Encyclopedia of Microbiology (11 Volume Set)


Eva Maldonado (Editor)

Series: Microbiology Research Advances
BISAC: SCI045000

This 11 volume set covers a wide range of topics, including:
· Klebsiella pneumoniae
· endophytic bacteria
· infra-red spectroscopy
· probiotics
· soil heterogeneity
· organic pollutants (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Volume 1

Chapter 1 Epidemiology and Microbiology of Hepatic Echinococcosis
Chapter 2 Klebsiella pneumoniae: Epidemiology, Microbiology, Pathogenesis, and Clinical Management
Chapter 3 Endophytic Bacteria Associated with Sphagnum Mosses: Ecological Diversity and Application for Agricultural Microbiology
Chapter 4 Relevant Aspects of Papaya Microbiology
Chapter 5 Trends in Clinical Microbiology toward Point-of-Care Diagnostics
Chapter 6 Microbiology in Eye Banking
Chapter 7 Hygienic Lessons from the Dairy Microbiology Cases
Chapter 8 Microbiology of Fish and Fish Products and Its Implications on Public Health
Chapter 9 Microbiology and Disinfecting Agents
Chapter 10 Microbiology in Traffic Systems and Vessels
Chapter 11 Petroleum Microbiology and Genetics
Chapter 12 Infra-Red Spectroscopy: Concerning the Scope of Food Microbiology
Chapter 13 Microbiology of the Pelvic Inflammatory Disease. Molecular Biology Techniques

Volume 2

Chapter 14 Intergeneric Conjugation: A Practical Method for Genetic Manipulation in Actinomycetes
Chapter 15 Metagenomics: A Hunting Expedition In Microbial Diversity
Chapter 16 Molecular Biology of Nitrile Metabolizing Enzymes
Chapter 17 Multistress-Protective Molecules in Bacteria
Chapter 18 Food Microbiome Research: New Insights into Function
Chapter 19 Microorganism and Key Degradative Enzymes: Tools of remediation of Heavy Metals and PAHs
Chapter 20 Nanocatalysis: A Prospective and Sustainable Approach for the Chemical World
Chapter 21 Probiotics And Herbs: Emerging Treatment Options For Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Diseases
Chapter 22 Understanding the Mysterious Radioresistance and Genomic Integrity of Deinococcus Radiodurans Against Gamma Radiation: Implications in Radiation Response Modulation in Higher Organisms
Chapter 23 Nitrogen Fixation Networking in Pseudomonas putida
Chapter 24 Quorum Sensing in Pseudomonas aeruginosa: Cell to Cell Signaling at Molecular Level
Chapter 25 How a Novel Protease Produced by Bacillus subtilis natto Improves Blood Flow: Subjective Symptoms in Lifestyle-Associated Disease
Chapter 26 Biofilm Formation by Bacillus subtilis
Chapter 27 Chemotaxis in Bacillus subtilis: From Molecular Reactions to Population-Level Behaviours
Chapter 28 Bacillus subtilis Lipopeptides: Future Eco-Friendly Controllers of Plant Diseases

Volume 3

Chapter 29 Microbial Spoilage of Muscle Food and Related Consumer Health Safety Aspects
Chapter 30 Arsenic Resistant Microbacterium species and Evolution of Arsenic Resistance in Bacteria Isolated from Soil Receiving Textile Discharge
Chapter 31 Restriction Enzyme Analysis based Differentiation of Indian Isolates of Bluetongue Virus-1 Isolated from Northern and Southern States of India
Chapter 32 Development of Tomato Leaf Curl Virus Disease (ToLCV) Resistant Tomato [(Solanum lycopersicum Mill.) Wetted] Hybrids
Chapter 33 Effect of Sodium Fluoride on Photosynthetic Pigments and Antioxidant Enzyme Activity in Prosopis juliflora
Chapter 34 Quantitative Estimation of Total Free Amino Acids from Different Parts of Moringa olefeira Under Stress Condition
Chapter 35 Arsenic–Mediated Oxidative Stress and Antioxidant Defense System in Chloroplast Isolated from Legumes with Differential Sensitivity
Chapter 36 From an Obscure Legume Macrotyloma Uniflorum (Horse Gram) to an Appetizing Food Product Churma
Chapter 37 Biochemical Responses of the In Vitro Regenerated Plants of Dianthus Subjected To Copper Stress
Chapter 38 Exploration and Utilization of Garden cress seeds (Lepidium sativum) through Product Development Endeavour
Chapter 39 Effects of Heavy Metals (Zinc and Copper) on Eleusine Coracana (L.) Gaertn (Cereal)
Chapter 40 Restriction Enzyme Analysis Based Differentiation of Indian and Global Isolates of BTV21
Chapter 41 Teratological Study of Formulations of Two Insecticides; Deltamethrin and Dicofol in the Chick Embryo
Chapter 42 Protective Effect of Bark Extracts of Albizzia lebbeck Benth on Peptic Ulcers Induced by Physical and Chemical Agents in Rodents
Chapter 43 Ganoderma lucidum as a Strategy for degradation of Xenobiotics
Chapter 44 Flavored Milk Prepared from Soy Extract-Cow Milk: A Promising Nutritional Intervention at Cow Cost
Chapter 45 Effect of Insecticide Formulation of Deltamethrin (Decis®) on Gross Morphology of Embryo of Gallus Domesticus
Chapter 46 Protective Action of an Antioxidant Combination in Liver of Acutely Lindane Intoxicated Mice
Chapter 47 Role of Probiotics in Controlling the Epizootic Ulcerative Syndrome Disease in Mrigal (Cirrihinus mrigala Ham.)
Chapter 48 In Vivo Aspirn Induced Peptic Ulcer Study of Albizzia lebbeck Benth in Rodents
Chapter 49 NeuroAIDS: A Health Concern
Chapter 50 Effect on Sperm Count and Biochemical Parameters in Male Swiss Albino Mice Fed on the Food Exposed to Microwave Radiations
Chapter 51 Quinalphos, an Organophosphate Insecticide Induces Teratological Changes in the Embryos of Gallus domesticus
Chapter 52 Heterologous Expression of Industrially Important Thermostable Lipases
Chapter 53 Molecular Expression of Novel Organic Solvent Tolerant Lipases
Chapter 54 Molecular Expression of Novel Thermostable F1 Protease
Chapter 55 Characterization of Recombinant Organic Solvent Tolerant Proteases
Chapter 56 Molecular Studies of Cold Active Lipase And Protease
Chapter 57 Chemical Modification of Lipases
Chapter 58 Rational Design of Lipases and Proteases
Chapter 59 Crystallization and Structure Elucidation of Thermostable Lipases
Chapter 60 Production of Lipases in Yeast Expression System

Volume 4

Chapter 61 Biofilm Formation, Development and Relevance
Chapter 62 Methods for Biofilm Characterization
Chapter 63 Platforms for In Vitro Biofilm Studies
Chapter 64 Biofilm Monitoring Strategies
Chapter 65 Biofilm Formation, Mathematical Modeling and Quorum Sensing
Chapter 66 Ecology of Environmental Biofilms
Chapter 67 Biofilms in Drinking Water
Chapter 68 Biofilms and Biocorrosion
Chapter 69 Medical Biofilms
Chapter 70 Monofunctional to Multifunctional Coatings: The Changing Paradigm to Control Biofilm Formation on Biomedical Implants
Chapter 71 Antibiofilm Strategies
Chapter 72 Mechanisms of Microbial Resistance in Biofilms

Volume 5

Chapter 73 Developments in the Retrieval of Novel Biocatalysts by Metagenomic Approaches
Chapter 74 The Use of Ion Torrent PGM for Bacterial Diversity Analyses: The Study Case of Five Brazilian Hydroelectric Reservoirs
Chapter 75 Microbial Exploration in Extreme Conditions: Metagenomic Analysis and Future Perspectives
Chapter 76 Potential and Limitations of Metagenomic Functional Analyses
Chapter 77 Metagenomic Profiling for Assessing Environmental Healthy
Chapter 78 Mining Novel Genes and Enzymes of Uncultured Eukaryotic Microorganisms by an RNA-based Approach
Chapter 79 Isolation of Soil Metagenomic DNA: Challenges and Solutions
Chapter 80 Metagenomics: Library Construction and Screening Methods
Chapter 81 Endophytic Fungi are Multifunctional Biosynthesizers: Ecological Role and Chemical Diversity
Chapter 82 Endophytic Fungi Isolated from Vochysia divergens in the Pantanal, Mato Grosso do Sul: Diversity, Phylogeny, and Biocontrol of Phyllosticta citricarpa
Chapter 83 Dark Septate Endophytes (DSE) in Polluted Areas
Chapter 84 Endophytic Fungi: Occurrence, Classification, Function and Natural Products

Volume 6

Chapter 85 Intestinal Microflora and the Gut-Brain Axis
Chapter 86 Dietary Influence of the Gut Microbiome: Potential Hazards and Benefits
Chapter 87 Manipulation of the Gut Microbiome: Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Antibiotics
Chapter 88 Gut Microflora and Potential Role in Food Allergy
Chapter 89 Role of Gut Microflora in Obesity
Chapter 90 The Influence of the Gut Microbiome on the Pathogenesis of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Chapter 91 Role of Gut Microflora in Alcoholic Liver Disease
Chapter 92 The Gut Microbiota and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Chapter 93 Gut Microbiome and Its Role in the Pathogenesis of Cancer
Chapter 94 Role of Fecal Microbiota in Treatment of Clostridium Difficele
Chapter 95 The Emerging Understanding of the Microbiome and Its Potential Manipulation in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Chapter 96 Gut Microflora and Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis: Biologic and Physiologic Links in Pathogenesis
Chapter 97 The Gastrointestinal Microbiome and Future Applications of Fecal Microbiota Transfer (FMT): Beyond Clostridium Difficile Infection
Chapter 98 Effect of Sleep Dysfunction and Gut Microbiota Interactions
Chapter 99 Gut Microflora in Health and Disease: Identification and Measurement Assessment
Chapter 100 Confocal Laser Microscopy
Chapter 101 Non-invasive Observation of the Internal Structure of the Skin by in vivo Reflectance Confocal Microscopy
Chapter 102 Augmentation of Imaging Depth in Multiphoton and Reflectance Confocal Microscopy of Human Skin Utilizing Optical Clearing Agents
Chapter 103 Super-Resolution Fluorescent Microscopy based on PSF Engineering

Volume 7

Chapter 104 Differential Scanning Calorimetry: A Useful Tool for Better Understanding Crystallisation and Slow-freezing Protocols
Chapter 105 Cryopreservation of Filamentous Fungi: A Review
Chapter 106 Alternatives to Cryopreservation for the Short and Long-term Storage of Mammalian Cells
Chapter 107 Mathematical Modeling and Simulations in Cryopreservation of Living Cells
Chapter 108 The Effect of Soil Type on the Occurrence of L. Monocytogenes in Fruits and Vegetables
Chapter 109 Impacts of Allochthonous and Autochthonous Yeast Starters: Case Studies in Fruit Wine Fermentations
Chapter 110 Emerging Trends of Bacteria Detection from Food using Phage-Based Mass Spectrometry
Chapter 111 Culture based Methods to Detect Salmonella from Different Poultry Products
Chapter 112 Salmonella’s Contamination in Egg
Chapter 113 Effect of Food Structure on Microbial Growth and on the Activity of Stress Factors
Chapter 114 Traditional Cheeses Produced in Brazil: Characterisation, Production Technologies and Health Implications

Volume 8

Chapter 115 Ab Initio Molecular-Dynamics Study of Nonequilibrium Phenomena in Disordered Materials
Chapter 116 MD Studies of the Structural and Diffusion Properties of Formamide/Water and Ethanol/Water Mixtures on Titanium and Platinum Surfaces
Chapter 117 Salt Effects on Folding of Villin Headpiece Subdomain HP36 Studied by Generalized-Ensemble Simulations
Chapter 118 Anisotropic Electrostatics Approaches in Description of Halogen Bonding within Intermolecular Potentials
Chapter 119 The Study of Phase Diagram of the Surfactant/Water System by Molecular Dynamics Simulation
Chapter 120 All-Atom Multibaric-Multithermal Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Proteins
Chapter 121 Probing Free Energy of Transmembrane Helix-Helix Association via a Novel Single-Residue Based Approach
Chapter 122 Hydrogen-Bond Networks as Structure-Determining Conjugated Systems
Chapter 123 Development and Application of Fragment-Based Electronic Structure Calculation Method for Biomolecules
Chapter 124 Molecular Dynamics Simulations for Small-Angle Neutron Scattering: Scattering Length Density Spatial Distributions for Mono-Carboxylic Acids in d-Decalin
Chapter 125 Computational Design of Small Peptide Inhibitors of Protein-Protein Interactions in CRK-SH2 Mediated Intracellular Signaling
Chapter 126 Silage Penicillium Mycotoxins: Hidden Modulators of the Immune System
Chapter 127 The Effects of the Trichothecenes: T-2, Deoxynivalenol, Diacetoxyscirpenol, Fusarenon-x, Nivalenol and Neosolaniol, on Livestock Health and Production with Emphasis on Ruminants
Chapter 128 Occupational Exposure to Aflatoxin B1: A New or a Forgotten Risk Factor?
Chapter 129 Application of Metagenomics to the Identification of Potential Toxigenic Fungi
Chapter 130 Mycotoxins in Cereals and Cereal Products: Occurrence, Toxicity and Prevention
Chapter 131 Occurrence of Mycotoxins in Goat’s Milk
Chapter 132 Determination of Mycotoxins in Food with the Aid of Chemometric Tools
Chapter 133 Gut-Derived Biomarkers for 8-Ketotrichothecene Mycotoxins
Chapter 134 A Decade of Mycotoxins Research in Africa: A Review
Chapter 135 Strategies for the Analysis and Engineering of Promoter Sequences for Bacteriophage RNA Polymerases

Volume 9

Chapter 136 Bacteriophages from Farm to Fork: The Varied and Potential Roles of Bacteriophages in the Production of Food from Animal Sources
Chapter 137 The Use of Phage: Therapy, Biocontrol and Commercial Microbiology
Chapter 138 Bacteriophages as Biocontrol Tools of Pathogens in Meat and Dairy Products
Chapter 139 Bacteriophages as Probiotics and Decontaminating Agents for Food Products
Chapter 140 The Interaction Between Bacteriophage λ and its Bacterial Host Receptor, LamB
Chapter 141 Abortive Infection: A Killer Bacteriophage Resistance Strategy of Last Resort
Chapter 142 Use of Bacteriophages as Surrogate Indicators of Viruses in Water
Chapter 143 The use of Bacteriophages in Bacterial Food Pathogen Regulation
Chapter 144 The Role of Biotechnology in Environmental Sustainability
Chapter 145 Phytoremediation: An Eco-Friendly Technology of the 21st Century
Chapter 146 Bacterial Assisted Phytoremediation: The Role of Plants and Rhizosphere Bacteria for Remediation of Industrial Pollutants
Chapter 147 The Impact of Phytohormone and Plant Growth-Promoting Microbes against Abiotic Stress in Crop Plants for Sustainability
Chapter 148 The Structural Features of Enzymes Used in Biodegradation
Chapter 149 Heavy Metals in the Environment and Their Microbial Bioremediation
Chapter 150 Recent Innovative Approaches and Roles of Microbes Towards Eco-Friendly Remediation of Heavy Metals
Chapter 151 The Application of Microorganisms in Consolidated Bioprocessing of Biomass for Bioethanol Production
Chapter 152 Applications of Microbial Technology in the Pulp and Paper Industry
Chapter 153 Environmental Management by Microbes through Poly β-Hydroxybutyrate Production
Chapter 154 The Role of Microbial Biosensors in Environmental Sustainability
Chapter 155 Protective and Synergistic Effects in the Rhizosphere, Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi and Beneficial Bacteria

Volume 10

Chapter 156 The Role of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (AMF) along with Composts for Date Palm Tree Growth and Underlying Cultures
Chapter 157 The Role of Small Non-Coding RNAs for the Establishment, Regulation and Functioning of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Symbiosis
Chapter 158 An Introduction to Cyanobacteria: Diversity and Potential Applications
Chapter 159 Lipid Derived Products from Microalgae: Downstream Processing for Industrial Application
Chapter 160 Micro-Algae as an Effective Tool for Wastewater Treatment and Management
Chapter 161 Microalgae as a Sustainable Source of Bioenergy: Present Status and Future Prospects
Chapter 162 Algal Based CO2 Sequestration: A Sustainable Route for CO2 Mitigation
Chapter 163 Cyanobacteria: A New Terminus for Anti-Infectious Agents
Chapter 164 Utilization of Microalgal Biomass as a Source of Bioenergy
Chapter 165 A New Insight into the Commercial Applications of Halotolerant Green Alga Dunaliella
Chapter 166 Bioremediation by Microalgae
Chapter 167 Recent Advances in the Production and Purification Technology of Phycobiliproteins: A Sustainable Approach
Chapter 168 Genetic Modification of Cyanobacteria for Sustainable Agriculture
Chapter 169 Bioremediation of Pesticides Residues: A Phycological Approach
Chapter 170 Biosynthesis and Biotechnological Potential of UV-Absorbing Compounds in Microalgae
Chapter 171 Adaptive Strategies of Cyanobacteria in Response to Salinity
Chapter 172 Methionine: A Key Regulatory Compound in Bacteria
Chapter 173 Methionine and Methylation Balance: Pathways for the Production and Removal of Homocysteine
Chapter 174 Selected Fast and Slow Methionine Sulfoximine-Inbred Mice: MSO-Dependent Seizures, Behavior, Brain Glycoprofiles, Neurotransmitters and Glycogen

Volume 11

Chapter 175 Methionine Metabolism in Plants: Current Understanding of the Factors Regulating its Metabolism
Chapter 176 Methionine: Electronic Structure
Chapter 177 Photoluminescence of Methionine Under Laser Excitation
Chapter 178 Methionine Molecule Electron-Impact-Induced Fragmentation: Mechanisms and Chemical Structure
Chapter 179 Protective Roles of Transsulfuration Against Methionine Toxicity
Chapter 180 Methionine, Homocysteine and Cysteine, and Antiepileptic Drugs in Epilepsy
Chapter 181 Soil Heterogeneity Modulates Responses to Multiple Global Environmental Changes in Model Grassland Communities
Chapter 182 Development and Optimisation of an Aquatic Laboratory Microcosm for Ecotoxicological Risk Assessment
Chapter 183 A Brief History on Soil Microcosms as an Experimental Apparatus for Biogeochemical Research
Chapter 184 Assessment on Transformation of Organic Pollutants in Microcosms: A Review
Chapter 185 Floating Dish Microcosms: A Versatile Tool to Study the Development of Biofilm Communities
Chapter 186 Bacterial Evolution in Simple Microcosms
Chapter 187 From Winogradsky’s Column to Contemporary Research Using Bacterial Microcosms
Chapter 188 Cohesion and Sustainability inside Microcosms: the Role of Semiosis
Chapter 189 Ecology and Environmental Side-Effects of Pesticides in Tropical Microcosms

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