Immunology and Microbiology

  • Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria - A Continuous Challenge in the New Millennium
    Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria - A Continuous Challenge in the New Millennium
    Editor Marina Pana
    ISBN 978-953-51-0472-8
    586 pages, April, 2012
    Antibiotic-resistant bacterial strains remain a major global threat, despite the prevention, diagnosis and antibiotherapy, which have improved considerably. In this thematic issue, the scientists present their results of accomplished studies, in orde ...
  • Advances in Immunoassay Technology
    Advances in Immunoassay Technology
    Editor Norman H. L. Chiu and Theodore K. Christopoulos
    ISBN 978-953-51-0440-7
    190 pages, March, 2012
    From the basic in vitro study of a specific biomolecule to the diagnosis or prognosis of a specific disease, one of the most widely used technology is immunoassays. By using a specific antibody to recognize the biomolecule of interest, relatively hig ...
  • Serological Diagnosis of Certain Human, Animal and Plant Diseases
    Serological Diagnosis of Certain Human, Animal and Plant Diseases
    Editor Moslih Al-Moslih
    ISBN 978-953-51-0370-7
    170 pages, March, 2012
    This book explains the concept of serological methods used in laboratory diagnoses of certain bacteria, mycoplasmas, viruses in humans, animals and plants, certain parasitic agents as well as autoimmune disease. The authors present up-to-date informa ...
  • Parasitology
    Parasitology
    Editor Mohammad Manjur Shah
    ISBN 978-953-51-0149-9
    216 pages, March, 2012
    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
    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
    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
    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 ...
  • Proteomics - Human Diseases and Protein Functions
    Proteomics - Human Diseases and Protein Functions
    Editor Tsz-Kwong Man and Ricardo J. Flores
    ISBN 978-953-307-832-8
    450 pages, February, 2012
    Biomedical research has entered a new era of characterizing a disease or a protein on a global scale. In the post-genomic era, Proteomics now plays an increasingly important role in dissecting molecular functions of proteins and discovering biomarker ...