Caister Academic Press

Molecular Biology Books

Our high level molecular biology books bring together expert international authors under the skilled editorship of leading scientists to produce state-of-the-art compendiums of current research. Aimed at the research scientist, graduate student, medical reseacher and other professionals, these books are highly recommended for all molecular biology laboratories. Every molecular biology, microbiology and bioscience library should have a copy of each of the following books.
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Chloroplasts: Current Research and Future Trends
Edited by: Helmut Kirchhoff   Published: 2016
Book: 978-1-910190-47-0. Ebook: 978-1-910190-48-7, £159, $319
Reflects the diversity of the research field ranging from the biophysical principles of energy conversion over metabolic regulation and ion transport to identification of unique plastid proteins by the systems-biology based green cut project read more ...
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Epigenetics: Current Research and Emerging Trends
Edited by: Brian P. Chadwick   Published: 2015
Book: 978-1-910190-07-4. Ebook: 978-1-910190-08-1, £159, $319
"this is one text you don't want to miss" (Epigenie); "up-to-date information" (ChemMedChem) read more ...
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Microarrays: Current Technology, Innovations and Applications
Edited by: Zhili He   Published: 2014
Book: 978-1-908230-49-2. Ebook: 978-1-908230-59-1, £159, $319
"a valuable and useful source ... recommended" (Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ.); "a valuable and useful one stop source" (Fungal Diversity) read more ...
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Proteomics: Targeted Technology, Innovations and Applications
Edited by: Manuel Fuentes and Joshua LaBaer   Published: 2014
Book: 978-1-908230-46-1. Ebook: 978-1-908230-62-1, £159, $319
"many excellent chapters" (Doodys) read more ...
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Applied RNAi: From Fundamental Research to Therapeutic Applications
Edited by: Patrick Arbuthnot and Marc S. Weinberg   Published: 2014
Book: 978-1-908230-43-0. Ebook: 978-1-908230-67-6, £159, $319
"Essential reading" (Biotechnol Agron Soc Environ); "recommended" (Fungal Diversity); "an excellent resource" (Doodys); "I would recommend this book" (ChemMedChem) read more ...
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Bioinformatics and Data Analysis in Microbiology
Edited by: Özlem Taştan Bishop   Published: 2014
Book: 978-1-908230-39-3. Ebook: 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 ...
Next-generation Sequencing: Current Technologies and Applications
Edited by: Jianping Xu   Published: 2014
Book: 978-1-908230-33-1. Ebook: 978-1-908230-95-9, £120, $240
"written in an accessible style" (Zentralblatt Math); "recommend this book to all investigators" (ChemMedChem) read more ...
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Genome Analysis: Current Procedures and Applications
Edited by: Maria S. Poptsova   Published: 2014
Book: 978-1-908230-29-4. Ebook: 978-1-908230-68-3, £159, $319
An up-to-date and comprehensive overview of next-generation sequencing data analysis, highlighting problems and limitations, applications and developing trends in various fields of genome research read more ...
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RNA Editing: Current Research and Future Trends
Edited by: Stefan Maas   Published: 2013
Book: 978-1-908230-23-2. Ebook: 978-1-908230-88-1, £159, $319
"an essential book" (Doodys) read more ...
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Real-Time PCR: Advanced Technologies and Applications
Edited by: Nick A. Saunders and Martin A. Lee   Published: 2013
Book: 978-1-908230-22-5. Ebook: 978-1-908230-87-4, £159, $319
"an invaluable reference" (Doodys); "wide range of real time PCR technologies" (Food Sci Technol Abs); "I was impressed by this text" Aus J Med Sci read more ...
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Bionanotechnology: Biological Self-assembly and its Applications
Edited by: Bernd H. A. Rehm   Published: 2013
Book: 978-1-908230-16-4. Ebook: 978-1-908230-81-2, £159, $319
"the most striking and successful approaches" Book News read more ...
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Quantitative Real-time PCR in Applied Microbiology
Edited by: Martin Filion   Published: 2012
Book: 978-1-908230-01-0, £159, $319
"useful book ... filled with valuable information" (Doodys); "an outstanding book" (Fungal Diversity) read more ...
Non-coding RNAs and Epigenetic Regulation of Gene Expression: Drivers of Natural Selection
Edited by: Kevin V. Morris   Published: 2012
Book: 978-1-904455-94-3, £159, $319
"an excellent resource" (Doodys); "a comprehensive review ... a must-have" (Epigenetics) read more ...
Epigenetics: A Reference Manual
Edited by: Jeffrey M. Craig and Nicholas C. Wong   Published: 2011
Book: 978-1-904455-88-2, £180, $360
"a key information resource" (EpiGenie); "an outstanding resource" (Quart. Rev. Biol.) read more ...
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PCR Troubleshooting and Optimization: The Essential Guide
Edited by: Suzanne Kennedy and Nick Oswald   Published: 2011
Book: 978-1-904455-72-1, £159, $319
"an essential book ... a valuable tool to all those interested in PCR" (Doodys); "an essential guide" Aus. J. Med. Sci read more ...
Molecular Phylogeny of Microorganisms
Edited by: Aharon Oren and R. Thane Papke   Published: 2010
Book: 978-1-904455-67-7, £159, $319
"a pleasure to read" (Curr. Issues Mol. Biol.); "very informative ... I would recommend this book" (Microbiology Today); "outstanding book" (Intl. Microbiol.); "I strongly recommend the book" (J Plant Physiol); "comprehensive" (Fungal Diversity) read more ...
Nanotechnology in Water Treatment Applications
Edited by: T. Eugene Cloete, Michele de Kwaadsteniet, Marelize Botes and J. Manuel López-Romero   Published: 2010
Book: 978-1-904455-66-0, £159, $319
State-of-the-art research and development in nanomaterials and their application in water treatment, purification and disinfection. Nanotechnology applications in microbiology and water treatment read more ...
Microbial Population Genetics
Edited by: Jianping Xu   Published: 2010
Book: 978-1-904455-59-2, £159, $319
"valuable contribution" (SciTech Book News); "informative and well written" (Fungal Diversity); "a useful overview" (Quart. Rev. Biol.) read more ...
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RNA Interference and Viruses: Current Innovations and Future Trends
Edited by: Miguel Angel Martínez   Published: 2010
Book: 978-1-904455-56-1, £159, $319
"a comprehensive review" (Microbiology Today) "a timely and well-compiled book" (Expert Review of Vaccines); "a timely and useful review" (Quart. Rev. Biol.) read more ...
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Metagenomics: Theory, Methods and Applications
Edited by: Diana Marco   Published: 2010
Book: 978-1-904455-54-7, £159, $319
"an excellent resource" (Doodys); "recommended" (Arzneimittelforschung/Drug Research); "highly recommended" (Microbiol. Today); "extremely well-written, easy to read, and highly informative" (Quart. Rev. Biol.); "highly recommended" (Biotechnol. J.) read more ...
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Lab-on-a-Chip Technology (Vol. 2): Biomolecular Separation and Analysis
Edited by: Keith E. Herold and Avraham Rasooly   Published: 2009
Book: 978-1-904455-47-9, £159, $319
"a comprehensive and felicitous compendium" (Drug Research) read more ...
Lab-on-a-Chip Technology (Vol. 1): Fabrication and Microfluidics
Edited by: Keith E. Herold and Avraham Rasooly   Published: 2009
Book: 978-1-904455-46-2, £159, $319
"a comprehensive and felicitous compendium" (Drug Research) read more ...
Real-Time PCR: Current Technology and Applications
Edited by: Julie Logan, Kirstin Edwards and Nick Saunders   Published: 2009
Book: 978-1-904455-39-4, £159, $319
"a practical handbook" (Aus. J. Med. Sci.) read more ...
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Plant Pathogenic Bacteria: Genomics and Molecular Biology
Edited by: Robert W. Jackson   Published: 2009
Book: 978-1-904455-37-0, £159, $319
The most important developments in the field. An invaluable, up-to-date summary of the molecular biology and genomics of plant pathogenic bacteria. A timely review of the current and most topical areas of research read more ...
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Microbial Production of Biopolymers and Polymer Precursors: Applications and Perspectives
Edited by: Bernd H. A. Rehm   Published: 2009
Book: 978-1-904455-36-3, £159, $319
"an excellent up-to date compendium ... strongly recommended" (Clean) read more ...
RNA and the Regulation of Gene Expression: A Hidden Layer of Complexity
Edited by: Kevin V. Morris   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-25-7, £159, $319
Explores and discusses the methods whereby RNA can regulate gene expression with examples in yeast, Drosophila, mammals, and viral infection, and highlight the application of this knowledge in therapeutics and research read more ...
Epigenetics
Edited by: Jörg Tost   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-23-3, £159, $319
The molecular mechanisms and biological processes in which epigenetic modifications play a primordial role are described in detail read more ...
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Real-Time PCR in Microbiology: From Diagnosis to Characterization
Edited by: Ian M. Mackay   Published: 2007
Book: 978-1-904455-18-9, £159, $319
Describes and explains some of the more complex aspects of real-time PCR presenting a background for the novice, a theoretical reference for the experienced user, and useful discussions of future developments read more ...
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PCR Troubleshooting: The Essential Guide
Author: Michael L. Altshuler   Published: 2006
Book: 978-1-904455-07-3. Ebook: 978-1-904455-08-0, £30, $60
A unique PCR troubleshooting guide that is an essential companion for anyone who uses the polymerase chain reaction technique read more ...
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Frontiers in Computational Genomics
Edited by: Michael Y. Galperin and Eugene V. Koonin   Published: 2003
Book: 978-0-9542464-4-0, £159, $319
Highlights research on the emerging, perhaps somewhat controversial, topics in genomics and shows the feedback between the new developments and the established methods of computational biology read more ...
Genomics of GC-Rich Gram-Positive Bacteria
Edited by: Antoine Danchin   Published: 2002
Book: 978-0-9542464-3-3, £159, $319
Comprehensive reviews on all aspects of the genomics of Rhodococcus, Mycobacteria, Streptomyces and other organisms read more ...
Genomic Technologies: Present and Future
Edited by: David J. Galas and Stephen J. McCormack   Published: 2002
Book: 978-0-9542464-2-6, £159, $319
Reflect the range of technical advances and their applications that are currently transforming biology read more ...
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