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  • Genetics of Bacterial Polysaccharidesby Joanna B. Goldberg

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 241.00

    Bacterial surface or secreted polysaccharides are molecules that can function as barriers to protect bacterial cells against environmental stresses, as well as act as adhesins or recognition molecules. In some cases, these molecules are immunodominant antigens eliciting a vigorous immune response, while in other cases the expression of polysaccharides... more...

  • Magnetoreception and Magnetosomes in Bacteriaby Dirk Schüler

    Springer 2006; US$ 289.00

    All magnetotactic bacteria, which occur in many environments and display a remarkable diversity, synthesize magnetosomes, complex intracellular organelles that contain magnetic iron crystals. Covering the developments in the research on magnetotactic bacteria, this book aims to provide a broad survey of this multidisciplinary field. more...

  • Pseudomonasby Roger C. Levesque; Juan-Luis Ramos

    Springer 2006; US$ 369.00

    Collects some issues in the field of Pseudomonas. This fourth volume covers the following topics: Virulence and Pathogens; Genomics and Proteomics; Physiology, Metabolism and Biotechnology. It is useful for researchers working on these bacteria, and for students in biology, medicine and agronomy. more...

  • Advances in Microbial Physiologyby Robert K. Poole

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 185.00

    Advances in Microbial Physiology is one of the most successful and prestigious series from Academic Press, an imprint of Elsevier. It publishes topical and important reviews, interpreting physiology to include all material that contributes to our understanding of how microorganisms and their component parts work. First published in 1967, the editors... more...

  • Bacterial Physiology and Metabolismby Byung Hong Kim; Geoffrey Michael Gadd

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 68.00

    Extensively illustrated overview of bacterial physiology and metabolic processes for the post-genomic era. more...

  • Microcosmby Carl Zimmer

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    A Best Book of the Year Seed Magazine ? Granta Magazine ? The Plain-Dealer In this fascinating and utterly engaging book, Carl Zimmer traces E. coli 's pivotal role in the history of biology, from the discovery of DNA to the latest advances in biotechnology. He reveals the many surprising and alarming parallels between E. coli 's life and our... more...

  • Principles of Bacterial Detectionby Anthony Turner; Mohammed Zourob; Souna Elwary

    Springer 2008; US$ 159.00

    Principles of Bacterial Detection: Biosensors, Recognition Receptors and Microsystems will cover the up-to-date biosensor technologies used for the detection of bacteria. Written by the world's most renowned and learned scientists each in their own area of expertise, Principles of Bacterial Detection: Biosensors, Recognition Receptors and Microsystems... more...

  • Chemolithoautotrophic Bacteriaby Tateo Yamanaka

    Springer 2008; US$ 189.00

    Bacteria change the surface of the Earth. All kinds of bacteria reside in the biosphere, and although sometimes they may cause damage, they also help in cleaning the surface of the Earth and in the circulation of various substances. Chemolithoautotrophic bacteria in particular have a unique and intimate relationship with inorganic substances and human... more...

  • Biological Nitrogen Fixationby F.D. Dakora; S.B.M. Chimphango; Alex J. Valentine; Claudine Elmerich; William E. Newton

    Springer 2008; US$ 319.00

    This volume covers recent developments in both fundamental and applied research in biological nitrogen fixation. It emphasizes the application of biological nitrogen fixation for sustainable agriculture, which should lead to poverty alleviation, environmental protection, and good agricultural practices generally. The roles of, and advances in, plant... more...

  • Agrobacteriumby Tzvi Tzfira; Vitaly Citovsky

    Springer 2007; US$ 199.00

    Describes Agrobacterium's biology, interactions with host species, and uses for genetic engineering. Agrobacterium is the tool of choice for plant genetic engineering with an ever expanding host range that includes many commercially important crops, flowers, and tree species. more...