Advances in Applied Microbiology

Advances in Applied Microbiology

1st Edition - January 30, 2009

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  • Editors: Allen Laskin, Geoffrey Gadd, Sima Sariaslani
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080950907
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123747884

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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 2007: 1.821.

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. Cutinases: Properties and Industrial Applications
    Tatiana Fontes Pio and Gabriela Alves Macedo

    2. Diagnosis of Clinically-relevant Fungi in Medicine and Veterinary Sciences
    Olivier Sparagano and Sam Foggett

    3. Multiple effector mechanisms induced by recombinant Listeria monocytogenes anti-cancer immunotherapeutics
    Anu Wallecha, Kyla Driscoll Carroll, Paulo Cesar Maciag, Sandra Rivera, Vafa Shahabi and Yvonne Paterson

    4. Microbial deterioration of stone monuments – an updated overview
    Stefanie Scheerer, Otto Ortega-Morales, Christine Gaylarde
    5. Microbial processes in oil fields: culprits, problems and opportunities
    Noha Youssef, Mostafa S. Elshahed, Michael J. McInerney

    6. Nucleoid-associated Proteins and Bacterial Physiology
    Charles J. Dorman

    7. Molecular Networks in the Fungal Pathogen Candida albicans
    Rebecca A. Hall, Fabien Cottier and Fritz A. Mühlschlegel

    8. Diversity in bacterial chemotactic responses and niche adaptation
    Lance D. Miller, Matthew H. Russell and Gladys Alexandre

Product details

  • No. of pages: 280
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2009
  • Published: January 30, 2009
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080950907
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123747884

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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