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  • The Social Amoebaeby John Tyler Bonner

    Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 27.95

    Noted biologist and author John Tyler Bonner has experimented with cellular slime molds for more than sixty years, and he has done more than anyone else to raise these peculiar collections of amoebae from a minor biological curiosity to a major model organism--one that is widely studied for clues to the development and evolution of all living things.... more...

  • Cryptococcusby Joseph Heitman; Thomas R. Kozel; Kyung J. Kwon-Chung

    ASM Press 2011; US$ 169.95

    Featuring more than 100 expert authors from around the world, this book offers the full range of scientific and clinical perspectives needed to create this unique, comprehensive overview of Cryptococcus. It covers both the Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii species, examining in detail the life cycle, pathophysiology, molecular biology,... more...

  • The Diatom Worldby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 279.00

    This volume presents up-to-date information on diatom classification, biology and ecology, in addition to genomics and applied uses. The text discusses the tree of life of diatoms, their classifications, the habitats and ecological spectra the group exploits, and the beauty of their form. more...

  • Evolution of Fungi and Fungal-Like Organismsby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 269.00

    Richly illustrated, and featuring contributions from leading experts in the field, this volume addresses questions concerning the origin of the fungal kingdom and fungal evolution at a level of analytical refinement that has never before been possible. more...

  • Handbook of Marine Macroalgaeby Se-Kwon Kim

    Wiley 2011; US$ 265.95

    The Handbook of Macroalgae: Biotechnology and Applied Phycology describes the biological, biotechnological and the industrial applications of seaweeds. Vast research into the cultivation of seaweeds is currently being undertaken but there is a lack of methodological strategies in place to develop novel drugs from these sources. This book aims to... more...

  • Mushrooms and Other Fungi of the Midcontinental United Statesby Donald M. Huffman; Lois H. Tiffany; George Knaphaus; Rosanne A. Healy

    University of Iowa Press 2008; US$ 29.95

    This completely revised second edition provides all the information necessary to identify mushrooms in the field in the midcontinental region of Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, Missouri, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin: the tallgrass prairies and the western parts of the eastern deciduous forests. more...

  • Fungal Cell Wallby Josť Ruiz-Herrera

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 139.95

    Fungal Cell Wall: Structure, Synthesis, and Assembly, Second Edition is a compendium of information on the chemical structure, synthesis, and organization of the cell wall of fungi. Reviewing the past 20 years of research in the field, it discusses experimental evidence that demonstrates the role of the cell wall in the growth, development, morphogenesis,... more...

  • Marine Fungiby E. B. Gareth Jones; Ka-Lai Pang

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 224.00

    Understanding how higher fungi with their spectrum of cellulolytic and ligninolytic enzymes degrade wood tissue, while labyrinthuloids and thraustochytrids further contribute to the dissolved organic matter entering the open ocean is essential to marine ecology. This work provides an overview of marine fungi including morphology and ultrastructure,... more...

  • Fungi Associated with Pandanaceaeby Stephen R. Whitton; Eric H.C. McKenzie; Kevin D. Hyde

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 279.00

    This book describes species of fungi associated with Pandanaceae, offering measurements, habitat and distribution, extensive information on new taxa, synoptic tables and descriptive listings covering almost 700 species of fungi recorded worldwide. more...