Advances in Applied Microbiology, Volume 79

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9780123943187
eBook ISBN: 9780123982865
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st June 2012
Page Count: 144
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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 2010: 3.913.

Key Features

  • Contributions from leading authorities
  • Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field


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

Table of Contents

  1. Bacterial resistance to ribosome targeting antibiotics through changes in rRNA methylation
    Graeme Conn and Miloje Savic
  2. Conversion of grass to fuels, polymers and value-added biochemicals
    Maria Tuohy
  3. Sink drain biofilms and antimicrobial resistance
    Andrew McBain
  4. Innate immunity against intracellular pathogens: lessons learned from Legionella pneumophila
    Sunny Shin
  5. Barriers to horizontal gene transfer on Campylobacter jejuni
    Jonathan Olson and Susan Gardner


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