Advances in Applied Microbiology

Series Editor:

  • Allen Laskin, Ethigen Corporation, Somerset, NJ, USA
  • 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 2006: 1.96.
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Researchers in applied microbiology, molecular biology, mycology, biotechnology and biochemistry.


Book information

  • Published: November 2008
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-374429-6


PRAISE FOR THE SERIES "No laboratory scientist, field worker or technical administrator can afford to pass it up."--ASM NEWS

Table of Contents

1. Capsular Polysaccharides in Escherichia coli.David Corbett and Ian S. Roberts2. Microbial PAH degradation Evelyn Doyle, Lorraine Muckian, Anne Marie Hickey and Nicholas Clipson3. Acid Stress Responses in Listeria monocytogenesSheila Ryan, Colin Hill, Cormac GM Gahan4. Global regulators of transcription in Escherichia coli: mechanisms of action and methods for studyDavid C. Grainger and Stephen J.W. Busby5. The role of Sigma B (óB) in the stress adaptations of Listeria monocytogenes: overlaps between stress adaptation and virulenceConor P. O’Byrne and Kimon A. G. Karatzas6. Protein Secretion and Membrane Insertion Systems in Gram-negative Bacteriaand Eukaryotic OrganellesMilton H. Saier, Jr., Chin Hong Ma, Loren Rodgers, Dorjee G. Tamang, and Ming Ren Yen7. Metabolic Behavior of Bacterial Biological Control Agents in Soil and Plant RhizospheresCynthia A. Pielach, Daniel P. Roberts, and Donald Y. Kobayashi8. Copper homeostasis in bacteriaJennifer Cavet