Cave Microbiomes: A Novel Resource for Drug Discovery

  • Naowarat Cheeptham

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Microbiology book series (volume 1)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Maria de Lurdes N. Enes Dapkevicius
    Pages 35-45
  3. Cesareo Saiz-Jimenez
    Pages 69-84
  4. C. Riquelme Gabriel, Diana E. Northup
    Pages 85-108
  5. Elizabeth T. Montano, Lory O. Henderson
    Pages 109-130

About this book


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.


cave microbes drug discovery microbiology

Editors and affiliations

  • Naowarat Cheeptham
    • 1
  1. 1.Thompson Rivers UniversityKamloopsCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Naowarat Cheeptham 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-5205-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-5206-5
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-5385
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-5393
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