Cave Microbiomes: A Novel Resource for Drug Discovery

Editors: Cheeptham, Naowarat (Ed.)

  • Will explore an underused and under-represented field
  • Very likely the only book on the subject
  • Features a unique approach to microbiology​
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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.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Advances and Challenges in Studying Cave Microbial Diversity

    Cheeptham, Naowarat

    Pages 1-34

  • Cave Biofilms and Their Potential for Novel Antibiotic Discovery

    Lurdes N. Enes Dapkevicius, Maria

    Pages 35-45

  • Cave Conservation: A Canadian Caver’s Perspective

    Whitfield, Phil

    Pages 47-67

  • Cave Conservation: A Microbiologist’s Perspective

    Saiz-Jimenez, Cesareo

    Pages 69-84

  • Microbial Ecology: Caves as an Extreme Habitat

    Gabriel, C. Riquelme (et al.)

    Pages 85-108

Buy this book

eBook $44.99
price for USA (gross)
valid through November 5, 2017
  • ISBN 978-1-4614-5206-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $59.99
price for USA
valid through November 5, 2017
  • ISBN 978-1-4614-5205-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Cave Microbiomes: A Novel Resource for Drug Discovery
Editors
  • Naowarat Cheeptham
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Naowarat Cheeptham
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-5206-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-5206-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4614-5205-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 130
Number of Illustrations and Tables
20 b/w illustrations, 38 illustrations in colour
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