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Biotechnology of Microorganisms: Diversity, Improvement, and Application of Microbes for Food Processing, Healthcare, Environmental Safety, and Agriculture

1st Edition

Jeyabalan Sangeetha, Devarajan Thangadurai, Somboon Tanasupawat, Pradnya Pralhad Kanekar
May 14, 2019

Microbial biotechnology is an important contributor to global business, especially in agriculture, the environment, healthcare, and the medical, food, and chemical industries. This volume provides an exciting interdisciplinary journey through the rapidly changing backdrop of invention in microbial...

Microbiology Of Chlamydia

1st Edition

Almen L. Barron
May 03, 2019

First Published in 1988, this book offers a full, comprehensive guide into microbiology of Chlamydia and its relationship with our bodies. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, pictures, and references this book serves as a useful reference for Students of Medicine, and...

Fungi in Polar Regions

1st Edition

Masaharu Tsuji, Tamotsu Hoshino
April 29, 2019

Fungi that inhabit polar-region can grow and decompose organic compounds under subzero temperatures play important roles in the nutrient cycle of polar-region ecosystems. Thus, changes in the mycoflora affect the ecological recycling in these regions, and understanding the cold-adaptation...

Modern Soil Microbiology, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Jan Dirk van Elsas, Jack T. Trevors, Alexandre Soares Rosado, Paolo Nannipieri
April 24, 2019

The living soil is crucial to photosynthesis, biogeochemical cycles, global food production, climate change, biodiversity, and plant and animal health. In the past decade, scientists have made significant advances in soil microbiology research. While the basic principles are now better understood,...

Human Viruses In Sediments Sludges & Soils

1st Edition

V. Chalapati Rao, Joseph L. Melnick
April 18, 2019

First published in 1991, this book conducts a systematic analysis of information regarding the viral effects of sediments, sludges, and soils on humans. Industrial manufacturers, health professionals, governmental agencies and others concerned with the effects of chemical waste on human populations...

Oilfield Microbiology

1st Edition

Torben Lund Skovhus, Corinne Whitby
April 11, 2019

Microorganisms can be both beneficial and harmful to the oil and gas industry and therefore there is an increasing need for the oil industry to characterize, quantify and monitor microbial communities in real time. Oilfield Microbiology offers a fundamental insight into how molecular...

Immunology: An Introductory Textbook

1st Edition

Anil K. Sharma
March 05, 2019

Immunology has emerged as a key component of the curricula of graduate and postgraduate courses in biotechnology, microbiology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, and other interdisciplinary fields of biology, including zoology, veterinary science, and medicine. As a basic introductory textbook on one...

Fungal Bioremediation: Fundamentals and Applications

1st Edition

Araceli Tomasini Campocosio, Hector Hugo Leon Santiesteban
March 01, 2019

This book highlights the role fungi play in bioremediation, as well as the mechanisms and enzymes involved in this process. It covers the application of bioremediation with fungi in polluted sites and gives a wide overview of the main applications of remediation, such as degradation of xenobiotics,...

Regulating with RNA in Bacteria and Archaea

1st Edition

Gisela Storz, Kai Papenfort
February 28, 2019

For decades after the discoveries of messenger RNA, transfer RNA, and ribosomal RNA, it was largely assumed that the role of RNA in the cell was limited to shuttling the genomic message, chaperoning amino acids, and toiling in the ribosomes. Eventually, hints that RNA molecules might have...

Revival: Biofilms (1995): Methods for Enzymatic Release of Microorganisms

1st Edition

Jean F. Brisou
February 20, 2019

This text presents a new technique for detecting microorganisms, specifically bacteria found in all levels of the biosphere. It also discusses methods for enzymatic release of these microbes as well as their interactions in all ecosystems. Drawings and micrographs help to illustrate this...

Revival: CRC Handbook of Laboratory Model Systems for Microbial Ecosystems, Volume I (1988)

1st Edition

Julian W.T. Wimpenny
February 20, 2019

These volumes present the main classes of useful laboratory model systems used to study microbial ecosystems, with emphasis on the practical details for the use of each model. The most commonly used model, the homogeneous fermenter, is featured along with linked homogeneous culture systems, film...

Revival: CRC Handbook of the Zoology of Amphistomes (1990)

1st Edition

Otto Sey
February 20, 2019

Handbook of the Zoology of Amphistomes provides a comprehensive survey on the morphology, ecology, systematics, and zoogeography of amphistomes, which are a group of digenetic trematodes parasitic in vertebrates. The handbook features the special morphological characteristics of amphistomes,...

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