Microbiology of Atypical Environments - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128146040

Microbiology of Atypical Environments, Volume 45

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Jack Trevors Volker Gurtler
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128146040
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st November 2018
Page Count: 210
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Table of Contents

1. Biofilms in space
Robert J. McLean
2. Methods for studying the survival of microorganisms in extraterrestrial environments
Karen Olsson-francis
3. Persistence of Fungi in Atypical (Closed) Environments Based on Evidence from the International Space Station (ISS): Distribution and Significance to Human health
Adriana Blachowicz
4. Methods for visualising microorganisms in Icy environments
Jay Nadeau
5. Measuring microbial metabolism at surface-air interfaces and nuclear waste management
Gideon Wolfaardt
6. Isolating microorganisms from hot and mineral springs of the Baikal Rift Zone
Natalia L Belkova
7. Methods to study magnetotactic bacteria and magnetosomes
Lei Yan
8. Methods to study water borne pathogens in water and shellfish
Indran i Karunasagar
9. Molecular methods for studying microorganisms from atypical environments
Surajit Das
10. Microorganisms from subaerial rock and material surfaces: on the way from applied microbiology to molecular biology and genetics
Anna A. Gorbushina
11. New methods for studying the taxonomy of the bacteria of the oral cavity
Stuart Dashper
12. Aqueous methods for extraction/recovery of macromolecules from microorganisms of atypical environments
Mohammed Gagaoua
13. Methods for cryo-electron microscopy of extremely halophilic microbes
Harald Engelhardt
14. The use of NextGen sequencing technology and bioinformatics tools to explore diversity and predictive functions of microbial communities in Antarctic extreme ecosystems
Asim Bej


A reference text on microbiological methods used to research the basic biology of microorganism in harsh, stressful and sometimes atypical environments (e.g arctic ice, space stations, extraterrestrial environments, hot springs and magnetic environments).

Key Features

  • Contains both established and emerging methods
  • Excellent reference lists


Microbiology researchers, Environmental microbiology companies, Academics, Government laboratories using standardized methods, Forensic microbiologists


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About the Serial Volume Editors

Jack Trevors Serial Volume Editor

Volker Gurtler Serial Volume Editor