Caister Academic Press

Antibiotics

Sergio Sánchez and Arnold L. Demain present a new book on Antibiotics: Current Innovations and Future Trends
In this timely book respected international experts summarize the most important research to provide a timely overview of the field. Opening chapters define 'antibiotic', explain why we need new compounds, outline the applications of antibiotics, both old and new, and describe the producing microbes. These are followed by chapters that cover antibiotic resistance, toxicity, overuse, new antimicrobial sources, new targets, novel technologies for antibiotic discovery (e.g. silent gene clusters), lantibiotics, natural antivirals, new macrolide derivatives, and antibiotics in the pipeline. This books is essential reading for everyone working in antimicrobial research in academia, biotechnology companies, and the pharmaceutical industry and a recommended volume for all microbiology libraries. read more ...
Antibiotics: Current Innovations and Future Trends
Edited by: Sergio Sánchez and Arnold L. Demain
Caister Academic Press
Hardback: ISBN 978-1-908230-54-6 £180, $360. Ebook: ISBN 978-1-908230-55-3 £180, $360
A timely overview covering topics ranging from antibiotic resistance, toxicity and overuse to novel technologies for antibiotic discovery and pipeline antibiotics. Essential reading! read more ...
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