Advances in Applied Microbiology

Advances in Applied Microbiology

1st Edition - November 3, 2008

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  • Editors: Allen Laskin, Geoffrey Gadd, Sima Sariaslani
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080922270
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123744296

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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 2006: 1.96.

Key Features

* Contributions from leading authorities and industry experts
* Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field
* Reference and guide for scientists and specialists involved in advancements in applied microbiology


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

Table of Contents

  • 1. Capsular Polysaccharides in Escherichia coli.
    David Corbett and Ian S. Roberts

    2. Microbial PAH degradation
    Evelyn Doyle, Lorraine Muckian, Anne Marie Hickey and Nicholas Clipson

    3. Acid Stress Responses in Listeria monocytogenes
    Sheila Ryan, Colin Hill, Cormac GM Gahan

    4. Global regulators of transcription in Escherichia coli: mechanisms of action and methods for study
    David C. Grainger and Stephen J.W. Busby

    5. The role of Sigma B (óB) in the stress adaptations of Listeria monocytogenes: overlaps between stress adaptation and virulence
    Conor P. O’Byrne and Kimon A. G. Karatzas

    6. Protein Secretion and Membrane Insertion Systems in Gram-negative Bacteria
    and Eukaryotic Organelles
    Milton H. Saier, Jr., Chin Hong Ma, Loren Rodgers, Dorjee G. Tamang, and Ming Ren Yen

    7. Metabolic Behavior of Bacterial Biological Control Agents in Soil and Plant Rhizospheres
    Cynthia A. Pielach, Daniel P. Roberts, and Donald Y. Kobayashi

    8. Copper homeostasis in bacteria
    Jennifer Cavet

Product details

  • No. of pages: 304
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2008
  • Published: November 3, 2008
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080922270
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123744296

About the Serial Editors

Allen Laskin

Affiliations and Expertise

Ethigen Corporation, Somerset, NJ, USA

Geoffrey Gadd

Geoffrey Gadd is a Professor at the University of Dundee, Scotland, UK

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK

Sima Sariaslani

Sima Sariaslani
Sima Sariaslani - PhD in microbial Biochemistry - UK. Professor of microbiology/biochemistry - Iran

Research at Univ. of Calif, Riverside - US. Research at Univ. of Iowa - US. Research at DuPont Central Research and Development - US

Intellectual property - DuPont - US

Affiliations and Expertise

DuPont Central Research and Development, Wilmington, DE, USA

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