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Virology

  • How to Overcome the Antibiotic Crisisby Marc Stadler; Petra Dersch

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.36

    This volume focuses on antibiotics research, a field of topical significance for human health due to the worrying increase of nosocomial infections caused by multi-resistant bacteria. It covers several basic aspects, such as the evolution of antibiotic resistance and the influence of antibiotics on the gut microbiota, and addresses the search for... more...

  • Oxford Handbook of Infectious Diseases and Microbiologyby M. Estee Torok; Ed Moran; Fiona Cooke

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 58.99

    Takes an integrated approach to both infectious disease and microbiology. Referenced to national frameworks and current legislation, it covers the basic principles of bacteriology and virology, specific information on diseases and conditions, and material on 'hot topics' such as bioterrorism and preventative medicine. more...

  • Chikungunya Virusby Chioma M. Okeoma

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 138.11

    This book describes the molecular biology, pathogenesis, epidemiology, and potential strategies for control of chikungunya virus (CHIKV) infection. It offers insight into the structure and functions of CHIKV proteins as they relate to host response, interaction with the arthropod vector, and vaccination. A detailed account of both the epidemiological... more...

  • Animal Parasitesby Heinz Mehlhorn

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 71.18

    This textbook focuses on the most important parasites affecting dogs, cats, ruminants, horses, pigs, rabbits, rodents, birds, fishes, reptiles and bees. For each parasite, the book offers a concise summary including its distribution, epidemiology, lifecycle, morphology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, prophylaxis and therapeutic measures. Numerous... more...

  • Reviews of Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology, Vol. 172by Bernd Nilius; Pieter de Tombe; Thomas Gudermann; Reinhard Jahn; Roland Lill; Ole Petersen

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 95.61

    Leading researchers are specially invited to provide a complete understanding of a key topic within the multidisciplinary fields of physiology, biochemistry and pharmacology. In a form immediately useful to scientists, this periodical aims to filter, highlight and review the latest developments in these rapidly advancing fields. more...

  • New Insights on Antiviral Probioticsby Imad Al Kassaa

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 127.49

    This book focuses on probiotics with antiviral activities. The "antiviral probiotic" is a new concept in medical sciences. Recently, studies have shown that antiviral probiotics can fight or prevent viral infections in many ways. The immunomodulation of mucosal immunity, production of antiviral compounds, virus trapping and the use thereof as vaccination... more...

  • Polymers against Microorganismsby Juan Rodríguez-Hernández

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 116.86

    This book provides an introductory and general overview of advances in polymers towards their employment as antimicrobial materials. The author describes current approaches for avoiding microbial contamination, toward macro-molecular antibiotics, and prevention of antibiotic-resistant bacteria by use of polymers. He establishes the remaining issues... more...

  • Neglected Tropical Diseases - Oceaniaby Alex Loukas

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.36

    This volume of the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) series covers the most prevalent NTDs in Oceania. This book will discuss in detail pathology, diagnostics and control approaches of selected NTDs in the geographic region. A large part of Oceania?s population lives in poverty and therefore is at high risk for certain parasitic diseases, such as hookworm... more...

  • Hepatitis C Virus Treatmentby Kazuaki Chayama

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 95.61

    This book introduces readers to Direct Acting Antiviral (DAAs) agents, newly developed drugs to treat chronic hepatitis C virus infection, which have an excellent anti-viral effect on virus replication. These drugs have been developed to enhance the effect of interferon and ribavirin, as the resistant strains against each drug have been described... more...

  • Hepatitis C Virus Iby Tatsuo Miyamura; Stanley M. Lemon; Christopher M. Walker; Takaji Wakita

    Springer Japan 2016; US$ 159.36

    This volume is composed of chapters that review important fundamental aspects of HCV biology and disease pathogenesis including, for example, the discovery and identification of the HCV genome, early virus-cell interactions including identification of various cellular receptors, HCV gene expression studied using the HCV replicon system, identification... more...