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Cave Microbiomes [electronic resource]: A Novel Resource for Drug Discovery

Naowarat Cheeptham, editor
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
New York : Springer, c2013.
Language
English
Series
SpringerBriefs in microbiology
ISBN
9781461452058 (acid-free paper), 1461452058 (acid-free paper), 9781461452065 (electronic bk.), 1461452066 (electronic bk.)
Summary
This book details recent findings in the field of cave microbiology and builds on fast-paced efforts to exploit an unconventional and underexplored environment for new microorganisms which may provide an untapped source of drugs: microorganisms from caves.--
Contents
  • Advances and Challenges in Studying Cave Microbial Diversity / Naowarat Cheeptham
  • Cave Biofilms and Their Potential for Novel Antibiotic Discovery / Maria de Lurdes N. Enes Dapkevicius
  • Cave Conservation: A Canadian Caver's Perspective / Phil Whitfield
  • Cave Conservation: A Microbiologist's Perspective / Cesareo Saiz-Jimenez
  • Microbial Ecology: Caves as an Extreme Habitat / C. Riquelme Gabriel and Diana E. Northup
  • Studies of Antibiotic Production by Cave Bacteria / Elizabeth T. Montano and Lory O. Henderson.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
Series Statement
SpringerBriefs in microbiology, 2191-5385
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