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Encyclopedia of Microbiology

Available as an exclusive product with a limited print run, Encyclopedia of Microbiology, 3e, is a comprehensive survey of microbiology, edited by world-class researchers. Each article is written by an expert in that specific domain and includes a glossary, list of abbreviations, defining statement, introduction, further reading and cross-references to other related encyclopedia articles. Written at a level suitable for university undergraduates, the breadth and depth of coverage will appeal beyond undergraduates to professionals and academics in related fields.

Researchers, technicians, teachers and students of microbiology, biotechnology, and environmental sciences


Published: March 2009

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-373944-5


  • Review of the Second Edition: “.... This encyclopedia is an all-encompassing reference to meet the needs of the diverse number of disciplines dealing with microorganisms, including public health and agricultural and industrial microbiology, to name a few. ..... Once the secret is out, this text should find itself on the office shelves of all professional microbiologists and in the library of every academic microbiology department throughout the world.”--William Michael Dunner, Jr., mPhD, Case Western University in CHOICE


  • Antimicrobial AgentsApplied Microbiology: Agro / Food Applied Microbiology: Industrial Cell Morphology, Chemical CompositionFungiGenetics, GenomicsHistory and Culture History and culture, (and Biographies)Microbial Ecology Microbiology and Society Model Systems Mutualism and Commensalism Pathogenesis PhysiologySystematics, Evolution Techniques


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