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 2007: 1.821.
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Researchers in applied microbiology, molecular biology, mycology, biotechnology and biochemistry.


Book information

  • Published: January 2009
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-374788-4


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. Cutinases: Properties and Industrial Applications Tatiana Fontes Pio and Gabriela Alves Macedo2. Diagnosis of Clinically-relevant Fungi in Medicine and Veterinary SciencesOlivier Sparagano and Sam Foggett 3. Multiple effector mechanisms induced by recombinant Listeria monocytogenes anti-cancer immunotherapeuticsAnu Wallecha, Kyla Driscoll Carroll, Paulo Cesar Maciag, Sandra Rivera, Vafa Shahabi and Yvonne Paterson4. Microbial deterioration of stone monuments – an updated overviewStefanie Scheerer, Otto Ortega-Morales, Christine Gaylarde5. Microbial processes in oil fields: culprits, problems and opportunitiesNoha Youssef, Mostafa S. Elshahed, Michael J. McInerney 6. Nucleoid-associated Proteins and Bacterial PhysiologyCharles J. Dorman7. Molecular Networks in the Fungal Pathogen Candida albicansRebecca A. Hall, Fabien Cottier and Fritz A. Mühlschlegel8. Diversity in bacterial chemotactic responses and niche adaptationLance D. Miller, Matthew H. Russell and Gladys Alexandre