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Lactobacillus Genomics and Metabolic Engineering By Sandra M. Ruzal
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Paperback: ISBN 978-1-910190-89-0 EAN 9781910190890 The considerable commercial importance has stimulated a plethora of research projects studying the genomics, molecular biology and metabolic... More > engineering of these bacteria and prompted the need for this concise book which provides a timely overview of the field. Topics covered include: the genomic perspective on niche adaptability; catabolic pathways of complex carbohydrates metabolism; the production of lactate; genetics, biology of the cell envelope and applications of the S-layer proteins; lactobacilli bacteriophage; DNA transfer into Lactobacillus species; recombinant gene expression and genomics of antibiotic resistance in Lactobacillus. This book is an invaluable source of information and essential reading for everyone working with lactobacilli, lactic acid bacteria and probiotics, from the PhD student to the experienced scientist, in academia, the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries and those working in clinical environments.< Less
Cyanobacteria: Signaling and Regulation Systems By Dmitry Dmitry A. Los
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Paperback: ISBN 978-1-910190-87-6 EAN 9781910190876 In this book Dr Los reviews the current research with experimental stressors and how these can be used to search for and to identify the... More > regulatory molecules and circuits of cyanobacterial cells. Topics covered include: cyanobacterial genetic systems responsible for acclimation to changing environment, including the two-component regulatory system, eukaryotic-type serine-threonine protein kinases, sigma subunits of RNA polymerase, transcription factors, and some other regulators of gene expression in response to various factors. This book will be essential for anyone with an interest in cyanobacteria, stress responses, photosynthesis, nitrogen fixation and biotechnology.< Less
Viruses of Microorganisms By Paul Hyman
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Paperback: ISBN 978-1-910190-85-2 EAN 9781910190852 In this multi-authored volume, international experts review the genomics, ecology, comparative biology and biotechnological applications of these... More > fascinating viruses. Chapters have extensive reference sections that should encourage readers to pursue each subject in greater detail. This unique reference volume is a must-read for everyone working with VoMs, from the PhD student to the experienced scientist, in academia, the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries and working in clinical environments.< Less
Plant-Microbe Interactions in the Rhizosphere By Adam Schikora
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Paperback: ISBN 978-1-912530-00-7 EAN 9781912530007 In this volume expert authors review current research on diverse aspects of the interactions which occur in the rhizosphere between the host plant... More > and the microorganisms. The chapters focus on specific phenomena, from the biochemical and genetical level to complex inter-organism communication. The authors provide valuable insights into phenomena which are exemplary for diverse types of interaction and highlight emerging research providing important new insights into the interaction networks. Topics include: bacterial metabolism in the rhizosphere, the role of plasmids, plant immunity, the MTI-ETI model, endofungal bacteria, plant-nematode interactions, and apple replant disease. This excellent volume is recommended for anyone involved in plant science or environmental microbiology and is indispensable for scientists working in the areas of soil microbiology and plant-microbe interactions.< Less
Borrelia: Molecular Biology, Host Interaction and Pathogenesis By Justin D. Radolf & D. Scott Samuels
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Hardback: ISBN 978-1-904455-58-5 EAN 9781904455585 Written by renowned scientists who have made seminal contributions to the field, this book is a comprehensive guide to the pathogenic Borrelia,... More > providing researchers, advanced students, clinicians, and other professionals with an encyclopedic overview of the molecular biology of this important genus and the pathogenesis of diseases caused. Leading authorities have contributed chapters. The volume is essential for anyone involved in Borrelia research and is strongly recommended for microbiologists, immunologists, and physicians involved in spirochete research, Lyme borreliosis, or relapsing fever. The book is a recommended reference volume for all microbiology libraries.< Less
Shigella: Molecular and Cellular Biology By William D. Picking
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Paperback: ISBN 978-1-910190-19-7 EAN 9781910190197 This book provides a thorough overview of current research on the cellular and molecular biology of Shigella. Expert authors have contributed... More > authoritative and up-to-date reviews of current knowledge and recent advances in the molecular biology of these pathogens. This compendium provides the researcher with a flavour of the molecular and cellular topics that are important in understanding Shigella and the delicate balance it has with its primary host. This is an essential book for Shigella researchers and recommended reading for anyone working in the area of bacterial pathogenesis.< Less
Rhabdoviruses: Molecular Taxonomy, Evolution, Genomics, Ecology, Host-Vector Interactions, Cytopathology and Control By Ralf G Dietzgen & Ivan V. Kuzmin
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Hardback: ISBN 978-1-908230-11-9 EAN 9781908230119 Written by a select group of world-renowned virologists, this book reviews all of the most recent advances in rhabdovirology providing a timely... More > overview of the field. Most contributions are written from a molecular and genomic perspective and contain expert insights upon which to base future research efforts. Topics covered include: morphology, genome organization, transcription, virus replication, taxonomy, characterization, virus evolution, vesiculovirus, lyssavirus, ephemeroviruses, fish novirhabdoviruses, the sigma viruses of Drosophila, virus-host protein interaction of plant-adapted rhabdoviruses, cereal-infecting rhabdoviruses, and rabies prevention and control including lyssavirus vaccine development. The book is a 'must read' for all virologists working on these and related negative sense RNA viruses. A recommended book for all biology, veterinary and medical libraries.< Less
Brucella: Molecular Microbiology and Genomics By Ignacio López-Goñi & David O'Callaghan
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Hardback: ISBN 978-1-904455-93-6 EAN 9781904455936 Written by highly acclaimed Brucella scientists, this book comprehensively reviews the most important advances in the field. Opening chapters focus... More > on genetic diversity within Brucella, covering both classical and new species. Particular emphasis is given to how comparative genomics has led to advances in molecular diagnostics, taxonomy and phylogeny. Following chapters cover proteomic analysis, transcriptomic analysis, the VirB type IV secretion system, signalling complexes, e.g. the BvrR/BvrS two-component regulatory system and quorum sensing. This volume is essential reading for everyone with an interest in Brucella and brucellosis. It is also recommended reading for the wider body of scientists, veterinarians and MDs with an interest in microbial diagnostics, microbial pathogenesis, host-parasite interactions, cellular microbiologists and immunologists and vaccine development scientists.< Less
Foodborne and Waterborne Bacterial Pathogens: Epidemiology, Evolution and Molecular Biology By Shah M. Faruque
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Hardback: ISBN 978-1-908230-06-5 EAN 9781908230065 Food- and waterborne pathogens continue to be a major cause of mortality in developing countries and cause significant morbidity in developed... More > nations. This timely book aims to capture the essence of the latest developments to provide a timely overview of the field. Written by leading bacteriologists, chapters cover all the important bacteria and review topics such as pathogenic properties, population genetics, virulence genes, evolution, drug resistance, epidemiology, detection, identification and control strategies. Other topics include the molecular basis for enhanced transmissibility of waterborne pathogens, their mode of survival in the environment, and the evolution of new species with increased fitness both as pathogens and environmental organisms. Essential reading for microbiologists working with these and related pathogens.< Less
Molecular Virology and Control of Flaviviruses By Pei-Yong Shi
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Hardback: ISBN 978-1-904455-92-9 EAN 9781904455929 The editor of Molecular Virology and Control of Flaviviruses has assembled an up-to-date and cutting-edge anthology from the leading experts in the... More > flavivirus field. Chapters are balanced by contributions from established investigators, who have dedicated their careers to flavivirus research, with those from newcomers who have recently made significant contributions to the flavivirus field. The book represents an important update of flavivirus research and will serve as a reference to flavivirus researchers at the graduate level and beyond. A recommended text for all virology libraries.< Less