Caister Academic Press

2008 Books

Our high level microbiology and molecular biology books bring together expert international authors under the skilled editorship of leading scientists to produce state-of-the-art compendiums of current research. Aimed at the research scientist, graduate student, medical reseacher and other professionals, these books are highly recommended for all microbiology and molecular biology laboratories. Every microbiology, molecular biology and bioscience library should have a copy of each of our books.
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Plasmids: Current Research and Future Trends
Edited by: Georg Lipps   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-35-6, £159, $319
An up to date treatment of the structure, function and application of plasmids with a part-icular emphasis on current and future trends read more ...
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Pasteurellaceae: Biology, Genomics and Molecular Aspects
Edited by: Peter Kuhnert and Henrik Christensen   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-34-9, £159, $319
Reviews the most important current research providing an up-to-date review of the molecular biology, genomics and virulence of these fascinating organisms read more ...
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Vibrio cholerae: Genomics and Molecular Biology
Edited by: Shah M. Faruque and G. Balakrish Nair   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-33-2, £159, $319
"recommended to everyone" The Biochemist read more ...
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Pathogenic Fungi: Insights in Molecular Biology
Edited by: Gioconda San-Blas and Richard A. Calderone   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-32-5, £159, $319
"a valuable resource" (Shock); "the authors have done a good job" (Aus. J. Med. Sci.) read more ...
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Helicobacter pylori: Molecular Genetics and Cellular Biology
Edited by: Yoshio Yamaoka   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-31-8, £159, $319
Distills the most important cutting-edge findings to produce a timely and comprehensive review of the field. A useful introduction to the subject for new researchers and an invaluable reference for the experienced microbiologist read more ...
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Corynebacteria: Genomics and Molecular Biology
Edited by: Andreas Burkovski   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-30-1, £159, $319
The current molecular biology toolbox available for Corynebacterium including global analyses techniques and the latest research discoveries read more ...
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Staphylococcus: Molecular Genetics
Edited by: Jodi Lindsay   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-29-5, £159, $319
An international panel of leading staphylococcal researchers provide a state-of-the art overview of the field. Essential reference source read more ...
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Leishmania: After The Genome
Edited by: Peter J. Myler and Nicolas Fasel   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-28-8, £159, $319
"a mandatory text for PhD students" (Parasites and Vectors); "a valuable overview of the molecular biology and biochemistry" (Microbiology Today); " a most thorough and comprehensive review ... a most valuable reference for any scientist ... a must for the library" (Aus. J. Med. Sci.) read more ...
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Archaea: New Models for Prokaryotic Biology
Edited by: Paul Blum   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-27-1. Ebook: 978-1-910190-98-2, £159, $319
Focuses on molecular biology and genomics. Include metal biology, redox chemistry, respiration, sugar catabolism, nucleic acid modification, DNA replication, repair and recombination, signal transduction and transcriptomics read more ...
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Legionella: Molecular Microbiology
Edited by: Klaus Heuner and Michele Swanson   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-26-4, £159, $319
The main focus of the book is the current state of many of the most critical features of Legionella. Internationally renowned authors have contributed chapters describing and discussing the latest research findings with an emphasis on molecular aspects read more ...
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RNA and the Regulation of Gene Expression: A Hidden Layer of Complexity
Edited by: Kevin V. Morris   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-25-7, £159, $319
Explores and discusses the methods whereby RNA can regulate gene expression with examples in yeast, Drosophila, mammals, and viral infection, and highlight the application of this knowledge in therapeutics and research read more ...
Molecular Oral Microbiology
Edited by: Anthony H. Rogers   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-24-0, £159, $319
A panel of experts discuss the molecular biology of micro-organisms involved in the two major dental diseases: caries and periodontal disease read more ...
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Epigenetics
Edited by: Jörg Tost   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-23-3, £159, $319
The molecular mechanisms and biological processes in which epigenetic modifications play a primordial role are described in detail read more ...
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Animal Viruses: Molecular Biology
Edited by: Thomas C. Mettenleiter and Francisco Sobrino   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-22-6, £159, $319
Comprehensively details the current understanding of viruses, their replication, evolution, host interaction read more ...
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Segmented Double-stranded RNA Viruses: Structure and Molecular Biology
Edited by: John T. Patton   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-21-9, £159, $319
Current review of dsRNA viral structure and molecular biology. Include: orthoreoviruses, rotavirus, phytoreoviruses, and bluetongue virus, entry into the cell, crystal structure, genome assembly, RNA packaging, replication read more ...
Acinetobacter Molecular Biology
Edited by: Ulrike Gerischer   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-20-2, £159, $319
Reviews the most current and topical aspects of Acinetobacter genetics and molecular biology. Expert international authors read more ...
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Pseudomonas: Genomics and Molecular Biology
Edited by: Pierre Cornelis   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-19-6, £159, $319
Current and topical aspects aimed at a readership of research scientists, graduate students and other specialists. Topics include taxonomy, genome diversity, oligonucleotide usage, polysaccharides, pathogenesis, virulence, biofilms, antibiotic resistance, iron uptake, genetic tools and much more read more ...
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Microbial Biodegradation: Genomics and Molecular Biology
Edited by: Eduardo Díaz   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-17-2, £159, $319
Biodegradation of aromatics, molecular detection, predictive modelling, regulatory networks, bioavailability, chemotaxis, transport, functional genomics, and much more read more ...
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The Cyanobacteria: Molecular Biology, Genomics and Evolution
Edited by: Antonia Herrero and Enrique Flores   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-15-8, £159, $319
The expertise and enthusiasm of an international panel of leading cyanobacterial researchers provides a state-of-the art overview of the field read more ...
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