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Lactobacillus Genomics and Metabolic Engineering
Edited by: Sandra M. Ruzal
An invaluable source of information this book is essential reading for everyone working with lactobacilli, LAB and probiotics.
Cyanobacteria: Signaling and Regulation Systems
Author: Dmitry A. Los
Essential for anyone with an interest in cyanobacteria, stress responses, photosynthesis, nitrogen fixation and biotechnology.
Viruses of Microorganisms
Edited by: Paul Hyman and Stephen T. Abedon
In this multi-authored volume, international experts review the genomics, ecology, comparative biology and biotechnological applications of these fascinating viruses.
Protozoan Parasitism: From Omics to Prevention and Control
Edited by: Luis Miguel de Pablos Torró and Jacob-Lorenzo Morales
Expert international authors review the current hot-topics in this area to provide an up-to-date overview. Essential reading!
Genes, Genetics and Transgenics for Virus Resistance in Plants
Edited by: Basavaprabhu L. Patil
This authoritative book covers a wide range of topics, the breadth of which reflects the diversity of this research area.
DNA Tumour Viruses: Virology, Pathogenesis and Vaccines
Edited by: Sally Roberts
A must-read book for anyone with an interest in viral tumourigenesis.
Pathogenic Escherichia coli: Evolution, Omics, Detection and Control
Edited by: Pina M. Fratamico, Yanhong Liu and Christopher H. Sommers
A must-read for anyone with an interest in bacterial pathogenesis.
Postgraduate Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide for PhD and Master's Students and their Supervisors
Author: Aceme Nyika
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
"frontiers in the study of the 12 species of the genus" (ProtoView); "the current most important enterovirus research" (Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ.)
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
"The figures are expertly drawn" (SIMB News)
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); "an extensive and comprehensive glossary of contemporary concepts, terminologies, and vocabulary in modern parasitology" (Doodys); "a pure pleasure to explore and discover" (Epidemiol. Infect.); "highly recommended" (Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ.)
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); "a must read book" (SIMB News)
Metagenomics: Current Advances and Emerging Concepts
Edited by: Diana Marco
"presents those new to the field with important aspects of metagenomics" (Eur. J. Soil Sci.)
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)