Advances in Applied Microbiology

Series Editor:

  • Geoffrey Gadd, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK
  • Sima Sariaslani, Wilmington, DE, USA

Published since 1959, Advances in Applied Microbiology continues to be one of the most widely read and authoritative review sources in microbiology.

The series contains comprehensive reviews of the most current research in applied microbiology. Recent areas covered include bacterial diversity in the human gut, protozoan grazing of freshwater biofilms, metals in yeast fermentation processes and the interpretation of host-pathogen dialogue through microarrays.

Impact factor for 2010: 3.913.
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Audience

Researchers in applied microbiology, molecular biology, mycology, biotechnology and biochemistry

 

Book information

  • Published: July 2012
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-394381-1

Reviews

PRAISE FOR THE SERIES
"No laboratory scientist, field worker or technical administrator can afford to pass it up."--ASM NEWS
"The topics are well supported by an extensive bibliography and provide a rich source of current information."--BIOPHARM



Table of Contents

  1. The Bacterial Etiology of Preterm Birth
  2. Kimberly K. Jefferson

  3. The Future of Taxonomy
  4. Amanda L. Jones

  5. Mathematics Make Microbes Beautiful, Beneficial, and Bountiful
  6. John R. Jungck

  7. Pleiomorphism in Mycobacterium
  8. Leif A. Kirsebom, Santanu Dasgupta and B.M. Fredrik Pettersson

  9. Metal Based Nanoparticles; Size, Function and Areas for Advancement in Applied Microbiology

Michael J. Sweet, Ashley Chesher and Ian Singleton