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  • Microbial-based Polyhydroxyalkanoatesby Amirul Al-Ashraf Abdullah; Kai-Hee Huong; Hema Ramachandran; Shantini Kannusamy

    Smithers Rapra 2015; US$ 130.00

    Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) is a group of natural biopolymers synthesised by a wide variety of microbial genera. It is a biodegradable and biocompatible thermoplastic consisting of a repeated chain of various hydroxyalkanoate monomers. PHA is envisioned to be one of the most prospective and futuristic materials which is beneficial to mankind and to... more...

  • Application of Bacterial Pigments as Colorantby Wan Azlina Ahmad; Wan Yunus Wan Ahmad; Zainul Akmar Zakaria; Nur Zulaikha Yusof

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 55.05

    Environmental concerns regarding continuous use of synthetic dyes saw a revival in the demand for natural dyes as natural dyes exhibit better biodegradability and generally have a higher compatibility with the environment. However, one of the limitations on the use of natural dyes or pigments is the low extraction yield factors (a few grams of pigment... more...

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

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 146.81

    This volume brings together contributions from experts in the field of Pasteurella research. Its 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...

  • In the Blink of an Eyeby Andrew W. Artenstein

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 30.58

    Written by the son of one of the lead scientists involved, this book offers a firsthand account of the development of the meningococcal meningitis vaccine, one of the most important historical events in the world of medicine. more...

  • Direct Methane to Methanolby Vladimir Arutyunov

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 199.95

    Direct Methane to Methanol: Foundations and Prospects of the Process offers a state-of-the-art account of one of the most interesting and potentially commercial technologies for direct conversion of natural gas into valuable chemicals. The book thoroughly explains the complex and unusual chemistry of the process, as well as possible applications... more...

  • Membrane Biophysicsby Mohammad Ashrafuzzaman; Jack A. Tuszynski

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 122.34

    Membrane Biophysics is tailored for readers who want to understand biological processes by applying both simple observations and scientific analysis. The text explores the causes and effects of membrane processes, and will eventually open new doors for pharmaceutical approaches to related diseases. more...

  • Anaerobic Bacteriaby Albert Balows; Raymond DeHaan; V.R. Dowell

    Charles C Thomas 1978; US$ 98.95

    The past ten years have witnessed a renewed interest in the classic anaerobic diseases as well as a host of additional clinical entities caused by one or more anaerobic bacteria. With the renewed interest on the part of clinicians, coupled with the unraveling of the "mystique' surrounding the technology of anaerobic bacteriology by bacteriologists,... more...

  • Spore Research 1976 V2by A. N. Barker

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Spore Research 1976, Volume II presents some of the papers reported at the meeting of British Spore Group held at the University of Leeds in December 1975. Organized into four headings, this volume focuses on aspects of heat and radiation resistance, germination, outgrowth, taxonomy, and ecology of spore formers. Specific discussions are given on... more...

  • Spore Research 1976 V1by A. N. Barker

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Spore Research 1976, Volume I presents most of the papers reported at the meeting of British Spore Group held at the University of Leeds in December 1975. Divided into 25 chapters, this volume begins by explaining the metabolic control of sporulation. It then talks about the structure, form, and function of peptidoglycans; the biological significance... more...

  • Iron Nutrition in Plants and Rhizospheric Microorganismsby Larry L. Barton; Javier Abadia

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 122.34

    Animals including humans are highly dependent on plants to provide many different nutrients including iron in a useable form. Additionally, plants are used to support the growth of animals and obtaining high crop yields via optimal plant growth is an economic necessity. Thus, it is crucial to understand the role of iron in plant nutrition. This book... more...