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  • Predatory Prokaryotesby Edouard Jurkevitch

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 206.85

    Predatory Prokaryotes focuses on the ecology of predation at the microbial level. It aims to increase the awareness of the great possibilities that predation between microbes offer for studying and discussing basic ecological and general biological concepts. This volume contains chapters on the diversity, ecology and phylogeny of predatory prokaryotes,... more...

  • Chemokines and Viral Infectionby Thomas E. Lane

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 195.96

    Chemokines represent a family of over 40 small proteins that, for the most part, are secreted into the environment and function by binding to G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) that are expressed on numerous different cell types. When initially identified close to 30 years ago, these molecules were associated with various human inflammatory diseases... more...

  • Filovirusesby Jens Kuhn; Charles H. Calisher

    Springer Vienna 2008; US$ 238.43

    This is the first comprehensive review of the world literature on filovirus research and provides the most extensive bibliography of the subject yet published. There is special emphasis on foreign literature that has never been summarized. Every aspect of filovirus research, including their history, epidemiology, clinical picture, pathology, molecular... more...

  • Human Cytomegalovirusby Thomas E. Shenk; Mark F. Stinski

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 238.43

    The earliest observation of cytomegalovirus (CMV) interactions with the host cell was owl eye cytopathology in various tissues. It was recognized in the early 1970s that human CMV caused in utero infections resulting in congenital brain damage and other sensory neurological complications. Events of the 1980s and early 1990s, such as the wide application... more...

  • Lesser Known Large dsDNA Virusesby James L. van Etten

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 195.96

    Many large dsDNA-containing viruses are well known in the scientific community. But there are some not so well known, even though they play important roles in our lives. This book reviews seven of those lesser known virus families. more...

  • The HIV-1 Envelope Glycoproteinsby Rogier W. Sanders

    Amsterdam University Press 2003; US$ 76.75

    The need for a vaccine against HIV is obvious, but the development of an effective vaccine has met with frustrations. The HIV envelope glycoproteins, residing in the viral membrane, are the sole viral proteins exposed on the outside of virus particles and are therefore major targets for vaccine design. The first part of this thesis describes research... more...

  • Medical Microbiology: The Big Pictureby Neal Chamberlain

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 69.00 US$ 64.69

    Get the Big Picture of Medical Microbiology-and zero-in on what your really need to know to ace the course and board exams and prepare for clinical rotations! Medical Microbiology: The Big Picture is a different kind of resource. With an emphasis on what you ?need to know? versus ?what's nice to know,? and featuring 300 full-color illustrations,... more...

  • Oral Microbiology at a Glanceby Richard J. Lamont; Howard F. Jenkinson

    Wiley 2010; US$ 56.99 US$ 49.39

    Oral Microbiology At A Glance is a title in the highly popular at a Glance series. It provides a concise and accessible introduction and revision aid. Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, each topic is presented as a double-page spread with key facts accompanied by clear diagrams encapsulating essential information. Systematically... more...

  • Wastewater Microbiologyby Gabriel Bitton

    Wiley 2011; US$ 169.95 US$ 147.29

    Wastewater Microbiology focuses on microbial contaminants found in wastewater, methods of detection for these contaminants, and methods of cleansing water of microbial contamination. This classic reference has now been updated to focus more exclusively on issues particular to wastewater, with new information on fecal contamination and new molecular... more...

  • Safety Evaluation of Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devicesby Shayne C. Gad

    Springer US 2010; US$ 152.41

    The inspiration for this text was the 1988 volume by Alder and Zbinden. Since then, much has changed. But the intent of this volume is to provide similar guidance as to what nonclinical safety assessment tests need to be performed to move a drug into man. more...