Advances in Applied Microbiology, Volume 58

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Allen I. Laskin, Joan W. Bennett, Geoffrey Michael Gadd, Sima Sariaslani
Gulf Professional Publishing, 2005 - Science - 279 pages
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Published since 1959, Advances in Applied Microbiology continues to be one of the most widely read and authoritative review sources in Microbiology.The series contains comprehensive reviews of the most current research in applied microbiology. Recent areas covered include bacterial diversity in the human gut, protozoan grazing of freshwater biofilms, metals in yeast fermentation processes and the interpretation of host-pathogen dialogue through microarrays.Impact factor for 2003: 1.893
 

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Contents

Overview of Genomics of Aspergillus
2
Physiology of Aspergillus
9
Molecular Biology of Aspergillus
22
Industrial Applications of Aspergillus
41
Conclusions and Future Prospects
51
Introduction
67
Conjugative Gene Transfer in the Gastrointestinal Environment
77
Impact of the Gut Environment on Conjugative Transfer
84
References
164
An ABC Guide to the Bacterial Toxin Complexes RICHARD ffRENCHCoNSTANT AND NICHOLAS WATERFIELD I Introduction
169
Where are the Toxin Complex Genes Found?
171
How Do Toxin Complexes Work?
177
Conclusions and Future Work
179
References
181
Engineering Antibodies for Biosensor Technologies SARAH GOODCHILD TRACEY LOVE NEAL HOPKINS AND CARL MAYERS I Introduction
185
Types of Biosensors
186

Force Measurements Between a Bacterium and Another
97
HI Force Data
104
Actinomycetes and Lignin Degradation RALPH KIRBY I Introduction
125
The Actinomycetes
126
The Enzymes Involved in Lignocellulose Breakdown
127
Thermophilic Actinomycetes and Lignin Breakdown
137
Conclusion
163
Use of Conventional Antibodies in Biosensor Systems
189
Isolation and Production of Recombinant Antibodies for Use in Detection Technologies
192
Engineering Antibodies for Enhanced Utility in Biosensor Systems
199
Further Advances in the Use of Engineered Antibodies in Biosensor Applications
210
Conclusions
213
References
214
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About the author (2005)

Sima Sariaslani - PhD in microbial Biochemistry - UK

Professor of microbiology/biochemistry - Iran

Research at Univ. of Calif, Riverside - US

Research at Univ. of Iowa - US

Research at DuPont Central Research and Development - US

Intellectual property - DuPont - US

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