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  • 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...

  • Cyanobacteriaby Naveen K. Sharma; Ashawani K. Rai; Lucas J. Stal

    Wiley 2013; US$ 148.50

    Written by leading experts in the field, Cyanobacteria: An Economic Perspective is a comprehensive edited volume covering all areas of an important field and its application to energy, medicine and agriculture. Issues related to environment, food and energy have presented serious challenge to the stability of nation-states. Increasing global population,... more...

  • Molecular Biology of Spirochetesby F.C. Cabello; D. Hulinska; H.P. Godfrey

    IOS Press 2006; US$ 146.00

    Diseases produced by spirochetes, including Lyme borreliosis, syphilis and leptospirosis, are on the rise worldwide. This volume focuses on a series of state-of-the-art presentations of the research taking place in the laboratories of the contributors, and serves as an introduction to those individuals entering in the field of spirochete research. more...

  • Harmful Cyanobacteriaby Jef Huisman; Hans C.P. Matthijs; Petra M. Visser

    Springer 2006; US$ 159.00

    Several cyanobacterial species can produce powerful toxins that provide a serious threat for water quality, other aquatic organisms, and human health. These harmful cyanobacteria are especially prominent in freshwater ecosystems, and are a major concern for water managers. Owing to the scientific revolution in genomics, new molecular techniques have... more...

  • Genomes and Genomics of Nitrogen-fixing Organismsby Rafael Palacios; William E. Newton

    Springer 2006; US$ 309.00

    This book is the self-contained third volume of a comprehensive series on nitrogen fixation. It presents the state-of-the-art in regards to genomic sciences applied to nitrogen-fixation research. The advent of genomic sciences represents a new era for biology. The classic paradigm based on the gene has now changed to a paradigm that is based on the... more...

  • The Bacteriaby Arthur L. Koch

    Springer 2007; US$ 89.99

    Aims to explain from the development of life on earth to the evolution of diversity. It is this diversity that led, almost automatically to the development of pathogens and predators. The relationship of pathogens and host lead to the development of antibiotics and resistance mechanism. more...

  • Complex Intracellular Structures in Prokaryotesby Jessup M. Shively

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

    Provides historical background and comprehensive reviews of ten topics that cover the spectrum of the complex intracellular structures of prokaryotes: proteasomes, phycobilisomes, chlorosomes, gas vesicles, carboxysomes, magnetosomes, intracytoplasmic membranes, membrane-bound nucleoids, anammoxosomes, and cytoarchitecture of Epulopiscium spp. more...

  • Nitrogen-fixing Actinorhizal Symbiosesby Katharina Pawlowski; William E. Newton

    Springer 2007; US$ 299.00

    Includes chapters that deal with the aspects of the symbiosis and both symbionts and their ecological role and use. This work contains other chapters that tackle the global distribution of different actinorhizal plants and their microsymbionts and how this impacts the question of co-evolution of the micro and macrosymbionts. more...

  • Nitrogen-fixing Leguminous Symbiosesby Euan K. James; Janet I. Sprent; Michael J. Dilworth; William E. Newton

    Springer 2008; US$ 319.00

    Nodules produced on legume roots by root-nodule bacteria provide the major nitrogenous input into natural and agricultural systems worldwide. This book provides analysis of what is known about this symbiosis, its origins, the process of nodule formation and development, and the biochemistry and genetics of nodular nitrogen fixation. more...