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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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Postgraduate Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide for PhD and Master's Students and their Supervisors
Author: Aceme Nyika
Concise, easy-to-read, handbook for postgraduate students and their supervisors. Explains complex research concepts and methodologies in simple terms.
Enteroviruses: Omics, Molecular Biology, and Control
Edited by: William T. Jackson and Carolyn B. Coyne
A must-read for anyone with an interest in this family of viruses and an important acquisition for all microbiology libraries.
Molecular Biology of Kinetoplastid Parasites
Edited by: Hemanta K. Majumder
Reviews the current research in kinetoplastid parasites with an emphasis on cellular and molecular biology.
Bacterial Evasion of the Host Immune System
Edited by: Pedro Escoll
Expert authors critically review selected important topics in this exciting field. A valuable resource.
Illustrated Dictionary of Parasitology in the Post-Genomic Era
Author: Hany M. Elsheikha and Edward L. Jarroll
"a guide for students, academic staff, medical and veterinarian professionals" (ProtoView)
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
"reviews recent advances" (ProtoView)
Brewing Microbiology: Current Research, Omics and Microbial Ecology
Edited by: Nicholas A. Bokulich and Charles W. Bamforth
"a valuable information source ... an authoritative overview" (IMA Fungus)
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
"a one-stop shop for a huge range of Bacillus-focused molecular biology" (Microbiology Today)
Cyanobacteria: Omics and Manipulation
Edited by: Dmitry A. Los
"a treasure trove of valuable information" (Biospektrum)
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
"important comprehensive review reference" (JAVMA)
Staphylococcus: Genetics and Physiology
Edited by: Greg A. Somerville
"The editor has done a masterful job" (JAVMA)
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); "specialists in the field should definitely take a look" (Biospektrum)
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)