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Books in Microbiology and virology

Elsevier's Microbiology & Virology collection provides comprehensive coverage of viruses and microorganisms, addressing their impact on human, animal, and plant health. It includes topics such as prevention, treatment, and research of viral diseases like coronaviruses, flaviviruses, and viral hemorrhagic fevers. The collection delves into fields like Bacteriology, Mycology, and Microbial genetics, focusing on their roles in environmental, agricultural, and health-related contexts.

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Fungal Biotechnology

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 2025
  • Ram Sarup Singh + 1 more
  • English
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Fungal Biotechnology: Industrial Applications and Market Potential provides a comprehensive and holistic review on the uses of filamentous fungi in food, agriculture, and pharmaceutical industries. In addition to genetic and metabolic engineering approaches for heterologous proteins production in fungi, Fungal Biotechnology focuses on fungi as source of bioactive compounds like enzymes, polysaccharides, alkaloids, glycoproteins, and phytohormones. It describes the recent trends in the use of fungi for solid waste management and its subsequent conversion into value added products.As a complete guide on the broad uses of microfungi in different industrial sectors while maintaining a sustainable environment, Fungal Biotechnology: Industrial Applications and Market Potential is a beneficial resource for students, researchers and scientists, as an effective means of imparting knowledge on the current trends and future perspectives in the field of fungal biotechnology

Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 2025
  • Agiesh Kumar Balakrishna Pillai + 2 more
  • English
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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.

Trichomonas Vaginalis

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 2025
  • Prashant Khare + 1 more
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Trichomonas Vaginalis: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Treatment provides up-to-date knowledge about Trichomoniasis, the most prevalent and neglected non-viral sexually transmitted infection that can result in compromised reproductive health.The book discusses Trichomonas vaginalis, its epidemiology, pathogenesis of disease, the mechanisms involved in the host immune response, clinical manifestations, and impact on reproductive health. The book also describes the new insights and challenges involved in the identification of promising drug targets and examines the current diagnostic tools and therapies against Trichomonas vaginalis infection.Trichomonas Vaginalis: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Treatment provides comprehensive coverage of this neglected protozoan parasite and the sexually transmitted infection it causes and is a valuable resource to researchers and scientists who are working on male and female reproductive disorders caused by Trichomonas vaginalis.

Algae Biotechnology for Biomedical and Nutritional Applications

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 2025
  • Ashfaq Ahmad + 1 more
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Algae Biotechnology for Biomedical and Nutritional Applications offers a foundational and in-depth overview of various micro and macroalgal species, their industrial production processes, and the latest developments and applications of algae in biomedical fields, designed explicitly for integrated algal biotechnology.The book covers research from the last few decades, including algal structures and properties, algal biomedicine, algal genomics, and algal toxicology. It also covers algal biomaterials, algal medicinal foods, and algal production for biomedicine as well as applications for microalgae, including pharmaceutical, nutritional, and value-added bioproducts. An international array of expert researchers in the field will author each chapter.

Artificial Intelligence in Microbiology: Scope and Challenges volume-II

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 56
  • January 1, 2025
  • Akanksha Srivastava + 1 more
  • English
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Nowadays, the field of microbiology is undergoing a revolutionary change due to the emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI). AI is being used to analyze massive data in a predictable form, about the behavior of microorganisms, to solve microbial classification-related problems, exploring the interaction between microorganisms and the surrounding environment. It also helps to extract novel microbial metabolites which have been used in various fields like medical, food and agricultural industries. As the pace of innovation in Microbiology is accelerating, the use of AI in these industries will be beneficial. AI will not only show its extraordinary potential in expanding the market of antibiotics, food, and agriculture but also offer an eco-friendly, safer, and profitable solution to the respective industries. It would be challenging to search out specific features and discuss future research on AI in microbiology with a wide perspective.

Applied Microbiology, Microbes, Pharmaceutical Techniques and Procedures

  • 1st Edition
  • December 1, 2024
  • Saurabh Bhatia
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Recently, molecular technologies have positively affected the field of applied microbiology, providing rapid quantitative as well as qualitative information on microorganisms present in a given sample. The development of microbiology-based inventions suggests a worthwhile but challenging prospect to create pharmaceutical products and harvest the superior potential therein. Some of the challenges while patenting the microorganisms can be overcome by updating aspirants related with ethical and regulatory issues, especially guidelines established in microbiology to explore its more clinical applications. Applied Microbiology, Microbes, Pharmaceutical Techniques and Procedures includes diverse applications of microorganisms in 21st century like emerging infections and their futuristic impact over the society. Applied Microbiology, Microbes, Pharmaceutical Techniques and Procedures carries outcomes of present research to reach those whose aspiration allows using this information and know-how in both the basic as the applied settings.

Neuropsychiatric Complications of HIV

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  • December 1, 2024
  • Anchal Singh
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Neuropsychiatric Complications of HIV: A Challenging Health Concern examines these neuropsychiatric complications prevalent in those who are HIV positive, providing clinical correlation, translational significance, and details guides to neurocognitive assessment, brain imaging, and related neuropharmacology. Written for clinicians, researchers, and students working with HIV and AIDS, the book begins with the biology of HIV, a complete look at available ARTs and antibodies, as well as diagnostics tools for HIV.It continues on to the epidemiology of NeuroAIDs and the manifestations of it—cognitive deficits, dementia, depression, agitation, psychosis, and cognitive slowing.

Improving Health and Nutrition through Functional Foods

  • 1st Edition
  • November 15, 2024
  • Maira Rubi Segura Campos
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Improving Health and Nutrition through Functional Foods: Benefits and Applications presents functional foods as a therapeutic approach to disease and overall health and well-being. The book covers various functional foods, such as oilseeds, endemic fruits, and vegetables, as foods to consider complementary treatment for disease management.Written for nutrition researchers, food scientists, graduate students and other food science and health professionals, Improving Health and Nutrition through Bioactive Compounds will be a welcomed reference for those who wish to better understand the role of bioactive compounds and functional foods in the treatment and prevention of disease.

Fungal Stress Mechanisms and Responses

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 129
  • November 1, 2024
  • Drauzio Eduardo Naretto Rangel
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Fungal Stress Mechanism and Responses, Volume 129 highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters on topics such as Basidiomycetes to the rescue: Mycoremediation of metal-organics co-contaminated soils, Morphological responses of filamentous fungi to stressful environmental conditions, Remediation of toxic metal and metalloid pollution with plant symbiotic fungi, Priming in Metarhizium robertsii, Molecular aspects of copper homeostasis in fungi, Subcellular biochemistry and biology of filamentous entomopathogenic fungi, and Recovery of Insect-Pathogenic Fungi from Solar UV Damage: Molecular Mechanisms and Prospects.

Environmental Hazards of Plastic Wastes

  • 1st Edition
  • November 1, 2024
  • Jakub Zdarta + 2 more
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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. The book also addresses the biological treatment of plastic waste and its management of sustainable technologies for its reuse for environmental protection. The book examines 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.