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Corynebacterium glutamicum

Andreas Burkovski presents a new book on Corynebacterium glutamicum: From Systems Biology to Biotechnological Applications
This book provides a comprehensive overview of current knowledge and research on C. glutamicum systems biology and biotechnological applications. Written by a team of prominent scientists under the expert editorship of Andreas Burkovski, the topics covered include: proteomics; flux analysis technology for metabolic analysis; metabolic engineering for alternative carbon source utilization; manipulation of nitrogen metabolism; transport, degradation and assimilation of aromatic compounds and their regulation; engineering for production of organic acids and alcohols; microbial factory for the production of polyesters; biotechnological application under oxygen deprivation; the secretory production of heterologous proteins; genetically-encoded biosensors. Packed with practical information and state-of-the-art science this concise volume is an essential handbook for everyone working with Corynebacterium and related organisms in academia, biotechnology companies, and the pharmaceutical industry and is a recommended volume for all microbiology libraries. read more ...
Corynebacterium glutamicum: From Systems Biology to Biotechnological Applications
Edited by: Andreas Burkovski
Caister Academic Press
Hardback: ISBN 978-1-910190-05-0 £159, $319. Ebook: ISBN 978-1-910190-06-7 £159, $319
A comprehensive and authoritative overview of current research, this book is essential reading for everyone working with Corynebacterium and related organisms. read more ...
Full information at Corynebacterium glutamicum.

Probiotics and Prebiotics

Koen Venema and Ana Paula do Carmo present a new book on Probiotics and Prebiotics: Current Research and Future Trends
With state-of-the-art commentaries on all aspects of probiotics and prebiotics research, this book provides an authoritative and timely overview of the field. Written by leading international researchers, each chapter affords a critical insight to a particular topic, reviews current research, discusses 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 microbiotflora, from the PhD student to the experienced scientist, in academia, the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries and working in clinical environments. read more ...
Probiotics and Prebiotics: Current Research and Future Trends
Edited by: Koen Venema and Ana Paula do Carmo
Caister Academic Press
Hardback: ISBN 978-1-910190-09-8 £180, $360. Ebook: ISBN 978-1-910190-10-4 £180, $360
Containing 33 chapters, the book is an invaluable source of information and essential reading for everyone working with probiotics, prebiotics and the gut microbiotflora. read more ...
Full information at Probiotics and Prebiotics.

Aeromonas book available very soon

The new book on Aeromonas edited by Joerg Graf will be available for dispatch within the next 2 or 3 weeks read more ...
Aeromonas
Edited by: Joerg Graf
Caister Academic Press
Hardback: ISBN 978-1-908230-56-0 £159, $319. Ebook: ISBN 978-1-908230-57-7 £159, $319
An essential handbook for everyone involved with Aeromonas research or clinical diagnosis. read more ...
Full information at Aeromonas.

Microbial Nitrogen Cycle

Current topics in the Microbial Nitrogen Cycle are comprehensively covered in this recent book with particular reference to metagenomics and other 'omics' approaches. Written by renowned researchers the reviews provide comprehensive information on the new theoretical, methodological and applied methods to study the microbial N cycle read more ...
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We have selected several further books that are recommended reading for anyone involved in the metagenomics or environmental microbiology:

Note: these ebooks are available through Ebrary and Ebsco.

Bacteria-Plant Interactions: Advanced Research and Future Trends
Edited by: Jesús Murillo, Robert W. Jackson, Boris A. Vinatzer and Dawn L. Arnold
Hardback: ISBN 978-1-908230-58-4 £159, $319. Ebook: ISBN 978-1-910190-00-5 £159, $319
A team of respected scientists review the most important current topics to provide a timely overview. read more ...
Full information at Bacteria-Plant Interactions.
Bioinformatics and Data Analysis in Microbiology
Edited by: Özlem Taştan Bishop
Hardback: ISBN 978-1-908230-39-3 £159, $319. Ebook: ISBN 978-1-908230-73-7 £159, $319
Invaluable, up-to-date and detailed information on various aspects of bioinformatics data analysis with applications to microbiology. read more ...
Full information at Bioinformatics and Data Analysis in Microbiology.
Omics in Soil Science
Edited by: Paolo Nannipieri, Giacomo Pietramellara and Giancarlo Renella
Hardback: ISBN 978-1-908230-32-4 £159, $319. Ebook: ISBN 978-1-908230-94-2 £159, $319
"a recommended reference" (Biotechnol. Agrom. Soc. Environ.) read more ...
Full information at Omics in Soil Science.
Applications of Molecular Microbiological Methods
Edited by: Torben L. Skovhus, Sean M. Caffrey and Casey R.J. Hubert
Hardback: ISBN 978-1-908230-31-7 £159, $319. Ebook: ISBN 978-1-908230-69-0 £159, $319
Emerging molecular methods that allow the diversity of a microbial community to be surveyed and its functions to be investigated. read more ...
Full information at Applications of Molecular Microbiological Methods.
Cold-Adapted Microorganisms
Edited by: Isao Yumoto
Hardback: ISBN 978-1-908230-26-3 £159, $319. Ebook: ISBN 978-1-908230-90-4 £159, $319
"a wealth of interesting findings" (Biospektrum) read more ...
Full information at Cold-Adapted Microorganisms.
Horizontal Gene Transfer in Microorganisms
Edited by: M. Pilar Francino
Hardback: ISBN 978-1-908230-10-2 £159, $319. Ebook: ISBN 978-1-908230-72-0 £159, $319
"a valuable source of ideas, facts and references" (Microbiol. Today); "state of the art information ... up-to-date" (Int. Micro.); "a good overview" (Ecotoxicology) read more ...
Full information at Horizontal Gene Transfer in Microorganisms.
Microbial Ecological Theory: Current Perspectives
Edited by: Lesley A. Ogilvie and Penny R. Hirsch
Hardback: ISBN 978-1-908230-09-6 £120, $240. Ebook: ISBN 978-1-908230-71-3 £120, $240
"thought-provoking ... a useful reference book" (Microbiol. Today); "insightful contributions" (ASM Microbe) read more ...
Full information at Microbial Ecological Theory.
Systems Microbiology: Current Topics and Applications
Edited by: Brian D. Robertson and Brendan W. Wren
Hardback: ISBN 978-1-908230-02-7 £159, $319
"a valuable resource" (Micro. Today); "wonderful volume" (Fungal Diversity) read more ...
Full information at Systems Microbiology.
Quantitative Real-time PCR in Applied Microbiology
Edited by: Martin Filion
Hardback: ISBN 978-1-908230-01-0 £159, $319
"useful book ... filled with valuable information" (Doodys); "an outstanding book" (Fungal Diversity) read more ...
Full information at Quantitative Real-time PCR in Applied Microbiology.
Extremophiles: Microbiology and Biotechnology
Edited by: Roberto Paul Anitori
Hardback: ISBN 978-1-904455-98-1 £159, $319
"highlights current areas of research" (IFIS); "a good overview" (Biospektrum); "recommended" (Micro. Today); "essential reading" (Fungal Diversity) read more ...
Full information at Extremophiles.
Microbial Biofilms: Current Research and Applications
Edited by: Gavin Lear and Gillian D. Lewis
Hardback: ISBN 978-1-904455-96-7 £159, $319
"a useful update" (Micro. Today); "highly recommended" (Biospektrum); "highly recommended" (Fungal Diversity) read more ...
Full information at Microbial Biofilms.

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Antibiotics book available very soon

The new book on Antibiotics edited by Sergio Sánchez and Arnold L. Demain will be available for dispatch within the next 2 or 3 weeks read more ...
Antibiotics: Current Innovations and Future Trends
Edited by: Sergio Sánchez and Arnold L. Demain
Caister Academic Press
Hardback: ISBN 978-1-908230-54-6 £180, $360. Ebook: ISBN 978-1-908230-55-3 £180, $360
A timely overview covering topics ranging from antibiotic resistance, toxicity and overuse to novel technologies for antibiotic discovery and pipeline antibiotics. Essential reading! read more ...
Full information at Antibiotics.

Epigenetics

Brian P. Chadwick presents a new book on Epigenetics: Current Research and Emerging Trends
The editor of this book has gathered together pioneers in the field of epigenetics to produce a volume of thought-provoking discussions on classic aspects of epigenetics and on the newer, emerging areas. The 17 chapters include topics on the impact of metabolism on the epigenome, how our actions may impact the health of our offspring several generations removed, and how exposure to environmental toxicants can have long-lasting effects on our epigenome with devastating consequences. This up-to-date volume is a major resource essential for those working in the field and is recommended reading for anyone new to this fascinating and fast-moving area of research. read more ...
Epigenetics: Current Research and Emerging Trends
Edited by: Brian P. Chadwick
Caister Academic Press
Hardback: ISBN 978-1-910190-07-4 £159, $319. Ebook: ISBN 978-1-910190-08-1 £159, $319
Thought-provoking discussions on classic aspects of epigenetics and on the newer, emerging areas. read more ...
Full information at Epigenetics.
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