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Microorganisms in the animal body

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  • Gut Flora, Nutrition, Immunity and Healthby Roy Fuller; Peridigó; Gabriela n

    Wiley 2008; US$ 291.99 US$ 262.79

    Some foods, as well as contributing essential nutrients to the body, also contain additional components that improve disease resistance and general health status over and above that induced by ingestion of conventional foods. The so-called functional foods, and prebiotics and probiotics exemplify the relationship that exists between nutrition, the... more...

  • Handbook of Probiotics and Prebioticsby Yuan Kun Lee; Seppo Salminen

    Wiley 2009; US$ 191.00 US$ 171.90

    Since the publication of the first edition in 1999, the science of probiotics and prebiotics has matured greatly and garnered more interest. The first handbook on the market, Handbook of Probiotics and Prebiotics: Second Edition updates the data in its predecessor, and it also includes material topics not previously discussed in the first edition,... more...

  • GI Microbiota and Regulation of the Immune Systemby Gary B. Huffnagle; Mairi Noverr

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 188.69

    This book covers current trends in the investigation of GI microbiota. It examines the relationship between the microbiota and the immune system from a variety of angles. more...

  • The Enteric Microbiotaby Francisco Guarner

    Biota Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    The human gut is the natural habitat for a diverse and dynamic microbial ecosystem having an important impact on health and disease. Bacteria have lived in and on animal hosts since multicellular life evolved about 1 billion years ago. Hosts provide habitat and nutrition to the microbial communities and derive many benefits from their guests that contribute... more...

  • Role of the Gut Flora in Toxicity and Cancerby I Rowland

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Role of the Gut Flora in Toxicity and Cancer examines the relationship between the gut microflora and its host. The aim is to provide a comprehensive view of the contribution of the gut flora to foreign compound metabolism in man and laboratory animals. The object has been to relate this bacterial metabolism to toxic events occurring in mammals and... more...

  • Role of gut bacteria in human toxicology and pharmacologyby Bradley Hillman

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 110.00

    An examination of the composition and metabolic activity of microorganisms commonly found in the human gut. Chapters cover the effects gut flora have on ingested compounds, vitamin production and gastrointestinal disorders. Comparisons are also made between microbial and mammalian metabolism. more...

  • Methods in Gut Microbial Ecology for Ruminantsby Harinder P.S. Makkar; Christopher S. McSweeney

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 188.69

    Asaresultofvarioushumanactivities,suchasincreaseinhumanpopulation,decrease in arable land due to soil degradation, urbanization, industrialization and associated increase in the demand for livestock products, dramatic changes are occurring in the global ruminant livestock sector. These changes includeshift inthesize of regional livestock populations... more...

  • Probiotics in Food Safety and Human Healthby Ipek Goktepe; Vijay K. Juneja; Mohamed Ahmedna

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 231.00

    The discovery of new and previously unknown organisms that cause foodborne illness makes it essential for scientists, regulators, and those in the food industry to reconsider their traditional approaches to food preservation. A single source reference that can provide the latest practical information on how to deal with the range of probiotic health... more...

  • Handbook of Prebioticsby Glenn R. Gibson; Marcel Roberfroid

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 199.95

    In order to achieve optimal digestion, absorption, and nutritional health, we must have appropriate populations of positive microflora. Prebiotics are functional foods that improve health by fortifying indigenous probiotics within the gut. This fast-growing area of nutrition and microbiology is rapidly amassing data and answering many questions about... more...

  • Bacteriology of Humansby Michael Wilson

    Wiley 2009; US$ 136.95 US$ 123.26

    1st Prize, 'New Authored Books' category, Royal Society of Medicine and Society of Authors Medical Book Awards 2008 “Overall, I am impressed by the up-to date information content and structure provided in Bacteriology of Humans. It is truly an ecological perspective helpful for undergraduate/graduate majors in microbiology and immunology.... more...