579 Natural History of Microorganisms, Fungi, Algae

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579 Natural History of Microorganisms, Fungi, Algae

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General Microbiology - 1st Edition
Welcome to the wonderful world of microbiology! Yay! So. What is microbiology? If we break the word down it translates to “the study of small life,” where the small life refers to microorganisms or microbes. But who are the microbes? And how small…

Antiphospholipid Antibodies and Syndrome
Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is an autoimmune disorder caused by antiphospholipid antibodies. It was characterized by excessive clotting of blood and/or certain complications of pregnancy (premature miscarriages, unexplained fetal death, or…

Ranaviruses: Lethal Pathogens of Ectothermic Vertebrates
This is the first book on ranaviruses. Ranaviruses are double-stranded DNA viruses that cause hemorrhagic disease in amphibians, reptiles, and fish. They have caused mass die-offs of ectothermic vertebrates in wild and captive populations around the…

Bacterial Exotoxins: how bacteria fight the immune system
Bacterial pathogenicity factors are
functionally diverse. They may facilitate
the adhesion and colonization of bacteria,
influence the host immune response,
assist spreading of the bacterium by e.g.
evading recognition by immune cells, or

Bacterial pathogens in the non-clinical environment
When thinking about bacterial pathogens, most will consider their interaction with humans. Nevertheless,
many pathogens affecting humans will not be transmitted directly from one individual to
another but will rather come from or transit through the…

B-Vitamins and One-Carbon Metabolism
Folate, vitamin B12, vitamin B6 and riboflavin play a key role as coenzymes in one-carbon metabolism which, in turn, is essential for a broad range of fundamental physiological processes, including RNA and DNA synthesis, cell division, tissue growth…
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