Description

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 2009: 1.860.

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

Readership

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

Table of Contents

Contributors

The Regulation of Secondary Metabolism and Mutualism in the Insect Pathogenic Bacterium Photorhabdus luminescens

I. Introduction

II. Life Cycle of Photorhabdus

III. Secondary Metabolism in Photorhabdus

IV. Relationship Between Secondary Metabolism and Mutualism

V. Regulation of Secondary Metabolism

VI. Conclusion

Acknowledgments

Assessing the Relevance of Light for Fungi

I. Introduction

II. Dealing with Recurring as Well as Unexpected Changes of Illumination

III. Let there be Light—Reactions of Fungi

IV. Crossroads for Integration of the Light Signal with Other Environmental Cues

V. Biological Significance of Proper Dealing with Light

VI. Relevance of Light Signals in Artificial Environments—Biotechnology and Research

VII. Conclusions and Perspectives

Acknowledgment

Detection and Quantification of Microbial Cells in Subsurface Sediments

I. Introduction

II. Historical Overview of Deep Subsurface Research

III. Sample Acquisition

IV. Sample Preparation and Analysis

V. Cell Separation

VI. Automated Counting Techniques

VII. Other Methods for Biomass Estimates

Details

No. of pages:
130
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780123870483
Electronic ISBN:
9780123870490

Reviews

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