Preface.Essential Techniques for Genetic Analysis in Bacteria:J. Saunders and V.A. Saunders, Introduction of DNA into Bacteria.L. Radnedge and H. Richards, The Development of Plasmid Vectors. M.C.M. Smith and C.E.D. Ress, Exploitation of Bacteriophages and their Components. Paul Dyson, Isolation and Development of Transposons.Case Studies:T. Schwan, T. Rudel, T.F. Meyer, Genetic Methods in Neisseria.Genetic Methods in Clostridia:D.I. Young, V.J. Evans, J.R. Jeffries, K.C.B. Jennert, Z.E.V. Phillips, A. Ravagnani, and M. Young, Genetic Methods in Clostridia. P. Rosa, B. Stevenson, and K. Tilly, Genetic Methods in Borrelia and Other Spirochaetes. A. Salyers, N. Shoemaker, A. Cooper, J. D'Elia, and J. Shipman, Genetic Methods for Bacteroides Species. G.F. Hatfull, Genetic Methods in Mycobacteria. W.W. Metcalf, Genetic Analysis in the Domain Archaea.Genetic Approaches to Analyze Specific Complex Phenomena:E. Allan, S. Foynes, N. Dorrell, and B. Wren, Genetic Characterization of the Gastric Pathogen Helicobacter Pylori. N.R. Thomson, J.D. Thomas, and G.P. Salmond, Virulence Determinants in the Bacterial Phytopathogen Erwinia. M.D. Page and R.E. Sockett, Molecular Genetic Methods in Paracoccus and Rhodobacter with Reference to the Analysis of Photosynthesis and Respiration.D.H. Green and S. Cutting, Sporulation in Bacillus Subtilis.Subject Index.