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.

Eclectic volumes are supplemented by thematic volumes on various topics, including Archaea and sick building syndrome. Impact factor for 2011: 5.233
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Researchers in applied microbiology, molecular biology, mycology, biotechnology and biochemistry



Book information

  • Published: June 2013
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-407673-0


"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. Production of biodegradable plastic
  2. Kevin O Connor

  3. Adaptation to anaerobic conditions by Staphylococcus aureus
  4. Jeffrey W. Hall

  5. The clinical importance of fungal biofilms
  6. Gordon Ramage

  7. Prions as regulators of fungal gene expression

    Mick F. Tuite