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  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV)-Associated Oropharyngeal Cancerby Daniel L. Miller; M. Sharon Stack

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 130.64

    Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC), the sixth most prevalent cancer worldwide, remains a very difficult disease to treat and cure despite intensive investigation into molecular etiologies and tumor progression pathways. Due to public health efforts encouraging smoking cessation, the overall incidence of HNSCC has decreased in recent years... more...

  • The Th2 Type Immune Response in Health and Diseaseby William C. Gause; David Artis

    Springer New York 2015; US$ 130.64

    The type 2 immune response that develops during infectious disease has undergone major paradigm shifts in the last several years as new cell types and pathways have been identified. It is now clear that the type 2 immune response, characterized by elevations in specific cytokines, including IL-4, IL-5 and IL-13, is associated with helminth infections... more...

  • Infectious Microecologyby Lanjuan Li

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 163.30

    "Infectious Microecology: Theory and Applications" firstly introduces microecology in the study of infection and proposes new anti-infection methods and strategies and then provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of research on infectious microecology. It concludes with a new theory for studying infectious diseases. This book presents the... more...

  • Natural Killer Cellsby Eric Vivier; James Di Santo; Alessandro Moretta

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 130.64

    Tocelebrate the 40th anniversary of the discovery of Natural Killer (NK) cells,this volume focuses on the recent advances in our understanding of NK cell developmentand differentiation and their acquisition of functional properties, as well asthe latest models for NK-cell analysis in mice and applications in clinicalmedicine. NK cells have travelled... more...

  • Streptomyces in Nature and Medicineby David A. Hopwood

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59

    This book highlights the lives of a group of soil microbes that make most of the antibiotics used in medicine today. Written by an insider, it describes how genetics tells us how these microscopic chemists compete in the soil and how their genes can be rearranged to make new antibiotics to fight re-emerging diseases. more...

  • Quasispecies: From Theory to Experimental Systemsby Esteban Domingo; Peter Schuster

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 130.64

    This volume brings together recent developments in quasispecies theory extended to variable environments and practical applications in elucidating viral dynamics and treatment designs. In particular, the existence of an error threshold in rugged fitness landscapes has opened the way to a new antiviral strategy termed lethal mutagenesis, which is now... more...

  • Inflammasome Signaling and Bacterial Infectionsby Steffen Backert

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 163.30

    This volume details our current understanding of the architecture and signaling capabilities of known canonical and non-canonical inflammasome complexes and highlights their action, in particular in response to infection with important bacterial model organisms and the corresponding disease pathologies. The first chapters review new insights into... more...

  • Mikrobiomby Andreas Stallmach; Maria J.G.T. Vehreschild

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 108.82

    Das humane gastrointestinale Mikrobiom hat nicht nur physiologische Funktionen, sondern beeinflusst das Auftreten von Erkrankungen, nicht beschränkt auf den Gastrointestinaltrakt. Mit diesem Buch wird erstmalig der aktuelle Wissensstand zum gastrointestinalen Mikrobiom dargestellt, um über neue wissenschaftliche Erkenntnisse und Konzepte sowie diagnostische... more...

  • Nanomedicine Volume I: Basic Capabilitiesby Robert A. Freitas

    Landes Bioscience 1999; US$ 89.00

    Molecular nanotechnology has been defined as the three-dimensional positional control of molecular structure to create materials and devices to molecular precision. The human body is comprised of molecules, hence the availability of molecular nanotechnology will permit dramatic progress in human medical services. more...

  • Microbial Proteomicsby Ian Humphery-Smith; Michael Hecker

    Wiley 2006; US$ 217.95 US$ 188.89

    Discover important lessons learned about whole organism biology via microbial proteomics This text provides an exhaustive analysis and presentation of current research in the field of microbial proteomics, with an emphasis on new developments and applications and future directions in research. The editors and authors show how and why the relative... more...