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  • Effect of Spaceflight and Spaceflight Analogue Culture on Human and Microbial Cellsby Cheryl A. Nickerson; Neal R. Pellis; C. Mark Ott

    Springer New York 2016; US$ 189.00

    Many breakthroughs in biological research and translational healthcare advancements have been achieved by studying the response of biological systems to extreme environments. The spaceflight platform provides a unique environment where researchers can explore fundamental questions into cellular and molecular response mechanisms to unveil novel insight... more...

  • Respiratory Contagionby Mieczyslaw Pokorski

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    The book focuses on the contagion nature of respiratory ailments, the ways a pulmonary disease is spread. Respiratory infections are surrounded by interrelated circumstances that act upon individual and community and eventually underlie morbidity. Patient?s age, vulnerability to infections, immune function and responses, comorbidities, but also medical... more...

  • Microbial Biochemistryby Georges N. Cohen

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 239.00

    This bookfocusses on microbial physiology, biochemistry and genetics and provides thereader with detailed information on a number of microbial pathways. Insightinto microbial biochemistry have allowed for the formulation of concepts thathave turned out to be important in the study of higher organisms. In thefirst section, the principles of bacterial... more...

  • Biophysics of Infectionby Mark C. Leake

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 209.00

    This book describes modern biophysical techniques that enable us to understand and examine dynamic processes of infection at the molecular level. Cutting-edge research articles, laboratory protocols, case studies and up-to-date reviews cover topics such as single-molecule observation of DNA replication repair pathways in E. coli; evolution of drug... more...

  • Microfluidic Methods for Molecular Biologyby Chang Lu; Scott S. Verbridge

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 209.00

    This book covers the state-of-the-art research on molecular biology assays and molecular techniques enabled or enhanced by microfluidic platforms. Topics covered include microfluidic methods for cellular separations and single cell studies, droplet-based approaches to study protein expression and forensics, and microfluidic in situ hybridization for... more...

  • Helicobacter pylori Researchby Steffen Backert; Yoshio Yamaoka

    Springer Japan 2016; US$ 239.00

    This book provides the currentupdated knowledge on all essential aspects in the rapidly evolving area of Helicobacter pylori research. H. pylori isa class I carcinogen and one of the most common infections in the world. Whilemost people colonized by H. pylori willremain asymptomatic, up to 20 % of them may develop serious gastroduodenaldisease... more...

  • Viral Hemorrhagic Feversby Sunit K. Singh; Daniel Ruzek

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 165.95

    Viral hemorrhagic fevers have captured the imagination of the public and made their way into popular books and movies by virtue of their extreme virulence and mysterious origins. Since 2001, concerns have grown about the potential use of many hemorrhagic fever viruses as biological weapons. This has led to a resurgence in research to develop improved... more...

  • Histophilus somniby Thomas J. Inzana

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 189.00

    This volume reviews the current understanding of the taxonomy, disease syndromes, genetics, biology, and pathogenic factors of Histophilus somni , as well as the host immune response to this pathogen. H. somni is one of the most important bacterial pathogens in cattle and other ruminants, and its virulence factors are highly conserved with Haemophilus... more...

  • New Weapons to Control Bacterial Growthby Tomas G. Villa; Miguel Vinas

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 249.00

    Written by specialists in the different fields, this book presents new perspectives and insights into strategies and weapons to fight microbial infections. It also reviews the ?state of the art? of alternative treatment approaches and new therapeutic agents to deal with infections caused by multidrug-resistant microorganisms. In an era of accumulated... more...

  • Quasispecies: From Theory to Experimental Systemsby Esteban Domingo; Peter Schuster

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.00

    This volume brings together recent developments in quasispecies theory extended to variable environments and practical applications in elucidating viral dynamics and treatment designs. In particular, the existence of an error threshold in rugged fitness landscapes has opened the way to a new antiviral strategy termed lethal mutagenesis, which is now... more...