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Microbial Ecology review

Excerpt from a book review of Microbial Ecology: Current Advances from Genomics, Metagenomics and Other Omics
"The book covers timely content and approaches that can be of use to a good number of laboratory groups around the world ... a base for understanding current -omics approaches in microbial ecology. The chapters are concise and well written, and will serve the intended audience of researchers and advanced students well " from Quarterly Rev. Biol. read more ...
Edited by: Diana Marco
"easy to read ... applicable to teaching faculty as well as advanced undergraduate students, graduate students, and researchers" (SIMB News)

Microbial Exopolysaccharides review

Excerpt from a book review of Microbial Exopolysaccharides: Current Research and Developments
"This (book) will be of immense value for PhD students, postdoctorate students, microbiologists, and experienced scientists ... This is an excellent book covering current research and developments of microbial exopolysaccharides, which are rapidly emerging as new and industrially important biomaterials. The topics are very interesting and will surely appeal to a wide range of readers from PhD students to experienced scientists." from Doodys read more ...
Edited by: Özlem Ateş Duru
Written by an international team of experts this authoritative volume describes the most recent and innovative research and developments on microbial exopolysaccharides.

SUMOylation and Ubiquitination review

Excerpt from a book review of SUMOylation and Ubiquitination: Current and Emerging Concepts
"This is a comprehensive and in-depth overview of recent advances in our understanding of the physiological roles and mechanisms of action of these important regulatory covalent modifications. In addition, the book offers a technically rich description of the latest advances in the use of proteomic techniques to study the modification process and identify novel targets ... This is a comprehensive, in-depth resource for persons interested in the processes of ubiquitination and SUMOylation ... the book is at its best as a source of intensive and technically detailed descriptions of the latest advances in knowledge and methodology for active practitioners, whether graduate students, research associates, or principle investigators, both in their specific area of investigation as well as the progress across the field as a whole. The breadth and depth of coverage provided by an impressive group of experts renders this a valuable reference for any laboratory group working in this field ... The book is densely packed with information ... This book represents a novel and quality addition to this genre." from Doodys read more ...
Edited by: Van G. Wilson
Reviews current and emerging concepts on the principles of ubiquitination and SUMOylation and highlights new advances.

Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Pharmaceutical Microbiology Conference to be held April 29 - 30, 2020 in Boston, USA Full details The pharmaceutical microbiology industry has seen many changes during the progression into the 21st century. With advances in rapid microbiological methods, revisions being made to regulations in the industry, enhanced knowledge of the human microbiome, and novel testing methods, innovative approaches in ATMP facilities, this industry is ever expanding. At this conference industry experts discuss and analyze the latest advances and challenges within the industry. Delegates have an opportunity to network with industry professionals, discuss revisions in regulatory and guidance documents, explore data integrity considerations for conventional and rapid microbiology methods, analyze arising issues with environmental monitoring to best control contamination and gain insight into an industry perspective on automated endotoxin testing and process automation read more ...

Superbugs and Superdrugs Conference

SMi's 22nd Annual Superbugs and Superdrugs Conference This year's event aims to showcase a suite of sessions focused on novel drugs and approaches, particularly highlighting non-traditional and traditional therapies that provide an innovative means to spearhead the issue. The conference will also place significant emphasis on the much-needed support for innovative approaches such as sessions tackling the funding and support and the regulation that provides guidance towards the goal of ameliorating the continued rise of anti-microbial resistance AMR. The conference will bring industry leaders together to discuss the strategies in place that reduce AMR, evaluate the role pharmaceutical companies and funding bodies play in reducing AMR, learn about new diagnostics approaches to identify AMR and consider novel candidates and alternatives to anti-microbials read more ...

Lactobacillus Genomics and Metabolic Engineering review

Excerpt from a book review of Lactobacillus Genomics and Metabolic Engineering
"a good introduction to the current state of research ... it is a helpful review" from BIOSpektrum read more ...
Edited by: Sandra M. Ruzal
"the most relevant aspects of the more than 200 recognized species of the Lactobacillus genus" (ProtoView); "a useful, concise reference book" (Beneficial Microbes)
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