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Title Genomics applications for the developing world [electronic resource] / Karen E. Nelson, Barbara Jones-Nelson, editors.

Published New York, NY : Springer, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xii, 363 p.) : ill.
Series Advances in microbial ecology, 0147-4863
Advances in microbial ecology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part 1. INTRODUCTION -- Genomics and the Developing World / David Weatherall -- Application of Genetic and Genomic Tests in the Developing World / Ricki Lewis -- Part 2. MICROBIAL PATHOGEN GENOMES -- The Genomics of Cholera / Bhabatosh Das and G. Balakrish Nair -- The Genomics of Leprosy / Pushpendra Singh and Stewart T. Cole -- Pathogen Genomics and the Potential for Understanding Diseases in the Developing World / Brenda Kwambana and Martin Antonio -- New Tuberculosis Drugs / Michael H. Cynamon and John T. Welch -- Part 3. VIRUSES -- Viral Genomics: Implications for the Understanding and Control of Emerging Viral Diseases / Christine V. F. Carrington -- Part 4. EUKARYOTIC DISEASES -- Malaria Genomics and the Developing World / Christopher G. Jacob and Christopher V. Plowe -- Delivering on Promises? The Impact of Kinetoplastid Genomics on Sleeping Sickness, Chagas Disease and Leishmaniasis / Dietmar Steverding, Kevin M. Tyler and Edmundo C. Grisard -- Part 5. PHARMACOGENOMICS -- Pharmacogenomic Applications in the Developing World: The American Continent / Guilherme Suarez-Kurtz -- Pharmacogenomics in Africa / Diversity as an Opportunity for Personalized Health Care / Collen Masimirembwa and Alice Matimba.
Pharmacogenomics in Developing Asian Countries / Joanne Siok Liu Lim, Sin Chi Chew and Balram Chowbay -- Part 6. NEW FRONTIERS -- Microbial Diversity of Brazilian Biomes / Thiago Bruce, Alinne de Castro, Ricardo Kruger, Cristiane C. Thompson and Fabiano L. Thompson -- Genetic Diversity of Microbial Endophytes and Their Biotechnical Applications / Gary Strobel -- Genomics and Potential Bioenergy Applications in the Developing World / Clifford Louime, Renita W. Marshall, Hemanth K. N. Vasanthaiah and Oghenekome Onokpise -- Molecules with Potential for Cancer Therapy in the Developing World: Dibenzyl Trisulfide (DTS) / Lawrence A. D. Williams, Harald Rosner and Wolfgang Kraus -- The Effect of Diet on Gut Microbiota in Humans Living in Different Environments: A Metagenomic Approach / Carlotta De Filippo, Duccio Cavalieri and Paolo Lionetti -- Part 7. PLANT GENOMES -- Analyzing the Papaya Genome / Ching Man Wai, Jennifer Han, Ratnesh Singh, Rishi Aryal and Ming-Li Wang, et al. -- Part 8. EDUCATION -- The Global Challenge of Genomics Education: A Path to the Future / David L. Haury and Ross H. Nehm -- Genomics and Potential Downstream Applications in the Developing World / Appolinaire Djikeng, Sheila Ommeh, Sitati Sangura, Isaac Njaci and Mtakai Ngara.
Other author Nelson, Karen E.
Jones-Nelson, Barbara.
Subject Genomics -- Developing countries.
Life sciences.
Human genetics.
Public health.
Microbial ecology.
Microbial Genetics and Genomics.
Public Health/Gesundheitswesen.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781461421825 (electronic bk.)
1461421829 (electronic bk.)