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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
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
"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
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: 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)
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
"a nice state of the art compilation" (Doodys)
Virus Evolution: Current Research and Future Directions
Edited by: Scott C. Weaver, Mark Denison, Marilyn Roossinck and Marco Vignuzzi
"highly informative ... a pleasure to read" (Microbiol. Today)
Arboviruses: Molecular Biology, Evolution and Control
Edited by: Nikos Vasilakis and Duane J. Gubler
"a thorough and compelling review ... an outstanding book ... highly recommended" (Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.)
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.)