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Our collection of 18 books.

  • Probiotics and Prebiotics in Human Nutrition and Health
    Probiotics and Prebiotics in Human Nutrition and Health
    Editor Venketeshwer Rao and Leticia G. Rao
    ISBN 978-953-51-2476-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2475-7,
    392 pages, July, 2016
    Probiotic microorganisms are recognised as being beneficial for human health. Prebiotics are substrates that are used preferentially by the probiotic bacteria for their growth. A great deal of interest has been generated in recent years in identifyin ...
  • Microbial Biofilms - Importance and Applications
    Microbial Biofilms - Importance and Applications
    Editor Dharumadurai Dhanasekaran and Nooruddin Thajuddin
    ISBN 978-953-51-2436-8,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2435-1,
    522 pages, July, 2016
    In the book Microbial Biofilms: Importance and applications, eminent scientists provide an up-to-date review of the present and future trends on biofilm-related research. This book is divided with four subdivisions as biofilm fundamentals, applicatio ...
  • Concepts, Compounds and the Alternatives of Antibacterials
    Concepts, Compounds and the Alternatives of Antibacterials
    Editor Varaprasad Bobbarala
    ISBN 978-953-51-2232-6,
    208 pages, December, 2015
    This edition is intended to provide better understanding of antibacterial drugs and their mechanism, the role of a few metal drug complexes as antibacterials, cross-checking of a few compounds and biomaterials against drug-resistant bacterial strains ...
  • Antimicrobial Resistance - An Open Challenge
    Antimicrobial Resistance - An Open Challenge
    Editor Maria Cristina Ossiprandi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2222-7,
    138 pages, November, 2015
    Antibiotic resistance has become a worldwide health issue, globally recognized as the first priority by WHO. Many forms of resistance can spread with remarkable speed and cross international boundaries. World health leaders are devoting efforts to ...
  • Immune Response Activation
    Immune Response Activation
    Editor Guy Huynh Thien Duc
    ISBN 978-953-51-1374-4,
    274 pages, May, 2014
    The book Immune Response Activation is aiming to analyse the multifaceted aspects of the immune response, treating a number of representative cases in which the immune response is, on one hand, activated against pathogens, and, on the other hand, inv ...
  • Viral Replication
    Viral Replication
    Editor German Rosas-Acosta
    ISBN 978-953-51-1055-2,
    154 pages, February, 2013
    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
    Editor Krassimir Metodiev
    ISBN 978-953-51-0791-0,
    402 pages, October, 2012
    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 ...
  • Probiotics
    Editor Everlon Cid Rigobelo
    ISBN 978-953-51-0776-7,
    654 pages, October, 2012
    Over the last few decades the prevalence of studies about probiotics strains has dramatically grown in most regions of the world. Probiotics are specific strains of microorganisms, which when served to human or animals in proper amount, have a benefi ...