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Eukaryotic Microbes

Eukaryotic Microbes presents chapters hand-selected by the editor of the Encyclopedia of Microbiology, updated whenever possible by their original authors to include key developments made since their initial publication. The book provides an overview of the main groups of eukaryotic microbes and presents classic and cutting-edge research on content relating to fungi and protists, including chapters on yeasts, algal blooms, lichens, and intestinal protozoa. This concise and affordable book is an essential reference for students and researchers in microbiology, mycology, immunology, environmental sciences, and biotechnology.

Audience

Students and researchers in microbiology, mycology, immunology, environmental sciences and biotechnology.

Hardbound, 496 Pages

Published: August 2011

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-383876-6

Reviews

  • "The book is well illustrated with diagrams, figures and tables, and the chapters are thorough, well-presented and easy to read. The content has been carefully selected from the huge range of topics that are covered under eukaryotic microbiology, and provides an excellent overview. It will be a useful reference work for researchers and students in many areas of eukaryotic microbiology, and of course for all other microbiologists fascinated by these incredible, beautiful and important organisms."--Microbiology Today


Contents

  • PREFACE

    I. FUNGI

    Yeasts

    Aspergillus: A Multifaceted Genus

    Clavicipitaceae: Free-Living and Saprotrophs to Plant Endophytes

    Microsporidia: a model for minimal parasite–host interactions

    Mycorrhizae

    Endophytic Microbes

    Lichens

    Plant Pathogens: Newly Emerging Diseases

    Fungal and Protist Plant Pathogens

    Entomogenous fungi

    Fungal Infections, Systemic

    Fungal Infections, Cutaneous 

    II. PROTISTS

    Amitochondriate Protists (Diplomonads, Parabasalids, Oxymonads)

    Amoebas (Lobose)

    Ciliates

    Secretive ciliates and putative asexuality in microbial eukaryotes

    Coccolithophores

    Diatoms: The Grass Menagerie

    Dinoflagellates

    Dyctiostelium

    Foraminifera

    Euglenozoa

    Protozoan, Intestinal

    Leishmania

    Oomycetes (Water Mold)

    Picoeukaryotes

    Stramenopiles

    Toxoplasmosis

    Trypanosomes

    Sleeping Sickness

    Secondary endosymbiosis

    Algal blooms

    Food Webs, Microbial

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