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  • Free-Living Protozoa with Endosymbiotic Methanogens / Tom Fenchel and Bland J. Finlay -- Anaerobic Ciliates and Their Methanogenic Endosymbionts / Johannes H. P. Hackstein -- Symbiotic Methanogens and Rumen Ciliates / Kazunari Ushida -- The Methanogenic and Eubacterial Endosymbionts of Trimyema / Naoya Shinzato and Yoichi Kamagata -- Termite Gut Flagellates and Their Methanogenic and Eubacterial Symbionts / Yuichi Hongoh and Moriya Ohkuma -- Methanogens in the Digestive Tract of Termites / Andreas Brune -- Methanogenic Archaea in Humans and Other Vertebrates / Everly Conway de Macario and Alberto J. L. Macario -- Methanogens in the Gastro-Intestinal Tract of Animals / Johannes H. P. Hackstein and Theo A. van Alen -- Syntrophy in Methanogenic Degradation / Petra Worm, Nicolai Müller, Caroline M. Plugge, Alfons J. M. Stams and Bernhard Schink -- Hydrogenosomes / Johannes H. P. Hackstein and Aloysius G. M. Tielens -- Evolution of Prokaryote-Animal Symbiosis from a Genomics Perspective / Rosario Gil, Amparo Latorre and Andrés Moya.
  • Clinical cases selected from the LANGE Case Files series, edited by Eugene C. Toy, MD.
  • ADAR proteins : structure and catalytic mechanism /Rena A. Goodman, Mark R. Macbeth and Peter A. Beal --ADAR proteins : double-stranded RNA and Z-DNA binding domains /Pierre Barraud and Frédéric H.-T. Allain --Editing of neurotransmitter receptor and ion channel RNAs in the nervous system /Jennifer L. Hood and Ronald B. Emeson --Modulation of microRNA expression and function by ADARs /Bjorn-Erik Wulff and Kazuko Nishikura --Nuclear editing of mRNA 3'-UTRs /Ling-Ling Chen and Gordon G. Carmichael --Control of ADAR1 editing of hepatitis delta virus RNAs /John L. Casey --Bioinformatic approaches for identification of A-to-I editing sites /Eli Eisenberg --ADARs : viruses and innate immunity /Charles E. Samuel --Role of ADARs in mouse development /Carl R. Walkley, Brian Liddicoat and Jochen C. Hartner --Regulation and functions of ADAR in Drosophila /Simona Paro, Xianghua Li, Mary A. O'Connell and Liam P. Keegan.
  • Section 1. Understanding the fungi producing important mycotoxins -- Section 2. Media and method development in food mycology -- Section 3. Physiology and ecology of mycotoxigenic fungi -- Section 4. Control of fungi and mycotoxins in foods.
  • Approaches toward the study of halophilic microorganisms in their natural environments : who are they and what are they doing? / Aharon Oren -- Media and conditions for the growth of halophilic and halolerant bacteria and ardchaea / Mark A. Schneegurt -- Taxonomy of halophilic archaea and bacteria / Antonio Ventosa ... [et al.] -- Halophilic viruses / Shereen Sabet -- Microorganisms in evaporites : review of modern geomicrobiology / Tim K. Lowenstein -- Searching for microbes and DNA in ancient halite / Russell H. Vreeland -- DNA replication and repair in halophiles / Adrienne Kish and Jocelyne DiRuggiero -- Gene transfer mechanisms, population genetics/genimics and the evolution of haloarchaea / R. Thane Papke and Scott Chimileski -- Worth your salt : halophiles in education / Bonnie K. Baxter, Jaimi K. Butler and Betsy Kleba -- Halophiles in the public media / Russell H. Vreeland.
  • Paneth cell [alpha]-defensin synthesis and function / A.J. Ouellette -- Immunomodulatory properties of defensins and cathelicidins / D.M.E. Bowdish, D.J. Davidson, and R.E.W. Hancock -- Host antimicrobial defence peptides in human disease / B. Agerberth and G.H. Guðmundsson -- Antimicrobial peptides: an essential component of the skin defensive barrier / M.H. Braff and R.L. Gallo -- Antimicrobial peptides versus invasive infections / M.R. Yeaman and A.S. Bayer -- Antimicrobial peptides in the airway / D.M. Laube ... [et al.] -- Hepcidin: a peptide hormone at the interface of innate immunity and iron metabolism / T. Ganz -- Innate host defense of human vaginal and cervical mucosae / A.M. Cole -- Molecular mechanisms of bacterial resistance to antimicrobial peptides / D. Kraus and A. Peschel -- Bacterial evasion of antimicrobial peptides by biofilm formation / M. Otto.
  • Evolution of Antimicrobial Peptides: A View from the Cystine Chapel -- Innate Immunity in Plants: The Role of Antimicrobial Peptides -- Antimicrobial Peptides Produced by Microorganisms -- LL-37: An Immunomodulatory Antimicrobial Host Defence Peptide -- Wound Repair and Antimicrobial Peptides -- WAPing Out Pathogens and Disease in the Mucosa: Roles for SLPI and Trappin-2 -- Histatins: Multifunctional Salivary Antimicrobial Peptides -- Structure-Function Relationships of Antimicrobial Chemokines -- Mechanisms and Significance of Bacterial Resistance to Human Cationic Antimicrobial Peptides -- Antimicrobial Peptides and Inflammatory Bowel Disease -- Cystic Fibrosis and Defective Airway Innate Immunity -- Antimicrobial Peptides in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease -- Host Defense Peptides: Immune Modulation and Antimicrobial Activity In Vivo -- Helping the Host: Induction of Antimicrobial Peptides as a Novel Therapeutic Strategy Against Infections.
  • This report examines, for the first time, the current status of surveillance and information on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) at country level worldwide, with particularly attention to antibacterial resistance.
  • The advances in genomic technologies, such as microarrays and high throughput sequencing, have expanded the realm of possibilities for capturing data and analyzing it using automated computer driven bioinformatics tools. With the completion of the sequencing of genomes of human and several model organisms, a quest for scientific discoveries being fueled by integrative and multidimensional techniques in mathematics and computational sciences. In this volume, leading researchers and experts have provided an overview of significant concepts from biological, mathematical, and computational perspectives. It provides a high level view of fungal genomic data integration and annotation, classification of proteins and identification of vaccine targets, identification of secretome or secreted proteins in fungal genomes, as well as tools for analyzing microarray expression profiles. * Provides a survey of theoretical underpinnings on the technological tools and applications * Discusses the tools utilized for the annotation of fungal genomes and addresses issues related to automated annotation generation in a high throughput biotechnology environment * describing the applications of the concepts and methodologies presented throughout the book.
  • Astrovirus research 2013, Springer
    Since their initial discovery in the 1970's, astroviruses have been recognized as a leading cause of enteritis in infants, the elderly, and immunocompromised people, and were known to be widespread in animals and birds. In recent years, and with the advent of pyrosequencing, there has been a virtual explosion in the number of newly identified astrovirus genotypes. With this has come an increased understanding in astrovirus biology, structure, epidemiology, immunology, and disease pathogenesis including the likelihood of extraintestinal and systemic infections. The advent of new diagnostic tests that detect all of the currently identify human astrovirus strains may prove that these viruses are more prevalent in populations than currently realized.This book will provide state-of-the-art information on our current understanding of astroviruses for researchers, medical and veterinary providers, and diagnosticians as prepared by the leaders in the respective fields. The goal is to bring the reader up to date on the state of knowledge on this constantly evolving and exciting field of virology.
  • Bacterial adhesion 2011, Springer
    Adhesins of Human Pathogens from the Genus Yersinia / Jack C. Leo and Mikael Skurnik -- Adhesive Mechanisms of Salmonella enterica / Carolin Wagner and Michael Hensel -- Adhesion Mechanisms of Borrelia burgdorferi / Styliani Antonara, Laura Ristow and Jenifer Coburn -- Adhesins of Bartonella spp. / Fiona O'Rourke, Thomas Schmidgen, Patrick O. Kaiser, Dirk Linke and Volkhard A.J. Kempf -- Adhesion Mechanisms of Plant-Pathogenic Xanthomonadaceae / Nadia Mhedbi-Hajri, Marie-Agnès Jacques and Ralf Koebnik -- Adhesion by Pathogenic Corynebacteria / Elizabeth A. Rogers, Asis Das and Hung Ton-That -- Adhesion Mechanisms of Staphylococci / Christine Heilmann -- Protein Folding in Bacterial Adhesion: Secretion and Folding of Classical Monomeric Autotransporters / Peter van Ulsen -- Structure and Biology of Trimeric Autotransporter Adhesins / Andrzej Łyskowski, Jack C. Leo and Adrian Goldman -- Crystallography and Electron Microscopy of Chaperone / Usher Pilus Systems / Sebastian Geibel and Gabriel Waksman -- Crystallography of Gram-Positive Bacterial Adhesins / Vengadesan Krishnan and Sthanam V. L. Narayana -- The Nonideal Coiled Coil of M Protein and Its Multifarious Functions in Pathogenesis / Partho Ghosh -- Bacterial Extracellular Polysaccharides / Kateryna Bazaka, Russell J. Crawford, Evgeny L. Nazarenko and Elena P. Ivanova -- Carbohydrate Mediated Bacterial Adhesion / Roland J. Pieters -- The Application of NMR Techniques to Bacterial Adhesins / Frank Shewmaker -- Electron Microscopy Techniques to Study Bacterial Adhesion / Iwan Grin, Heinz Schwarz and Dirk Linke -- EM Reconstruction of Adhesins: Future Prospects / Ferlenghi Ilaria and Fabiola Giusti -- Atomic Force Microscopy to Study Intermolecular Forces and Bonds Associated with Bacteria / Steven K. Lower -- Assessing Bacterial Adhesion on an Individual Adhesin and Single Pili Level Using Optical Tweezers / Ove Axner, Magnus Andersson, Oscar Björnham, Mickaël Castelain and Jeanna Klinth, et al. -- Short Time-Scale Bacterial Adhesion Dynamics / Jing Geng and Nelly Henry -- Deciphering Biofilm Structure and Reactivity by Multiscale Time-Resolved Fluorescence Analysis / Arnaud Bridier, Ekaterina Tischenko, Florence Dubois-Brissonnet, Jean-Marie Herry and Vincent Thomas, et al. -- Inhibition of Bacterial Adhesion on Medical Devices / Lígia R. Rodrigues.
  • Bacterial biofilms 2008, Springer
  • Bacterial chromatin 2010, Springer
  • Chemical interactions between organisms in microbial communities / Duan, K. ... [et al.] -- Autoinducer-2-based chemical communication in bacteria : complexities of interspecies signaling / Federle, M.J. -- The molecular basis of excitation and adaptation during chemotactic sensory transduction in bacteria / Rao, C.V., Ordal, G.W. -- Bacterial PEP-dependent carbohydrate : phosphotransferase systems couple sensing and global control mechanisms / Lengeler, J.W., Jahreis, K.-- Correlations between carbon metabolism and virulence in bacteria / Poncet, S. ... [et al.] -- Stand-alone response regulators controlling global virulence networks in streptococcus pyogenes / McIver, K.S. -- The heme sensor system of staphylococcus aureus / Stauff, D.L., Skaar, E.P. -- Bacterial sensing of antimicrobial peptides / Otto, M. -- RNA thermosensors in bacterial pathogens / Johansson, J. -- Prevailing concepts of c-di-GMP signaling / Römling, U., Simm, R. -- Magnetosomes and magneto-aerotaxis / Frankel, R.B., Bazylinski, D.A. -- Engineering bacterial signals and sensors / Salis, H., Tamsir, A., Voigt, C.
  • Bacteriocins 2007, Springer
  • Bacteriophages v. 1-2, 2009, Springer Protocols
    v. 2, 2009 Springer Protocols
    v. 1. Isolation, characterization, and interactions -- v. 2. Molecular and applied aspects.
  • v. 2b 2005 Springer
    v. 2c 2005 Springer
    v. 1. The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic bacteria -- v. 2. The Proteobacteria: part A. Introductory essays; part B. The Gammaproteobacteria; part C. The Alpha-, beta-, delta-, and epsilonproteobacteria -- v. 3. The Firmicutes -- v. 4. The Bacteroidetes, Spirochaetes, Tenericutes (Mollicutes), Acidobacteria, Fibrobacteres, Fusobacteria, Dictyoglomi, Gemmatimonadetes, Lentisphaerae, Verrucomicrobia, Chlamydiae, and Planctomycetes -- v. 5. The Actinobacteria.
  • E. coli as an All-Rounder: The Thin Line Between Commensalism and Pathogenicity /Andreas Leimbach, Jörg Hacker, Ulrich Dobrindt --What Distinguishes Highly Pathogenic Staphylococci from Medium- and Non-pathogenic? /Ralf Rosenstein, Friedrich Götz --Microevolution of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to a Chronic Pathogen of the Cystic Fibrosis Lung /Michael Hogardt, Jürgen Heesemann --Lactobacillus: Host-Microbe Relationships /John O'Callaghan, Paul W. O'Toole --Bacterial Moonlighting Proteins and Bacterial Virulence /Brian Henderson, Andrew Martin --Symbionts and Pathogens: What is the Difference? /Vicente Pérez-Brocal, Amparo Latorre, Andrés Moya --Ecology and Physiology of the Intestinal Tract /Michael Blaut --The Gut Microflora and Its Variety of Roles in Health and Disease /Julia-Stefanie Frick, Ingo B. Autenrieth --Host-Recognition of Pathogens and Commensals in the Mammalian Intestine /Oriana Rossi, Peter van Baarlen, Jerry M. Wells --Contribution of the Intestinal Microbiota to Human Health: From Birth to 100 Years of Age /Jing Cheng, Airi M. Palva, Willem M. de Vos.
  • Biofilm primer 2007, Springer
  • Microbial biofilms / Xiuping Jiang and John L. Pace -- Economic impact of biofilms on treatment costs / John G. Thomas, Isaiah Litton, and Harald Rinde -- Biofilm-related indwelling medical device infections / Matthew K. Schinabeck and Mahmoud A. Ghannoum -- Medical device composition and biological secretion influences on biofilm formation / Sean P. Gorman and David S. Jones -- Role of biofilms in infections caused by Escherichia coli / Grégory Jubelin, Corinne Dorel, and Philippe Lejeune -- Staphylococcus aureus biofilms / Julie M. Higashi and Paul M. Sullam -- Coagulase-negative staphylococci / Dietrich Mach ... [et al.] -- Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm infections in cystic fibrosis / Andrea Smiley and Daniel J. Hassett -- Candida / Stephen Hawser and Khalid Islam -- Current perspectives on the regulation of the ica operon and biofilm formation in Staphylococcus epidermidis / Paul D. Fey and Luke D. Handke -- Cell-to-cell communication in bacteria / Kenneth D. Tucker and Luciano Passador -- Persisters: specialized cells responsible for biofilm tolerance to antimicrobial agents / Kim Lewis ... [et al.] -- Minimal biofilm eradication concentration (MBEC) assay: susceptibility testing for biofilms / Howard Ceri ... [et al.] -- Environmental cues regulate virulence and biofilm formation / John L. Pace and Steven M. Frey -- In vivo models for the study of biomaterial-associated infection by biofilm-forming staphylococci / Luke D. Handke and Mark E. Rupp -- Host response to biofilms / Susan Meier-Davis -- Pharmacodynamics and the treatment of IMD-related infections / Roger Finch and Sarah Gander -- Protein synthesis inhibitors, fluoroquinolones, and rifampin for biofilm infections / Steven L. Barriere -- [beta][beta]-lactams for the treatment of biofilm-associated infections / Ingrid L. Dodge, Karen Joy Shaw, and Karen Bush -- Glycopeptide antibacterials and the treatment of biofilm-related infections / John L. Pace, Roasaire Verna, and Jan Verhoef -- Antibiotic resistance in biofilms / Nafsika H. Georgopapadakou -- Treatment protocols for infections of vascular catheters / Russell E. Lewis and Issam I Raad -- Treatment protocols for bacterial endocarditis and infection of electrophysiologic cardiac devices / Martin E. Stryjewski and G. Ralph Corey -- Treatment protocol of infections of orthopedic devices / Vera Antonios, Elie Berbari, and Douglas Osmon.
  • Biology of rhodococcus 2010, Springer
    Systematics of Members of the Genus Rhodococcus (Zopf 1891) Emend Goodfellow et al. 1998: The Past, Present and Future / Volker Gűrtler and Robert J. Seviour -- The Rhodococcal Cell Envelope: Composition, Organisation and Biosynthesis / Iain C. Sutcliffe, Alistair K. Brown and Lynn G. Dover -- Genomes and Plasmids in Rhodococcus / Michael J. Larkin, Leonid A. Kulakov and Christopher C. R. Allen -- Central Metabolism of Species of the Genus Rhodococcus / Héctor M. Alvarez -- Adaptation of Rhodococcus to Organic Solvents / Carla C. C. R. de Carvalho -- Catabolism of Aromatic Compounds and Steroids by Rhodococcus / Katherine C. Yam, Robert van der Geize and Lindsay D. Eltis -- Catabolism of Nitriles in Rhodococcus / Ludmila Martínková, Miroslav Pátek, Alicja Barbara Veselá, Ondřej Kaplan and Bronislava Uhnáková, et al. -- The Desulfurization Pathway in Rhodococcus / Ting Ma -- Application of Rhodococcus in Bioremediation of Contaminated Environments / Maria S. Kuyukina and Irena B. Ivshina -- Physiology, Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology of Triacylglycerol Accumulation by Rhodococcus / Héctor M. Alvarez and Alexander Steinbüchel -- Rhodococcus Biosurfactants: Biosynthesis, Properties, and Potential Applications / Maria S. Kuyukina and Irena B. Ivshina -- Phytopathogenic Strategies of Rhodococcus fascians / Elisabeth Stes, Marcelle Holsters and Danny Vereecke -- Rhodococcus equi and Its Pathogenic Mechanisms / José A. Vázquez-Boland, Michal Letek, Ana Valero-Rello, Patricia González and Mariela Scortti, et al.
  • Botulinum neurotoxins 2013, Springer
    The extremely potent substance botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT) has attracted much interest in diverse fields. Originally identified as cause for the rare but deadly disease botulism, military and terrorist intended to misuse this sophisticated molecule as biological weapon. This caused its classification as select agent category A by the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention and the listing in the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention. Later, the civilian use of BoNT as long acting peripheral muscle relaxant has turned this molecule into an indispensable pharmaceutical world wide with annual revenues >$1.5 billion.
  • Cellular origin and life in extreme habitats v. 1-4, 1999-2002., Springer
  • Cheese. 3rd ed. v. 1-2, 2004., ScienceDirect
    v. 2 (2004) ScienceDirect
    v. 1. General aspects -- v. 2. Major cheese groups.
  • Chemokine biology v. 1-2, 2006-07., Springer
    v. 2, 2007 Springer
    v. 1. Immunology of chemokines / Bernhard Moser, Gordon L. Letts [sic], Kuldeep Neote (editors) -- v. 2. Pathophysiology of chemokines / Kuldeep Neote, Gordon L. Letts [sic], Bernard Moser (editors).
  • Chemokines. Part A-B. 1st ed. pt. A-B, 2009., ScienceDirect
    pt. B ScienceDirect
    Chemokines and receptors in disease -- Chemokine related proteins from pathogens -- Atypical and novel chemoattractants and receptors -- Chemokine signaling.
  • Cholera toxins 2009, Springer
  • Ciliated protozoa 2008, Springer
  • "Presents recent research developments to aid fighting fungal infections The currently available means of combating fungal infections are still weak and clumsy. The application of fungal genomics offers an unparalleled opportunity to develop novel antifungal drugs. Interestingly, several novel antifungal drug targets have already been identified and validated. However, it is too early to expect any novel antifungal drug as drug discovery programs are still in their infancy. In addition to classical and genomic approaches to drug discovery, traditional knowledge derived from natural products and phytomedicine can provide a multitude of alternative modes of combating fungal infection. This book comprises 20 chapters on various aspects pertaining to fungal diseases in human and animals, their reservoir, fungal pathogenesis, their management and recent advances in their treatment. Issues of antifungal drug toxicity, especially nephrotoxicity, are also discussed. The development of resistance in fungal pathogens, including multidrug resistance and its mechanism, is dealt with in two chapters. Diverse diagnostic approaches to fungal infections are also reviewed. The combinational drug strategies used in combating invasive fungal infections are addressed in detail. The management of pulmonary mycoses in stem cell transplantation is also given special focus. Novel antifungal drugs (synthetic and herbal), fungal vaccines, and metabolic pathways as drug targets are discussed in detail in three different chapters. Subsequently the roles of innate immunity, cytokine therapy and immunomodulators in the treatment of fungal infections are elaborated upon. As novel drug delivery systems have a great potential for modifying the pharmacokinetics of medications, the last chapter takes this fact into consideration in its examination of state-of-the-art delivery systems in controlling fungal infections."--Publisher's website.
  • Fundamentals of endotoxin structure and function / Bishop, R.E -- Bacterial exotoxins / Popoff, M.R -- Capsular polysaccharides and their role in virulence / Taylor, C.M., Roberts, I.S -- Fimbriae, pili, flagella and bacterial virulence / Jonson, A.-B., Normark, S., Rhen, M -- Gram-positive adhesins / Talay, S.R -- Microbial pathogenesis and biofilm development / Reisner, A. ... [et al.] -- Bacterial peptidases / Potempa, J., Pile, R.N -- Bacterial invasins : molecular systems dedicated to the invasion of host tissues / Cambronne, E.D., Schneewind, O -- Bacterial iron transport related to virulence / Braun, V -- Pathogenicity islands and their role in bacterial virulence and surviva / Hochhut, B., Dobrindt, U., Hacker, J. -- Horizontal and vertical gene transfer: the life history of pathogens / Lawrence, J.G.
  • Corynebacterium glutamicum was discovered in Japan in 1956 as a natural glutamate producer. Its "microbial factory" qualities, such as its physiological plasticity and robust catalytic functionalities, have since facilitated the development of efficient production processes for amino acids, nucleotides and vitamins. This monograph illustrates how the information gleaned from complete genome sequencing allows the rational engineering of the entire cellular metabolism and how systems biology permits the further optimization of C. glutamicum as a biocatalyst. Aspects of gene regulation, metabolic pathways, sugar uptake, protein secretion, cell division and biorefinery applications highlight the enormous biotechnological and biorefinery potential.
  • CRISPR-Cas systems 2013, Springer
    CRISPR-Cas is a recently discovered defense system which protects bacteria and archaea against invasion by mobile genetic elements such as viruses and plasmids. A wide spectrum of distinct CRISPR-Cas immune systems has been identified in at least half of the available prokaryotic genomes. On-going biochemical and functional analyses have resulted in substantial insight into the functions and possible applications of these fascinating systems, although many secrets remain to be uncovered. In this book, experts summarize the state of the art of this exciting field.
  • Emerging technologies -- Microscopy -- Alpha proteobacteria -- Beta proteobacteria -- Enteric gamma proteobacteria -- Nonenteric gamma proteobacteria -- Delta proteobacteria -- Epsilon proteobacteria -- Firmicutes (low G+C gram positive) -- Actinobacteria (high G+C gram positive) -- Chlamydiae -- Spirochetes -- Other eubacteria -- Animal DNA viruses -- Animal RNA viruses -- Plant RNA viruses.
  • "Cysteine proteases expressed by pathogenic organisms play key roles in virulence including host entry, feeding and suppression of host immune responses. This book gives comprehensive coverage to all aspects of pathogen cysteine proteases and brings together numerous scientific advances which have been made over many years. Thus, the biochemistry, molecular biology and structure function relationships of these important pathogen enzymes are covered in detail. Written by leading researchers from Europe, Australia and North America, this book is essential reading for students and professionals interested in human medicine and infectious disease research"--Provided by publisher.
  • An Overview of Antimicrobial Properties of Different Classes of Phytochemicals /Amlan Kumar Patra --Antimicrobial Properties of Flavonoids /Luisa Pistelli and Irene Giorgi --Antiviral Properties of Phytochemicals /Ai-Lin Liu and Guan-Hua Du --Antimicrobial Properties of Organosulfur Compounds /Osman Sagdic and Fatih Tornuk --Antimicrobial Activities of Essential Oils /Danuta Kalemba, Martyna Matla and Anna Smętek --Phytochemicals Against Drug-Resistant Microbes /Manuel Sim{tilde}oes, Madalena Lemos and Lúcia C. Sim{tilde}oes --Phytochemicals as Anti-microbial Food Preservatives /Mehrdad Tajkarimi and Salam A. Ibrahim --Dietary Tannins on Microbial Ecology of the Gastrointestinal Tract in Ruminants /Amlan Kumar Patra, Byeng-Ryel Min and Jyotisna Saxena --Manipulating Ruminal Biohydrogenation by the Use of Plants Bioactive Compounds /Valentina Vasta and Rui J. B. Bessa --Essentials Oils and Rumen Microbial Populations /Malgorzata Szumacher-Strabel and Adam Cieślak --Saponins: Effects on Rumen Microbial Ecosystem and Metabolism in the Rumen /Elizabeth Wina --Effect of Plant Secondary Metabolites on Rumen Methanogens and Methane Emissions by Ruminants /Devki Nandan Kamra, Mahesh Pawar and Beddyuti Singh --Phytochemicals and Gut Microbial Populations in Non-ruminants /Artabandhu Sahoo and Nira Manik Soren.
  • Basic models -- Chemostat versus the lake -- Instability tendencies -- Self-regulation -- Wall growth -- Zones of no activation -- Influence of the control mechanisms -- Parameter estimation using dynamic optimization.
  • Dynamics of the chemostat 2012, CRCnetBASE
  • Dyneins. 1st ed. 2012, ScienceDirect
    Research on dyneins has a direct impact on human diseases, such as viruses and cancer. With an accompanying website showing over one hundred streaming videos of cell dynamic behavior for best comprehension of material, Dynein: Structure, Biology and Disease is the only reference covering the structure, biology and application of dynein research to human disease. From bench to bedside, Dynein: Structure, Biology and Disease offers research on fundamental cellular processes to researchers and clinicians across developmental biology, cell biology, molecular biology, biophysics, biomedicine, genetics and medicine. . Broad-based up-to-date resource for the dynein class of molecular motors . Chapters written by world experts in their topics . Numerous well-illustrated figures and tables included to complement the text, imparting comprehensive information on dynein composition, interactions, and other fundamental features.
  • Introduction --Roles of EBNA1 at EBV Episomes --EBNA1-DNA Interactions --EBNA1 Contributions to EBV-Associated Tumours --Cellular Effects of EBNA1 --Conclusion.
  • ELISA guidebook. 2nd ed. 2009, Springer Protocols
  • pt. 1. Identifying emerging pathogens -- pt. 2. Individual pathogens.
  • Subject Classification: -- Applied Microbiology: Agro/Food -- Applied Microbiology: Industrial -- Archaea -- Bacteria -- Cell Structure Chemical Composition -- Environmental Microbiology and Ecology -- Evolution and Systematics -- Fungi -- Genetics, Genomics -- History and Culture, (and Biographies) -- Mutualism and Commensalism -- Pathogenesis -- Physiology -- Protists -- Public Issues -- Techniques -- Viruses.
  • Environmental microbiology 2005, ScienceDirect
    Cultivation -- Physiological ecology -- Nucleic acid techniques.
  • Environmental microbiology 2004, Springer Protocols
    Communities and biofilms -- Fermented milks -- Nucleic acids, recovery, and determination -- Reviews.
  • Enzymes in the environment 2002, CRCnetBASE
    1. Enzyme Activities and Microbiological and Biochemical Processes in Soil / Paolo Nannipieri, Ellen Kandeler, and Pacifico Ruggiero -- 2. Ecology of Microbial Enzymes in Lake Ecosystems / Ryszard Jan Chróst and Waldemar Siuda -- 3. Ecological Significance of Bacterial Enzymes in the Marine Environment / Hans-Georg Hoppe, Carol Arosti, and Gerhard F. Herndl -- 4. Enzymes and Microorganisms in the Rhizosphere / David C. Naseby and James M. Lynch -- 5. Enzymes in the Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Symbiosis / José Manuel García-Garrido, Juan Antonio Ocampo, and Inmaculada García-Romera -- 6. Microbes and Enzymes Associated with Plant Surfaces / Alan P. Thompson and Mark J. Bailey -- 7. Microbial Enzymes in the Biocontrol of Plant Pathogens and Pests / Leonid Cherin and Ilan Chet -- 8. Microbiology and Enzymology of Carbon and Nitrogen Cycling / Robert L. Tate III -- 9. Enzyme and Microbial Dynamics of Litter Decomposition / Robert L. Sinsabaugh, Margaret M. Carreiro, and Sergio Alvarez -- 10. Fungal Communities, Succession, Enzymes, and Decomposition / Annelise H. Kjøller and Sten Struwe -- 11. Enzyme Adsorption on Soil Mineral Surfaces and Consequences for the Catalytic Activity / Hervé Quiquampoix, Sylvie Servagent-Noinville, and Marie-Hélène Baron -- 12. Microbes and Enzymes in Biofilms / Jana Jass, Sara K. Roberts, and Hilary M. Lappin-Scott -- 13. Search for and Discovery of Microbial Enzymes from Thermally Extreme Environments in the Ocean / Jody W. Deming and John A. Baross -- 14. Molecular Methods for Assessing and Manipulating the Diversity of Microbial Populations and Processes / Søren J. Sørensen, Julia R. de Lipthay, Anne Kirstine Müller, Tamar Barkay, Lars H. Hansen, and Lasse Dam Rasmussen -- 15. Bioindicators and Sensors of Soil Health and the Application of Geostatistics / Ken Killham and William J. Staddon -- 16. Hydrolytic Enzyme Activities to Assess Soil Degradation and Recovery / Tom W. Speir and Des J. Ross -- 17. Enzymatic Responses to Pollution in Sediments and Aquatic Systems / Sabine Kuhbier, Hans-Joachim Lorch, and Johannes C.G. Ottow -- 18. Microbial Dehalogenation Reactions in Microorganisms / Lee A. Beaudette, William J. Staddon, Michael B. Cassidy, Marc Habash, Hung Lee, and Jack T. Trevors -- 19. Isolated Enzymes for the Transformation and Det6xification of Organic Pollutants / Liliana Gianfreda and Jean-Marc Bollag -- 20. Enzyme-Mediated Transformations of Heavy Metals/Metalloids: Applications in Bioremediation / Robert S. Dungan and William T. Frankenberger, Jr. -- 21. Enzymes in Soil: Research and Developments in Measuring Activities / M. Ali Tabatabai and Warren A. Dick.
  • Escherichia coli 2002, ScienceDirect
    The genomes of Escherichia coli K-12 and pathogenic E. coli / Nicole T. Perna, Jeremy D. Glasner, Valerie Burland and Guy Plunkett III -- Evolution of pathogenic Escherichia coli / James R. Johnson -- Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli / T. Eric Blank, Jean-Philippe Nougayrède and Michael S. Donnenberg -- Enterohemorrhagic and other shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli / Cheleste M. Thorpe, Jennifer M. Ritchie and David W.K. Acheson -- Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli / Eric A. Elsinghorst -- Enteroaggregative and diffusely adherent Escherichia coli / James P. Nataro and Theodore Steiner -- Shigella and enteroinvasive Escherichia coli : paradigms for pathogen evolution and host-parasite interactions / William A. Day and Anthony T. Maurelli -- Uropathogenic Escherichia coli / Farah Bahrani-Mougeot, Nereus W. Gunther IV, Michael S. Donnenberg and Harry L.T. Mobley -- Meningitis-associated Escherichia coli / Kwang Sik Kim -- Adhesive pili of the Chaperone-Usher family / James G. Bann, Karen W. Dodson, Carl Frieden and Scott J. Hultgren -- Type IV pili / W. Schreiber and Michael S. Donnenberg -- The LEE-encoded Type III secretion system in EPEC and EHEC : assembly, function, and regulation / J. Adam Crawford, T. Eric Blank and James B. Kaper -- Hemolysin / Vassilis Koronakis and Colin Hughes -- Capsule and lipopolysaccharide / Thomas A. Russo.
  • "Clinical Mycology" offers a comprehensive review of this discipline. Organized by types of fungi, this volume covers microbiologic, epidemiologic and demographic aspects of fungal infections as well as diagnostic, clinical, therapeutic, and preventive approaches. Special patient populations are also detailed.
  • Extremophiles. 1st ed. 2007, ScienceDirect
  • Fas signaling 2006, Springer
    FasL and Fas: typical members of the TNF ligand and receptor family / Anja Krippner-Heidenreich and Peter Scheurich -- FasL-independent activation of Fas / Faustino Mollinedo and Consuelo Gajate -- Role of ceramide in CD95 signaling / Volker Teichgräber, Gabriele Hessler and Erich Gulbins -- Regulation of Fas signaling by FLIP proteins / Margot Thome -- Fas-induced necrosis / Tom Vanden Berghe ... [et al.] -- Fas - more than an apoptosis inducer / Harald Wajant -- Retrograde Fas ligand signaling -- FasL and Fas in liver homeostasis and hepatic injuries -- Fas-activation, development and homeostasis of T cells / Georg Häcker -- The FasL-Fas system in disease and therapy -- Tools for activation and neutralization of Fas signaling.
  • pt. 1. Factors that influence interactions between foodborne pathogenic agents and consumers -- pt. 2. Human host factors that influence foodborne disease -- pt. 3. Agent factors of pathogenicity and virulence that influence foodborne disease.
  • Food microbiology protocols 2001, Springer Protocols
  • Food mycology 2007, CRCnetBASE
  • pt. 1. Detection and analysis of food spoilage -- pt. 2. Managing food spoilage -- pt. 3. Spoilage yeasts -- pt. 4. Spoilage moulds -- pt. 5. Spoilage bacteria.
  • Food-borne pathogens 2006, Springer Protocols
    Detection of hemolysins in Aeromonas spp. isolates from food sources / Rosabel Falcón ... [et al.] -- Detection and purification of Bacillus cereus enterotoxins / Toril Lindbäck and Per Einar Granum -- Campylobacter / Rachel Gorman and Catherine C. Adley -- Detection of Clostridium botulinum by multiplex PCR in foods and feces / Miia Lindström, Mari Nevas, and Hannu Korkeala -- Multiplex PCR for the specific identification of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli strains in the O157:H7 complex / Peter C.H. Feng and Steven R. Monday -- Pulsenet's step-by-step laboratory protocol for molecular subtyping of Listeria monocytogenes by macrorestriction and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis / Lewis M. Graves and Balasubramanian Swaminathan --Plesiomonas shigelloides / Ivan Ciznar ... [et al.] -- Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis as a molecular technique in Salmonella epidemiological studies / Rachel Gorman and Catherine C. Adley -- Kits for the detection of food poisoning toxins produced by Bacillus cereus and Staphylococcus aureus / Moira M. Brett -- Microbiological and molecular methods to identify and characterize toxigenic Vibrio cholerae from food samples / Keya De, Ranjan K. Nandy, and G. Balakrish Nair -- HPLC measurement of aflatoxin B1 and metabolites in isolated rat hepatocytes / Jennifer Colford -- Detection of noroviruses of genogroups I and II in drinking water by real-time one-step rRT-PCR / Christian M. Beuret -- Detection of enteroviruses / Miguel-Angel Jiménez-Clavero ... [et al.] --Detection of hepatitis A virus and rotavirus using nucleic acid sequence-based amplification / Julie Jean and Ismaïl Fliss -- Isolation and characterization of cathepsin-L1 protease from Fasciola hepatica excretory/secretory products for the serodiagnosis of human fasciolosis / Sandra O'Neill, Grace Mulcahy, and John Dalton -- Molecular biology methods for detection and identification of Cryptososporidium species in feces, water and shellfish / C.J.P. Lowery ... [et al.] -- Molecular identification of nematode worms from seafood (Anisakis spp. and Pseudoterranova spp.) and meat (Trichinella spp.) / Giuseppe La Rosa, Stefano D'Amelio, and Eduardo Pozio -- Approaches to developing quantitative risk assessment models / Enda J. Cummins -- A review of surveillance networks of food-borne diseases / Camelia Molnar, Rita Wels, and Catherine C. Adley.
  • Foodborne diseases 2007, Springer
    Escherichia coli / Jianghong Meng and Carl M. Schroeder -- Listeria / Franz Allerberger -- Clostridium botulinum and Clostridium perfringens / Jim McLauchlin and Kathie A. Grant -- Yersinia enterocolitica and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis / Maria Fredriksson-Ahomaa -- Foodborne pathogenic vibrios / T. Ramamurthy and G. Balakrish Nair -- Enterococcus and its association with foodborne illness / Simona F. Oprea and Marcus J. Zervos -- Foodborne viral hepatitis / Hazel Appleton ... [et al.] -- Gastroenteric virus / Miren Iturriza-Gómara, Chris I. Gallimore, and Jim Gray -- Cryptosporidium / Huw V. Smith -- Toxoplasma gondii / Dolores E. Hill ... [et al.] -- Aflatoxins : background, toxicology, and molecular biology / Joan W. Bennett, S. Kale, and Jiujiang Yu -- Scombroid fish poisoning / Elijah W. Stommel -- Pathogen control in meat and poultry production: implementing the USDA food safety and inspection service's hazard analysis and critical control point system / Moshe S. Dreyfuss ... [et al.] -- Use of antimicrobials in food animal production / Frank M. Aaestrup and Lars B. Jensen -- Alternatives to antimicrobials* / Toni L. Poole, Todd R. Callaway, and David J. Nisbet -- Microbial risk assessment / Carl M. Schroeder -- Food irradiation and other sanitation procedures / Donald W. Thayer -- Molecular techniques of detection and discrimination of foodborne pathogens and their toxins / Steven L. Foley and Kathie A. Grant -- Future directions in food safety* / Ross C. Beier and Suresh D. Pillai.
  • Functional microbial genomics 2002, ScienceDirect
  • This new edition of Fungal Associations focuses on mycorrhizas, lichens and fungal-bacterial symbioses. It has been completely revised, updated and expanded. Renowned experts present thorough reviews and discuss the most recent findings on molecular interactions between fungi and plants or bacteria that lead to morphological alterations and novel properties in the symbionts. New insights into the beneficial impact of fungal associations on ecosystem health are provided and documented with striking examples.
  • Fungal genomics 2006, Springer
  • Genetics of bacteria 2013, Springer
    Described as the earliest, simplest life forms, with unlimited metabolic versatility, bacteria are ideally suited to answer some very fundamental questions on life and its processes. They have been employed in almost all fields of biological studies, including Genetics. The whole edifice of science of Genetics centers around three processes: the generation, expression, and transmission of biological variation, and bacteria offer immediate advantages in studying all the three aspects of heredity. Being haploid and structurally simple, it becomes easy to isolate mutations of various kinds and relate them to a function. The availability of such mutants and their detailed genetic and biochemical analyses lead to a gamut of information on gene expression and its regulation. While studying the transmission of biological variation, it is clear that unlike their eukaryotic counterpart, a more genetic approach needs to be employed. Transmission of genetic information in most eukaryotic organisms rests on sexual reproduction that allows the generation of genetically variable offspring through the process of gene recombination. Even though bacteria show an apparent preference for asexual reproduction, they too have evolved mechanisms to trade their genetic material. In fact, bacteria not only could acquire many genes from close relatives, but also from entirely distant members through the process of horizontal gene transfer. Their success story of long evolutionary existence will stand testimony to these mechanisms. While teaching a course on Microbial Genetics to the post-graduate students at Delhi University, it was realized that a book devoted to bacterial genetics may be very handy to the students, researchers, and teachers alike. A strong foundation in genetics also helps in comprehending more modern concepts of molecular biology and recombinant DNA technology, always a favorite with the students and researchers. Planning the format of the book, emphasis has been laid on the generation and transmission of biological variability. The omission of expression part is indeed intentional because lots of information is available on this aspect in any modern biology book. The contents are spread over seven chapters and the text is supported with figures/tables wherever possible. The endeavor has been to induce the readers to appreciate the strength of bacterial genetics and realize the contribution of these tiny organisms to the growth of biological sciences as a whole and genetics in particular.
  • Genus Yersinia 2007, Springer
    "The 9th International Symposium on Yersinia was held in Lexington, Kentucky, USA on October 10-14, 2006. Over 250 Yersinia researchers from 18 countries gathered to present and discuss their research. In addition to 37 oral presentations, there were 150 poster presentations. This Symposium volume is based on selected presentations from the meeting and contains both reviews and research articles. It is divided into six topic areas: 1) genomics; 2) structure and metabolism; 3) regulatory mechanisms; 4) pathogenesis and host interactions; 5) molecular epidemiology and detection; and 6) vaccine and antimicrobial therapy development. Consequently, this volume covers a wide range of current research areas in the Yersinia field."--Preface.
  • Overview of gut immunology / Katie Lynn Mason ... [et al.] -- The commensal microbiology of the gastrointestinal tract / Janet M. Manson, Marcus Rauch and Michael S. Gilmore -- Overview of the gastrointestinal microbiota / -- Vincent B. Young and Thomas M. Schmidt -- Effects of microbiota on GI health : -- Gnotobiotic research / Robert Doug Wagner -- Positive interactions with the microbiota : probiotics / Marko Kalliomøki, Seppo Salminen and Erika Isolauri -- Negative interactions with the microbiota : IBD / Nita H. Salzman and Charles L. Bevins -- Diet, immunity, and functional foods / Lesley Hoyles and Jelena Vulevic -- Host : microbe communication within the GI tract / Christopher A. Allen and Alfredo G. Torres -- Host : microbe symbiosis : the squid, vibrio association : a naturally occurring, experimental model of animal/bacterial partnerships / Margaret McFall-Ngai -- The "microflora hypothesis" of allergic disease / Andrew Shreiner, Gary B. Huffnagle and Mairi C. Noverr -- The damage : response framework of microbial pathogenesis and infectious diseases / Liise-anne Pirofski and Arturo Casadevall.
  • "Preface Almost 1,800 media are described in the Handbook of Media for Clinical and Public Health Microbiology, including newly described media for the cultivation of emerging pathogens. Diseases caused by emerging pathogens that are responsible for increased rates of morbidity and mortality rates, such as Escherichia coli O157:H7, methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), vancomycin resistant enterococci (VRE), and carbapenem resistant enterococci (CRE) have raised special concerns and various media included in the Handbook have been designed for the specific cultivation and identification of these pathogens. Many of the new media included in the Handbook of Media for Clinical and Public Health Microbiology permit the cultivation of bacteria, fungi, and viruses that are currently causing major medical problems around the world. These media are very important for the rapid detection of pathogenic microorganisms and the diagnosis of individuals with specific infectious diseases adn for preventing the spread of pathogens via food, water, and environmental sources. Several of the new media described in the Handbook of Media for Clinical and Public Health Microbiology include chromogenic or fluorogenic substrates that permit the rapid detection of specific pathogens. An important function of the Handbook of Media for Clinical and Public Health Microbiology is to provide descriptions of the media that are used to cultivate and identify microorganisms from clinical specimens and those of public health significance. The Handbook provides a compilation of the formulations, methods of preparation, and applications for media used in clinical and public health microbiology laboratories"--Provided by publisher.
  • Handbook of prebiotics 2008, CRCnetBASE
    Endocrinology of the gastro-intestinal tract and modulation of satiety: specific focus on glucagon like peptide-1 / R. Burcelin & P.D. Cani -- Prebiotics and modulation of gastrointestinal peptides / P.D. Cani, R. Burcelin & C. Knauf -- Designing studies and rodent models for studying prebiotics for colorectal cancer prevention / N.J. Emenaker & J.A. Milner -- Colorectal cancer prevention: the role of prebiotics / A. Umar, N.J. Emenaker & J.A. Milner -- Prebiotics and reduction of risk of carcinogenesis: review of experimental and human data / A. Klinder, M. Glei & B.L. Pool-Zobel -- Prebiotics and cancer therapy / H.S. Taper & M.B. Roberfroid -- Pathophysiology of inflammatory bowel diseases / F.Hoentjen & L. A. Dieleman -- Prebiotics in inflammatory bowel diseases / F. Guarner -- Prebiotics and infant nutrition / Y. Vandenplas ... [et al.] -- Prebiotics and nutrition in the elderly: the concept of healthy aging / I.R. Rowland & C. Gill -- Prebiotics and animal nutrition / J. Van Loo -- Food applications of prebiotics / A. Franck -- Prebiotics and food safety / G. Pascal -- Concluding remarks / G.R Gibson & M.B. Roberfroid.General introduction: prebiotics in nutrition / M.B Roberfroid -- Gastrointestinal microflora and interactions with gut mucosa / A.L. Wells, D.M.A. Saulnier, and G.R. Gibson -- Prebiotics: concept: definition, criteria, methodologies, and products / M.B. Roberfroid -- The prebiotic effect: review of experimental and human data / S. Kolida and G.R.Gibson -- Effects of prebiotics on mineral absorption: mechanisms of action / I.J. Griffin & S.A. Abrams -- Prebiotics and the absorption of minerals, a review of experimental and human data / K.M. Hawthorne & S.A. Abrams -- Immune functions and mechanisms in the gastrointestinal tract / A. Dubert-Ferrandon, D.S. Newburg & W.A. Walker -- Prebiotics and the immune system: review of experimental and human data / S. Seifert & B. Watzl -- Triacylglycerols and cholesterol metabolism / M.Beylot, F. Forcheron & D. Letexier -- Prebiotics and lipid metabolism: review of experimental and human data / N.M. Delzenne & A.M. Neyrinck --
  • Handbook on clostridia 2005, CRCnetBASE
  • Henipavirus 2012, Springer
    Introduction: Nipah Virus--Discovery and Origin /Kaw Bing Chua --Ecological Aspects of Hendra Virus /Hume Field, Gary Crameri, Nina Yu-Hsin Kung and Lin-Fa Wang --Epidemiology of Henipavirus Disease in Humans /Stephen P. Luby and Emily S. Gurley --Molecular Virology of the Henipaviruses /Paul A. Rota and Michael K. Lo --Henipavirus Receptor Usage and Tropism /Olivier Pernet, Yao E Wang and Benhur Lee --Henipavirus Membrane Fusion and Viral Entry /Hector C. Aguilar and Ronald M. Iorio --Clinical and Pathological Manifestations of Human Henipavirus Infection /K. T. Wong and C. T. Tan --Henipaviruses in Their Natural Animal Hosts /D. J. Middleton and H. M. Weingartl --Nipah and Hendra Virus Interactions with the Innate Immune System /Christopher F. Basler --Animal Challenge Models of Henipavirus Infection and Pathogenesis /Thomas W. Geisbert, Heinz Feldmann and Christopher C. Broder --Diagnosis of Henipavirus Infection: Current Capabilities and Future Directions /Lin-Fa Wang and Peter Daniels --Immunization Strategies Against Henipaviruses /Christopher C. Broder, Thomas W. Geisbert, Kai Xu, Dimitar B. Nikolov and Lin-Fa Wang, et al.
  • Hepatitis C virus 2013, Springer
    Hepatitis C virus (HCV), a major causative agent of chronic liver disease, is spread throughout the world and around 170 million people are persistently infected. In this volume, world-leading experts in the field of HCV research have compiled the most recent scientific advances to provide a comprehensive and very timely overview of the various facets of HCV. The book starts with a discussion of the possible origin of HCV and its spread among the human population. The focus of the subsequent chapters is on available cell culture and in vivo models before shifting to the molecular and cellular principles underlying the viral replication cycle. These chapters are complemented by insightful descriptions of the innate and adaptive immune responses to HCV as well as the virus-associated pathogenesis. Finally, the development of antiviral therapies, which is closely linked with progress in basic research, and the implementation of those therapies into present and future daily clinical practice are highlighted.
  • The Hippo signaling pathway is rapidly gaining recognition as an important player in organ size control and tumorgenesis. This volume presents virtually all aspects of tumor biology because members of the Hippo Pathway have been associated with numerous well-established cell signaling pathways, just to name a few; Rho, Wnt, TGFbeta and p53. Hippo signaling is not solely involved in regulating "classic" tumor characteristics such as cell proliferation, survival and growth, but is also diversely involved in cell-autonomous and non-cell-autonomous differentiation, migration and organ size control. With the multitude of signaling events mediated by the Hippo pathway and the vastly different functions that it plays, it is evident that these tumor suppressors are unique governors of cellular homeostasis. This timely volume gathers wide-ranging and burgeoning information on the Hippo pathway and its role in cancer into an accessible format of a single book.With the multitude of signaling events mediated by the Hippo pathway and the vastly different functions that it plays, it is evident that these tumor suppressors are unique governors of cellular homeostasis. This timely volume gathers wide-ranging and burgeoning information on the Hippo pathway and its role in cancer into an accessible format of a single book.
  • Host-pathogen interactions 2008, Springer Protocols
  • Streptococci are Gram-positive bacteria that cause a wide spectrum of diseases, such as pharyngitis, necrotizing fasciitis and streptococcal toxic shock syndrome, as well as rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease as sequelae. Antibiotics alone have not been able to control the disease and in spite of many efforts an effective vaccine is not yet available. A prerequisite for novel and successful strategies for combating these bacteria is a complete understanding of the highly complex pathogenic mechanisms involved, which are analyzed in this volume. In ten chapters, prominent authors cover various aspects including streptococcal diseases and global burden, epidemiology, adaptation and transmission, and molecular mechanisms of different diseases, as well as sequelae, vaccine development and clinical management. This book will serve as a valuable reference work for scientists, students, clinicians and public health workers and provide new approaches to meeting the challenge of streptococcal diseases.
  • 1. The Immune Response to Infectious Agents / Stefan H.E. Kaufmann, Dieter Kabelitz -- 2. Immunomagnetic Isolation of Subcellular Compartments / Vladimir Tchikov, Jürgen Fritsch, Dieter Kabelitz, Stefan Schütze -- 3. Use of Bioinformatics to Predict MHC Ligands and T-Cell Epitopes: Application to Epitope-Driven Vaccine Design / Anne S. De Groot, Tobias Cohen, Matthew Ardito, Lenny Moise, Bill Martin, Jay A. Berzofsky -- 4. Genetics of Susceptibility and Resistance to Infection / Aurelie Cobat, Marianna Orlova, Alexandre Alcaїs, Erwin Schurr -- 5. Proteomic Approaches to Study Immunity in Infection / Gustavo A.de Souza, Harald G. Wiker -- 6. Isolation and Characterization of Human Epithelial Antimicrobial Peptides and Proteins / Jens.-M. Schröder -- 7. Visualization and Functional Evaluation of Phagocyte Extracellular Traps / Maren von Köckritz-Blickwede, Ohn Chow, Mariam Ghochani, Victor Nizet -- 8. Killer Cell Assays / Patricia Graef, Veit R. Buchholz, Dirk H. Busch -- 9. Analysis of Intestinal T Cell Populations and Cytokine Productions / Jun Kunisawa, Hiroshi Kiyono -- 10. Isolation and Measuring the Function of Professional Phagocytes: Murine Macrophages / Leanne Peiser, Subhankar Mukhopadhyay, Richard Haworth, Siamon Gordon -- 11. Measuring Immune Responses In Vivo / Stefan Ehlers, Norbert Reiling, Christoph Hölscher, Sahar Aly -- 12. Murine and Guinea Pig Models of Tuberculosis / Diane J. Ordway, lan M. Orme -- 13. The Leishmaniasis Model / Pascale Kropf, Ulrich D. Kadolsky, Matthew Rogers, Thomas E. Cloke, Ingrid Müller -- 14. Animal Models of Mucosal Candida Infections / Flavia De Bernardis, Silvia Arancia, Silvia Sandini -- 15. Mucosal Immunity and Inflammation / Ulrich Steinhoff, Alexander Visekruna -- 16. CD8 T-Cell Immunotherapy of Cytomegalovirus Disease in the Murine Model / Niels A.W. Lemmermann, Jürgen Podlech, Christof K. Seckert, Kai A. Kropp, Natascha K.A. Grzimek, Matthias J. Reddehase, Rafaela Holtappels -- 17. Measuring Immune Responses In Situ: Immunofluorescent and Immunoenzymatic Techniques / Antje Müller, Torsten Goldmann, Ulrike Seitzer -- 18. Measuring Human Cytokine Responses / Hans Yssel, John Wijdenes, René de Waal Malefyt, Jean-François Mathieu, Jérôme Pène -- 19. Human Dendritic Cell Subsets / Hideki Ueno, Eynav Klechevsky, A. Karolina Palucka, Jacques Banchereau.
  • Immunology of the Lymphatic System is a comprehensive study of the lymphatic system and its immunological role. It begins with lymphatic capillaries, their origin and development. It addresses lymph circulation, in general, with a special emphasis on lymph circulation in parenchymal organs. The next section focuses on lymph nodes, subcortical circulation and the conduit system. It discusses organs with no lymphatic system, such as the brain. Finally, it covers lymph composition and cells in the lymph. While primarily basic research, the volume touches upon elements of the clinical, as well, broadening its scope and appeal.
  • In remembrance of Rudolf Virchow (1821-1902) / Schmidt, A. -- In memoriam of Rudolf Virchow: a historical retrospective including aspects of inflammation, infection and neoplasia / Schmidt, A., Weber, O.F. -- Aneuploidy and cancer: from correlation to causation / Duesberg, P. ... [et al.] -- Adult stem cell theory of the multi-stage, multi-mechanism theory of carcinogenesis: role of inflammation on the promotion of initiated stem cells / Trosko, J.E., Tai, M.-H. -- Helicobacter pylori and gastric neoplasia / Leung, W.K. -- Schistosomiasis and neoplasia / Yosry, A. -- Relevant oncogenic viruses in veterinary medicine: original pathogens and animal models for human disease / Truyen, U., L"chelt, M. -- The inflammatory tumor microenvironment and its impact on cancer development / de Visser, K.E., Coussens, L.M. -- Co-opting macrophage traits in cancer progression: a consequence of tumor cell fusion? / Pawelek, J. ... [et al.] -- Carcinogenesis driven by bone marrow-derived stem cells / Dittmar, T. ... [et al.] -- Chemokine-directed metastasis / Gomperts, B.N., Strieter, R.M. -- Involvement of chemokine receptors in organ-specific metastasis / Zlotnik, A. -- Visualization of tumor cell extravasation / Heyder, C. ... [et al.] -- Options for visualizing metastatic disease in the living body / Helms, M.W., Brandt, B.H., Contag, C. -- Infection, inflammation and neoplasia: an interdisciplinary challenge / Zaenker, K.S.
  • The Criteria of Inclusion of Infectious Agents in the List of Biological Carcinogens -- General Mechanisms of Biological Carcinogenesis -- The Role of Bacteria in Cancer Development -- The Role of Protozoa in Cancer Development -- The Role of Helminthes and Fungi in Cancer Development -- Organ Microbiota in Cancer Development: The Holy Grail of Biological Carcinogenesis -- Conclusions: Are We There Yet?
  • Antifungal agents -- Antifungal susceptibility testing: Clinical Laboratory and Standards Institute (CLSI) methods -- Antifungal susceptibility testing methods: non-CLSI methods for yeast and moulds -- Susceptibility testing of dermatophytes -- Usual susceptibility patterns of common yeasts -- Usual susceptibility patterns of common moulds and systemic fungi -- Usual susceptibility patterns for systemic dimorphic fungi -- Utility of antifungal susceptibility testing and clinical correlations.
  • Intrinsic immunity 2013, Springer
    The APOBEC3 Family of Retroelement Restriction Factors /Eric W. Refsland, Reuben S. Harris --Inhibition of Retroviral Replication by Members of the TRIM Protein Family /Adam J. Fletcher, Greg J. Towers --The Antiviral Activities of Tetherin /Stuart J. D. Neil --Restriction of Retroviral Infection of Macrophages /Mark Sharkey --Rapid Adversarial Co-Evolution of Viruses and Cellular Restriction Factors /Welkin E. Johnson --RNA Interference-Mediated Intrinsic Antiviral Immunity in Plants /György Szittya, József Burgyán --RNA Interference-Mediated Intrinsic Antiviral Immunity in Invertebrates /Arabinda Nayak, Michel Tassetto, Mark Kunitomi, Raul Andino --Roles of MicroRNAs in the Life Cycles of Mammalian Viruses /Eva Gottwein --Interplay Between DNA Tumor Viruses and the Host DNA Damage Response /Karyn McFadden, Micah A. Luftig.
  • Iron Acquisition by the Genus Mycobacterium summarizes the early evidence for the necessity of iron in mycobacteria and the discovery of the mycobacterial siderophores mycobactin, carboxymycobactin, and exochelin. The structural characterization of the mycobacterial siderophores is described. The genes so far identified as essential for iron acquisition and maintenance of an infection by pathogenic mycobacteria are discussed. The potential role of siderocalin in iron gathering by M. tuberculosis is featured. Because new drugs for M. tuberculosis are needed, this brief also emphasizes the design of antibiotics that interfere with siderophore biosynthesis and the use of siderophore analogs and/or conjugates.
  • Laboratory Protocols in Fungal Biology presents the latest techniques in fungal biology. This book analyzes information derived through real experiments, and focuses on cutting edge techniques in the field. The book comprises 57 chapters contributed from internationally recognised scientists and researchers. Experts in the field have provided up-to-date protocols covering a range of frequently used methods in fungal biology. Almost all important methods available in the area of fungal biology viz. taxonomic keys in fungi; histopathological and microscopy techniques; proteomics methods; genomics methods; industrial applications and related techniques; and bioinformatics tools in fungi are covered and complied in one book. Chapters include introductions to their respective topics, list of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and notes on troubleshooting. Each chapter is self-contained and written in a style that enables the reader to progress from elementary concepts to advanced research techniques. Laboratory Protocols in Fungal Biology is a valuable tool for both beginner research workers and experienced professionals.
  • Legionella pneumophila 2008, Springer
  • Listeria monocytogenes 2007, Springer
  • The genus Listeria and Listeria monocytogenes: phylogenetic position, taxonomy, and identification / Jocelyn Rocourt and Carmen Buchrieser -- Ecology of Listeria species and L. monocytogenes in the natural environment / Brian D. Sauders and Martin Wiedmann -- Listeriosis in animals / Irene V. Wesley -- Listeriosis in humans / John Painter and Laurence Slutsker -- Molecular virulence determinants of Listeria monocytogenes / Michael Kuhn and Werner Goebel -- Characteristics of Listeria monocytogenes important to food processors / Beatrice H. Lado and Ahmed E. Yousef -- Conventional methods to detect and isolate Listeria monocytogenes / Catherine W. Donnelly and David G. Nyachuba -- Rapid methods for detection of Listeria / Byron F. Brehm-Stecher and Eric A. Johnson -- Subtyping Listeria monocytogenes / Lewis M. Graves, Bala Swaminathan, and Susan B. Hunter -- Foodborne listeriosis / Dawn M. Norton and Christopher R. Braden --Incidence and behavior of Listeria monocytogenes in unfermented dairy products / Elliot T. Ryser -- Incidence and behavior of Listeria monocytogenes in cheese and other fermented dairy products / Elliot T. Ryser -- Incidence and behavior of Listeria monocytogenes in meat products / Jeffrey M. Farber, Franco Pagotto, and Chris Scherf -- Incidence and behavior of Listeria monocytogenes in poultry and egg products / Elliot T. Ryser -- Incidence and behavior of Listeria monocytogenes in fish and seafood / Karen C. Jinneman, Marleen M. Wekell, and Mel W. Eklund -- Incidence and behavior of Listeria monocytogenes in products of plant origin / Robert E. Brackett -- Incidence and control of Listeria in food processing facilities / Jeffrey L. Kornacki and Joshua Gurtler -- Listeria: risk assessment, regulatory control, and economic impact / Ewen C.D. Todd -- Perspectives on research needs / Elmer H. Marth ... [et al.].
  • Marine microbiology 2001, ScienceDirect
  • Medical microbiology 2005, Thieme Book
  • Acid mine drainage biofilm -- Waseca County farm soil -- Whale fall community -- Methane-oxidizing archaea -- Human fecal virus -- Sargasso Sea marine microbial metagenome -- Human distal gut microbiome -- Enhanced biological phosphorus removal (EBPR) sludge community -- Mouse gut microbiota metagenome.
  • Bacterial growth -- The outer membrane of gram-negative bacteria and the cytoplasmic membrane -- Peptidoglycan synthesis and cell division -- Cellular permeability -- Allosteric enzymes -- Glycolysis, gluconeogenesis and glycogen synthesis -- The pentose phosphate and Entner-Doudoroff pathways -- The tricarboxylic acid cycle and the glyoxylate bypass -- ATP-generating processes : respiration and fermentation -- Biosynthesis of lipids -- Iron-sulfur proteins -- The archaea -- Methanogens and methylotrophs -- Enzyme induction in catabolic systems -- Transcription : RNA polymerase -- Negative regulation -- Enzyme repression in anabolic pathways -- Positive regulation -- The ribosomes -- The genetic code, the transfer RNAs and the aminoacyl-tRNA-synthetases -- Attenuation -- Riboswitches -- The biological fixation of nitrogen -- How biosynthetic pathways have been established -- The aspartic acid family of amino acids : biosynthesis -- Regulation of the biosynthesis of the amino acids of the aspartic acid family in Enterobacteriaceae -- Other patterns of regulation of the synthesis of amino acids of the aspartate family -- Biosynthesis of the amino acids of the glutamic acid family and its regulation -- Biosynthesis of amino acids derived from phosphoglyceric acid and pyruvic acid -- Selenocysteine and selenoproteins -- Biosynthesis of aromatic amino acids and its regulation -- The biosynthesis of histidine and its regulation -- The biosynthesis of nucleotides -- The biosynthesis of deoxyribonucleotides -- Biosynthesis of some water-soluble vitamins and of their coenzyme forms -- Biosynthesis of carotene, vitamin A, sterols, ubiquinones and menaquinones -- Biosynthesis of the tetrapyrrole ring system -- Biosynthesis of cobalamins including vitamin B12 -- Interactions between proteins and DNA -- Evolution of biosynthetic pathways.
  • Microbial endocrinology 2010, Springer
  • Preface: Food--A Necessity and a Threat -- Editor -- Contributors -- Section I. Instances and Nature of Microbial Food Contamination -- 1. PulseNet and Emerging Foodborne Diseases / Efrain M. Ribot, Eija Hyytia-Trees, and Kara Cooper -- 2. Pathogenic Mechanisms of the Enterohemorrhagic
  • Microbial forensics 2005, ScienceDirect
  • Microbial gene essentiality 2008, Springer Protocols
    Overview of whole-genome essentiality analysis / Karen Joy Shaw -- Pt. I. Experimental protocols. IA. Populational genome-wide essentiality screens. Transposon-based strategies for the identification of essential bacterial genes / William S. Reznikoff and Kelly M. Winterberg -- Identification and analysis of essential genes in Haemophilus influenzae / Sandy M.S. Wong and Brian J. Akerley -- Transposon site hybridization in Mycobacterium tuberculosis / Jeffrey P. Murry ... [et al.] -- Essential genes in the infection model of Pseudomonas aeruginosa PCR-based signature-tagged mutagenesis / François Sanschagrin, Irena Kukavica-Ibrulj, and Roger C. Levesque -- Whole-genome detection of conditionally essential and dispensable genes in Escherichia coli via genetic footprinting / Michael D. Scholle and Svetlana Y. Gerdes -- Generating a collection of insertion mutations in the Staphylococcus aureus genome using bursa aurealis / Taeok Bae ... [et al.] -- Multipurpose transposon insertion libraries for large-scale analysis of gene function in yeast / Anuj Kumar --IB. Systematic collections of knockout mutants. How to make a defined near-saturation mutant library. Case 1: Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 / Michael A. Jacobs -- Comparing insertion libraries in two Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains to assess gene essentiality / Nicole T. Liberati ... [et al.] -- The construction of systematic in-frame, single-gene knockout mutant collection in Escherichia coli K-12 / Tomoya Baba and Hirotada Mori -- The applications of systematic in-frame, single-gene knockout mutant collection of Escherichia coli K-12 / Tomoya Baba ... [et al.] -- A novel, simple, high-throughput method for isolation of genome-wide transposon insertion mutants of Escherichia coli K-12 / Takeyoshi Miki, Yoshihiro Yamamoto, and Hideo Matsuda -- High-throughput creation of a whole-genome collection of yeast knockout strains / Angela M. Chu and Ronald W. Davis -- Analysis of genetic interactions on a genome-wide scale in budding yeast: diploid-based synthetic lethality analysis by microarray / Pamela B. Meluh ... [et al.] --IC. Genome minimization. Scarless engineering of the Escherichia coli genome / Tamás Fehér ... [et al.] -- Minimization of the Escherichia coli genome using the Tn5-targeted Cre/loxP excision system / Byung Jo Yu and Sun Chang Kim -- Construction of long chromosomal deletion mutants of Escherichia coli and minimization of the genome / Jun-ichi Kato and Masayuki Hashimoto -- ID. Conditional knockouts. Identification of essential genes in Staphylococcus aureus by construction and screening of conditional mutant library / Dezhong Yin and Yinduo Ji -- Techniques for the isolation and use of conditionally expressed antisense RNA to achieve essential gene knockdowns in Staphylococcus aureus / Allyn Forsyth and Liangsu Wang -- Introduction of conditional lethal amber mutations in Escherichia coli / Christopher D. Herring -- Pt. II. Bioinformatics. IIA. Statistics. Statistical methods for building random transposon mutagenesis libraries / Oliver Will -- Statistical evaluation of genetic footprinting data / Gábor Balázsi -- Modeling competitive outgrowth of mutant populations : why do essentiality screens yield divergent results? / Alexander I. Grenov and Svetlana Y. Gerdes --Statistical analysis of fitness data determined by TAG hybridization on microarrays / Brian D. Peyser, Rafael Irizarry, and Forrest A. Spencer -- IIB. Data integration and modeling. Profiling of Escherichia coli chromosome database / Yukiko Yamazaki, Hironori Niki, and Jun-ichi Kato -- Gene essentiality analysis based on DEG, a database of essential genes / Chun-Ting Zhang and Ren Zhang -- Detection of essential genes in Streptococcus pneumoniae using bioinformatics and allelic replacement mutagenesis / Jae-Hoon Song and Kwan Soo Ko -- Design and application of genome-scale reconstructed metabolic models / Isabel Rocha, Jochen Förster, and Jens Nielsen -- Predicting gene essentiality using genome-scale in silico models / Andrew R. Joyce and Bernhard Ø. Palsson -- Comparative approach to analysis of gene essentiality / Andrei L. Osterman and Svetlana Y. Gerdes.
  • Microbial glycobiology. 1st ed. 2009, ScienceDirect
  • Microbial imaging. 1st ed. 2005, ScienceDirect
  • Microbial processes and products 2005, Springer Protocols
  • Microbial protein toxins 2005, Springer
    Diphtheria toxin, diphtheria-related fusion protein toxins, and the molecular mechanism of their action against eukaryotic cells -- Anthrax toxin and genetic aspects regulating its expression -- Shiga toxins and their mechanisms of cell entry -- Cholera toxin: mechanisms of entry into host cells -- ExoU: a cytotoxin delivered by the type III secretion system of pseudomonas aeruginosa -- Staphylococcal alpha-toxin -- S. cerevisiae K28 toxin- a secreted virus toxin of the A/B family of protein toxins -- Kluyveromyces lactis zymocin and other plasmid-encoded yeast killer toxins -- The ustilago maydis killer toxins -- Zygocin- a monomeric protein toxin secreted by virus-infected zygosaccharomyces bailii -- Acidophilic structure and killing mechanism of the pichia farinosa killer toxin SMKT.
  • Microbial siderophores 2007, Springer
  • Computational intelligence in the design of synthetic microbial genetic systems / Jennifer S. Hallinan -- Constraints in the design of the synthetic bacterial chassis / Antoine Danchin and Agnieszka Sekowska -- Social dimensions of microbial synthetic biology / Jane Calvert, Emma Frow -- Bacillus subtilis: model gram-positive synthetic biology chassis / Colin R. Harwood, Suzanne Pohl, Wendy Smith, Anil Wipat -- Engineering microbial biosensors / Lisa Goers, Nicolas Kylilis, Marios Tomazou, Ke Yan Wen, Paul Freemont, Karen Polizzi -- Noise and stochasticity in gene expression: a pathogenic fate determinant / Mikkel Girke Jørgensen, Renske van Raaphorst, Jan-Willem Veening -- Platforms for genetic design automation / Chris J. Myers.
  • Microbiology and aging 2009, Springer
  • Microbiology monographs v. 1-, 2006-, Springer
  • pt. 1. Introduction. Risk assessment and drinking water -- pt. 2. Bacteriology. Acinetobacter -- Aeromonas -- Arcobacter -- Campylobacter -- Cyanobacteria -- Escherichia coli -- Helicobacter pylori -- Other heterotrophic plate count bacteria (Flavobacterium, Klebsiella, Pseudomonas, Serratia, Staphylococcus) -- Legionella -- The Mycobacterium avium complex -- Salmonella -- Shigella -- Vibrio cholerae -- Yersinia -- pt. 3. Protozoa. Acanthamoeba spp. -- Balantidium coli -- Cryptosporidium spp. -- Cyclospora cayetanensis -- Entamoeba histolytica -- Giardia duodenalis -- Naegleria fowleri -- Toxoplasma gondii -- pt. 4. Viruses. Common themes -- The survival and persistence of viruses in water -- Methods for the detection of waterborne viruses -- Adenovirus -- Astrovirus -- Enterovirus (poliovirus, coxsackievirus, echovirus) -- Hepatitis A virus (HAV) -- Hepatitis E. virus (HEV) -- Norovirus and sapovirus -- Rotavirus -- pt. 5. Helminths. Dracunculiasis -- pt. 6. Future. Emerging waterborne infectious diseases.
  • The second edition of Microbiology of Waterborne Diseases describes the diseases associated with water, their causative agents and the ways in which they gain access to water systems. The book is divided into sections covering bacteria, protozoa, and viruses. Other sections detail methods for detecting and identifying waterborne microorganisms, and the ways in which they are removed from water, including chlorine, ozone, and ultraviolet disinfection. The second edition of this handbook has been updated with information on biofilms and antimicrobial resistance. The impact of global warming and climate change phenomena on waterborne illnesses are also discussed. This book serves as an indispensable reference for public health microbiologists, water utility scientists, research water pollution microbiologists environmental health officers, consultants in communicable disease control and microbial water pollution students. Focuses on the microorganisms of most significance to public health, including E. coli, cryptosporidium, and enterovirus. Highlights the basic microbiology, clinical features, survival in the environment, and gives a risk assessment for each pathogen. Contains new material on antimicrobial resistance and biofilms. Covers drinking water and both marine and freshwater recreational bathing waters.
  • Microbiology of wounds 2010, CRCnetBASE
    An introduction to the world of microbiology and biofilmology / Steven L. Percival, John G. Thomas, and David Williams -- Human skin and microbial flora / Rose A. Cooper and Steven L. Percival -- An introduction to wounds / Michel H.E. Hermans and Terry Treadwell -- Burn wound management / Michel H.E. Hermans -- Cell biology of normal and impaired healing / Keith Moore -- The microbiology of wounds / Steven L. Percival and Scott E. Dowd -- Types of wounds and infections / Randall D. Wolcott ... [et al.] -- Biofilms and significance to wound healing / Keith F. Cutting ... [et al.] -- Wounds, enzymes, and proteases / Steven L. Percival and Christine A. Cochrane -- Wound healing immunology and biofilms / Emma J. Woods ... [et al.] -- Antimicrobial interventions for wounds / Steven L. Percival, Rose A. Cooper, and Benjamin A. Lipsky -- Wound dressings and other topical treatment modalities in bioburden control / Richard White -- Factors affecting the healing of chronic wounds : an iconoclastic view / Marissa J. Carter and Caroline E. Fife.
  • Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Microorganisms in air -- 1.1.Microorganisms in outdoor air / B. Flannigan -- 1.2.Microorganisms in indoor air / B. Flannigan -- 1.3.Pollen in indoor air / A. Rantio-Lehtimaki -- ch. 2 Microorganisms in homes and work environments -- 2.1.Microbial growth in indoor environments / J.D. Miller -- 2.2.Bacteria and other bioaerosols in industrial workplaces / J.R.M. Swan -- 2.3.Remediation and control of microbial growth in problem buildings / P.R. Morey -- ch. 3 Airborne microorganisms and disease -- 3.1.Allergenic microorganisms and hypersensitivity / J.H. Day -- 3.2.Occupational respiratory disease: hypersensitivity pneumonitis and other forms of interstitial lung disease / B. Flannigan -- 3.3.Respiratory tract infections caused by indoor fungi / R.C. Summerbell -- ch. 4 Microbiological investigation of indoor environments -- 4.1.Mycological investigations of indoor environments / J.D. Miller -- 4.2.Molecular methods for bioaerosol characterization / J.A. Scott -- 4.3.Isolation and identification of fungi / J. Houbraken -- 4.4.Analysis of microbial volatile organic compounds / T.J. Ryan -- 4.5.Analysis for toxins and inflammatory compounds / J.D. Miller -- 4.6.Interpreting sampling data in investigations of indoor environments: selected case studies / P.R. Morey -- ch. 5 Common and important species of Actinobacteria and fungi in indoor environments -- Common and important species of fungi and actinomycetes in indoor environments / J.D. Miller -- Descriptions and illustrations of common fungi and actinomycetes.
  • This book focuses on the function of antibodies in vivo. Recent years have seen an exponential growth in knowledge about the molecular and cellular mechanisms of antibody activity. These new results dramatically changed our view of how antibodies function in vivo. The importance of this class of molecules is demonstrated by the heightened susceptibility to infections of humans and mice with an altered capacity to generate pathogen specific antibody responses. Thus, the majority of our currently available vaccines, such as vaccines against influenza, measles and hepatitis focus on the generation of long lasting antibody responses. Recent evidence from a variety of in vivo model systems and from human patient cohorts has highlighted the exclusive role of cellular Fc-receptors for certain immunoglobulin isotypes and subclasses. With the recent discovery of a human Fc-receptor for IgM all different human immunoglobulin isotypes now have a cellular receptor, providing a feedback mechanism and link between antibodies and the cellular components of the immune system. Moreover it has become clear the complement and Fc-receptor system are tightly connected and regulate each other to ensure a well balanced immune response. Among the immunoglobulin isotypes IgG plays a very important protective role against microbial infections and also as a therapeutic agent to kill tumor cells or autoantibody producing B cells in autoimmune disease. Transfer of our knowledge about the crucial function of Fc-receptors has led to the production of a second generation of therapeutic antibodies with enhanced binding to this class of receptors. Binding of antibodies to Fc-receptors leads to the recruitment of the potent pro-inflammatory effector functions of cells from the innate immune system. Hence, Fc-receptors link the innate and adaptive immune system, emphasizing the importance of both arms of the immune system and their crosstalk during anti-microbial immune responses. Besides this pro-inflammatory activity immunoglobulin G (IgG) molecules are long known to also have an anti-inflammatory function. This is demonstrated by the use of high dose intravenous immunoglobulins as a therapeutic agent in many human autoimmune diseases. During the past five years several new insights into the molecular and cellular pathways of this anti-inflammatory activity were gained radically changing our view of IgG function in vivo. Several lines of evidence suggest that the sugar moiety attached to the IgG molecule is responsible for these opposing activities and may be seen as a molecular switch enabling the immune system to change IgG function from a pro- to an anti-inflammatory activity. There is convincing evidence in mice and humans that aberrant IgG glycosylation could be an important new pathway for understanding the impaired antibody activity during autoimmune disease. Besides this tremendous increase in basic knowledge about factors influencing immunoglobulin activity the book will also provide insights into how these new insights might help to generate novel therapeutic approaches to enhance IgG activity for tumor therapy on the one hand, and how to block the self-destructive activity of IgG autoantibodies during autoimmune disease on the other hand.
  • Molecular cellular microbiology 2002, ScienceDirect
  • Pt. 1. Ascomycota -- pt. 2. Bastidiomycota -- pt. 3. Entomohpthoromycotina and Muscoromyotina -- pt. 4. Microsporidia -- pt. 5. Oomycota, Chlorophyta, and Mesomycetozoea -- pt. 6. Panfungal and drug resistance detection.
  • Legionnaires' disease, a potentially fatal type of pneumonia primarily affecting elderly and immuno-compromised persons, is caused by the ubiquitous environmental bacterium Legionella pneumophila. This book offers authoritative reviews of different facets of its virulence, focusing on comparative phagocyte infection, virulence gene regulation, biochemical functions of effector proteins and cellular pathogen-host interactions, as well as host responses and immunity to L. pneumophila. Taken together, the contributions in this compilation provide a state-of-the-art overview of current insights into the molecular pathogenesis of the opportunistic and potentially fatal pathogen L. pneumophila.
  • Molecular medical microbiology 2002, ScienceDirect
  • Morgellon's syndrome 2010, CRCnetBASE
    Why the investigation was started -- Materials and methodology -- Evidence not recorded on videotape -- The phenomenon of the disappearing hair follicles -- Particles entering the eyes -- Particles exiting the eyes -- A substance that transverses the optic globe -- The irregular iris -- Particles that exit the feet -- Particles that enter the feet -- The microorganism mobility : an internal propulsion system -- Green feet illuminate the role of the epidermis in the life-cycle of the microorganism -- Coated hairs under the microscope -- The micro organism possibly growing on a piece of cocaine -- A summary of the observations -- The structure of the microorganism -- A model accounting for the observed phenomena -- Is there a cure? -- Future considerations : a microorganism as an etiology for delusional parasitosis.
  • In contrast to the substantial literature that focuses upon innate immune signaling in the gut, there is remarkably less known about the response of the airway to bacterial pathogens. The purpose of this book will be to review the current status of theunderstanding of the pathogenesis of acute bacterial pneumonia, slanted toward the mucosal immunology of these infections. It will describe, in general, the signaling cascades that control the proinflammatory response to bacterial infection in the lung. How innate immune signaling is orchestrated in response to specific common airway pathogens is addressed, targeting Staphylococus aureus (including MRSA), Streptococcus pneumoniae and Klebsiella pneumoniae. By describing the general immunological responses to conserved bacterial components and then detailing how specific organisms cause infection, this book provides a targeted but comprehensive review of this important topic.
  • Making Myc / J. Liu and D. Levens -- Transcriptional activation by the Myc oncoprotein / M. D. Cole and M. A. Nikiforov -- Mechanisms of transcriptional repression by Myc / D. Kleine-Kohlbrecher, S. Adhikary and M. Eilers -- The mad side of the Max network : antogonizing the function of Myc and more / S. Rottmann and B. Luscher -- Structural aspects of interactions with the Myc/Max/Mad network / S. K. Nair and S. K. Burley -- Myc target transcriptomes / L. A. Lee and C. V. Dang -- c-Myc, genome instability, and tumorigenesis : the devil is in the details / M. Wade and G. M. Wahl -- Lessons learned from Myc/Max/Mad knockout mice / M. Pirity, J. K. Blanck and N. Schreiber-Agus -- Myc/Max/Mad in invertebrates : the evolution of the Max network / P. Gallant -- The mix network : evidence for a parallel Max-like transcriptional network that regulates energy metabolism / A. N. Billin and D. E. Ayer.
  • Mycota v. 1, 4, [5], 6, 8-10, 13-15, 2006-12., Springer
  • v. 2, 2009 Springer
    v. 3, 2010 Springer
    v. 1. Frontiers in research -- v. 2. Impact on Global Health -- v. 3. Intramural research.
  • TIM-3 and its regulatory role in immune responses / Chen Zhu, Ana C. Anderson and Vijay K. Kuchroo -- Role of PD-1 in regulating T-cell immunity / Hyun-Tak Jin, Rafi Ahmed and Taku Okazaki -- The role of IL-10 in regulating immunity to persistent viral infections / Elizabeth B. Wilson and David G. Brooks -- Inhibitory Ly49 receptors on mouse natural killer cells / Mark T. Orr and Lewis L. Lanier -- Immunoregulatory roles for Fc receptor-like molecules / Götz R.A. Ehrhardt and Max D. Cooper -- Fc[gamma]Rs in health and disease / Falk Nimmerjahn and Jeffrey V. Ravetch -- TGF-[beta] function in immune suppression / Akihiko Yoshimura and Go Muto.
  • New antibiotic targets 2008, Springer Protocols
  • An introduction to the generation and analysis of microbial typing data / Lenie Dijkshoorn and Kevin Towner -- Theoretical aspects of pattern analysis / Arjen van Ooyen -- Setting-up intra- and inter-laboratory databases of electrophoretic profiles / Herre F. Heersma, Kristin Kremer, Dick van Soolingen and John Hauman -- Fingerprinting of microorganisms by protein and lipopolysaccharide SDS-PAGE / Lenie Dijkshoorn -- rRNA gene restriction pattern determination (ribotyping) and computer interpretation / Patrick A.D. Grimont and Francine Grimont -- Generation and analysis of RAPD fingerprinting profiles / Kevin Towner and Hajo Grundmann -- Analysis of microbial genomic macrorestriction patterns by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) typing / Marc J. Struelens, Raf De Ryck and Ariane Deplano -- Selective restriction fragment amplification by AFLPTM / Paul J.D. Janssen -- Application and analysis of ARDRA patterns in bacterial identification, taxonomy and phylogeny / Mario Vaneechoutte and Marc Heyndrickx -- Insertion sequence (IS) typing and oligotyping / Nicholas A. Saunders -- Molecular characterisation of microbial communities based on 16S rRNA sequence diversity / Erwin G Zoetendal, Antoon DL Akkermans and Willem M de Vos -- From multilocus enzyme electrophoresis to multilocus sequence typing / Dominique A. Caugant.
  • Immunity to fungi -- In vitro models to analyse fungal infection -- Insects as models for studying the virulence of fungal pathogens of humans -- Novel antifungal therapies -- Candida albicans: new insights in infection, disease, and treatment -- Pathogenesis of Cryptococcus neoformans -- Zygomycetes -- Virulence of Aspergillus fumigatus -- Biology of the thermally dimorphic fungal pathogen Penicillium marneffei -- Immune responses to dermatophytoses -- Insights in Paracoccidioides brasiliensis pathogenicity -- Fusarium and Scedosporium: emerging fungal pathogens.
  • Mechanisms of Vessel Regression: Toward an Understanding of the Resolution of Angiogenesis /Mateusz S. Wietecha, Wendy L. Cerny, Luisa A. DiPietro --Wound Healing in Mammals and Amphibians: Toward Limb Regeneration in Mammals /Aiko Kawasumi, Natsume Sagawa, Shinichi Hayashi --Cellular Plasticity During Vertebrate Appendage Regeneration /James R. Monaghan, Malcolm Maden --Cell Signaling Pathways in Vertebrate Lens Regeneration /Jonathan J. Henry, Alvin G. Thomas, Paul W. Hamilton --Regenerative Medicine: Challenges and Perspectives for Successful Therapies /S. Viswanathan, C. Joshi --Employing the Biology of Successful Fracture Repair to Heal Critical Size Bone Defects /Jo Ann Cameron, Derek J. Milner, Jung Seok Lee --Muscle Repair and Regeneration: Stem Cells, Scaffolds, and the Contributions of Skeletal Muscle to Amphibian Limb Regeneration /Derek J. Milner, Jo Ann Cameron --Neural Regeneration /Melissa M. Steward, Akshayalakshmi Sridhar --Teleost Fish as a Model System to Study Successful Regeneration of the Central Nervous System /Günther K. H. Zupanc, Ruxandra F. Sîrbulescu --Epigenetics and Regeneration /Nobuyasu Maki, Hironobu Kimura --Cell Cycle Regulation and Regeneration /Ellen Heber-Katz, Yong Zhang, Khamila Bedelbaeva.
  • Understanding the logic of I[kappa]B:NF-[kappa]B regulation in structural terms / Tom Huxford, Alexander Hoffmann and Gourisankar Ghosh -- NF-[kappa]B/Rel proteins and the humoral immune responses of Drosophila melanogaster / Sandhya Ganesan ... [et al.] -- Specialized chromatin patterns in the control of inflammatory gene expression / Gioacchino Natoli -- IKK regulation and human genetics / Giles Courtois and Alain Israel -- Control of NF-[kappa]B activity by proteolysis / Veronique Baud and Emmanuel Derudder -- NF-[kappa]B and Innate immunity / Anurupa Dev ... [et al.] -- NF-[kappa]B and mucosal homeostasis / Lars Eckmann and Andrew S. Neish -- IKK- and NF-[kappa]B-mediated functions in carcinogenesis / Melek C. Arkan and Florian R. Greten -- Macrophages and NF-[kappa]B in cancer / Toby Lawrence -- NF-[kappa]B in liver cancer : The plot thickens / Shlomi Finkin and Eli Pikarsky -- NF-[kappa]B as a target for oncogenic viruses / Shao-Cong Sun and Ethel Cesarman -- Inhibition of NF-[kappa]B signaling as a strategy in disease therapy / Thomas D. Gilmore and Michael R. Garbati.
  • Oceans and health 2006, Springer
    Pathogens in the sea: an overview / Colin B. Munn -- Diversity, sources, and detection of human bacterial pathogens in the marine environment / Janelle R. Thompson, Luisa A. Marcelino, and Martin F. Polz -- Biotic and abiotic effects / Lester W. Sinton -- Survival of enteric bacteria in seawater: molecular aspects / Yael Rozen and Shimshon Belkin -- Human pathogenic viruses in the marine environment / Albert Bosch, F. Xavier Abad, and Rosa M. Pinto -- Survival of viruses in the marine environment / Charles P. Gerba -- Zoonotic protists in the marine environment / Ronald Fayer and James M. Trout -- Marine and estuarine harmful algal blooms: impacts on human and animal health / Jan Landsberg, Fran Van Dolah, and Gregory Donelli -- Vibrio vulnificus / James D. Oliver -- Vibrio parahaemolyticus--seafood safety and associations with higher organisms / Firdausi Qadri ... [et al.] -- Global microbial ecology of vibrio cholerae / Rita R. Colwell -- Gram-positive bacteria in the marine environment / Maria del mar Lleo, Caterina Signoretto, and Pietro Canepari -- Fecal contamination in coastal areas: an engineering approach / M. Pommepuy ... [et al.] -- Retention of pathogenicity in viable nonculturable pathogens / Iddya Karunasagar and Indrani Karunasagar -- Thalassogenic infectious diseases caused by wastewater pollution of the marine environment / Hillel Shuval -- Bacterial pathogens of marine fish / Brian Austin -- Microbial diseases of corals / E. Rosenberg and Y. Barash -- Aquacultures and animal pathogens in the marine environment with emphasis on marine shrimp viruses / Jeffrey M. Lotz, Robin M. Overstreet, and D. Jay Grimes.
  • The second volume on One Health explains in detail how to implement three key aspects of the One Health paradigm food safety and security, national plans for a holistic one health approach, and relevant new technologies and approaches. The fourteen chapters, each by an internationally recognized authority, are organized into three sections of four or five chapters each, that break new ground in clarifying precisely how One Health can become an operational reality in local, national and international public health initiatives. Section three begins with an international overview on food safety and security. The importance of a One Heath approach is then explained in relation to four specific problems?the growing prevalence of antibiotic resistance, bovine spongiform encephalopathy and pathogenic E.coli. Section four begins with the role of the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) in promoting One Health. The formulation and implementation of national plans for implementing the One Health paradigm are then set out for Africa, the Western Pacific, Southeast Asia and Mongolia. The final section of this two volume book is devoted to implementing new technologies and new approaches to One Health. A wide-ranging analysis considers the importance of climate change and a social-ecological systems approach, as well as how to operationalize One Health, how to move from emergency response to prevention at source, and how to implement an educational strategy that builds a foundation for One Health in emerging disease management. It is anticipated that this two volume book will become a benchmark for practitioners of One Health, empowering a balanced multidisciplinary approach to the complexities of the human-animal-environment interface.
  • One Health: its origins and future -- One Health and emerging infectious diseases: clinical perspectives -- The historical, present, and future role of veterinarians in One Health -- The importance of understanding the human-animal interface -- The human environment interface: applying ecosystem concepts to health -- Wildlife: the need to better understand the linkages -- The economic value of One Health in relation to the mitigation of zoonotic disease risks -- The application of One Health approaches to henipavirus research -- H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza in Indonesia: retrospective considerations -- Rabies in Asia: the classical zoonosis -- Japanese encephalitis: on the One Health agenda -- Cost estimate of bovine tuberculosis to Ethiopia -- The pandemic H1N1 influenza experience -- One Health: the Hong Kong experience with avian influenza -- Clostridium difficile infection in humans and piglets: a 'One Health' opportunity -- Men, primates, and germs: an ongoing affair -- Erratum to: Cost estimate of bovine tuberculosis to Ethopia -- Index.
  • Origin of group identity 2009, Springer
    An overview : identity from bacteria to belief -- The prokaryotes : viruses, hyperparasites and the origin of group identity -- Sensory systems (light, odor, pheromones) in communities of oceanic microbes -- Subjugation of the individual : prokaryotic group living : blooms, slime and mats -- Animal group identity : from slime to worms, emergence of the brain -- Group identity in aquatic animals : learning to belong -- Development of tetrapod group identity, the smell of self -- Origin of primate group identity : vision and the great ERV invasion -- Human group identity : language and a social mind.
  • Paleomicrobiology 2008, Springer
    Great plagues of the past and remaining questions / Cheston B. Cunha and Burke A. Cunha -- Identification and interpretation of historical cemeteries linked to epidemics / Dominique Castex -- Archaeological proof of an abrupt mortality crisis : simultaneous deposit of cadavers, simultaneous deaths? / Henri Duday -- Molecular detection of past pathogens / Michel Drancourt and Didier Raoult -- Histologic detection of past pathogens / Hubert Lepidi -- Palaeomicrobiology of tuberculosis / Helen D. Donoghue -- Past leprae / Andreas G. Nerlich and Albert R. Zink -- Archaeology of human pathogens : palaeopathological appraisal of palaeoepidemiology / Olivier Dutour -- Past plague / Michel Drancourt and Didier Raoult -- Typhoid fever epidemic in ancient Athens / Manolis J. Papagrigorakis, Christos Yapijakis and Philippos N. Synodinos -- Dental pulp as a tool for the retrospective diagnosis of infectious diseases / Vu Dang La ... [et al.] -- History of influenza pandemics / Bruno Lina -- Human lice : Pediculus and Pthirus / Kosta Y. Mumcuoglu.
  • Paramecium 2008, CRCnetBASE
    Mating types in paramecium -- General description of the protista and of paramecium -- Methods of studying genetic processes in organisms of the paramecium Aurelia species group -- The determination of mating types in paramecium -- Symbionts and mitochondria of paramecium -- Determination of i-antigens -- Micronuclei and macronuclei -- Ribosomal RNA and DNA -- Cortical morphogenesis -- Behavior -- Epigenetics.
  • Pasteurella multocida 2012, Springer
    Pasteurella multocida: Diseases and Pathogenesis /I. W. Wilkie, M. Harper, J. D. Boyce and B. Adler --Pathogenomics of Pasteurella multocida /J. D. Boyce, T. Seemann, B. Adler and M. Harper --The Key Surface Components of Pasteurella multocida: Capsule and Lipopolysaccharide /Marina Harper, John D. Boyce and Ben Adler --Pasteurella multocida and Immune Cells /Katharina F. Kubatzky --Molecular Biology of Pasteurella multocida Toxin /Joachim H. C. Orth and Klaus Aktories --Pasteurella multocida Toxin Interaction with Host Cells: Entry and Cellular Effects /Brenda A. Wilson and Mengfei Ho --Swine Atrophic Rhinitis Caused by Pasteurella multocida Toxin and Bordetella Dermonecrotic Toxin /Yasuhiko Horiguchi --The Pasteurella multocida Toxin: A New Paradigm for the Link Between Bacterial Infection and Cancer /Alistair Lax.
  • Bacterial toxins as immunomodulators / David S. Donaldson and Neil A. Williams -- Innate immune evasion by staphylococci / Karin Ellen Veldkamp and Jos A.G. van Strijp -- Bacterial complement escape / Ilse Jongerius, Sanjay Ram, and Suzan Rooijakkers -- Modulation of innate immune signalling pathways by viral proteins / Orla Mulhern, Barry Harrington, and Andrew G. Bowie -- Viral TNF inhibitors as potential therapeutics / Masmudur M. Rahman, Alexandra R. Lucas, and Grant McFadden -- Lipoxins as an immune-escape mechanism / Fabiana S. Machado and Julio Aliberti -- Immunomodulatory activity and therapeutic potential of the filarial nematode secreted product, ES62 / William Harnett and Margaret M. Harnett -- Helminth-derived immunomodulatory molecules / Poom Adisakwattana ... [et al.] -- Fungal-derived immune modulating molecules / Tania C. Sorrell and Sharon C.A. Chen -- The immunosuppresive tick salivary protein, Salp15 / Ignacio J. Juncadella and Juan Anguita -- The serpin saga; development of a new class of virus derived anti-inflammatory protein immunotherapeutics / Alexandra Lucas ... [et al.] -- Helminthic therapy : using worms to treat immune-mediated disease / David E. Elliott and Joel V. Weinstock -- Chemokine binding proteins encoded by pathogens / Antonio Alcami and Margarida Saraiva.
  • Pathogenic yeasts 2010, Springer
  • Part 1. PCR Fundamentals -- Part 2. Clinical Aspects and Diagnosis of Infectious Disease -- Part 3. PCR Protocols for Bacterial Pathogens -- Part 4. PCR Protocols for Viral Pathogens -- Part 5. PCR Protocols for Fungal and Parasitic Pathogens -- Part 6. Susceptibility Screening.
  • Peptide-based drug design 2008, Springer Protocols
    Peptide-based drug design : here and now / Laszlo Otvos, Jr. -- Strategies for the discovery, isolation, and characterization of natural bioactive peptides from the immune system of invertebrates / Philippe Bulet -- Sequence analysis of antimicrobial peptides by tandem mass spectrometry / Christin Stegemann and Ralf Hoffmann -- The spot technique : synthesis and screening of peptide macroarrays on cellulose membranes / Dirk F.H. Winkler and William D. Campbell -- Analysis of A[beta] interactions using ProteinChip technology / Eleni Giannakis ... [et al.] -- NMR in peptide drug development / Jan-Christoph Westermann and David J. Craik -- Molecular dynamics simulations of peptides / Jeffrey Copps, Richard F. Murphy and Sandor Lovas -- Short linear cationic antimicrobial peptides : screening, optimizing, and prediction / Kai Hilpert, Christopher D. Fjell and Artem Cherkasov -- Investigating the mode of action of proline-rich antimicrobial peptides using a genetic approach : a tool to identify new bacterial targets amenable to the design of novel antibiotics / Marco Scocchi ... [et al.] -- Serum stability of peptides / Håvard Jenssen and Stein Ivar Aspmo -- Preparation of glycosylated amino acids suitable for Fmoc solid-phase assembly / Mare Cudic and Gayle D. Burstein -- Synthesis of O-phosphopeptides on solid phase / David Singer and Ralf Hoffmann -- Peptidomimetics : Fmoc solid-phase pseudopeptide synthesis / Predrag Cudic and Maciej Stawikowski -- Synthesis of toll-like receptor-2 targeting lipopeptides as self-adjuvanting vaccines / Brandon Y. Chua, Weiguang Zeng and David C. Jackson -- Synthesis of a multivalent, multiepitope vaccine construct / Laszlo Otvos, Jr. -- Cysteine-containing fusion tag for site-specific conjugation of therapeutic and imaging agents to targeting proteins / Marina V. Backer ... [et al.].
  • Phosphoinositides and disease 2012, SpringerLink
    Phosphoinositides (PIs) are minor components of cellular membranes that play critical regulatory roles in several intracellular functions. This book describes the main enzymes regulating the turnover of each of the seven PIs in mammalian cells, some of their intracellular functions and some evidence of their involvement in human diseases. Due to the complex inter-relation between the distinct PIs and the plethora of functions that they can regulate inside a cell, this book is not meant to be a comprehensive coverage of all aspects of PIs signalling but rather an overview on the current state of the field and where it could go from here. Phosphoinositide and inositol phosphates interact with and modulate the recruitment and activation of key regulatory proteins and in doing so control diverse functions including cell growth and proliferation, apoptosis, cytoskeletal dynamics, insulin action, vesicle trafficking and nuclear function. Initially, inositide signaling was limited to the PLC pathway; however, it is now clear that all the seven phosphoinositides and more than 30 different inositol phosphates likely have specific signaling functions. Moreover there is a growing list of proteins that are regulated by inositol signaling. This has raised the question as to how inositol signaling can control diverse processes and yet maintain signaling specificity. Controlling the levels of inositol signaling molecules and their subcellular compartmentalisation is likely to be critical. This meeting will bring together scientists from different backgrounds to discuss how understanding inositol signaling may be used to target complex human diseases that manifest themselves when inositol signaling is deregulated.
  • Physiology and genetics 2009, Springer
    Recent Developments in the Molecular Taxonomy of Fungi / Roland W.S. Weber -- Sordaria macrospora, a Model System for Fungal Development / Ulrich Kück, Stefanie Pöggeler, Minou Nowrousian, Nicole Nolting and Ines Engh -- Inteins - Selfish Elements in Fungal Genomes / Skander Elleuche and Stefanie Pöggeler -- Apoptosis in Fungal Development and Ageing / Diana Brust, Andrea Hamann and Heinz D. Osiewacz -- Communication of Fungi on Individual, Species, Kingdom, and Above Kingdom Levels / Ursula Kües and Mónica Navarro-González -- Yeast Killer Toxins: Fundamentals and Applications / Friedhelm Meinhardt and Roland Klassen -- Evolutionary and Ecological Interactions of Mould and Insects / Marko Rohlfs, Monika Trienens, Ulrike Fohgrub and Frank Kempken -- Endophytic Fungi, Occurrence and Metabolites / Daniela Weber -- Fungal Origin of Ergoline Alkaloids Present in Dicotyledonous Plants (Convolvulaceae) / Eckhard Leistner and Ulrike Steiner -- Secondary Metabolites of Basidiomycetes / Anja Schüffler and Timm Anke -- Identification of Fungicide Targets in Pathogenic Fungi / Andrew J. Foster and Eckhard Thines -- Helminth Electron Transport Inhibitors Produced by Fungi / Rokuro Masuma, Kazuro Shiomi and Satoshi Ōmura -- Cyclic Peptides and Depsipeptides from Fungi / Heidrun Anke and Luis Antelo -- Fungal Genome Mining and Activation of Silent Gene Clusters / Axel A. Brakhage, Sebastian Bergmann, Julia Schuemann, Kirstin Scherlach and Volker Schroeckh, et al. -- Non-Ribosomal Peptide Synthetases of Fungi / Katrin Eisfeld -- Biosynthesis of Fungal Polyketides / Julia Schuemann and Christian Hertweck -- Physiological and Molecular Aspects of Ochratoxin A Biosynthesis / Rolf Geisen and Markus Schmidt-Heydt -- Genetic and Metabolic Engineering in Filamentous Fungi / Jochen Schmid, Ulf Stahl and Vera Meyer.
  • Polyextremophiles 2013, Springer
    Introduction / Joseph Seckbach, Aharon Oren, and Helga Stan-Lotter -- Foreword / Richard W. Castenholz -- Preface / Koki Horikoshi -- Editors' biographies -- List of authors and their addresses -- Polyextremophiles and the constraints for terrestrial habitability / M.C. Capece et al. -- Life on the edge and astrobiology : who is who in the polyextremophiles world? / J. Seckbach -- The dynamic genomes of acidophiles / F.J. López de Saro et al. -- Two centuries of microbiological research in the Wadi Natrun, Egypt : a model system for the study of the ecology, physiology, and taxonomy of haloalkaliphilic microorganisms / A. Oren -- Adaptation in haloalkaliphiles and natronophilic bacteria / H.L. Banciu and D.Y. Sorokin -- A random biogeochemical walk into three soda lakes of the western USA : with an introduction to a few of their microbial denizens / R.S. Oremland -- Halophilic, acidophilic, and haloacidophilic prokaryotes / H. Minegishi -- Life in magnesium- and calcium-rich hypersaline environments : salt stress by chaotropic ions / A. Oren -- Survival strategies of halophilic oligotrophic and desiccation resistant prokaryotes / H. Stan-Lotter and S. Fendrihan -- Radiation resistance in extremophiles : fending off multiple attacks / K.M. Webb and J. DiRuggiero -- Thermoalkaliphilic microbes / V. Kumar and T. Satyanarayana -- Acido- and thermophilic microorganisms : their features, and the identification of novel enzymes or pathways / Y. Kawarabayasi -- Microbial diversity in acidic high-temperature steam vents / R.L. Weiss Bizzoco and S.T. Kelley -- Left out in the cold : life in cryoenvironments / J. Goordial et al. -- Microbial diversity and enzymes in ikaite columns : a cold and alkaline environment in Greenland / J.K. Vester et al. -- Microbial communities thriving in various ice ecosystems / B. Sattler et al. -- Snow algae : adaptation strategies to survive on snow and ice / T. Leya -- Adaptation of Antarctic freshwater green algae to extreme environments / H. Hu -- Deep subsurface oil reservoirs as poly-extreme habitats for microbial life. A current review / A. Wentzel et al. -- Expanding limits for life to a new dimension : microbial growth at hypergravity / S. Deguchi and K. Horikoshi -- Microbial eukaryotes in marine oxygen minimum zones / W.D. Orsi and V.P. Edgcomb -- Deep hypersaline anoxic basins as model systems for environmental selection of microbial plankton / A. Stock et al. -- Microbial eukaryotes in hypersaline anoxic deep-sea basins / V.P. Edgcomb and W.D. Orsi -- Life at high salt and low oxygen : how do the Halobacteriaceae cope with low oxygen concentrations in their environment? / A. Oren -- Niches and adaptations of polyextremotolerant black fungi / M. Grube et al. -- Polyextremophilic photoautotrophic eukaryotic algae / W. Reisser -- Extremophilic magnetotactic bacteria / C.T. Lefèvre and D.A. Bazylinski -- Tardigrades : an example of multicellular extremophiles / D. Schulze-Makuch and J. Seckbach -- Polyextremophiles : summary and conclusions / J. Chela-Flores.
  • Predatory prokaryotes 2007, Springer
  • Prions. 2nd ed. 2004, Karger
  • Organic Acid and Solvent Production: Acetic, Lactic, Gluconic, Succinic, and Polyhydroxyalkanoic Acids /Palmer Rogers, Jiann-Shin Chen, Mary Jo Zidwick --Organic Acid and Solvent Production: Butanol, Acetone, and Isopropanol; 1,3- and 1,2-Propanediol Production; and 2,3-Butanediol Production /Jiann-Shin Chen, Mary Jo Zidwick, Palmer Rogers --Organic Acid and Solvent Production: Propionic and Butyric Acids and Ethanol /Mary Jo Zidwick, Jiann-Shin Chen, Palmer Rogers --Amino Acid Production /Hidehiko Kumagai --Microbial Exopolysaccharides /Avinash Mishra, Dr. Bhavanath Jha --Bacterial Enzymes /Prof. Wim J. Quax --Diversity and Biotechnological Applications of Prokaryotic Enzymes /Alane Beatriz Vermelho, Eliane Ferreira Noronha, Edivaldo Ximenes Ferreira Filho --Bacteria in Food and Beverage Production /Dr. Michael P. Doyle, Larry R. Steenson, Jianghong Meng --Bacterial Pharmaceutical Products /Giancarlo Lancini, Dr. Arnold L. Demain --Biosurfactants /Dr. Eugene Rosenberg, Eliora Z. Ron --Bioremediation /Ronald L. Crawford, Dr. Eugene Rosenberg --Biodeterioration /Ji-Dong Gu, Ralph Mitchell --Microbial Biofilms /Dirk De Beer, Paul Stoodley --Biofuels /Stefano Freguia, Bernardino Virdis, Dr. Korneel Rabaey --The Metabolic Pathways of Biodegradation /Lawrence P. Wackett.
  • Section 1: Biology of Bacteria and Archaea.How We Do, Don't, and Should Look at Bacteria and Bacteriology /Carl R. Woese --What Is a Prokaryote? /W. Ford Doolittle, Olga Zhaxybayeva --Prokaryotes and Their Habitats /Hans G. Schlegel, Holger W. Jannasch --Origin of Life: RNA World Versus Autocatalytic Anabolist /Günter Wächtershäuser --Morphological and Physiological Diversity /Stephen H. Zinder, Martin Dworkin --Prokaryote Characterization and Identification /Peter Kämpfer, Stefanie P. Glaeser --Principles of Enrichment, Isolation, Cultivation, and Preservation of Prokaryotes /Jörg Overmann --Comparative Genomics /Asli Ismihan Ozen, Tammi Vesth, David W. Ussery --Defining Taxonomic Ranks /Konstantinos T. Konstantinidis, Erko Stackebrandt --Population Genetics /Santiago Castillo-Ramírez, Edward J. Feil --Public Service Collections and Biological Resource Centers of Microorganisms /David Smith, Dagmar Fritze, Erko Stackebrandt --Repositories for Patented and Safeguarded Material /Zea D. V. L. Mayerhoff, Irene von der Weid, Alessandra B. G. Valladão --Biotechnology and Applied Microbiology /Eugene Rosenberg --Genomes and Post-genome Technology /Betania Ferraz Quirino, Cristine Chaves Barreto, Georgios J. Pappas Jr. --Section 2: Symbiotic Associations.Role of Microorganisms in Adaptation, Development, and Evolution of Animals and Plants: The Hologenome Concept /Eugene Rosenberg, Ilana Zilber-Rosenberg --Cyanobacterial-Plant Symbioses /David G. Adams, Birgitta Bergman, Sandra A. Nierzwicki-Bauer, Paula S. Duggan --Root and Stem Nodule Bacteria of Legumes /Michael J. Sadowsky, Peter H. Graham, Masayuki Sugawara --Symbiotic Associations Between Ciliates and Prokaryotes /Michael Schweikert, Masahiro Fujishima, Hans-Dieter Görtz --Bacteriocyte-Associated Endosymbionts of Insects /Paul Baumann, Nancy A. Moran, Linda C. Baumann --Vibrio fisheri: Squid Symbiosis /Eric V. Stabb, Karen L. Visick --Rumen Symbioses /Itzhak Mizrahi --Symbiotic Associations Between Termites and Prokaryotes /Andreas Brune --Marine Chemosynthetic Symbioses /Colleen M. Cavanaugh, Zoe P. McKiness, Irene L. G. Newton, Frank J. Stewart.
  • Section 1:Prokaryotic Communities.Structure and Function of Microbial Communities /David A. Stahl, Jason J. Flowers, Meredith Hullar, Seana Davidson --Quantitative and Theoretical Microbial Population Biology /Martin F. Polz, William P. Hanage --Alpine and Arctic Soil Microbial Communities /M. Rhodes, J. Knelman, R. C. Lynch, J. L. Darcy, D. R. Nemergut, S. K. Schmidt --Plant Rhizosphere Microbial Communities /Dror Minz, Maya Ofek, Yitzhak Hadar --Tropical Soil Microbial Communities /Andrew Macrae, Rosalie R. R. Coelho, Raquel Peixoto, Alexandre S. Rosado --Freshwater Microbial Communities /Jakob Pernthaler --Pelagic Oxygen Minimum Zone Microbial Communities /Osvaldo Ulloa, Jody J. Wright, Lucy Belmar, Steven J. Hallam --Marine Deep Sediment Microbial Communities /Andreas Teske --Sea-Ice Microbial Communities /John P. Bowman --Coral Reef Bacterial Communities /David G. Bourne, Nicole S. Webster --Section 2:Ecophysiology --Planktonic Versus Sessile Life of Prokaryotes /Kevin C. Marshall --The Phototrophic Way of Life /Jörg Overmann, Ferran Garcia-Pichel --The Anaerobic Way of Life /Ruth A. Schmitz, Rolf Daniel, Uwe Deppenmeier, Gerhard Gottschalk --The Chemolithotrophic Prokaryotes /Donovan P. Kelly, Ann P. Wood --Bacterial Behavior /Judith P. Armitage, Kathryn A. Scott --Prokaryotic Life Cycles /Lawrence J. Shimkets --Life at High Temperatures /Rainer Jaenicke, Reinhard Sterner --Life at Low Temperatures /Thilo M. Fuchs, Klaus Neuhaus, Siegfried Scherer --Life at High Salt Concentrations /Aharon Oren --Alkaliphilic Prokaryotes /Terry Ann Krulwich, Masahiro Ito --Syntrophism Among Prokaryotes /Bernhard Schink, Alfons J. M. Stams --Quorum Sensing /Bonnie L. Bassler, Melissa B. Miller --Cell-Cell Interactions /Dale Kaiser.
  • Physiology and Biochemistry --Acetogenic Prokaryotes /Harold L. Drake, Kirsten Küsel, Carola Matthies --Virulence Strategies of Plant Pathogenic Bacteria /Maeli Melotto, Barbara N. Kunkel --Oxidation of Inorganic Nitrogen Compounds as an Energy Source /Eberhard Bock, Michael Wagner --H₂-Metabolizing Prokaryotes /Edward Schwartz, Johannes Fritsch, Bärbel Friedrich --Hydrocarbon-Oxidizing Bacteria /Eugene Rosenberg --Lignocellulose-Decomposing Bacteria and Their Enzyme Systems /Edward A. Bayer, Yuval Shoham, Raphael Lamed --Aerobic Methylotrophic Prokaryotes /Ludmila Chistoserdova, Mary E. Lidstrom --Dissimilatory Fe(III)- and Mn(IV)-Reducing Prokaryotes /Derek Lovley --Dissimilatory Sulfate- and Sulfur-Reducing Prokaryotes /Ralf Rabus, Theo A. Hansen, Friedrich Widdel --Denitrifying Prokaryotes /James P. Shapleigh --Dinitrogen-Fixing Prokaryotes /Ernesto Ormeño-Orrillo, Mariangela Hungria, Esperanza Martinez-Romero --Magnetotactic Bacteria /Dennis A. Bazylinski, Christopher T. Lefèvre, Dirk Schüler --Luminous Bacteria /Paul V. Dunlap, Henryk Urbanczyk --Halophilic and Haloalkaliphilic Sulfur-Oxidizing Bacteria /Dimitry Y. Sorokin, Horia Banciu, Lesley A. Robertson, J. Gijs Kuenen --Colorless Sulfur Bacteria /Gerard Muyzer, J. Gijs Kuenen, Lesley A. Robertson --Bacterial Stress Response /Eliora Z. Ron --Anaerobic Biodegradation of Hydrocarbons Including Methane /Johann Heider, Karola Schühle --Physiology and Biochemistry of the Methane-Producing Archaea /Reiner Hedderich, William B. Whitman.
  • Prokaryotes. 4th ed. 2013, Springer
    The gut microbiota -- Prebiotics -- Probiotics -- Identification of pathogens by classical clinical tests -- Identification of pathogens by nonculturing molecular techniques -- Bacterial adhesion -- Cholera -- Tuberculosis -- Legionnaires' disease -- Listeria -- Diphtheria -- Botulism and tetanus -- Whooping cough -- Dysentery -- Urinary tract infections -- Burn infections -- Typhoid -- Meningitis -- Rickettsiia diseases -- Syphilis -- Chlamydial diseases -- Bacterial toxins.
  • Introduction -- Type I Toxin - Antitoxin Systems: Hok/Sok and Fst -- Novel Type I Toxin - Antitoxin Systems -- Type II TA Loci: The Ccdab and Parde Families -- Type II TA Loci: The Relbe Family -- Type II TA Loci: The Unusual Mqsra Locus -- Type II TA Loci: The Mazef Family -- Type II TA Loci: Vapbc and Other TA Loci In Mycobacteria -- Type II TA Loci: Phd Doc Family -- Type II TA Loci: The Fic Family -- Type II TA Loci, Hipab And Persisters -- Type II TA Loci: Zeta/Pezt Family -- Type II Loci: Phylogeny -- Type III TA Loci -- TA Loci Encoded By Plasmids -- TA Loci in Archaea -- TA Loci in Mycobacterium Tuberculosis -- TA Loci in Streptococcus Pneumoniae -- Biotechnological and Medical Exploitations Of TA Genes and Their Components.
  • Public health microbiology 2004, Springer Protocols
  • Amoeba provide insight into the origin of virulence in pathogenic fungi / Arturo Casadevall -- Of model hosts and man: using Caenorhabditis elegans, Drosophila melanogaster and Galleria mellonella as model hosts for infectious disease research / Justin Glavis-Bloom, Maged Muhammed, and Eleftherios Mylonakis -- Caenorhabditis elegans as an alternative model to study senescence of host defense and the prevention by immunonutrition / Tomomi Komura ... [et al.] -- Bacterial effectors: learning on the fly / Laurent Boyer ... [et al.] -- Drosophilia asthma model: what the fly tells us about inflammatory diseases of the lung / Thomas Roeder ... [et al.] -- Elucidating the in vivo targets of Photorhabdus toxins in real-time using Drosophilia embryos / Isabella Vlisidou, Nicholas Waterfield, and Will Wood -- Ecological niche modeling as a tool for understanding distributions and interactions of vectors, hosts, and etiologic agents of Chagas disease / Jane Costa and A. Townsend Peterson -- Where simplicity meets complexity: Hydra, a model for host-microbe interactions / René Augustin ... [et al.] -- Tick as a model for the study of primitive complement system / Petr Kopacek, Ondrej Hajdusek, and Veronika Buresova -- Model hosts for the study of oral candidiasis / Juliana Campos Junqueira -- Creating a pro-survival and anti-inflammatory phenotype by modulation of acetylation in models of hemorrhagic and septic shock / Yongqing Li and Hasan B. Alam.
  • AAA+ proteolytic machines --Machines of destruction: AAA+ proteases and the adaptors that control them /Eyal Gur, Ralf Ottofueling, David A. Dougan --The Lon AAA+ protease /Eyal Gur --FtsH protease-mediated regulation of various cellular functions /Takashi Okuno, Teru Ogura -- Regulatory proteolysis in bacteria --General and regulatory proteolysis in Bacillus subtilis /Nöel Molière, Kürşad Turgay --Proteolytic regulation of stress response pathways in Escherichia coli /Dimce Micevski, David A. Dougan -- Regulated proteolysis: control of the Escherichia coli [sigma]E-dependent cell envelope stress response /Sarah E. Barchinger, Sarah E. Ades --Bacterial proteases and virulence /Dorte Frees, Lone Brøndsted, Hanne Ingmer -- Regulated proteolysis in yeast --Roles of Cdc48 in regulated protein degradation in yeast /Alexander Buchberger --The Role of AAA+ proteases in mitochondrial protein biogenesis, homeostasis and activity control /Wolfgang Voos, Linda A. Ward, Kaye N. Truscott -- Ubiquitin-like protein modification and protein degradation in microorganisms --The pup-proteasome system of mycobacterium tuberculosis /Marie I. Samanovic, Huilin Li, K. Heran Darwin --Archaeal proteasomes and sampylation /Julie A. Maupin-Furlow.
  • "Metabolic engineering has been developed over the past 20 years to become an important tool for the rational engineering of industrial microorganisms. This book has a particular interest in the methods and applications of metabolic engineering to improve the production and yield of a variety of different metabolites. The overall goal is to achieve a better understanding of the metabolism in different microorganisms, and provide a rational basis to reprogram microorganisms for improved biochemical production. This book brings together contributions from leading researchers at the cutting edge of these topics. The subject matter is divided into two sections. The first section deals with novel and emerging methods for redesigning microorganisms exploiting systems biology and gene regulation. The second discusses practical aspects of metabolic engineering for over production of a variety of valuable chemicals and materials by fermentation."--Publisher's description.
  • pt. B, 2011 ScienceDirect
  • Review of medical microbiology and immunology 2012 (12th ed.), AccessMedicine
  • Introduction /Michael Levitt --Modeling RNA Molecules /Neocles Leontis and Eric Westhof --Methods for Predicting RNA Secondary Structure /Kornelia Aigner, Fabian Dre€en and Gerhard Steger --Why Can't We Predict RNA Structure At Atomic Resolution? /Parin Sripakdeevong, Kyle Beauchamp and Rhiju Das --Template-Based and Template-Free Modeling of RNA 3D Structure: Inspirations from Protein Structure Modeling /Kristian Rother, Magdalena Rother, Michał Boniecki, Tomasz Puton and Konrad Tomala, et al. --The RNA Folding Problems: Different Levels of sRNA Structure Prediction /Fredrick Sijenyi, Pirro Saro, Zheng Ouyang, Kelly Damm-Ganamet and Marcus Wood, et al. --Computational Prediction and Modeling Aid in the Discovery of a Conformational Switch Controlling Replication and Translation in a Plus-Strand RNA Virus /Wojciech K. Kasprzak and Bruce A. Shapiro --Methods for Building and Refining 3D Models of RNA /Samuel C. Flores, Magdalena Jonikas, Christopher Bruns, Joy P. Ku and Jeanette Schmidt, et al. --Multiscale Modeling of RNA Structure and Dynamics /Feng Ding and Nikolay V. Dokholyan --Statistical Mechanical Modeling of RNA Folding: From Free Energy Landscape to Tertiary Structural Prediction /Song Cao and Shi-Jie Chen --Simulating Dynamics in RNA-Protein Complexes /John Eargle and Zaida Luthey-Schulten --Quantum Chemical Studies of Recurrent Interactions in RNA 3D Motifs /Jiří Šponer, Judit E. Šponer and Neocles B. Leontis --Nonredundant 3D Structure Datasets for RNA Knowledge Extraction and Benchmarking /Neocles B. Leontis and Craig L. Zirbel --Ions in Molecular Dynamics Simulations of RNA Systems /Pascal Auffinger --Modeling RNA Folding Pathways and Intermediates Using Time-Resolved Hydroxyl Radical Footprinting Data /Joshua S. Martin, Paul Mitiguy and Alain Laederach --A Top-Down Approach to Determining Global RNA Structures in Solution Using NMR and Small-Angle X-ray Scattering Measurements /Yun-Xing Wang, Jinbu Wang and Xiaobing Zuo --RNA Structure Determination by Structural Probing and Mass Spectrometry: MS3D /A. E. Hawkins and D. Fabris.
  • 1. RNA polymerases and transcription factors of trypanosomes / Arthur Günzl -- 2. SL RNA biogenesis in kinetoplastids: a long and winding road / Nancy R. Sturm, Jesse R. Zamudio, and David A. Campbell -- 3. Pre-mRNA splicing in trypanosoma brucei: factors, mechanisms, and regulation / Christian Preusser, Nicolas Jaé, Arthur Günzl, and Albrecht Bindereif -- 4. mRNA turnover in trypanosomes / Christine Clayton -- 5. tRNA biogenesis and processing / Jessica L. Spears, Mary Anne T. Rubio, Paul J. Sample, and Juan D. Alfonzo -- 6. rRNA biogensis in trypanosomes / Shulamit Michaeli -- 7. RNA editing in African trypanosomes: a U-ser's G-U-ide / H. Ulrich Göringer -- 8. The RNA interference pathway in trypanosoma brucei / Elisabetta Ullu, Nikolay G. Kolev, Rebecca L. Barnes, and Christian Tschudi -- 9. Translation in trypanosomatids -- 10. Mitochondrial translation in trypanosomatids / Dmitri A. Maslov and Rajendra K. Agrawal -- 11. RNA-Seq analysis of the transcriptome of trypanosoma brucei / Jan Mani, Kapila Gunasekera, and Isabel Roditi.
  • Sepsis 2011, Karger
    Roger C. Bone, MD and the evolving paradigms of sepsis / Balk, R. -- Clinical aspects of sepsis / Holub, M.; Závada, J. -- Virulence factors of gram-negative bacteria in sepsis with a focus on Neisseria meningitidis / Livorsi, D.J.; Stenehjem, E.; Stephens, D.S. -- Molecular mechanisms of sepsis / Russell, J.A. ... [et al.] -- Pro-inflammatory mechanisms in sepsis / Chong, D.L.W.; Sriskandan, S. -- Anti-inflammatory mechanisms of sepsis / Shubin, N.J.; Monaghan, S.F.; Ayala, A. -- Regulation of pro- and anti-inflammatory host responses / van der Poll, T.; van Zoelen, M.A.D.; Wiersinga, W.J. -- Future perspectives on regulating pro- and anti-inflammatory responses in sepsis / Delsesto, D., Opal, S.M.
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  • The nature of infection / Kenneth J. Ryan and C. George Ray -- Pathogenic viruses / Nafees Ahmad, C. George Ray, and W. Lawrence Drew -- Pathogenic bacteria / Kenneth J. Ryan and W. Lawrence Drew -- Pathogenic fungi / Kenneth J. Ryan -- Pathogenic parasites / C. George Ray and James J. Plorde -- Clinical aspects of infection / C. George Ray, Kenneth J. Ryan, and W. Lawrence Drew.
  • Statistical analysis of spatial structure in microbial communities / Rima B. Franklin, Aaron L. Mills -- Bacterial interactions at the microscale - linking habitat to function in soil / Naoise Nunan ... [et. al] -- Spatial distribution of bacteria at the microscale in soil / Arnaud Dechesne, Céline Pallud, Geneviève L. Grundmann -- Analysis of spatial patterns of rhizoplane colonization / Guy R. Knudsen, Louise-Marie Dandurand -- Microbial distributions and their potential controlling factors in terrestrial subsurface environments / R. Michael Lehman -- Spatial organisation of soil fungi / Karl Ritz -- Spatial heterogeneity of planktonic microorganisms in aquatic systems / Bernadette Pinel-Alloul, Anas Ghadouani -- The interrelationship between the spatial distribution of microorganisms and vegetation in forest soils / Sherry J. Morris, William J. Dress.
  • Springer series on biofilms v. 1-, 2007-, Springer
  • I. An introduction to the prokaryotic cell. The cellular system -- II. Cellular structures and their function. The plasma membrane -- Cell wall structure -- The cell wall matrix -- Capsules, pili, and internal structure -- III. Profiles of bacterial growth. Cell motion, sensing, and communication -- Cellular growth and reproduction -- Physiological basis for growth in extreme environments -- IV. Bioenergetics. Electron transport and coupled phosphorylation -- Transmembrane movement: mechanisms and examples -- V. Metabolic processes. Pathways of carbon flow -- Organization and cellular processing -- Metabolism of nitrogen and sulfur.
  • The Mastigont System in Trichomonads / Marlene Benchimol -- Subpellicular Microtubules in Apicomplexa and Trypanosomatids / Wanderley de Souza and Marcia Attias -- Flagellum Structure and Function in Trypanosomes / Johanna Buisson and Philippe Bastin -- The Flagellar Pocket of Trypanosomatids: A Critical Feature for Cell Morphogenesis and Pathogenicity / Paul G. McKean and Keith Gull -- Reservosomes of Trypanosoma cruzi / Narcisa Leal Cunha-e-Silva, Celso Sant'Anna, Miria G. Pereira and Wanderley de Souza -- Megasomes in Leishmania / Diane McMahon-Pratt, Tania Ueda-Nakamura and Yara M. Traub-Csekö -- Organelles and Trafficking in Entamoeba histolytica / Sherri S. Smith and Nancy Guillen -- Secretory Organelles in Apicomplexa / Jean François Dubremetz -- Secretory Events During Giardia Encystation / Fernando D. Rivero, Dana Müller and Hugo D. Lujan -- The Remarkable Mitochondrion of Trypanosomes and Related Flagellates / Julius Lukeš, Hassan Hashimi, Zdeněk Verner and Zdeňka Čičová -- The Apicoplast: An Ancient Algal Endosymbiont of Apicomplexa / Swati Agrawal, Sethu Nair, Lilach Sheiner and Boris Striepen -- The Glycosome of Trypanosomatids / Fred R. Opperdoes -- Calcium Homeostasis and Acidocalcisomes in Trypanosoma cruzi / Paul Ulrich, Roxana Cintrón and Roberto Docampo.
  • Swine influenza 2013, Springer
    Overview of Influenza Viruses /Stephan Pleschka --History of Swine Influenza /Stacey Schultz-Cherry, Christopher W. Olsen, Bernard C. Easterday --Genetics, Evolution, and the Zoonotic Capacity of European Swine Influenza Viruses /Roland Zell, Christoph Scholtissek, Stephan Ludwig --History of Swine Influenza Viruses in Asia /Huachen Zhu, Richard Webby, Tommy T. Y. Lam, David K. Smith --Clinicopathological Features of Swine Influenza /B. H. Janke --Diagnostics and Surveillance for Swine Influenza /Susan Detmer, Marie Gramer, Sagar Goyal, Montserrat Torremorell --Contemporary Epidemiology of North American Lineage Triple Reassortant Influenza A Viruses in Pigs /Alessio Lorusso, Amy L. Vincent, Marie R. Gramer, Kelly M. Lager --History and Epidemiology of Swine Influenza in Europe /Ian H. Brown --Swine Influenza Viruses: An Asian Perspective /Young-Ki Choi, Philippe Noriel Q. Pascua, Min-Suk Song --Swine Influenza Virus Vaccines: To Change or Not to Change--That's the Question /Kristien Van Reeth, Wenjun Ma --Swine Influenza Virus Infections in Man /Whitney S. Krueger, Gregory C. Gray --Interspecies Transmission of Influenza A Viruses Between Swine and Poultry /Hadi M. Yassine, Chang-Won Lee, Yehia M. Saif --The 2009 Pandemic Influenza Virus: Where Did It Come from, Where Is It Now, and Where Is It Going? /Ian York, Ruben O. Donis --Pandemic Influenza A H1N1 in Swine and Other Animals /Julia Keenliside --Therapeutics Against Influenza /Elena A. Govorkova, Jonathan A. McCullers.
  • Systems biology 2013, Springer
    First, systems biology is an inter-disciplinary approach, requiring the combined talents of biologists, mathematicians, and computer scientists. Second, systems biology is holistic, with the goal of obtaining a comprehensive understanding of the workings of biological systems. This is achieved through the acquisition of massive amounts of data by high-throughput technologies-oligonucleotide microarrays, mass spectrometry, and next-generation sequencing-and the analysis of this data through sophisticated mathematical algorithms.
  • Systems biology of bacteria 2012, ScienceDirect
    Focusing on the systems biology of bacteria and microorganisms, the 39th volume of Methods in Microbiology investigates the interface between molecular biology, bioinformatics, and modelling and predicting behavior. This cutting-edge research area is of extreme importance to the field and is developing quickly. Written by research experts in the field. Provides a guide for lab scientists, researchers, and students. Focuses on up-to-date research methods.
  • Tuberculosis remains one of the world's biggest killers responsible for more than a million deaths each year. New drugs and new vaccines are urgently needed to tackle the disease. This book describes the application of this century's first new science, systems biology, to the study of tuberculosis. After introducing the basic principles of systems biology, successive chapters describe how systems-based approaches provide new insights into gene regulation, metabolism, protein-protein interaction, host-pathogen interactions, the immune response, persistence, drug treatment and diagnosis of tuberculosis. This book will be an invaluable aid to anyone interested in exploring how the latest science is helping us to understand this ancient disease.
  • Taxonomy of Prokaryotes presents experimental approaches in the detail required for modern microbiological research. Focusing on the methods most useful for the microbiologist interested in this specialty, this volume may be of interest to researchers working in microbiology, immunology, virology, mycology and parasitology.
  • Setting up a Kinase Discovery and Development Project /Gideon Bollag --Drug Efficacy Testing in Mice /William Y. Kim, Norman E. Sharpless --Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors /Cristina Antonescu --EGFR Mutant Lung Cancer /Yixuan Gong, William Pao --Targeting Oncogenic BRAF in Human Cancer /Christine A. Pratilas, Feng Xing, David B. Solit --Beyond BRAF in Melanoma /Adil Daud, Boris C. Bastian --JAK-Mutant Myeloproliferative Neoplasms /Ross L. Levine --Will Kinase Inhibitors Make it as Glioblastoma Drugs? /Ingo K. Mellinghoff, Nikolaus Schultz, Paul S. Mischel --Predictive Genomic Biomarkers /Rakesh Kumar, Rafael G. Amado --Epigenetic Biomarkers /Timothy A. Chan, Stephen B. Baylin --Adjuvant Trials of Targeted Agents: The Newest Battleground in the War on Cancer /Robert L. Cohen.
  • The thymus is an evolutionarily ancient primary lymphoid organ common to all vertebrates in which T cell development takes place. Failing thymus function is associated with immunodeficiency and/or autoimmunity. In this volume, leading experts provide a comprehensive overview of recent advances in thymopoiesis research. The chapters cover the development of the thymic epithelial microenvironment, address the formation of a diverse and self-tolerant repertoire of T cell receptors as the basis for cellular immunity, discuss the mechanisms by which progenitor cells colonize the thymus and detail the molecular basis for T lineage decisions. The reviews illustrate the important role of the multifaceted process of thymopoiesis for adaptive immunity.
  • Tight junctions 2006, Springer
    Evolution of the transporting epithelium phenotype / Marcelino Cereijido ... [et al.] -- Occludin, a constituent of tight junctions / Yan-Hua Chen, Daniel A. Goodenough and Qun Lu -- Tight junction channels / James Melvin Anderson and Christina M. Van Itallie -- JAM family proteins: tight junction proteins that belong to the immunoglobulin superfamily / Susumu Hirabayashi and Yutaka Hata -- Cingulin, a cytoskeleton-associated protein of the tight junction / Laurent Guillemot and Sandra Citi -- ZO proteins and tight junction assembly / Alan S. Fanning -- TJ proteins that make round trips to the nucleus / Esther Lopez-Bayghen ... [et al.] -- Tight junctions and the regulation of epithelial -- Cell proliferation and gene expression / Emma Kavanagh ... [et al.] -- Tight junction proteins and cancer / Isabel J. Latorre, Kristopher K. Frese and Ronald T. Javier -- Regulation of paracellular transport across tight junctions by the actin cytoskeleton / Matthias Bruewer and Asma Nusrat -- Regulation of tight junctions' functional integrity: role of a urinary factor, lipids, and ouabain / Liora Shoshani ... [et al.] -- Tight junctions during development / Bhavwanti Sheth ... [et al.] -- Tight junctions and the blood-brain barrier / Hartwig Wolburg, Andrea Lippoldt, and Klaus Ebnet -- Tight junctions in CNS myelin / Jeff M. Bronstein and Seema Tiwari-Woodruff -- Tight junction modulation and its relationship to drug delivery / Noha N. Salama, Natalie D. Eddington and Alessio Fasano.
  • TT viruses 2009, Springer
  • Viral genome packaging machines: an overview / Carlos Enrique Catalano -- Bacteriophage lambda terminase and the mechanisms of viral DNA packaging / Michael Feiss and Carlos Enrique Catalano -- DNA packaging in bacteriophage T4 / Venigalla B. Rao and Lindsay W. Black -- T3/T7 DNA packaging / Philip Serwer -- DNA packaging by bacteriophage P22 / Sherwood Casjens and Peter Weigele -- Bacteriophage SPP1 DNA packaging / Anja Dröge and Paulo Tavares -- The phi 29 DNA packaging motor : seeking the mechanism / Dwight Anderson and Shelley Grimes -- Encapsidation of the segmented double-stranded RNA genome of bacteriophage f6 / Minna M. Poranen, Markus J. Pirttimaa, and Dennis H. Bamford -- Cleavage and packaging of herpes simplex virus 1 DNA / Joel D. Baines and Sandra K. Weller.
  • Viral genome replication 2009, Springer
  • Viruses 2012, Springer
    "Viruses are now considered to play major roles in the evolution of life. Because they have genes that are not found in any cellular organism they seem to be remnants of early stages of life on earth. Besides their disease causing features and actions as genetic parasites viruses have lifestyles that are clearly symbiotic and even symbiogenetic. Increasing empirical data suggest that some viruses such as endogenous retroviruses and non-retroviral RNA viruses and even DNA viruses prefer cellular genomes as habitat. They determine genetic host (group) identity and genetic host features. Viruses and virus-related modules such as mobile genetic elements and other repeat sequences identified in intronic regions of host genomes play important roles in gene regulation and genetic content (re)arrangement. This book exemplifies some astonishing key features of viruses acting as essential agents of life."--Publisher.
  • Waterborne pathogens 2014, ScienceDirect
    1.Introduction / Helen Bridle -- References -- 2.Overview of Waterborne Pathogens / Helen Bridle -- 2.1.Viruses -- 2.2.Bacteria -- 2.3.Protozoa -- 2.4.Helminths -- 2.5.Summary -- Acknowledgment -- References -- 3.Existing Methods of Waterborne Pathogen Detection / James Green -- 3.1.World health organisation guidelines -- 3.2.Types of monitoring -- 3.3.Fecal indicator monitoring -- 3.4.Direct detection of pathogens -- 3.5.Summary -- References -- 4.Sample Processing / Anna C. Schultz -- 4.1.Background -- 4.2.Sampling -- 4.3.Concentration techniques -- 4.4.Secondary concentration techniques -- 4.5.Nuclei acid extraction for molecular detection -- 4.6.Analytical controls -- 4.7.Summary -- References -- 5.Optical Detection Technologies for Waterborne Pathogens / Helen Bridle -- 5.1.Techniques using labeling -- 5.2.Spectroscopy -- 5.3.Summary -- References -- 6.Electrochemical Detection / Vincent Senez -- 6.1.Introduction -- 6.2.Potentiometry -- 6.3.Voltammetry -- 6.4.Coulometry -- 6.5.Impedance spectroscopy -- 6.6.Dielectrophoresis -- 6.7.Scaling effect -- 6.8.Miniaturized detection of waterborne pathogens -- 6.9.Summary and future outlook -- References -- 7.Biosensors for the Detection of Waterborne Pathogens / Marc Desmulliez -- 7.1.Performance characteristics -- 7.2.Recognition elements -- 7.3.Transduction methods -- 7.4.Biosensors for waterborne viruses -- 7.5.Biosensors for waterborne bacteria -- 7.6.Biosensors for waterborne protozoa -- 7.7.Biosensors for the detection of waterborne parasites -- 7.8.Summary and future outlook -- References -- 8.Molecular Methods for the Detection of Waterborne Pathogens / Kimberley Gilbride -- 8.1.Why molecular methods? -- 8.2.Molecular methods -- 8.3.Current state of pathogen detection in water sources -- 8.4.Fecal source tracking -- 8.5.Summary and future outlook -- References -- 9.Nanotechnology for Detection of Waterborne Pathogens / Helen Bridle -- 9.1.Introduction -- 9.2.Background -- 9.3.Nanotechnology in sample processing -- 9.4.Nanotechnology in pathogen detection -- 9.5.Summary -- References -- 10.Miniaturized Detection Systems / Helen Bridle -- 10.1.Microfluidics -- 10.2.Applications -- 10.3.Summary -- References -- 11.Applications of Emerging Technologies in the Drinking Water Sector / Graham Sprigg -- 11.1.Current position of the UK water industry -- 11.2.Application of WSPs and WSF in the rest of the world -- 11.3.The legislative framework -- 11.4.Pathogens of major concern to the market -- 11.5.Public health policy implications for detection and treatment -- 11.6.Detection and treatment from a market perspective -- 11.7.Market adoption of emerging technologies -- 11.8.Conclusions -- References -- 12.Conclusions / Helen Bridle -- 12.1.Summary -- 12.2.The future of waterborne pathogen monitoring.
  • Wolbachia 2007, Karger
    The discovery of Wolbachia in arthropods and nematodes--a historical perspective / Kozek, W.J., Rao, R.U. -- Wolbachia : evolutionary significance in nematodes / Casiraghi, M., Ferri, E., Bandi, C. -- Wolbachia endosymbionts : an Achilles' heel of filarial nematodes / Hoerauf, A., Pfarr, K. -- It takes two : lessons from the first nematode Wolbachia genome sequence / Pfarr, K., Foster, J., Slatko, B. -- Coexist, cooperate and thrive : Wolbachia as long-term symbionts of filarial nematodes / Fenn, K., Blaxter, M. -- Insights into Wolbachia biology provided through genomic analysis / Yamada, R. ... [et al.] -- Wolbachia symbiosis in arthropods / Clark, M.E. -- Wolbachia and its importance in veterinary filariasis / Kramer, L. ... [et al.] -- Wolbachia and onchocerca volvulus : pathogenesis of river blindness / Daehnel, K. ... [et al.].
  • World of rhabdoviruses 2005, Springer
    Genetic comparison of the rhabdoviruses from animals and plants / Z.F. Fu -- Australian bat lyssavirus: a recently discovered new rhabdovirus / D. Warrilow -- Pathogenesis of rabies / B. Dietzschold, M. Schnell, and H. Koprowski -- Bovine ephemeral fever in Australia and the world / P.J. Walker -- Fish rhabdoviruses: molecular epidemiology and evolution / B. Hoffmann...[et al.] -- Reverse genetics on fish rhabdovirus: tools to study the pathogenesis of fish rhabdoviruses / M. Brémont -- Plant rhabdoviruses / M.G. Redibaugh and S.A. Hogenhout -- Recombinant rhabdoviruses: vectors for vaccine development and gene therapy/ S. Finke and K.-K. Conzelmann.
  • Yeast gene analysis. 2nd ed. 2007, ScienceDirect
  • Yeast protocols. 2nd ed. 2005, Springer Protocols
    Basic investigations in saccharomyces cerevisiae / Brendan P.G. Curran and Virginia Bugeja -- Isolation of nucleic acids / Michelle Hanna and Wei Xiao -- Purification of yeast peroxisomes / Ben Distal and Astrid Kragt -- Isolation of yeast plasma membranes / Barry Panaretou and Peter Piper -- Isolation of yeast mitochondria / Chris Meisinger, Nikolaus Pfanner, and Kaye N. Truscott -- Extraction of yeast lipids / Roger Schneiter and Günther Daum -- Two-dimensional gel electrophoresis of total yeast proteins / Hélian Boucherie and Christelle Monribot-Espagne -- Pulsed field gel electrophoresis of budding yeast chromosomes / Laura Maringele and David Lydall -- Analysis of yeast lipids / Roger Schneiter and Günther Daum -- Yeast fluorescence microscopy / Jirí Hasek --Intracellular expression of recombinant antibody fluorescent protein fusions for localization of target antigens in schizosaccharomyces pombe / Michelle A. Alting-Mees ... [et al.] -- Yeast transformed by the LiAc/SS carrier DNA/PEG method / R. Daniel Gietz and Robin A. Woods -- Mutagenesis / Leslie Barbour, Michelle Hanna, and Wei Xiao -- Gene disruption in the budding yeast saccharomyces cerevisiae / Johannes H. Hegemann, Ulrich Güldener, and Gabriele J. Köhler -- Inducible degron and its application to creating conditional mutants / R. Jürgen Dohmen -- Synthetic lethal screen / Leslie Barbour and Wei Xiao -- Synthetic genetic array analysis in saccharomyces cerevisiae / Amy Hin Yan Tong and Charles Boone -- Two-dimensional agarose gel analysis of DNA replication intermediates / Alain T. Dandjinou ... [et al.] -- Chromatin assembly in a crude fraction from yeast cells / Karen M. Robinson and Michael C. Schultz -- Chromatin immunoprecipitation to study protein/DNA interactions in budding yeast / Elena Ezhkova and William P. Tansey --Isolation of yeast nuclei and micrococcal nuclease mapping of nucleosome positioning / Zhengjian Zhang and Joseph C. Reese -- Study of transcriptional regulation using a reporter gene assay / Yu Fu and Wei Xiao -- Assessing telomeric phenotypes / Catherine LeBel ... [et al.] -- Controlled expression of recombinant genes and preparation of cell-free extracts in yeast / Zhigang Wang -- Production of heterologous proteins in yeast with the aid of the Hsp150 Carrier / Marja Makarow ... [et al.] -- Yeast two-hybrid system screening / R. Daniel Gietz -- Import of precursor proteins into isolated yeast mitochondria / Nils Wiedemann, Nikolaus Pfanner, and Peter Rehling.
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