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  • Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virusby B. W. J. Mahy

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 239.00

    Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) has been recognized in printed records dating from the sixteenth century, and since the eradication of rinderpest (cattle plague) in the early part of the twentieth century it has been rec- nized as the most important and feared disease of cattle and other dom- tic livestock. The beginning of the twenty-first century brought... more...

  • Bacterial Virulence Factors and Rho GTPasesby Patrice Boquet; E. Lemichez

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 259.00

    Pathogenic bacteria for human and animals have developed sophisticated weapons, termed virulence factors, to ensure their replication and persistence into their hosts. The authors in this volume show a synthesis on how the various host cellular Rho GTPases activities are manipulated by bacteria to fulfil their virulence. more...

  • Bacterial Biofilmsby Tony Romeo

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 289.00

    Throughout the biological world, bacteria thrive predominantly in surface-attached, matrix-enclosed, multicellular communities or biofilms, as opposed to isolated planktonic cells. This choice of lifestyle is not trivial, as it involves major shifts in the use of genetic information and cellular energy, and has profound consequences for bacterial physiology... more...

  • Comparative Hepatitisby Olaf Weber; Ulrike Protzer

    Birkhäuser Basel 2008; US$ 279.00

    This text reviews today?s knowledge about hepatitis with emphasis on comparative aspects between hepatitis in humans and animals, but also between different etiological agents. This makes the book relevant to scientists from both human and veterinary medicine. more...

  • Overcoming Steroid Insensitivity in Respiratory Diseaseby Ian Adcock; Kian Fan Chung

    Wiley 2008; US$ 192.95

    Written by well-known experts in field, this is the first book dedicated to dealing with the single most challenging management issue in long-term steroid therapy. Overcoming Steroid Insensitivity in Respiratory Disease reviews important new advances in therapeutics and provides the clinician with the most up to date information on one of the... more...

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Microbiologyby Jeffrey J. Byrd; Tabitha M. Powledge

    DK Publishing 2006; US$ 19.95

    Microbiology, the branch of biology that studies microorganisms and their effects on humans, is a key part of medical training curriculum. Written by a top professor of microbiology and an experienced science writer, this book is a basic microbiology course that can be understood by anyone, including medical students, profesisonals wanting to bone... more...

  • Measlesby Diane E Griffin; Michael B. A. Oldstone

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 239.00

    Measles virus has been largely contained by the development and use of a vaccine that was introduced 50 years ago. These two volumes honor the introduction of the vaccine and record the enormous advancements made in understanding this infectious disease. more...

  • Microbiology and Agingby Steven L. Percival

    Humana Press 2008; US$ 229.00

    The microbiological burden on an aging host is enormous, and clinically significant. As humans are living longer there is a greater propensity to infection. This risk is substantially heightened in elderly individuals who are predisposed to infection. Do the microbiological changes that occur within and upon the host influence the process of aging... more...

  • Current Research Topics in Applied Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnologyby Antonio Mendez-Vilas

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 356.00

    This book contains a compilation of papers presented at the II International Conference on Environmental, Industrial and Applied Microbiology (BioMicroWorld2007) held in Seville, Spain on 28 November – 1 December 2007, where over 550 researchers from about 60 countries attended and presented their cutting-edge research. The main goals of this... more...

  • Biotechnology of Lactic Acid Bacteriaby Fernanda Mozzi; R?ul R. Raya; Graciela M. Vignolo

    Wiley 2010; US$ 255.95

    This title represents a broad review of current research on LAB and their novel applications with contributions from a number of well-known leading scientists. The book encompasses a wide range of topics including both traditional and novel developing fields, and provides unparalleled, comprehensive information on new advances of genomics, proteomics,... more...