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The following book reviews that were published recently:
Clostridia: Molecular Biology in the Post-genomic Era
Editors: Holger Bruggemann and Gerhard Gottschalk
ISBN: 978-1-904455-38-7
"written by a team of acknowledged experts in the field. They cover topical areas of clostridial research from basic molecular genetics to molecular epidemiology, from toxin regulation to applications in therapy and biotechnology. ... a useful collection of reviews all under the one cover" review from Microbiology Today
Mycobacterium: Genomics and Molecular Biology
Editors: Tanya Parish and Amanda Brown
ISBN: 978-1-904455-40-0
"a select collection of reviews of mycobacterial 'hot topics' written by leaders in the respective fields. Each chapter is a thorough treatment of the topic, summarizing current understanding and highlighting gaps in knowledge. ... an excellent introduction to the topics covered and will be valuable for all mycobacteriologists." review from Microbiology Today
Real-Time PCR: Current Technology and Applications
Editors: Julie Logan, Kirstin Edwards and Nick Saunders
ISBN: 978-1-904455-39-4
"provides a dual focus by aiming, in the early chapters, to provide both the theory and practicalities of this diverse and superficially simple technology, counter-balancing this in the later chapters with real-world applications, covering infectious diseases, biodefence, molecular haplotyping and food standards." from Microbiology Today
"a reference work that should be found both in university libraries and on the shelves of experienced applications specialists." review from Microbiology Today