Biotechnology and Molecular Biology Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Biotechnol. Mol. Biol. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1538-2273
  • DOI: 10.5897/BMBR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 103

Table of Content: April 2013; 8(1)

April 2013

Advancements in the diagnosis of bacterial plant pathogens: An overview

The timely detection and appropriate identification of causal agents associated with disease of crop plants or seeds are considered to be the most important issue in formulating the management strategies for plant diseases. This is particularly important for plant diseases of a bacterial nature, where disease-free planting materials is the only effective way to restrict the disease. The detection of bacterial pathogens...

Author(s): Kalyan K. Mondal and V. Shanmugam

April 2013

Alkhumra virus: A zoonotic butcher in the Middle East? Concerns and consideration

New, emerging, and re-emerging infectious disease incidences have increased rapidly and frequently with significant human and financial costs.  Most of the viral infectious diseases are of zoonotic nature, and public awareness of the human health risks of infections have grown in recent years, since viral epidemics such as severe acute respiratory syndrome, West-Nile virus, and Ebola virus diseases have...

Author(s): Meerasahib Mohamed Fareez, Lubna Saeed Mahmood and Abdulbasit  I. I. Al-Sieni