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

    Wiley 2015; US$ 297.50

    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...

  • Inclusions in Prokaryotesby Jessup M. Shively

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 319.00

    Focusing on intracellular components in prokaryotes, this volume defines the components and labelled inclusions as discrete bodies resulting from synthesis of a metabolic product. It provides historical background and comprehensive reviews of eight well-known prokaryotic inclusions. 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...

  • Illustrated Dictionary of Microbiologyby Kiran Kapoor

    Oxford Book Co. 2010; US$ 50.00

    This unique, illustrated dictionary of microbiology covers the whole field of pure and applied microbiology in one volume. It reflects the latest developments in the field, features entries from concise definitions of terms to review-length articles. With its wide-ranging description of different areas of microbiology, this illustrated dictionary is... more...

  • Halophiles and Hypersaline Environmentsby Antonio Ventosa; Aharon Oren; Yanhe Ma

    Springer 2011; US$ 239.00

    Halophilic microorganisms are extremophiles that are adapted to grow in environments with high salt concentrations. This book reviews the most recent hot topics in the field of halophilism, from halophilic bacteria and archaea to fungi and viruses. The topics covered include basic and molecular aspects as well as some possible applications of halophiles. more...

  • Pasteurella multocidaby Klaus Aktories; Joachim H.C. Orth; Ben Adler

    Springer 2012; US$ 189.00

    This volume brings together contributions from experts in the field of Pasteurella research. It covers areas such as comparative genomics, pathogenic mechanisms, bacterial proteomics, as well as a detailed description and analysis of PMT and its interaction with host tissues, cells, immune system, and signalling pathways. more...

  • Electric Cell-Substrate Impedance Sensing and Cancer Metastasisby Wen G. Jiang

    Springer 2012; US$ 189.00

    Cell based impedance sensing is becoming a new biophysical and cellular technology in cell based analyses. The technology has been used in investigation of cellular growth and death, cell adhesion and migration, cell invasion and cell-cell interactions, cell toxicity, angiogenesis, cell permeability, signal transduction and cellular behaviour under... more...

  • In the Blink of an Eyeby Andrew W. Artenstein

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 29.95

    Offers a firsthand account of the development of the meningococcal meningitis vaccine Author was in a unique position to witness the development of the vaccine, as his father was one of the lead scientists in its development The only book of its kind on the market 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...

  • Ultrastructural Plasticity of Cyanobacteriaby Olga I. Baulina

    Springer 2012; US$ 189.00

    This book offers an in-depth analysis of the cell biology of cyanobacteria, a group of phototrophic microorganisms performing an important function in the biosphere. The chapters present the author’s and her colleagues’ pioneering investigations of the ultrastructure of cyanobacteria under high-light and dark conditions, during irradiation... more...