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Author Bisen, Prakash S.
Title Microbes [electronic resource] : concepts and applications.
Publication Info. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Blackwell, c2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Human and Microbial World; 1.1. Prologue; 1.2. Innovations in Microbiology for Human Welfare; 1.3. The Microbial World; 1.4. Future Challenges: Metagenomics; References; Chapter 2: Gene Technology: Applications and Techniques; 2.1. Prologue; 2.2. Introduction to Gene Technology; 2.3. Nucleic Acid Hybridization; 2.4. DNA Sequencing; 2.5. Polymerase Chain Reaction; 2.6. Omics Technology and Microbes; 2.7. Bioinformatics in Microbial Technology; 2.8. Future Challenges: The Biochips; References
Chapter 3: Medical Microbiology and Molecular Diagnostics3.1. Prologue; 3.2. Microbial Biology; 3.3. Infection and Immunity; 3.4. Bacterial Pathogens and Associated Diseases; 3.5. Viral Pathogens and Associated Diseases; 3.6. Prions; 3.7. Parasitic Infections; 3.8. Fungal Pathogen; 3.9. Microbial Diagnostics; 3.10. Future Challenges: Promises of Pharmacogenomics; References; Chapter 4: Identification and Classification of Microbes; 4.1. Prologue; 4.2. Principles of Taxonomy; 4.3. Using Phenotypic Characteristics to Identify Microbes; 4.4. Using Genotypic Character to Identify Microbes
4.5. Characterizing Strain Differences4.6. Classification of Microbes on the Basis of Phenotypic Characteristics; 4.7. Classification of Microbes on the Basis of Genotypic Characters; 4.8. Future Challenges: Aptamers for Detection of Pathogens; References; Chapter 5: Diversity of Microorganisms; 5.1. Prologue; 5.2. Physiological Diversity of Microorganisms; 5.3. Thriving in Terrestrial Environment; 5.4. Aquatic Environment; 5.5. Animals as Habitat; 5.6. Archaea in Extreme Environments; 5.7. Biogeochemical Cycles; 5.8. Environmental Influence and Control of Microbial Growth
5.9. Microorganisms and Organic Pollutants5.10. Microorganisms and Metal Pollutants; 5.11. Environmentally Transmitted Pathogens; 5.12. Microorganisms as Friends of Man; 5.13. Microbes as a Disastrous Enemy; 5.14. Future Challenges: Microbes in the Space; References; Chapter 6: Microbes in Agriculture; 6.1. Prologue; 6.2. The Soil Plant Microorganisms; 6.3. Root Microbial Interaction; 6.4. Pathogenic Microbes in Agriculture; 6.5. Microbes as a Tool of Genetic Engineering; 6.6. Future Challenges: Functional Genomics Approach for Improvement of Crops; References
Chapter 7: Microbes as a Tool for Industry and Research7.1. Prologue; 7.2. Historical Development; 7.3. Clinical Diagnostics in a New Era; 7.4. Industrial Microorganisms and Product Formation; 7.5. Major Industrial Products for Health and Industry; 7.6. Food Diagnostics, Food Preservation, and Foodborne Microbial Diseases; 7.7. Future Challenges: Next Generation Diagnostics Industry; References; Index; Color Plates;
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on Aug. 24, 2012).
Subject Microbiology.
Microbial diversity.
Microbial ecology.
Microbial biotechnology.
Microorganisms.
Added Author Debnath, Mousumi.
Prasad, Godavarthi B. K. S.
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