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Corynebacterium glutamicum review

Excerpt from a book review of Corynebacterium glutamicum: From Systems Biology to Biotechnological Applications
"Without question a valuable book with information that is not available elsewhere in this concise form" from Lothar Eggeling (Julich) writing in Biospektrum (2015) 21: 459. 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 ...
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Arboviruses

Nikos Vasilakis and Duane J. Gubler present a new book on Arboviruses: Molecular Biology, Evolution and Control
This book brings together a panel of expert arbovirologists to produce a timely review of the rapidly expanding arbovirus research literature. In addition authors identify the most pressing questions that remain to be answered, thus providing a stimulus for future research. Topics include: taxonomy, genome organization, virus-host and virus-vector interactions, evolutionary history, role of vertical transmission in arbovirus maintenance and evolution, epidemiology, arbovirus replication, pathogenesis, arbovirus diagnostics and control, including vaccines, novel anti-viral drugs, RNA interference and genetically modified vectors. Essential reading for every arbovirologist and highly recommended for all virologists and public health officials. read more ...
Arboviruses: Molecular Biology, Evolution and Control
Edited by: Nikos Vasilakis and Duane J. Gubler
Caister Academic Press
Paperback: ISBN 978-1-910190-21-0 £159, $319. Ebook: ISBN 978-1-910190-22-7 £159, $319
Topics range from taxonomy and genome organization, to arbovirus diagnostics and control. Essential reading. read more ...
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Flow Cytometry in Microbiology book available very soon

The new book on Flow Cytometry in Microbiology edited by Martin G. Wilkinson will be available for dispatch within the next 2 or 3 weeks read more ...
Flow Cytometry in Microbiology: Technology and Applications
Edited by: Martin G. Wilkinson
Caister Academic Press
Hardback: ISBN 978-1-910190-11-1 £159, $319. Ebook: ISBN 978-1-910190-12-8 £159, $319
A thorough description of flow cytometry and includes practical and up-to-date information aimed specifically at microbiologists. read more ...
Full information at Flow Cytometry in Microbiology.

Molecular Diagnostics review

Excerpt from a book review of Molecular Diagnostics: Current Research and Applications
"... focuses on molecular tests that have been implemented, the advantages of these new technologies over old methods but also highlights potential pitfalls ... This book would suit clinicians and microbiologists making decisions on use of diagnostic tests, and researchers working on development of novel tests." from Emily R. Adams (Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK) writing in Clinical Infectious Diseases (2015) 60: 1877. read more ...
Molecular Diagnostics: Current Research and Applications
Edited by: Jim Huggett and Justin O'Grady
Caister Academic Press
Hardback: ISBN 978-1-908230-41-6 £159, $319. Ebook: ISBN 978-1-908230-64-5 £159, $319
I would highly recommend this book (Doodys); useful new insights (Aus. J. Med. Sci.) read more ...
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Phage Therapy review

Excerpt from a book review of Phage Therapy: Current Research and Applications
"presents a timely and comprehensive account of phage therapy's biological and historical underpinnings, empirical support, and biomedical potential ... the book is well-written throughout and has value for specialists and nonspecialists alike. ... a valuable resource for anyone interested in phages' biology and/or biomedical significance. ... this book presents a compelling case that phage-based medicine is an idea whose time has come." from Eric C. Keen and Sankar L. Adhya (University of Miami and National Institutes of Health, USA; respectively) writing in Clinical Infectious Diseases (2015) April. read more ...
Phage Therapy: Current Research and Applications
Edited by: Jan Borysowski, Ryszard Międzybrodzki and Andrzej Górski
Caister Academic Press
Hardback: ISBN 978-1-908230-40-9 £180, $360. Ebook: ISBN 978-1-908230-74-4 £180, $360
"comprehensive overview" (BioSpektrum) read more ...
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Antibiotics review

Excerpt from a book review of Antibiotics: Current Innovations and Future Trends
"...an updated overview of the field ... insightful reading ..." from Anne Berscheid and Heike Broetz-Oesterhelt (Tubingen, Germany) writing in BIOspektrum (2015) 21: 356-357. 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
"packed full of useful information" (MicroToday); "genuinely a brilliant resource" (ChemMedChem); "a useful resource" (Book News) read more ...
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