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Fungal Stress Mechanisms and Responses

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 129
  • November 1, 2024
  • Drauzio Eduardo Naretto Rangel
  • English
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Fungal Stress Mechanism and Responses, highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters. Each chapter is written by an international board of authors.

Environmental Hazards of Plastic Wastes

  • 1st Edition
  • November 1, 2024
  • Jakub Zdarta + 2 more
  • English
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Environmental Hazards of Plastic Wastes: Bioremediation Approaches for Environmental Clean-up focuses on the exploitation of various biological treatment technologies, their use to treat plastic contaminants, and restoration of contaminated sites. It will also address the biological treatment of plastic waste and its management of sustainable technologies for its reuse for environmental protection.This book will examine advanced technologies, updated information, and future directions for researchers and scientists working in the bioremediation and biodegradation of plastic contaminants and reutilization of plastic wastes in the production of construction materials for environmental safety. The treatment of plastic wastes with environmentally benign approaches will be assessed in this book and will also provide ways to protect our natural environment by managing hazardous plastic pollutants through various techno-based eco-friendly strategies.

Advances in Microbial Physiology

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 85
  • November 1, 2024
  • Robert K. Poole + 1 more
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Advances in Microbial Physiology, Volume 85 in this ongoing serial, highlights new advances in the field with this new volume presenting interesting chapters. Each chapter is written by an international board of authors. Topics of interest in this update include Mycobacterial Efflux systems, New insights in bacterial organophosphorus cycling: from human pathogens to environmental bacteria, Link between gut sulfidogenic bacteria and disease, The Formate-H2 Axis and its Importance for Microbial Physiology, Physiology of diazotrophs, Antibiotic efficacy, and Microbial metabolites as modulators of host physiology.

Advances in Virus Research

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 120
  • November 1, 2024
  • Robin MacDiarmid + 2 more
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Advances in Virus Research, Volume 120, the latest release in this esteemed series, presents the latest research and developments in viruses.

Unveiling the Proteolytic Networks of Parasites

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 126
  • October 1, 2024
  • Jan Dvorak
  • English
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Unveiling the Proteolytic Networks of Parasites, Volume 125 presents a cutting-edge exploration of specific proteases across a spectrum of parasitic organisms. Top researchers in the field conduct multifaceted examinations, shedding light on the distinct roles of these proteases within significant parasite groups, including malaria, trematodes, nematodes, and blood-feeding arthropods. Chapters in this new release include Bioinformatic analysis of proteases across multiple helminth species: a case study using Wormbase, UniProt and Merops databases, Proteasomes of parasites, Proteases of Trematodes as a promising drug targets-tentative title, Astacins, and metalloproteases in nematodes, and Proteases of bloodfeeding arthropods.

Ectoparasitic Diseases

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  • October 1, 2024
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Ectoparasitic Diseases provides information on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of ectoparasitic conditions caused by arthropods of medical importance. The book discusses the manner in which arthropod ectoparasites threaten human health by bodily infestations. It covers specific ectoparasites and the vector-borne infectious diseases transmitted by them. Each chapter offers definitions, epidemiology, diagnosis, clinical manifestations, therapeutic treatments, and preventive measures. It also examines the public health, socio-economic, and psychological impact from ectoparasitic infections. "Ectoparasitic Diseases" offers comprehensive coverage to researchers, practitioners, and advanced students studying ectoparasitic vector-borne diseases.

Advances in Rhizostomeaen Jellyfish Research

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 98
  • October 1, 2024
  • Götz B. Reinicke + 4 more
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Advances in Rhizostomeaen Jellyfish Research, Volume 97 in the Advances in Marine Biology series, the latest release in this serial that highlights new advances in the field, includes comprehensive chapters written by an international board of authors.

Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers

  • 1st Edition
  • September 1, 2024
  • Agiesh Kumar Balakrishna Pillai + 2 more
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Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers: Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, Management, and Preparedness covers the causative agents, outbreaks, and clinical management of emerging and re-emerging viral hemorrhagic fevers. Coverage includes a range of topics from basic virology, epidemiology, and disease pathogenesis of emerging and re-emerging hemorrhagic fever viruses. The book examines host-virus interactions, immune pathogenesis, and recent trends in disease diagnostics. It also covers current state-of-the-art in understanding molecular mechanisms of disease pathogenesis, the potential of molecular markers for disease prognostics, early prediction of disease outcome, advancements in diagnosis and drug development, and strategies in pandemic preparation, mitigation, and responses in public health security.With chapters written and compiled by a team of well-known virologists, clinicians as well as regulatory and public health experts. This book is a comprehensive guide that will help users understand the transmission, pathogenesis, and clinical management of emerging and re-emerging viruses causing hemorrhagic diseases.

Bacterial Biogeochemistry

  • 4th Edition
  • September 1, 2024
  • Tom Fenchel + 1 more
  • English
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Bacterial Biogeochemistry: The Ecophysiology of Mineral Cycling, Fourth Edition discusses the influence of bacterial activity on the chemical environment of the biosphere. Following the success of previous editions, this update focuses on bacterial metabolism and its relevance to the environment, including the decomposition of soil, food chains, nitrogen fixation, assimilation, and reduction of carbon nitrogen and sulfur, and microbial symbiosis. All chapters have been revised and brought up-to-date in light of the many advances and discoveries that have taken place during the last decade. The scope of the new edition has broadened to provide a review of the processes and phenomena that are relevant for global change feedback loops and advances in bacterial biogeochemical cycles.

Advances in Applied Microbiology

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 128
  • September 1, 2024
  • Geoffrey M. Gadd + 1 more
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Advances in Applied Microbiology, Volume 128 continues the comprehensive reach of this widely read and authoritative review source in microbiology where users will find invaluable references and information on a variety of areas relating to the topics of microbiology.