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  • The Virus and the Vaccineby Debbie Bookchin; Jim Schumacher

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 20.99

    Jonas Salk's polio vaccine has taken on an almost legendary quality as a medical miracle, for it largely eradicated one of the most feared diseases of the 20th century. But the story of the vaccine has a dark side, one that has never been fully told before... Between 1954 and 1963, close to 98 million Americans received polio vaccinations contaminated... 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...

  • Critical Care Infectious Diseases Textbookby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 479.00

    Section 1: General Aspects. (J. Rello.) A. Opportunistic Infections: An Overview; G. Prats, F. Sánchez. B. Pathogenesis and Differential Diagnosis of Fever and Approach to the Febrile Patient in the Intensive Care Unit; B. Afessa, G.U. Meduri. C. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Infection; J.-F. Timsit. D. Fungal Infections; R. Barnes. E. Infections... more...

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

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 40.99

    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...

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

    Springer US 2012; US$ 153.00

    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...

  • Bats (Chiroptera) as Vectors of Diseases and Parasitesby Sven Klimpel; Heinz Mehlhorn

    Springer 2013; US$ 189.00

    This book gathers contributions by 16 international authors on the phenomenon â??bats,â? shedding some light on their morphology, the feeding behaviors (insects, fruits, blood) of different groups, their potential and confirmed transmissions of agents of diseases, their endo- and ectoparasites, as well as countless myths surrounding their lifestyle... more...

  • Viruses and Atherosclerosisby Anton G. Kutikhin; Elena Brusina; Arseniy E. Yuzhalin

    Springer 2013; US$ 54.99

    Will address an important, yet underrepresented, topic. The correlation between viruses and atherosclerosis has been a focal point of the authors? work, for a number of years. This volume will explore the relationship between different viral strains and atherosclerosis. It will begin by describing the hypothesis and denoting the mechanisms of virus-driven... more...

  • Cryptosporidiumby Simone M. Cacciò; Giovanni Widmer

    Springer 2013; US$ 239.00

    This new volume on Cryptosporidium and Cryptosporidiosis discusses all relevant aspects of the biology, molecular biology, host-parasite interaction, epidemiology as well as diagnosis and treatment of these widespread parasites. It represents a useful guide for physicians, microbiologists, veterinarians and water professionals seeking advanced knowledge... more...

  • Tumor Microenvironment and Cellular Stressby Constantinos Koumenis; Ester Hammond; Amato Giaccia

    Springer 2013; US$ 189.00

    The collection of chapters in this proceeding volume reflects the latest research presented at the Aegean meeting on Tumor Microenvironment and Cellular Stress held in Crete in Fall of 2012. The book provides critical insight to how the tumor microenvironment affects tumor metabolism, cell stemness, cell viability, genomic instability and more. Additional... more...