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Metagenomics

Diana Marco presents a new book on Metagenomics: Current Advances and Emerging Concepts
In this collection of reviews, expert authors describe the cutting-edge and emerging conceptual and methodological tools being employed to deal with current issues in metagenomics. Topics covered include the integration of ecology and metagenomics; the organization, classification, analysis and interpretation of the vast amount of data; the new statistical and bioinformatic techniques; sample extraction and processing techniques; and various applications of metagenomics in specific areas. The volume is essential reading for researchers and students commencing projects in this field, for researchers active in metagenomics areas, and for educators interested in the latest developments. The volume is also of value to anyone involved in biotechnology, bioremediation, biodegradation and environmental microbiology read more ...
Metagenomics: Current Advances and Emerging Concepts
Edited by: Diana Marco
Cutting-edge and emerging conceptual and methodological tools used in metagenomics

Superbugs and Superdrugs: A Focus on Antibacterials

March 20 - 21, 2017 Superbugs and Superdrugs: A Focus on Antibacterials

London, UK Further information http://www.superbugssuperdrugs.com/microbiologyconf

The 19th annual Superbugs and Superdrugs conference. SMi's 19th annual Superbugs and Superdrugs conference will explore the magnitude of the threat and the solutions to the problem. The two day conference will present exclusive case studies from a mix of big pharma and biotech on their current strategies to combat Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria. The conference will provide the platform to exchange novel solutions and consolidate current strategies with the leaders of the superbug and superdrug community.

Cyanobacteria book available now

The new book on Cyanobacteria edited by Dmitry A. Los is available now read more ...
Cyanobacteria: Omics and Manipulation
Edited by: Dmitry A. Los
Reviews the most important topics on cyanobacterial omics and manipulation to provide a timely overview of the field.

Cold-Adapted Microorganisms review

Excerpt from a book review of Cold-Adapted Microorganisms
"some excellent, interesting and extremely well referenced chapters which will certainly reward closer attention." from Antartic Science (2014) 26: 215-216. read more ...
Cold-Adapted Microorganisms
Edited by: Isao Yumoto
"a wealth of interesting findings" (Biospektrum)

Bacillus

Peter Graumann presents a new book on Bacillus: Cellular and Molecular Biology
The third edition of this authoritative reference work is indispensable to Bacillus scientists and invaluable for anyone involved in bacterial cell biology. Revised, updated and expanded with two new chapters on motility and nucleotide regulation, the new edition provides up-to-date reviews on current Bacillus research. Subjects covered include chromosome replication, DNA repair, chromosome segregation, cell division, transcription and translation, RNA-mediated regulation, general and regulatory proteolysis, the MreB cytoskeleton, membrane proteins, the cell wall, sporulation, biofilms, multicellularity and social behaviour, competence and transformation, motility and nucleotide regulation. An essential book for anyone involved in Bacillus and an invaluable reference work for those working in fields as diverse as medicine, biotechnology, agriculture, food and industry. A recommended acquisition for all microbiology laboratories read more ...
Bacillus: Cellular and Molecular Biology
Edited by: Peter Graumann
Revised, updated and expanded with two new chapters on motility and nucleotide regulation, the third edition of this authoritative reference work provides up-to-date reviews on current Bacillus research.

The Bacteriocins review

Excerpt from a book review of The Bacteriocins: Current Knowledge and Future Prospects
"a comprehensive survey across the current knowledge on these antimicrobial compounds ... a useful addition to microbiology, medical, or ecological reference libraries" from ASM: Small Things Considered read more ...
The Bacteriocins: Current Knowledge and Future Prospects
Edited by: Robert L. Dorit, Sandra M. Roy and Margaret A. Riley
Essential reading for everyone involved in antimicrobial research!
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