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Exploring Microorganisms

Recent Advances in Applied Microbiology

by Antonio Mendez-Vilas (ed.)

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Publisher: BrownWalker Press
Pub date: 2018
Pages: 310
ISBN-10: 1627346236
ISBN-13: 9781627346238
Categories: Biology & Animal SciencesBiology & Natural SciencesTechnology, Engineering & Transportation


Exploring Microorganisms: Recent Advances in Applied Microbiology, contains a selection of papers presented at the VII International Conference on Environmental, Industrial and Applied Microbiology - BioMicroWorld2017 (Madrid, Spain). This book offers the outcomes of completed and outgoing research works and experiences of several microbiology research groups across the world. The volume is divided into the following sections:
* Agriculture, Soil, Forest Microbiology
* Environmental, Marine, Aquatic Microbiology. Geomicrobiology
* BBB - Biodeterioration, Biodegratation, Bioremediation
* Microbiology of Food and Animal Feed
* Industrial Microbiology
* Microbial Production of High-Value Products: Drugs, Chemicals, Fuels, Electricity ...
* Biotechnologically Relevant Enzymes and Proteins
* Medical, Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Microbiology
* Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Antimicrobial Resistance
* Biofilms
* Microbial Physiology, Genetics, Evolution and Adaptation

Readers will find this book a useful opportunity to keep up with the latest research results, insights and advances in the microbiology field.

About the Author

Formatex Research Center, which was founded in Badajoz (Spain) in 2001, is a company truly committed to the spread of scientific, technical and industrial research. The two main kind of activities carried out by Formatex Research Center include the organization of international conferences and the edition and subsequent publication of scientific book series. Apart from that, the company has also been involved in different projects of all kinds and importance. Despite not being one of the biggest companies in this sector, Formatex Research Center has successfully managed to remain in the front line dealing with its kind of developed activities and this is reflected in its numbers: around 20 international conferences organized, more than 30 books published, including conference proceedings, and more than 20 journal special issues. Information on all these activities can be found on our website:

Born in Bern, Switzerland, in 1975, Antonio Méndez-Vilas is the General Manager of Formatex Research Center. He develops applied research to the study of microbial cells characterization and adhesion to surfaces of biomedical interest. Apart from his specific research line, in which he has authored about 40 international papers and presented works at different congresses, he is heavily involved in many different activities related to the development of science and technology in some cutting-edge areas, with an emphasis on interdisciplinary of current applied research, and he has also given rise to some different international projects within some of the EU Operational Programs and Initiatives.