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Bioactive Microbial Metabolites

  • 1st Edition
  • Vaibhav Mishra, Jitendra Mishra + 1 more
  • Vaibhav Mishra, Jitendra Mishra and Naveen Kumar Arora
  • June 1, 2024
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Bioactive Microbial Metabolites: Scope and Challenges not only focuses on the identification, separation and purification of bioactive metabolites, the book also provides an understanding of the metabolic pathways for bioactive metabolites production that play an important role in modern healthcare as frontline treatments for many diseases. This is a valuable reference for research students, academicians and scientists in environmental microbiology and biotechnology, and for industry personnel related to microbiology/ biotechnology. The science discussed herein plays an important role in expanding the market of antibiotics, food and agriculture but also offers eco-friendly, safer and profitable solutions to respective industries.
Bioactive Microbial Metabolites

Management, Body Systems, and Case Studies in COVID-19

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  • Rajkumar Rajendram, Victor R Preedy + 2 more
  • Rajkumar Rajendram, Victor R Preedy, Vinood Patel + 1 more
  • June 1, 2024
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Management, Body Systems, and Case Studies in COVID-19 describes the management of patients with the novel coronavirus in their varied symptoms. Detailing this multisystem disease and the variety of organs and tissues affected, this volume features chapters on neurological systems, including brain cancer, brain embolism, and meningoencephalitis. Several systems are addressed, including conditions affecting hematological, hepatobiliary, gastrointestinal, and cardiovascular systems. Telemedicine is also discussed. This volume is relevant for all clinicians working to ensure the best outcomes and patient care of patients with COVID-19.
Management, Body Systems, and Case Studies in COVID-19

Thematic Approaches to COVID-19

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  • Rajkumar Rajendram, Victor R Preedy + 2 more
  • Rajkumar Rajendram, Victor R Preedy, Vinood Patel + 1 more
  • June 1, 2024
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Features, Transmission, Detection, and Case Studies in COVID-19 examines the effects of the virus on the body, as well as its transmission and clinical profile. This volume begins with an introduction to the virus and its pathogenesis, transmission, and avoidance, followed by sections on pulmonary and cardiovascular effects, obesity, diabetes, the liver, detection issues, and biomarkers. Vaccines and treatment are also discussed. Specific case studies covered include hypoxia, acute kidney injury, pneumonia, and neurological effects. This volume is relevant for all clinicians and scientists working to ensure the best outcomes for patients with COVID-19.Linking Neuroscience and Behavior in COVID-19 examines the effect of both the virus and the pandemic on behavior and mental health. Chapters look at the burden of the COVID-19 pandemic on those with pre-existing conditions, including Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis. The ongoing consequences of the pandemic on the mental health of the broad populace are discussed. As well as the neurological effects of the virus itself, chapters discuss psychological concerns including depression and anxiety. Finally, the chapters also include aspects relevant to managing care and the treatment of conditions. A broad range of conditions preceding, caused by, or emerging for the first time during the pandemic are also detailed.International and Life Course Aspects of COVID-19 describes the nuances and international variations of COVID-19 in different populations and age groups. This volume details those differences in chapters examining the effects of the virus at different life stages, including newborns, children, adolescents, and older populations. Consideration of the age-specific effects of COVID-19 on the brain are a major focus unique to this resource. International observations and global outcomes are also described. This volume is relevant for all clinicians working to ensure the best outcomes for patients with COVID-19 worldwide.Management, Body Systems, and Case Studies in COVID-19 describes the assessment and treatment of patients infected with the novel coronavirus that causes the varied symptoms of COVID-19. Detailing this multisystem disease and the organs and tissues affected, this volume features chapters on several body systems. Conditions affecting the respiratory, hematological, hepatobiliary, renal, gastrointestinal, nervous, musculoskeletal, and cardiovascular systems are addressed. The fundamental role of telemedicine during the pandemic is also discussed. This volume is relevant for all clinicians and scientists working to ensure the best outcomes for patients with COVID-19.
Thematic Approaches to COVID-19

Advances in Parasitology

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  • Volume 124
  • David Rollinson + 1 more
  • David Rollinson and Russell Stothard
  • June 1, 2024
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Advances in Parasitology Volume 124, the latest release in this esteemed series, highlights new advances in the field, with this new release including chapters on Geomorphological determinants and geospatial analyses of mosquito habitat for control and elimination studies of malaria in Africa, Immunology and Pathology of Echinostomes and other Intestinal Trematodes, PfEMP1 – Still of key importance in Plasmodium falciparum malaria immunity and pathogenesis, and more.
Advances in Parasitology

Advances in Microbial Physiology

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  • Volume 84
  • Robert K. Poole + 1 more
  • Robert K. Poole and David J. Kelly
  • June 1, 2024
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Advances in Microbial Physiology, Volume 84 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 RidA paradigm, Targeting the cell envelope to overcome antimicrobial resistance, Biosynthesis and function of microbial methylmenaquinones, Antibiotic efficacy, Role of central metabolism/bacterial physiology on tolerance to cell wall-acting antibiotics, and Physiology of diazotrophs.
Advances in Microbial Physiology

Pili in Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

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  • Ali Akbar Velayati + 1 more
  • Ali Akbar Velayati and Parissa Farnia
  • May 15, 2024
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Pili in Mycobacterium Tuberculosis: Structure, Function, and Therapeutic Advances discusses the types of pili produced by the tuberculosis-causing bacterium, Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTBC). The book examines the structure of pili shown under electron and atomic force microscopy and by using whole genome sequencing, and outlines the importance of pili in mycobacterium tuberculosis. It then explores the role of pili in bacteria-host interactions and in drug development and delivery. Sections open with an overview of the structure, synthesis, and function of pili in bacteria. This includes taxonomy and the role of pili in diseases.The book also examines the preparation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis for electronic and atomic microscopy and looks at the different life cycles and susceptibility patterns of MTBC and goes on to discuss the expression and function of pili using whole genome sequencing and PCR-based methods and delves into bacteria host interactions. Lastly, it explores the development of new drugs and its delivery by pili.
Pili in Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

Bioreactor Design Concepts for Viral Vaccine Production

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  • Surajbhan Sevda + 1 more
  • Surajbhan Sevda and Sachin Kumar
  • May 1, 2024
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Bioreactor Design Concepts for Viral Vaccine Production covers a range of interdisciplinary chapters from the engineering perspective of bioreactor design to the biotechnological perspectives of vector design for vaccine development. The book covers bioreactor concepts such as static systems, single-use systems, stirred tanks, perfusion, wave and packed-beds. It reviews options for efficient and economical production of human vaccines and discusses basic factors relevant for viral antigen production in mammalian cells, avian cells, and insect cells. This book will be a great resource for those interested in implemented novel bioreactor design or experimental schemes towards intensified or/and enhanced vaccine production.
Bioreactor Design Concepts for Viral Vaccine Production

Advanced Biologic Drugs and Manufacturing Process

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  • Basanta Kumara Behera
  • Basanta Kumara Behera
  • May 1, 2024
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Advanced Biologic Drugs and Manufacturing Process explains biologic drugs, their pharmaceutical charters, and their significance in curing life-threatening chronic diseases. It also provides the latest information on the use of biological drugs for the treatment of numerous diseases and conditions and their most advanced therapies available, including how biologics have impacted cancer therapy, delayed or reversed the course of immune-related conditions, and changed the lives of those with rare chronic diseases. In addition, the book explains how immunotherapy is used for the treatment of diseases by activating or suppressing the immune system.Scientists working on the front lines in the biotechnology industry are provided with an overview on stable production processes and how to monitor the value chain transfer process of biologic drug for better return, in terms of profit. The book also helps researchers and academics on how to develop and update protocols related to testing, quality control, and quality assurance to obtain highly purified biopharmaceuticals or vaccines.
Advanced Biologic Drugs and Manufacturing Process

Microbes at Bio/Nano Interfaces

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 54
  • Paul Ramsland, Aaron Elbourne + 1 more
  • Paul Ramsland, Aaron Elbourne and Volker Gurtler
  • May 1, 2024
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Microbes at Bio/Nano Interfaces, Volume 54 in the Advances in Virus Research series, highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters on a variety of hot topics, including Advanced Hydrogel for Management of Bacterial Wound Infections, Biofilm Characterization: Imaging, analysis and considerations, Parasitic worm interactions with host molecular machinery, Investigation of microbes and surface carbohydrates using Atomic Force Microscopy, Interactions Between Microbial Cells and Titanium Implant Surfaces, Targeting Bacterial Polysaccharides with Antibodies and Vaccines, and much more.Other sections cover Using next generation sequencing to study host-pathogen interactions, Microbial Nano-Biosynthesis: Biomedical, Food and Environmental Applications, and Functional co-expression of LEA peptides: Providing an environment for efficient cellular recombinant protein expression.
Microbes at Bio/Nano Interfaces

Understanding the Pandemic

  • 1st Edition
  • Shampa Chatterjee, Amaro Nunes Duarte Neto + 6 more
  • Shampa Chatterjee, Amaro Nunes Duarte Neto, Marco Cascella + 5 more
  • May 1, 2024
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Understanding the Pandemic: Pathophysiology, Transmission, and Treatment of COVID-19 aims to cover all aspects of COVID-19 infection from the virus, transmission, pathogenesis, immune-inflammation response, systemic injury, organ damage, associated factors, and comorbidities that drive mortality. Organized into ten sections, the book aims to provide a comprehensive examination of the impact of COVID-19. The book begins a review of coronaviruses, their structure and mechanism of action. The book goes on to discuss the immune response to the virus and its effect on various organs. It examines clinical cases based on an observations and postmortem studies.Other topics include the long-term effects of COVD-19, vaccines, and public health response.
Understanding the Pandemic