Human Microbiome in Health and Disease - Part A

Human Microbiome in Health and Disease - Part A

1st Edition - October 1, 2022

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  • Editors: Bhabatosh Das, Vijai Singh
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323997867

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Human Microbiome in Health and Disease, Volume 191, Part A presents updated knowledge on human microbiome as covered by renowned science faculty across the globe. Chapters in this volume include an introduction to human microbiome, Structure, functions and diversity of healthy human microbiome, Role of human microbiome in cancer, Gut microbiota and gastrointestinal cancer, Dysbiosis of human microbiome and metabolic diseases, Gut microbiome and type 2 diabetes, Gut microbiome and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, Hepatic drug metabolism and intestinal microbiota, Emerging tools for understanding the human microbiome, and Microbiome therapeutics: Opportunity and challenges, and more. These chapters cover the composition, diversity, dynamics and functions of human microbiome in health and disease. This book will form an excellent and informative text on keystone, autochthonous, and exogenous microbiota important for human health in a simple to understand and easy to read format.

Key Features

  • Covers the structure, functions and diversity of human microbiome in health and disease
  • Includes discussions on drug metabolisms and microbiome based therapeutics
  • Presents emerging tools for understanding the human microbiome

Readership

Basic researchers, Clinicians, Pharmacologists, Graduate students

Table of Contents

  • Preface
    Bhabatosh Das and Vijai Singh

    Introduction
    1. An introduction to human microbiome
    Bhabatosh Das
    2. Emerging tools for understanding the human microbiome
    Tarini Shankar Shankar Ghosh
    3. Structure, functions and diversity of healthy human microbiome
    Bhabatosh Das

    The microbiome and cancer
    4. Role of human microbiome in cancer
    Punit Prasad
    5. Gut microbiota and gastrointestinal cancer
    Chittur V. Srikanth

    The microbiome and metabolic diseases
    6. Dysbiosis of human microbiome and metabolic diseases
    Dipyaman Ganguly
    7. Gut microbiome and type 2 diabetes
    Sarat Dalai
    8. Gut microbiome and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
    Sanjay K. Banerjee
    9. Hepatic drug metabolism and intestinal microbiota
    Subir Kumar Maulik

    Concluding chapter
    10. Microbiome therapeutics: Opportunity and challenges
    Parag Kundu

Product details

  • No. of pages: 300
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2022
  • Published: October 1, 2022
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323997867

About the Serial Volume Editors

Bhabatosh Das

Bhabatosh Das
Dr Bhabatosh Das is an Associate Professor in Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, an autonomous institute of the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. He received his MSc degree (2000) from Visva-Bharati University, MTech degree (2002) from IIT-Kharagpur and PhD (2008) from IICB-Kolkata. He moved to France for his postdoctoral training and joined I2BC, France. Dr. Das is recipient of two international fellowships (i) CNRS, Govt. of France (ii) JSPS, Govt. of Japan and three national fellowships (i) IIT (ii) ICMR (iii) CSIR, Govt. of India. He has published 71 research articles 12 book chapters and received more than 2150 citations. Currently, he is Adjunct Visiting Faculty at MAHE-Manipal; Visiting Faculty at NIPER-Guwahati; Adjunct Faculty at RCB-Faridabad; Guest Lecturer at AIIMS-New Delhi. Dr. Das is Editorial Board Member in (i) Microbial Ecology (Springer group) (ii) Gut Microbiome (Cambridge University Press) and (iii) Current Indian Science (Bentham Science). He is guest associate editor in (i) Frontiers in Microbiology (ii) Frontiers in Genetics and (iii) Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Research. He is a member in (i) GTFCC, WHO (ii) The Nutrition Society, London, UK and (iii) American Society for Microbiology, USA (Former). His current research focuses is Human microbiome and Bacterial antimicrobial resistance.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI), NCR-BSC, India

Vijai Singh

Dr Vijai Singh is an Associate Professor and Dean (Research & Innovation) at School of Sciences, Indrashil University, Rajpur, Mehsana, Gujarat, India. He was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology at the Institute of Advanced Research, Gandhinagar, India and also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology at the Invertis University, Bareilly, India. Prior to that, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Synthetic Biology Group at the Institute of Systems and Synthetic Biology, Paris, France and School of Energy & Chemical Engineering at the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Ulsan, South Korea. He received his Ph.D. in Biotechnology (2009) from the National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources, Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow, India with a research focus on the development of molecular and immunoassays for diagnosis of Aeromonas hydrophila. His research interests are focused on design of a novel biosynthetic pathways for production of medically and industrially important biomolecules. Additionally, his laboratory focuses on development and implementation of CRISPR-Cas systems for genome editing, regulation and diagnosis. His laboratory is supported by projects from Government of India and industry. He has more than 10 years of research and teaching experience in synthetic biology, metabolic engineering, bioinformatics, microbiology, and industrial microbiology. He has published 79 articles, 51 chapters, 15 books and 4 patents. He serves as an associate editor, editorial board member, and reviewer of several peer-reviewed journals. He is also a member of the Board of Study and Academic Council of Indrashil University and is the Member Secretary of the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBSC) at the same University.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor and Dean (Research & Innovation) at School of Sciences, Indrashil University, Rajpur, Mehsana, Gujarat, India.

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