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Microbiology

  • Health and the Gutby William Olds

    Apple Academic Press 2014; US$ 149.95

    The study of the intestinal ecosystem of bacteria in the human gut?the gut microbiome?is a new field that is rapidly evolving. This book serves as an introduction to some of the new and exciting research that is being done in this field. Included are chapters that examine the following: ? Gut microbiome?s roles in the pathogenesis of obesity... more...

  • Human Respiratory Viral Infectionsby Sunit K. Singh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 169.95

    Using a multidisciplinary approach, Human Respiratory Viral Infections is set at the level between the definitive reference work and an essential clinical manual. Exploring recent advances in human respiratory viral research, the text builds on the basic sciences of epidemiology, virology, molecular biology, and immunology to cover clinical diagnosis,... 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...

  • Diagnostic Samples: From the Patient to the Laboratoryby Walter G. Guder; Sheshadri Narayanan; Hermann Wisser; Bernd Zawta

    Wiley 2014; US$ 92.95

    This fourth, updated edition contains the latest developments in preanalytical knowledge. An international team of authors summarizes the information on biological influences, analytical interferences and on the variables affecting the collection, transport and storage, as well as preparation of samples. In so doing, they cover age, gender, race, pregnancy,... more...

  • Phage Therapyby Oleg Tolmachov; Tanya Tolmachova

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    Phage therapy is the treatment of diseases caused by bacterial infections, employing bacteriophages as anti-bacterial agents. This healing strategy is getting its second wind driven by advances in robotic screening and nanotechnology. The book provides comprehensive coverage of the topic with the currently available data exposed and critically evaluated.... more...

  • The Dictyostelidsby Kenneth Bryan Raper

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 74.50

    Kenneth Raper tells how dictyostelids are isolated, cultivated, and conserved in the laboratory; how myxamoebae aggregate to form multicellular pseudoplasmodia; how fructifications arise by transformation of amoeboid cells into stalk cells and spores; and how similar cells can, under certain conditions, enter a sexual phase. For each known dictyostelid... more...

  • Freshwater Fungiby E. B. Gareth Jones; Ka-Lai Pang; Kevin D Hyde

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00

    Freshwater habitats are rich in fungi with some 3,000 described species, most literature focussing on their identification, substrata they grow on and world distribution. However, these fungi play an important role in the freshwater ecosystem, and are primarily involved in the breakdown of leaf litter contributing food for detritus feeders. This book... 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...

  • 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...

  • Interleukins in Cancer Biologyby Arseniy Yuzhalin; Anton Kutikhin

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 99.95

    Interleukins in Cancer Biology responds to the growing need for credible and up-to-date information about the impact of interleukins on occurrence, development and progression of cancer. It provides reliable information about all known interleukins (38), describes recent discoveries in the field, and moreover, suggests further directions of research... more...