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Author : Vinita Katiyar & Anubha Joshi
© Year : 2018
ISBN : 9789385909443
Pages : 516
Binding : Hardback
Weight : 1.40   kg
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This book, a compilation of 21 chapters, includes research findings and review articles contributed by scientists and researchers in different areas of microbiology. It contains review articles on bacterial pheromones, biosensors, various microbial enzymes, industrial biocatalysis, chaperones and proteases, present scenario of tuberculosis, diagnostic techniques for indoor dust enumeration including the human papilloma virus. In a nutshell, it contains useful information about the current hot spots of microbiology, enlisting the latest techniques.

For all those involved in the pursuit of microbial ecology, medical microbiology, industrial microbiology, environmental microbiology and microbial physiology, this volume will prove to be immensely useful and stimulating. 

  • Wide gamut of articles spanning microbial physiology, medical microbiology, industrial microbiology, food microbiology, microbial ecology and associations, and so on.
  • Up-to-date in terms of cited references pertaining to research milestones in the respective area.
  • Direct and indirect indications for directions of future research.

1. Microbial Bioemulsifiers & Their Roles in the Natural Environment
2. Oral Microflora of Snakes 
3. Chaperones & Proteases: The Two Sides of the Hsp100/Clp Group of Proteins
4. Communal Action of Microbial Cultures for Biodegradation and Decolorization of Textile Dyes:  Current and General Aspects.
5. Quorum Sensing and Bacterial Pheromones: A Road to Influence the Local Microbial Environment 
6. Microbial Aspects of Drinking Water
7. Mushroom Nurturing as Contemporary Alternate Diet
8. Industrial Biocatalysis: A Green Solution to Environmental Safety and Sustainability
9. Directed Evolution of Microbial Enzymes: An Update
10. Important Characteristics of Bacterial Lipases and Its Sources in Different Kinds of Industries
11. Isolating Potential Microorganisms for Production of Poly-Β-Hydroxybutyrate: A Better Option for Biodegradable Plastic
12. Biosensor: A Logical Instrument
13. Mycorrhiza: An Ultimate Partnership
14. Microbes: The Next - Gen Powerhouses
15. Human Papilloma Virus Mediated Cancer
16. Diagnostic Techniques of Indoor Dust: Enumeration and Characterization
17. The Strategies and Mechanisms Adapted by Bacteria to Combat Oxidative and Reductive Stresses
18. Understanding Indoor Environmental Microbiome: Application of High-throughput Sequencing   Technology 
19. Biomaterial Interaction Profile of Molecular Mechanism Involved in Biophysical Processes: Friccohesity
20. Present Status and Future Challenges for the Treatment of Tuberculosis: A Review
21. Biopreservation: Novel Technique Augmenting Shelf Life 

Vinita Katiyar :- holds a Masters Degree in Botany with specialisation in Ecology & Plant Pathology. She received the UGC/NET fellowship for Ph.D. in 1994 & completed her PhD in Botany from Vikram University, Ujjain. She has done her post-doctoral work at IIT Delhi in the area of Indoor Air Pollution.
Dr. Katiyar has vast research experience and is the recepient of Young Scientist Award twice, in 2001 and 2004 from the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India. Her areas of research include ambient and indoor air pollution, exposure studies on plants and humans. She has more than 20 publications in national and international journals of repute to her credit. She is also a reviewer for many international journals. She has been Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. She has taught at Gargi College and at the Department of Microbiology, Institute of Home Economics, Delhi University. 
Presently, Dr. Katiyar is working as Assistant Regional Director in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and posted at IGNOU Regional Centre Delhi - 2 Rajghat, New Delhi. 

Anubha Joshi :- acquired her Masters Degree in Botany from Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, in 1991. Ph. D. Microbiology degree was awarded in the year 2001, jointly from Vallabh Bhai Patel Chest Institute, Delhi University and Institute for Functional Genomics, formerly Center for Bio-Chemical Technology, affiliated to CSIR, Delhi. She did her certificate course from Department of Modern European Languages, Delhi University, in German language. She has contributed a number of papers in the area of Molecular Biology. She has more than 18 publications in national and international journals of repute to her credit.
Dr. Joshi has vast research experience in various reputed research organisations, in the area of medical microbiology  She has worked in capacity of Assistent Professor, Consultant and Project Officer in different organisations. She has also given her services as Academic Counsellor of IGNOU M.Sc (DFSM) Program. She has been editor and co-editor  of many books, magazines and articles. Presently she is working as an editor in a reputed publishing company in Delhi

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