Immunology and Microbiology

  • Autophagy - A Double-Edged Sword - Cell Survival or Death?
    Autophagy - A Double-Edged Sword - Cell Survival or Death?
    Editor Yannick Bailly
    ISBN 978-953-51-1062-0
    522 pages, April, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 25141 times.
    The chapters in this book review the latest advances in the molecular mechanisms of autophagy, highlighting some of the most challenging research topics. The focus is mainly on how this basic cell defense mechanism comes into play in various patholog ...
  • Viral Replication
    Viral Replication
    Editor German Rosas-Acosta
    ISBN 978-953-51-1055-2
    154 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 11980 times.
    This book provides a collection of in-depth reviews broadly related to the mechanisms of viral replication as applied to various viruses of critical relevance for human or animal disease. Specifically, this book contains six different chapters: 1) In ...
  • Immunodeficiency
    Immunodeficiency
    Editor Krassimir Metodiev
    ISBN 978-953-51-0791-0
    402 pages, October, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 42517 times.
    This book reflects a major medical problem which is still under thorough studies. There is a number of clinical cases corresponding directly or indirectly to a certain alteration of the immune system, thus leading to various pathologic conditions. Th ...
  • Histocompatibility
    Histocompatibility
    Editor Bahaa Kenawy Abuel-Hussien Abdel-Salam
    ISBN 978-953-51-0589-3
    196 pages, May, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 16645 times.
    This book presents some recent researches related to histocompatibility for scientists interested in this field. It includes 10 chapters, in different topics, prepared by Sundararajulu Panneerchelvam and Mohd Nor Norazmi; Giada Amodio and Silvia Greg ...
  • Parasitology
    Parasitology
    Editor Mohammad Manjur Shah
    ISBN 978-953-51-0149-9
    216 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 40322 times.
    Parasitology is an established discipline that covers a wide area of subjects, ranging from the basics (study of life cycle, ecology, epidemiology, taxonomy, biodiversity, etc) to the advanced and applied aspects (human and animal related, although ...
  • Bacteriophages
    Bacteriophages
    Editor Ipek Kurtboke
    ISBN 978-953-51-0272-4
    268 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 44166 times.
    Bacteriophages have received attention as biological control agents since their discovery and recently their value as tools has been further emphasized in many different fields of microbiology. Particularly, in drug design and development programs, p ...
  • Inflammation, Chronic Diseases and Cancer - Cell and Molecular Biology, Immunology and Clinical Bases
    Inflammation, Chronic Diseases and Cancer - Cell and Molecular Biology, Immunology and Clinical Bases
    Editor Mahin Khatami
    ISBN 978-953-51-0102-4
    442 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 57726 times.
    This book is a collection of excellent reviews and perspectives contributed by experts in the multidisciplinary field of basic science, clinical studies and treatment options for a wide range of acute and chronic inflammatory diseases or cancer. The ...
  • Atomic Force Microscopy Investigations into Biology - From Cell to Protein
    Atomic Force Microscopy Investigations into Biology - From Cell to Protein
    Editor Christopher L. Frewin
    ISBN 978-953-51-0114-7
    370 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 38296 times.
    The atomic force microscope (AFM) has become one of the leading nanoscale measurement techniques for materials science since its creation in the 1980's, but has been gaining popularity in a seemingly unrelated field of science: biology. The AFM natur ...