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Illustrated Dictionary of Parasitology in the Post-Genomic Era
Author: Hany M. Elsheikha and Edward L. Jarroll
An up-to-date illustrated dictionary of the terminology encountered in contemporary parasitology literature.
Next-generation Sequencing and Bioinformatics for Plant Science
Edited by: Vijai Bhadauria
Review of next-generation sequencing and bioinformatics and applications in plants, in particular crop yield, drought tolerance and disease resistance.
The CRISPR/Cas System: Emerging  Technology and Application
Edited by: Muhammad Jamal
A useful and timely review of the applications of the CRISPR/Cas system across diverse fields and a discussion of novel avenues of research.
Brewing Microbiology: Current Research, Omics and Microbial Ecology
Edited by: Charles W. Bamforth and Nicholas A. Bokulich
Recent discoveries in brewing microbiology with an emphasis on omics techniques and other modern technologies.
Metagenomics: Current Advances and Emerging Concepts
Edited by: Diana Marco
Cutting-edge and emerging conceptual and methodological tools used in metagenomics
Bacillus: Cellular and Molecular Biology (Third edition)
Edited by: Peter L. Graumann
Revised, updated and expanded with two new chapters on motility and nucleotide regulation, the third edition of this authoritative reference work provides up-to-date reviews on current Bacillus research.
Cyanobacteria: Omics and Manipulation
Edited by: Dmitry A. Los
Reviews the most important topics on cyanobacterial omics and manipulation to provide a timely overview of the field.
Brain-eating Amoebae: Biology and Pathogenesis of Naegleria fowleri
Author: Ruqaiyyah Siddiqui, Ibne Karim M. Ali, Jennifer R. Cope and Naveed Ahmed Khan
"explains the current knowledge and research" (ProtoView)
Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus: Current Research and Emerging Trends
Edited by: Francisco Sobrino and Esteban Domingo
Essential scientific background, comprehensive, interdisciplinary and up-to-date information on basic research and FMD control.
Staphylococcus: Genetics and Physiology
Edited by: Greg A. Somerville
Essential reading for scientists working with staphylococci. This text is an excellent introduction for entry level scientists, as well as those seeking a deeper understanding of this critically important bacterial pathogen.
Chloroplasts: Current Research and Future Trends
Edited by: Helmut Kirchhoff
"a comprehensive guide" (ProtoView)
Microbial Biodegradation: From Omics to Function and Application
Edited by: Jerzy Długoński
"a valuable companion to both early and established researchers" (Micro. Today)
Influenza: Current Research
Edited by: Qinghua Wang and Yizhi Jane Tao
Highly informative and well referenced, this book is essential reading for everyone with an interest in influenza virus.
MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry in Microbiology
Edited by: Markus Kostrzewa and Sören Schubert
Overview of MALDI-TOF MS in key areas of microbiology and the impact of mass spectrometry in diagnostics, food microbiology, environmental microbiology and strain collections.
Aspergillus and Penicillium in the Post-genomic Era
Edited by: Ronald P. de Vries, Isabelle Benoit Gelber and Mikael Rørdam Andersen
"new and well-presented book" (IMA Fungus)
The Bacteriocins: Current Knowledge and Future Prospects
Edited by: Robert L. Dorit, Sandra M. Roy and Margaret A. Riley
"a comprehensive survey" (ASM: Small Things Considered); "an abundance of information" (BioSpektrum); "excellent book" (Micro. Today)
Omics in Plant Disease Resistance
Edited by: Vijai Bhadauria
"essential reading ... highly recommended" (Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ.); "a panorama of the application of omics approaches" (Q. Rev. Biol.)
Acidophiles: Life in Extremely Acidic Environments
Edited by: Raquel Quatrini and D. Barrie Johnson
"Contributors from a wide range of biological and environmental sciences" (ProtoView); "well documented, well referenced, and easily read" (SIMB News)
Climate Change and Microbial Ecology: Current Research and Future Trends
Edited by: Jürgen Marxsen
"impressive" (ASM: Small Things Considered); "written at a high scientific level" (BioSpektrum)
Biofilms in Bioremediation: Current Research and Emerging Technologies
Edited by: Gavin Lear
"describes explicitly the role of biofilms in bioremediation" (Biospektrum); indispensable ... recommended (Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ.); "A useful book" (Micro. Today)