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Metagenomics: Current Advances and Emerging Concepts By Diana Marco
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Paperback: ISBN 978-1-910190-59-3 EAN 9781910190593 In this collection of reviews, expert authors describe the cutting-edge and emerging conceptual and methodological tools being employed to deal... More > with current issues in metagenomics. Topics covered include the integration of ecology and metagenomics; the organization, classification, analysis and interpretation of the vast amount of data; the new statistical and bioinformatic techniques; sample extraction and processing techniques; and various applications of metagenomics in specific areas. The volume is essential reading for researchers and students commencing projects in this field, for researchers active in metagenomics areas, and for educators interested in the latest developments. The volume is also of value to anyone involved in biotechnology, bioremediation, biodegradation and environmental microbiology.< Less
Metagenomics of the Microbial Nitrogen Cycle: Theory, Methods and Applications By Diana Marco
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Hardback: ISBN 978-1-908230-48-5 EAN 9781908230485 Written by renowned researchers specialised in the most relevant and emerging topics in the field, this book provides comprehensive information on... More > the new theoretical, methodological and applied aspects of metagenomics and other 'omics' approaches used to study the microbial N cycle. Recommended for microbiologists, environmental scientists and anyone interested in microbial communities, metagenomics, metatranscriptomics and metaproteomics of the microbial N cycle. This volume provides a thorough account of the contributions of metagenomics to microbial N cycle background theory, reviews state-of-the-art investigative methods and explores new applications in water treatment, agricultural practices and climate change, among others.< Less
Quantitative metagenomic biodiversity By ANTONIO MONLEON GETINO
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Metagenomics is the study of microbial communities directly in their natural environments, including mouth, skin, and gut samples to understand human related diseases, soil samples to study plant... More > soil-microbe interactions, and water samples. A sample can contain more than 10,000 species, but how quantify statistically? Concepts like microbiota, metagenome and microbiome are a bit confusing, microbiota refers to taxonomically identification the community of microorganisms; the metagenome conforms the genes and genomes of the microbiota, including plasmids, and highlights the genetic potential of the population; whereas the microbiome refers to the whole conjunct of genes and genomes of the microbiota, as well as the products of the microbiota and the host environment. This short book tries to put light on the Taxonomic Diversity and its measurement using metagenomics, about the statistical methods and the methodologies.< Less
Microbial Ecology: Current Advances from Genomics, Metagenomics and Other Omics By Diana Marco
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Hardback: ISBN 978-1-912530-02-1 EAN 9781912530021 This book presents selected recent hot-topics in the application of advanced omics methods to the field of microbial ecology. Written by specialist... More > scientists under the experienced editorial guidance of Diana Marco, the book covers both the theoretical and applied aspects of microbial ecology. Topics include the investigation of the patterns, processes and mechanisms in microbial ecology, microbiome sequencing, soil microbiology, insular microbiogeography, sediment microbial communities, and wildlife microbial genomics and endocrinology. This timely volume is indispensable for scientific researchers, educators and advanced students interested in approaching the microbial ecology field by utilizing the most recent and advanced omics methods. The book is invaluable for everyone working in the field of microbial ecology and is recommended reading for all microbiologists.< Less
Omics in Soil Science By Paolo Nannipieri
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Hardback: ISBN 978-1-908230-32-4 EAN 9781908230324 This volume presents the state-of-the-art of omic applications in soil science, a field that is advancing rapidly on many fronts. Distinguished... More > authors describe the application of metagenomics, metatranscriptomics and proteomics to soil science. In particular the book covers the current and emerging omics techniques and the contribution of these approaches to a better assessment of soil functionality. The authors also explore the specific problems encountered in the application of various omics technologies to soil science and the future research requirements necessary to overcome the current limitations in this area. This book is both a practical guide and a recommended reference volume for all soil scientists.< Less
Horizontal Gene Transfer in Microorganisms By M. Pilar Francino
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Hardback: ISBN 978-1-908230-10-2 EAN 9781908230102 Under the expert guidance of the editor, M. Pilar Francino, expert authors from around the world have contributed novel work and comprehensive,... More > up-to-date reviews on the most topical aspects of horizontal gene transfer in microorganisms. Topics include: gene survival in emergent genomes, evolution of prokaryotic pangenomes, horizontal transfer of host-adaptability systems, barriers to horizontal gene transfer, evolution of horizontally transferred genes, lateral gene transfer in natural ecosystems, maintenance of plasmids among bacteria, mobile genetic elements in metagenomes, and the evolution of antibiotic resistance genes. Aimed primarily at research scientists, graduate students and other experts, this book is a major resource for anyone interested in horizontal gene transfer, microbial evolution or antibiotic resistance in bacteria. A recommended book for all microbiology laboratories.< Less
Microbial Biodegradation: From Omics to Function and Application By Jerzy Długoński
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Paperback: ISBN 978-1-910190-45-6 EAN 9781910190456 In this timely book, expert authors critically review the most important current research in this exciting field. Topics include the genomics,... More > metagenomics and metatranscriptomics of biodegradation, molecular markers in biodegradation, metabolomics and crucial enzymes, proteomics in metabolic pathways inspection, lipidomics in microbial adaptation to toxic compounds, degradation of endocrine disrupting compounds, dyes decolourisation and degradation, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon biodegradation, biosurfactants enhancement factors, degradation of volatile compounds, heavy metals removal, and examples of the applications of recent research. Essential reading for scientists working in the field of microbial degradation and bioremediation and recommended reading for everyone interested in environmental microbiology, biotechnology and molecular biology.< Less
Probiotics and Prebiotics: Current Research and Future Trends By Koen Venema
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Hardback: ISBN 978-1-910190-09-8 EAN 9781910190098 Written by leading international researchers, each chapter affords a critical insight to a particular topic, reviews current research, discusses... More > future direction and aims to stimulate discussion. Topics range from the different microorganisms used as probiotics (lactobacilli, bifidobacteria, yeast, etc) and techniques and approaches used (metagenomics, etc) to the reviews of the clinical and medical aspects. The provision of extensive reference sections positively encourages readers to pursue each subject in greater detail. Containing 33 chapters, the book is an invaluable source of information and essential reading for everyone working with probiotics, prebiotics and the gut microbiota, from the PhD student to the experienced scientist, in academia, the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries and working in clinical environments.< Less
Bioinformatics and Data Analysis in Microbiology By Özlem Taştan Bishop
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Hardback: ISBN 978-1-908230-39-3 EAN 9781908230393 This book provides invaluable, up-to-date and detailed information on various aspects of bioinformatics data analysis with applications to... More > microbiology. It describes a number of different useful bioinformatics tools, makes links to some wet-lab techniques, explains different approaches to tackle a problem, talks about current challenges and limitations, gives examples of applications of bioinformatics methods to microbiology, and discusses future trends. The chapters include topics such as genome sequencing techniques, assembly, SNP analysis, annotation, comparative genomics, microbial community profiling, metagenomics, phylogenetic microarrays, barcoding and more. Each chapter is written by scientists who are expert in the field, and is peer-reviewed. Bioinformatics and Data Analysis in Microbiology is an essential book for researchers, lecturers and students involved in microbiology, bioinformatics and genome analysis.< Less
Next-generation Sequencing: Current Technologies and Applications By Jianping Xu
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Hardback: ISBN 978-1-908230-33-1 EAN 9781908230331 Written by experts from around the world, this book explores the most recent advances in NGS instrumentation and data analysis. The book begins... More > with a comprehensive description of current NGS platforms, their sequencing chemistries, instrument specifications, and general workflows and procedures. A separate chapter is dedicated to low-quantity, single molecule sequencing technology. Further chapters explore the application of NGS technologies in various fields including polymorphism detection, sRNA research, rare variant detection, large variant detection, exome sequencing, plant development studies, microbial metagenomics, and studies on the human microbiome. Practical and cutting-edge, this volume represents an excellent collection of chapters to aid all scientists who wish to apply these innovative research tools.< Less

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