Theory and application of Microbiological Assay

Author: William Hewitt
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0323155286
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Theory and Application of Microbiological Assay first presents an overview of microbiological assay, including general principles, basic techniques, capabilities, and limitations. This book also explains when to use a certain microbiological assay for specific analysis, citing examples to further clarify the matter. Some chapters discuss the test organisms and solutions, wherein test solutions are the final dilutions at a series of two or more concentrations that have been prepared from reference standard and unknown for application to the test system. Other chapters explore the various aspects of agar diffusion assays, tube assays, and diffusion assays. The book further looks into the quality control procedures, assay design and evaluation, and assay replication. This book will serve as an introduction to newcomers to the field and as a reference source for established workers in microbiological assay.

Microbiological Assay for Pharmaceutical Analysis

Author: William Hewitt
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780203503973
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A user-friendly guide for the evaluation of microbiological assays, Microbiological Assay for Pharmaceutical Analysis: A Rational Approach provides a lucid explanation of the sources of error in microbiological assay and helps analysts choose efficient assay designs that will minimize those sources of error. Beginning with a review of the theoretical basis for the quantitative aspects, the author discusses microbiological assay as a branch of pharmaceutical analysis and distinguishes it from biological assay in general. He draws attention to the microbiological aspects that may not be so obvious to the chemical analyst and to the analytical aspects that may not be so obvious to the microbiologist. The book contains detailed evaluations of assays that illustrate typical experimental designs and addresses how to present a realistic assessment of the best potency estimate from a series of assays. Although there are other valuable books available in this area, they do not address evaluation. Microbiological Assay for Pharmaceutical Analysis: A Rational Approach expands on the guidance given in pharmacopoeias and helps you choose the assay design most appropriate for the purpose of your assay.

Microbiology for the Analytical Chemist

Author: R K Dart
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
ISBN: 1847551440
Format: PDF
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Analytical chemists in industry are frequently faced with situations where a basic understanding of microbiology would be an advantage, for instance in the analysis of bacteria in food. Microbiology for the Analytical Chemist has been written specifically for analytical chemists who have little or no knowledge of microbiology, but might be required to interpret microbiological results. This book covers a wide range of microbiological situations in analysis. It deals with the question of establishing when a sample is contaminated, the problems of counting and identifying micro-organisms and establishing what effect they will have on the sample. The book examines the microbial contents of water and food. It also looks at the procedures for disinfecting and preservative testing. Traditional laboratory methods are discussed, and new rapid techniques are also considered. Microbiology for the Analytical Chemist is unusual in that it pulls together those aspects of microbiology which are of interest to analytical chemists and explains them at a basic level using practical situations as examples. This book will also be of interest to analytical chemists in academic or industrial laboratories, where there is no fund of microbiological experience to draw on.

Microbiological Assay

Author: William Hewitt
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0323157092
Format: PDF, ePub
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Microbiological Assay: An Introduction to Quantitative Principles and Evaluation aims to provide an introduction to the principles of microbiological assay, assay design, and calculation procedures. Organized into nine chapters, this book begins with the philosophy of biological assay, as well as the method’s basic techniques, principles, mechanization, automation, purpose, reference standards, specifications, and reports. It also looks into the preparation of test solutions of standard and sample. Some chapters follow explaining the specific methods, such as agar diffusion assay and tube assay; others explore the statistical evaluation of these assays. Features of assay design, such as replication, number of dose levels, and spacing of dose levels, are also described. This book will serve as an elementary introduction to this field of interest to help encourage a less empirical approach to the subject.

Medizinische Mikrobiologie

Author: Ernest Jawetz
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3662001551
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Die Autoren haben beabsichtigt, diejenigen Gebiete der medizinischen Mikrobiologie kurz, exakt und in ihrem gegenwärtigen Stand darzustellen, die für die Infektionskrankheiten und ihre Chemotherapie von besonderer Bedeutung sind. Das Buch wendet sich in erster Linie an Medizinstudenten, außerdem an alle Ärzte in Krankenhaus und Praxis. Die Notwendigkeit für ein klares Verständnis der mlkrobiologischen Grundtatsachen ist in den letzten Jahren stärker geworden, da in Biochemie, Virologie und Chemotherapie so wie auf weiteren, die Medizin beeinflussenden Gebieten bedeutende Entwicklungen statt gefunden haben. Ein wesendicher Teil dieses Lehrbuches ist deswegen der Darstellung der Grundlagen gewidmet, wodurch sich das Buch auch für die Einführung des Studenten in den mikrobiologischen Kurs als brauchbar erweisen wird. Für die neue Auflage wurde ein Kapitel über Virus und Krebs neu geschrieben, und das Kapitel über antimikrobielle Chemotherapie wurde von Grund auf neu bearbeitet. Die Autoren freuen sich, bei dem Erscheinen der 7. amerikanischen Ausgabe von einer spanischen, deutschen, italienischen und griechischen Ausgabe, sowie von der Vorbereitung für eine serbokroatische Übersetzung berichten zu können. Die Autoren möchten nochmals allen danken, die ihnen bei der Bearbeitung dieser Auf lage behilflich waren, und die es ihnen durch ihre Kommentare und ihre Kritik ermöglicht haben, die in 2jährigen Abständen erscheinenden Revisionen dieses Buches auf dem neu esten Stand zu halten. ERNEsr JAWETZ JOSEPH L MELNICK San Frandsco, August 1966 EnWARD A AnELBERG III Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Kapitell Die ~lt der Mikroben 8 Kapitel 2 Cytologie der Bakterien Optische Methoden 8 9 Eukaryote Zellstrukturen Prokaryote Zellstrukturen . 12 14 Cytoplasmatische Strukturen. 27 Färbeverfahren .

ELISA and Other Solid Phase Immunoassays

Author: D. M. Kemeny
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471909828
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This is a quick-reference manual on practical aspects of immunoassay. Providing a theoretical and practical basis for modern applications of solid-phase immunoassays, this text brings together experts who have used ELISA and other assays in a variety of fields. Contributors offer step-by-step guidance on how to use the various techniques involved in immunoassay. These techniques are extemely useful to laboratory-based researchers and technicians working on the detection of allergy, the AIDS virus, autoimmunity, etc. Chapters analyze the solid-phase supports used, the amplification systems, and the quantitation and affinity of antibodies and discuss the applications of assays to biology, immunology, and microbiology.

Allgemeine Mikrobiologie

Author: Georg Fuchs
Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag
ISBN: 3132418870
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Das Standardwerk der Mikrobiologie – aktuell und umfassend Hier erfährst du alles, was du im Biologiestudium über Mikrobiologie wissen musst: - die verschiedenen Mikroorganismen im Überblick - allgemeiner Zellstoffwechsel mit Biosynthesen und Abbau organischer Verbindungen - unterschiedliche Stoffwechselleistungen der verschiedenen Mikroorganismen - Genetik und Molekularbiologie - Ökologie, Symbiose, Antagonismus - Systematik der Mikroorganismen, mit Vernetzung zum Stoffwechselkapitel - Biogeochemie und marine Mikrobiologie - Einführung in die medizinische Mikrobiologie und Infektionskrankheiten - Biotechnologie, inkl. Informationen zu Fermentationstechnik und Lebensmittelbiologie - Anhang mit den wichtigsten thermodynamischen Grundlagen des Stoffwechsels - Vokabularium mit den wichtigsten ins Deutsche übersetzten Fachausdrücken Großes Format, übersichtliches Layout, bewährtes didaktisches Konzept: - viele Bilder und Grafiken, komplett farbig - klar formulierter Haupttext - spannend und verständlich geschrieben - verschiedenfarbige Boxen mit vertiefendem Wissen und Methoden Jederzeit zugreifen: Der Inhalt des Buches steht Ihnen ohne weitere Kosten digital in der Wissensplattform eRef zur Verfügung (Zugangscode im Buch). Mit der kostenlosen eRef App haben Sie zahlreiche Inhalte auch offline immer griffbereit.

Microbiological Techniques Advances in Research and Application 2012 Edition

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Publisher: ScholarlyEditions
ISBN: 1481630377
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Immunologie

Author: Charles A. Janeway
Publisher: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag
ISBN: 9783860252536
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Food Analysis

Author: Y. Pomeranz
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461569982
Format: PDF, Docs
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The first edition of Food Analysis: Theory and Practice was published in 1971 and was revised in 1978. The second edition was published in 1987, and in 1993 we found it necessary to prepare a third edition to reflect and cover the most recent advances in the field of food analysis. A complete revision of a book is an arduous and anguished task. The following are challenges that we wanted to address in this revision: to update the material without eliminating classic and time-preserved and honored methods used by the food analyst; to broaden and deepen the coverage and scope without increasing the size of the book; and to produce a textbook (for senior undergraduate and graduate students) with regard to objectives, scope, and outlay while providing a reference and resource for the worker and researcher in the field of food analysis. To meet those challenges we added much new material and took out practically the same amount of "rel atively outdated" material. Every chapter has been extensively updated and revised; many of the pictures in the previous editions were deleted and, whenever available and appropriate, were replaced by diagrams or flow sheets. In Part I we have expanded the seetions on sampling, preparation of sam pIes, reporting results, and reliability of analyses.