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Microbiology and Molecular Biology Books: A list of recommended reading and recently published books of interest to molecular biologists, microbiologists and life scientists.
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Chloroplasts: Current Research and Future Trends
Edited by: Helmut Kirchhoff
Reflects the diversity of the research field ranging from the biophysical principles of energy conversion over metabolic regulation and ion transport to identification of unique plastid proteins by the systems-biology based green cut project.
Microbial Biodegradation: From Omics to Function and Application
Edited by: Jerzy Długoński
Topics range from the genomics, metagenomics and metatranscriptomics of biodegradation to examples of the applications of recent research.
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
An essential reference for everyone working with Aspergillus and Penicillium and other filamentous fungi!
The Bacteriocins: Current Knowledge and Future Prospects
Edited by: Robert L. Dorit, Sandra M. Roy and Margaret A. Riley
Essential reading for everyone involved in antimicrobial research!
Omics in Plant Disease Resistance
Edited by: Vijai Bhadauria
"essential reading ... highly recommended" (Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ.)
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)
Climate Change and Microbial Ecology: Current Research and Future Trends
Edited by: Jürgen Marxsen
"impressive" (ASM Blog)
Biofilms in Bioremediation: Current Research and Emerging Technologies
Edited by: Gavin Lear
Up-to-date and authoritative reviews of the latest scientific research on microbial biofilms and the biological remediation of contaminated environments
Microalgae: Current Research and Applications
Edited by: Maria-Nefeli Tsaloglou
The latest research and newest approaches to the study of microalgae.
Gas Plasma Sterilization in Microbiology: Theory, Applications, Pitfalls and New Perspectives
Edited by: Hideharu Shintani and Akikazu Sakudo
Topics range from: Background and principles of gas plasma sterilisation to applications (e.g. inactivation of spores, viruses and seed-borne plant pathogens) and common data-interpretation errors.
Virus Evolution: Current Research and Future Directions
Edited by: Scott C. Weaver, Mark Denison, Marilyn Roossinck and Marco Vignuzzi
Addresses a wide range of current questions and research approaches at the forefront of the field and highlights recent advances in our understanding of the history and mechanisms of virus evolution.
Arboviruses: Molecular Biology, Evolution and Control
Edited by: Nikos Vasilakis and Duane J. Gubler
Topics range from taxonomy and genome organization, to arbovirus diagnostics and control. Essential reading.
Shigella: Molecular and Cellular Biology
Edited by: William D. Picking and Wendy L. Picking
Up-to-date reviews of current knowledge and recent advances in the molecular biology of Shigella.
Aquatic Biofilms: Ecology, Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment
Edited by: Anna M. Romaní, Helena Guasch and M. Dolors Balaguer
"essential reference book" (Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ.)
Alphaviruses: Current Biology
Edited by: Suresh Mahalingam, Lara Herrero and Belinda Herring
As the first to focus exclusively on alphaviruses, this book serves as an invaluable resource for researchers and clinicians working with alphaviruses and related viruses. Essential reading.
Thermophilic Microorganisms
Edited by: Fu-Li Li
Reviews of current research on thermophilic microorganisms providing a timely overview of the field and covering the ecology, enzymology and genetics of thermophiles.
Flow Cytometry in Microbiology: Technology and Applications
Edited by: Martin G. Wilkinson
"an impressive group of experts" (ProtoView); "practical and up-to-date information" (Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ.)
Probiotics and Prebiotics: Current Research and Future Trends
Edited by: Koen Venema and Ana Paula do Carmo
Containing 33 chapters, the book is an invaluable source of information and essential reading for everyone working with probiotics, prebiotics and the gut microbiotflora.