beneficial Microorganisms in Agriculture, Aquaculture and Other Areasby Min-Tze Liong

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.00

    This book focuses on the use of microorganisms in relation to agriculture, aquaculture and related fields, ranging from biofertilizers to poultry production. The latest innovations are also included to provide insights into the unlimited potentials of microorganisms in these areas. Individual chapters explore topics such as probiotics in poultry, biopurification... more...

  • Beneficial Microorganisms in Food and Nutraceuticalsby Min-Tze Liong

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.00

    This book discusses the use of microorganisms for improving nutrient quality and producing healthier foods. Conventional roles of microbes in food preservation and in producing more readily digestible nutrients via natural fermentation processes are also examined. Individual chapters explore topics such as bio-preservation, incorporation of lactic... more...

  • Patho-Epigenetics of Infectious Diseaseby Janos Minarovits; Hans Helmut Niller

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 189.00

    Epigenetic modification of cellular genomes is a fascinating means of regulating tissue- and cell type-specific gene expression in all developmental stages of the life of an organism. Carefully orchestrated processes, such as DNA methylation and a plenitude of specific histone modifications secure the faithful transmission of gene expression patterns... more...

  • Applications of Mass Spectrometry in Microbiologyby Plamen Demirev; Todd R. Sandrin

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    In the last quarter century, advances in mass spectrometry (MS) have been at the forefront of efforts to map complex biological systems including the human metabolome, proteome, and microbiome. All of these developments have allowed MS to become a well-established molecular level technology for microorganism characterization. MS has demonstrated its... more...