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  • Nosocomial and ventilator-associated pneumoniaby A. Torres Marti; S. Ewig

    European Respiratory Society 2011; US$ 80.00

    Nosocomial and ventilator-associated pneumonia continue to be a major challenge in the management of intensive care patients. In particular, recent developments in microbial resistance are a cause of great concern. Internationally renowned experts provide comprehensive reviews on all the major topics within the field and, in particular, the recent... more...

  • Pathogenic Escherichia coli in Latin Americaby Alfredo G. Torres

    Bentham Science Publishers 2010; US$ 89.00

    Pathogenic Escherichia coli are known to be a common cause of diarrheal disease – a common cause of frequently occurring bacterial infections in children and adults in developing countries. It poses a significant problem in Latin America. Pathogenic Escherichia coli in Latin America presents current information on understanding pathogenic E. coli... more...


    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Bacillus Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Applications contains the proceedings of the Third International Conference on the Genetics and Biotechnology of Bacilli, held at Stanford University in Stanford, California on July 15-17, 1985. Contributors discuss the progress that has been made concerning the molecular genetics and biotechnology of Bacillus... more...

  • Bacterial Physiologyby C. H. Werkman; P. W. Wilson

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Bacterial Physiology focuses on the physiology and chemistry of microorganisms and the value of bacterial physiology in the other fields of biology. The selection first underscores the chemistry and structure of bacterial cells, including the chemical composition of cells, direct and indirect methods of cytology, vegetative multiplication, spores... more...

  • Biotechnology of Bioactive Compoundsby Vijai Kumar Gupta; Maria G. Tuohy; Anthonia O'Donovan; Mohtashim Lohani

    Wiley 2015; US$ 280.00

    Bioactive compounds play a central role in high-value product development in the chemical industry. Bioactive compounds have been identified from diverse sources and their therapeutic benefits, nutritional value and protective effects in human and animal healthcare have underpinned their application as pharmaceuticals and functional food ingredients.... more...

  • Biotechnology of Lactic Acid Bacteriaby Fernanda Mozzi; RŠul R. Raya; Graciela M. Vignolo

    Wiley 2015; US$ 214.50

    Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) have historically been used as starter cultures for the production of fermented foods, especially dairy products. Over recent years, new areas have had a strong impact on LAB studies: the application of ?omics? tools; the study of complex microbial ecosystems, the discovery of new LAB species, and the use of LAB as powerhouses... more...

  • Practical Guide to Microbial Polyhydroxyalkanoatesby Kumar Sudesh; Hideki Abe

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2010; US$ 125.00

    Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) are plastic-like polymers produced naturally by many types of bacteria. PHA are among the most promising next generation plastics because they are biodegradable and can be produced using renewable resources. This Practical Guide to Microbial Polyhroxyalkanoates provides detailed information on the various microbial aspects... more...

  • In the Blink of an Eyeby Andrew W. Artenstein

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 29.95

    Written by the son of one of the lead scientists involved, this book offers a firsthand account of the development of the meningococcal meningitis vaccine, one of the most important historical events in the world of medicine. more...

  • Phenotypic and Genotypic Diversity of Rhizobiaby Neelawan Pongslip

    Bentham Science Publishers 2012; US$ 32.00

    The book explains background knowledge about rhizobia and follows this up with a broad perspective on rhizobial diversity, information on characteristics specific to each group of rhizobia, the relationship among rhizobial groups as well as genetic factors contributed to rhizobial diversity. more...

  • Spore Research 1976 V2by A.N. Barker

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Spore Research 1976, Volume II presents some of the papers reported at the meeting of British Spore Group held at the University of Leeds in December 1975. Organized into four headings, this volume focuses on aspects of heat and radiation resistance, germination, outgrowth, taxonomy, and ecology of spore formers. Specific discussions are given on... more...