Illustrated Dictionary of Parasitology in the Post-Genomic Era
"an extensive and comprehensive glossary of contemporary concepts, terminologies, and vocabulary in modern parasitology" (Doodys)
"a pure pleasure to explore and discover" (Epidemiol. Infect.)
"highly recommended" (Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ.)
Author: Hany M. Elsheikha and Edward L. Jarroll
University of Nottingham, UK and Lehman College, City University of New York, USA; respectively
Pages: viii + 332
Publication date: July 2017
Price: GB £159 or US $319Buy book or Buy online
Publication date: July 2017
Price: US $319Buy ebook
This illustrated dictionary provides concise definitions and explanations of parasitology terms and related molecular processes presented in an easy-to-use, A-Z order with particular emphasis on terms that are of relevance to parasite biotechnology and molecular biology.
With over 4500 entries and more than 170 figures this volume reflects recent, ground-breaking advances in parasitology research. The authors have provided, in a single-volume, an up-to-date glossary of the terminology encountered in contemporary parasitology literature. The dictionary also covers many pertinent terms from related fields of veterinary medicine and life sciences, including microbiology, genetics, biochemistry, biotechnology, infectious diseases, epidemiology, zoonoses, public health, molecular biology, zoology, pharmaceutical science, environmental science, taxonomy and population genetics.
This dictionary is highly recommended for students, academic staff, medical and veterinary professionals and life scientists, as well as for members of industrial establishments, governmental agencies and research foundations involved in research activities relating to parasitology and associated scientific fields.
"a guide for students, academic staff, medical and veterinarian professionals, life scientists, and corporate and government researchers" from ProtoView
"an extensive and comprehensive glossary of contemporary concepts, terminologies, and vocabulary in modern parasitology, with essential cross-disciplinary scientific appeal ... It concisely captures the nomenclature of both classic and modern advanced molecular parasitology ... This is an important collection of definitions that helps both parasitologists and nonparasitologists to comprehend concepts and terms in modern parasitology and its related scientific disciplines ... The authors are accomplished and respected authorities in parasitology ... This is a well-written and organized book that covers concepts and terms in modern parasitology with informative and useful precision. It sets standards that will enable those in the field of modern parasitology and associated scientific disciplines to communicate with essential scientific accuracy." from Doodys
"it is a pure pleasure to explore and discover ... The definitions provided for each entry are clear and unambiguous, with a deceptive simplicity that is easy to read ... The authors cover all aspects of parasitology, focussing, as the book's title indicates, not only on traditional parasitology concepts, but also on cutting-edge techniques in molecular parasitology ... this book could be a nice treat for a research group or a library" from Epidemiology and Infection
"reflects recent, ground-breaking advances in parasitology" from Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ. (2018) 22, 67-69.
(EAN: 9781910190678 9781910190685 Subjects: [parasitology] )