Reading Material

The list of books which are useful for masters and PhD level students. The list is often updated. Please visit again for any updates:

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  • The Microbial World by Stainier R.V., Ingraham, J.L., Wheelis, M.L. and Painter P.R. , Prentice-Hall of India (Pvt.) Ltd., New Delhi.
  • Microbiology By Pelczar M., Chan E.C.S. and Krieg, N.R. Tata Mc Grew Hill Pub. Co. Ltd., N. Delhi.
  • Brock-Biology of Microorganisms Madigan M.T., Martinko J.M. and Parker J., Prentice Hall Int. Inc.
  • An Introduction to Mycology by Mehrotra, R.S. and K.R.Aneja, New Age International Press, New Delhi.
  • Webster, J. 1985. Introduction to fungi . Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, U.K.
  • Bergey’s Manual of Determinative Bacteriology (8 Edition) Buchanan, R.E. and Giboson, N.E.,Williams and Wilkinson company, Baltimore
  • Morphology and Taxonomy of fungi By A. Bessey, Vikas Publishing  House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.
  • Biochemistry by G. Zubey.
  • Biochemistry, D. Freifilder, W.H. Freeman & Company.
  • Harper’s Biochemistry, Murray et al., Mc Graw Hill.
  • Principles of Biochemistry, Lehininger, Nelson and Cox.
  • Biochemistry, Stryer 5thedition W.H. Freeman 2001
  • Clinical Biochemistry by MN Chaterji and Rana Shinde
  • Biochemistry Laboratory Techniques by Chaykin, S.
  • Statistical Analysis in Biology by Mathur, K.
  • Introductory Practical Biostatistics by Mishra and Mishra.
  • Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis by Sharma, B.K.
  • Statistical Methods in Biology by Bailey, N.T.J. (3rd).
  • Fundamentals of Information Technology by Leon, A. and Leon, M.  Vikas Publishing House and LeonPress Chennai.
  • Advances in Bio-Imaging: From Physics to Signal Understanding Issues: State edited by Nicolas Loménie, Daniel Racoceanu, Alexandre Gouaillard, 2012
  • Fundamentals of Computers by C. Xavier, New Age Publishers, New Delhi.
  • Introduction to Bioinformatics by Parrysmith and Attwood.
  • Atkinson D.E. 1966. Regulation of Enzyme Action. Ann Rev. Biochem. 35: 85–124.
  • Fersht A. 1985. Enzyme Structure and Mechanism. 2nd ed. W.H. Freeman and Co., New York.
  • Microbial Biotechnology: Fundamentals of Applied Microbiology By Alexander N. Glazer, Hiroshi Nikaido, 2007
  • Advances in Enzyme Biotechnology (Eds Shukla & Pletschke), Springer 2013
  • Gutfruend H. 1972. Enzyme: Physical Principles. Wiley-Intescience, New York.
  • Price N.C., Stevens L. 1982. Fundamentals of Enzymology. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Bailey, J.E., and Ollis, D. F. 1977. Biochemical engineering fundamentals, McGraw-Hill Book Company, London.
  • Sumner J.B., Somers G.F. 1953. Chemistry and Methods of Enzymes. Academic Press, Inc., New York
  • Allan Svendsen 2016 Understanding Enzymes- Function, Design, Engineering, and Analysis. Pan Stanford Publishing Pvt.  Ltd.