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Illustrated Dictionary of Parasitology in the Post-Genomic Era | Book

"a guide for students, academic staff, medical and veterinarian professionals" (ProtoView)
"an extensive and comprehensive glossary of contemporary concepts, terminologies, and vocabulary in modern parasitology" (Doodys)
Publisher: Caister Academic Press
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
Paperback:
Publication date: July 2017Buy book
ISBN: 978-1-910190-67-8
Price: GB £159 or US $319
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Publication date: July 2017Buy ebook
ISBN: 978-1-910190-68-5
Price: GB £159 or US $319
DOI: https://doi.org/10.21775/9781910190678
Illustrated Dictionary of Parasitology in the Post-Genomic Era book
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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.

Reviews

"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

Table of contents
Preface.
Dictionary.
With over 4500 entries and more than 170 figures the dictionary reflects recent, ground-breaking advances in parasitology research.
Appendix 1. Abbreviations and Acronyms
Appendix 2. Common Names of Parasites
Appendix 3. Word Roots in Parasitology and Biology
Appendix 4. The Greek Alphabet
Appendix 5. Parasitology and Related Journals
Appendix 6. Important Organizations and Databases
Additional Reading.

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(EAN: 9781910190678 9781910190685 Subjects: [parasitology] )