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Bacterial Genetic Systems

This volume collates in one source methodology for in vivo genetic engineering and for genetic analysis in a wide range of bacteria. Not only is Escherichia coli well covered, but so are other emerging bacterial systems.

Audience
Biochemists, microbiologists, molecular biologists, geneticists, analytical chemists, biotechnologists, and graduate students in these disciplines.

Included in series
Methods in Enzymology

Hardbound, 706 Pages

Published: September 1991

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-182105-0

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    "Incomparably useful."
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    "The appearance of another volume in that excellent series, Methods in Enzymology, is always a cause for appreciation for those who wish to successfully carry out a particular technique or prepare an enzyme or metabolic intermediate without the tiresome prospect of searching through unfamiliar literature and perhaps selecting an unproven method which is not easily reproduced."
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    --ENZYMOLOGIA
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    --JOURNAL OF CHROMATOGRAPHY

Contents

  • Escherichia coli and Salmonella typhimurium:J. Beckwith, Strategies for Finding Mutants.N.L. Sternberg and R. Maurer, Bacteriophage-Mediated Generalized Transduction in Escherichia coli and Salmonella typhimurium.K.B. Low, Conjugational Methods for Mapping with Hfr and F*b7 StrainsD. Hanahan, J. Jessee, and F. Bloom, Plasmid Transformation of Escherichia coli and Other Bacteria.P.L. Foster, In Vivo Mutagenesis.T.A. Kunkel, K. Bebenek, and J. McClary, Efficient Site-Directed Mutagenesis Using Uracil-Containing DNA.N. Kleckner, J. Bender, and S. Gottesman, Uses of Transposons with Emphasis on Tn10.E.A. Groisman, In Vivo Genetic Engineering with Bacteriophage ~gm.J.M. Slauch and T.J. Silhavy, Genetic Fusions as~Experimental Tools.K.E. Sanderson and D.R. Zeigler, Storing, Shipping, and Maintaining Records on Bacterial Strains.M.L. Kahn, R. Ziermann, G. Deho, D.W. Ow, M.G. Sunshine, and R. Calendar, Bacteriophages P2 and P4.N.E. Murray, Special Uses of ~gl Phages for Molecular Cloning.Other Bacterial Systems:J.A. Hoch, Genetic Analysis in Bacillus subtilis.G.J. Barcak, M.S. Chandler, R.J. Redfield, and J.-F. Tomb, Genetic Systems in Haemophilus influenzae.M. So and H.S. Seifert, Genetic Systems in Pathogenic Neisseriae.D. Kaiser, Genetic Systems in Myxobacteria.B. Ely, Genetics of Caulobacter crescentus.G.A. Cangelosi, E.A. Best, G. Martinetti, and E.W. Nester, Genetic Analysis of Agrobacterium.J. Glazebrook and G.C. Walker, Genetic Techniques~in Rhizobium meliloti.R. Haselkorn, Genetic Systems in Cyanobacteria.T. Kieser and D.A. Hopwood, Genetic Manipulation of Streptomyces: Integrating Vectors and Gene Replacement.T.J. Donohue and S. Kaplan, Genetic Techniques in Rhodospirillaceae.R.K. Rothmel, A.M. Chakrabarty, A. Berry, and A. Darzins, Genetic Systems in Pseudomonas.M. Silverman, R. Showalter, and L. McCarter, Genetic Analysis in Vibrio.W.R. Jacobs, Jr., K.V. Ganjam, J.D. Cirillo, L. Pane, S.B. Snapper, R.A. Udani, W. Jones, R.G. Barletta, and B.R. Bloom, Genetic Systems for Mycobacteria.M.G. Caparon and J.R. Scott, Genetic Manipulation of Pathogenic Streptococci.R.P. Novick, Genetic Systems in Staphylococci.Each chapter includes references.Author Index.Subject Index.

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