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  • Macrophages: Biology and Role in the Pathology of Diseasesby Subhra K. Biswas; Alberto Mantovani

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 239.00

    Macrophages are a key component of the innate immune system and play an integral role in host defense and homeostasis. On one hand, these cells contribute to host defence by triggering inflammation, displaying microbicidal/tumoricidal properties, regulating the activation of adaptive immunity and promoting resolution of inflammation. On the other... more...

  • Endogenous ADP-Ribosylationby Friedrich Koch-Nolte

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 189.00

    This volume gathers the latest exciting findings on ADP-ribosylation from renowned experts in the field. It includes ten chapters, organized into the following three thematic sections: ˇ   Evolution and detection of endogenous ADP-ribosylation ˇ   ADP-ribosylation by the ARTC family of ADP-ribosyltransferases (R-S-E ARTs) ˇ   ADP-ribosylation by... more...

  • Confronting Emerging Zoonosesby Akio Yamada; Laura H. Kahn; Bruce Kaplan; Thomas P. Monath; Jack Woodall; Lisa Conti

    Springer Japan 2014; US$ 189.00

    This book provides readers with information on the factors underlying the emergence of infectious diseases originating in animals and spreading to people. The One Health concept recognizes the important links between human, animal, and environmental health and provides an important strategy in epidemic mitigation and prevention. The essential premise... more...

  • Leptospira and Leptospirosisby Ben Adler

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 189.00

    This volume covers all aspects of infection by pathogenic Leptospira species, the causative agents of the world?s most widespread zoonosis. Topics include aspects of human and animal leptospirosis as well as detailed analyses of our current knowledge of leptospiral structure and physiology, epidemiology, pathogenesis, genomics, immunity and vaccines.... more...

  • Progress in Motor Controlby Mindy F. Levin

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 209.00

    This volume is the most recent installment of the Progress in Motor Control series. It contains contributions based on presentations by invited speakers at the Progress in Motor Control IX meeting held in at McGill University, Montreal, in July, 2013. Progress in Motor Control is the official scientific meeting of the International Society of Motor... more...

  • Respiratory Virology and Immunogenicityby Mieczyslaw Pokorski

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 139.00

    This volume provides a modern look on the age-old influenza infection and the preventive role of anti-influenza shots. Influenza pandemic outbreaks are unrelenting despite the growing understanding of the molecular basis of viral infection and its spreads. A leap in medical technologies has revolutionized the design of new influenza vaccines. The chapters... more...

  • The Role of Microbes in Common Non-Infectious Diseasesby I.W. Fong

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 189.00

    This new volume in the series Emerging Infectious Diseases of the 21 st Century is a novel book on the role of microbes in the pathogenesis of common and disabling non-infectious diseases. New insights have emerged over the past several years suggesting that our commensal microflora of the gut is extremely important in regulating physiological and... more...

  • Lasso Peptidesby Yanyan Li; Séverine Zirah; Sylvie Rebuffat

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 54.99

    Lasso peptides form a growing family of fascinating ribosomally-synthesized and post-translationally modified peptides produced by bacteria. They contain 15 to 24 residues and share a unique interlocked topology that involves an N-terminal 7 to 9-residue macrolactam ring where the C-terminal tail is threaded and irreversibly trapped. The ring results... more...

  • The Secret Life of Germsby Philip M. Tierno

    Atria Books 2002; US$ 14.00

    They're everywhere. Silent and invisible to the naked eye, they're on everything we touch, eat, breathe -- on every single inch of our skin. And despite the remarkable advances of science, germs are challenging medicine in ways that were unimaginable just a decade ago. Due to an explosion of infections never before reported in modern history and a... more...

  • Principles and Practice of Clinical Parasitologyby Stephen Gillespie; Richard D. Pearson

    Wiley 2003; US$ 625.00

    A comprehensive account of protozoan and metozoan diseases inmodern clinical practice, with orientation towards clinicalmanagement of parasitic infections. In the past, parasitology wasconsidered as an obscure subject of little relevance to themajority of clinicians and microbiologists. Over the last decade,however, much has happened to change this,... more...