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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
Microbial Production of Biopolymers and Polymer Precursors: Applications and Perspectives By Bernd H. A. Rehm
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Hardback: ISBN 978-1-904455-36-3 EAN 9781904455363 Written by expert, internationally renowned scientists, this comprehensive volume describes in detail the use of microorganisms for the production... More > of the most important biopolymers and polymer precursors. The authors describe, in depth, the biosynthetic pathways, physical properties and industrial production processes and discuss in detail the genetic and metabolic engineering of microorganisms for biopolymer production. Also highlighted are the applications and potential applications of the biopolymers and microbial biotechnology. Topics include the biochemistry and genetics of biosynthesis of xanthan, alginate, cellulose, cyanophycin, poly(gamma-glutamic acid), levan, hyaluronic acid, organic acids, oligosaccharides and polysaccharides, and polyhydroxyalkanoates. A recommended book for all biotechnology and microbiology laboratories.< Less
Porcine Viruses: From Pathogenesis to Strategies for Control By Hovakim Zakaryan
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Paperback: ISBN 978-1-910190-91-3 EAN 9781910190913 This book provides a comprehensive review of the current knowledge of the most important porcine viruses written by prominent scientists who have... More > made great contributions in their respective fields of expertise. Topics include: African swine fever virus, classical swine fever virus, foot-and-mouth disease virus, porcine circovirus, porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, porcine parvovirus, porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus, and swine vesicular disease virus. Each chapter covers the current knowledge on epidemiology, pathogenesis, virus biology, diagnosis, and prevention and control strategies. This book is essential reading for everyone working with porcine viruses from the PhD student to the experienced scientist, in academia, the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries and for those working in clinical environments.< Less
Microbiota: Current Research and Emerging Trends By Takashi Matsumoto & Yoshio Yamaoka
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Description: Paperback: ISBN 978-1-910190-93-7 EAN 9781910190937 In this timely book expert international authors review selected hot-topics in this area to provide an up-to-date overview. Topics... More > covered include: effect of ageing and diet; dysbiosis as an environmental factor; beneficial effects of probiotics on infants and children with dysbiosis; metaproteomics of the gut microbiota; gut microbiome and neuro development; the link between oral health and neurological disease; and the influence of the gut microbiome composition on GI tract cancer. The book is essential reading for everyone working with human microbiota, probiotics and prebiotics from the PhD student to the experienced scientist.< Less
Lab-on-a-Chip Technology (Vol. 2): Biomolecular Separation and Analysis By Keith E. Herold & Avraham Rasooly
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Hardback: ISBN 978-1-904455-47-9 EAN 9781904455479 A comprehensive volume focusing on the applications of LOC technology in the biomedical and life sciences. A skillful selection of topics of... More > exceptional importance to current science ensures that this book will be of major value to a wide range of molecular biologists, clinical scientists, microbiologists, biochemists and anyone interested in LOC technology or developing applications for LOC devices.< Less
Lab-on-a-Chip Technology (Vol. 1): Fabrication and Microfluidics By Keith E. Herold & Avraham Rasooly
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Hardback: ISBN 978-1-904455-46-2 EAN 9781904455462 This invaluable book describes the latest methods and novel technologies being developed for the fabrication of LOC devices and new approaches for... More > fluid control and manipulation. An essential book for biologists and clinicians using LOC technology and developing applications and also for engineering, chemical and physical science researchers developing analytical technologies. The book will also be useful as a teaching tool for bioengineering, biomedical engineering and biology.< Less
Plant Genomics By Hany A. El-Shemy
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Paperback: ISBN 978-1-912530-06-9 EAN 9781912530069 Renowned experts in the field have contributed chapters that describe and discuss some of the most topical aspects of plant genomics. The book is... More > fully illustrated and chapters include comprehensive reference sections. Essential reading for scientists involved in plant genomics and a recommended volume for everyone involved in plant science.< Less
The Prion Protein By Jörg Tatzelt
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Paperback: ISBN 978-1-912530-07-6 EAN 9781912530076 Highlights the apparently incongruous activities of different PrP conformers. The articles outline current research on celluar pathways implicated... More > in the formation and signaling of neurotoxic and physiological PrP isoforms and delineate future research direction. Topics covered include the physiologcial activity of PrPC and its possible role as a neurotrophic factor, the finding that aberrant PrP conformers can cause neurodegeneration in the absence of infectious prion propagation, the requirement of the GPI anchor of PrPC for the neurotoxic effects of scrapie prions, the pathways implicated in the formation and neurotoxic properties of cytosolically localized PrP, the impact of metal ions on the processing of PrP, and the role of autophagy in the propagation and clearance of PrPSc. The book is fully illustrated and chapters include comprehensive reference sections. Essential reading for scientists involved in prion research.< Less
PCR Troubleshooting and Optimization: The Essential Guide By Suzanne Kennedy & Nick Oswald
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Hardback: ISBN 978-1-904455-72-1 EAN 9781904455721 Discusses the strategies for effective controls and standards for PCR, when they should be employed and how to interpret. Optimization for... More > efficiency, precision and sensitivity of PCR methodology. Essential guidance on how to troubleshoot inefficient reactions. Design and optimization techniques, use of appropriate controls, the significance of standard curves and the principles and strategies required for effective troubleshooting. Authors highlight the importance of sample preparation and quality, primer design, controlling inhibitors, avoiding amplicon and environmental contamination, optimizing reagent quality and concentration, and modifying the thermal cycling protocol for optimal sensitivity and specificity. The history of PCR, the choice of instrumentation, the applications of PCR in metagenomics, high resolution melting analysis, the MIQE guidelines, and PCR at the microliter scale. An essential book for anyone using PCR technology.< Less
PCR Troubleshooting: The Essential Guide By Michael L. Altshuler
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Paperback: ISBN 978-1-904455-07-3 EAN 9781904455073 A unique PCR troubleshooting guide that is an essential companion for anyone who uses the polymerase chain reaction technique. Aimed at a reader... More > with some experience in PCR the book discusses the many and varied problems encountered with PCR together with tips, advice and procedures to obviate rather than overcome the PCR problems. Written in the language of the laboratory with a little humour and a down-to-earth approach, the book is easy to read and understand. If you fail at PCR, consult this book! The advice in these pages is invaluable and is the sort of advice that is not usually found elsewhere. In the words of the author, remember that there are many other things in life than PCR ... for example, isothermal DNA amplification.< Less