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  • Physiological Engineering Aspects of Penicillium Chrysogenumby J. Nielsen

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1997; US$ 107.00

    The book gives a review of penicillin production by Penicillium chrysogenum, and also deals with a number of general aspects of fungal cultivations, e.g. primary metabolism of filamentous fungi, morphology, monitoring of fungal cultivations, and bioreactor performance (more than 750 references).The first two chapters give an introduction to the area... more...

  • Molecular Biology of Human Hepatitis Virusesby J. Monjardino

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1998; US$ 63.00

    Hepatitis A and B viruses have infected nearly half the current world population; and as many as 500 million people are still infected with the hepatitis B or C virus today. Hepatitis B vaccination is effective but not universally adopted and no vaccine is available against hepatitis C. Treatment is prohibitively expensive for areas of high endemicity... more...

  • Programmed Alternative Reading of the Genetic Codeby Philip J. Farabaugh

    Springer US 2012; US$ 179.00

    1. Introduction.- 2. The Translational Machinery.- 3. Errors During Elongation Can Cause Translational Frameshifting.- 4. Programmed +1 Frameshifting.- 5. Programmed ?1 Frameshifting in Eukaryotes.- 6. Programmed ?1 Frameshift Sites in Prokaryotes.- 7. tRNA Hopping.- 8. Programmed Readthrough of Translational Termination Codons.- 9. Programmed Alternative... more...

  • Gift-Tiere und ihre Waffenby G. Habermehl

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 49.95

    Seit Jahrtausenden haben den Menschen tierische Gifte ebenso wie Pflanzen­ gifte beschaftigt, und zwar aus unterschiedlichen Grunden. Die Indios im Norden Stidamerikas verwenden das Sekret der Baumsteigerfrosche (Dendro­ batidae) als Pfeilgift zum Erjagen der Beute, im Mittelalter wurden die Inhalts­ stoffe der Spanischen Fliege (falschlicherweise)... more...

  • The Human Microbiomeby Rosamond Rhodes; Nada Gligorov; Abraham Paul Schwab

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 57.99

    The human microbiome is the bacteria, viruses, and fungi that cover our skin, line our intestines, and flourish in our body cavities. Work on the human microbiome is new, but it is quickly becoming a leading area of biomedical research. What scientists are learning about humans and our microbiomes could change medical practice by introducing new treatment... more...

  • Bacterial Piliby M. A. Barocchi; J. L. Telford

    CABI 2014; US$ 160.00

    Bacterial pili play important roles as environmental sensors, in host colonization and in biofilm formation, enabling bacteria to interact with the environment, with surfaces and with other bacteria and host cells. Most bacteria, both Gram positive and Gram negative, and almost all bacterial pathogens, are piliated. This book discusses the synthesis,... more...

  • Recent Works on Microbes and Infections in Chinaby Yu-Mei Wen; Shan Lu; Yi-Wei Tang; Xin-Hua Weng

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 225.00

    Microbial infections have been and continue to be a major threat to public health. China has a huge population, among which, microbial infections are of great concern. The Journal of Microbes and Infection , a nationwide journal in China with over 4000 subscriptions, publishes original research articles on microbes and infections in the Chinese language.... more...

  • The Human Microbiota and Microbiomeby J. R. Marchesi

    CABI 2014; US$ 160.00

    Thousands of different microbial species colonize the human body, and are essential for our survival. This book presents a review of the current understanding of human microbiomes, the functions that they bring to the host, how we can model them, their role in health and disease and the methods used to explore them. Current research into areas such... more...

  • Pathogenesis of Leishmaniasisby Abhay Satoskar; Ravi Durvasula

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 139.00

    This book details the latest research into leishmaniasis. It also addresses how advances in understanding can be applied to prevention, control and treatment of what the WHO has classified a neglected tropical disease. more...

  • MicroRNA in Development and in the Progression of Cancerby Shree Ram Singh; Pranela Rameshwar

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 189.00

    miRNAs are a class of endogenous, small non-protein coding RNA molecules (~ 22 nucleotides) which are novel post-transcriptional regulators of gene expression. Since we have hundreds of miRNAs, the major challenge is now to understand their specific biological function. In fact the experimental evidence suggests that signaling pathways could be ideal... more...