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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Ebolaby James Lyons-Weiler

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2015; US$ 62.00

    The book is a narrative of the unfolding of the Ebola virus disease outbreak from a scientific view point. The author provides an analysis of the scientific basis of public health policies that have influenced the public's, and the medical community's, abilities to understand the virus and the disease. This is done in the context of providing... more...

  • A Practical Guide to Clinical Virologyby L. R. Haaheim; John R. Pattison; Richard J. Whitley

    Wiley 2003; US$ 260.00

    This Second Edition of A Practical Guide to Clinical Virology is a practical, highly illustrated, quick reference guide to clinical virology. It brings together the essentials of the subject in a entertaining and informative style, describing in turn the clinical features, the symptoms and signs of each of the viral diseases, as well as summarising... more...

  • Magic Bullets, Lost Horizonsby Sebastian G. B. Amyes

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 132.95

    From the day that Paul Ehrlich hailed his newly discovered treatment for syphilis as the magic bullet, antibiotics have transformed medical practice. They are considered one of the miracle drugs of the 20th century. However, the massive and increasing misuse of these agents is More...causing a problem of resistance that may prove to be one of the... more...

  • Multiphase Bioreactor Designby Joaquim M.S. Cabral; Manuel Mota; Johannes Tramper

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 243.00

    Bioreaction engineering is fundamental to the optimization of biotechnological processes and the production of biochemicals by enzymes, microbial, plant and animal cells and higher organisms. A reference text for postgraduate students and researchers in biochemical engineering and bioreactor design, Multiphase Bioreactor Design describes the fundamentals... more...