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The Desk Encyclopedia of Microbiology aims to provide an affordable and ready access to a large variety of microbiological topics within one set of covers. This handy desk-top reference brings together an outstanding collection of work by the top scientists in the field. Covering topics ranging from the basic science of microbiology to the current "hot" topics in the field.
- Provides a broad, easily accessible perspective on a wide range of microbiological topics
* A synthesis of the broadest topics from the comprehensive and multi-volumed Encyclopedia of Microbiology, Second Edition
* Helpful resource in preparing for lectures, writing reports, or drafting grant applications
Microbiologists in all fields, including those working in research, teaching, industry, and government.
Agrobacterium and Plant Cell Transformation
Antibiotic Resistance in Bacteria
Bacillus subtilis, Genetics
Biocides: Nonpublic Health, Nonagricultural Antimicrobials
Biofilms and Biofouling
Cell Membrane: Structure and Function
Cell Walls, Bacterial
Crystalline Bacterial Cell Surface Layers (S Layers)
Culture Collections and Their Databases
Developmental Processes in Bacteria
DNA Restriction and Modification
DNA Sequencing and Genomics
Energy Transduction Processes
Escherichia coli and Salmonella, Genetics
Fungal Infections, Cutaneous
Fungal Infections, Systemic
Genetically Modified Organisms: Guidelines and Regulations for Research
Genomes, Mapping of Bacterial
Germfree Animal Techniques
Gram-Negative Anaerobic Pathogens
Gram-Negative Cocci, Pathogenic
Horizontal Transfer of Genes Between Microorganisms
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Identification of Bacteria, Computerized
Industrial Fermentation Processes
Insects' Symbiotic Microorganisms
Nodule Formation in Legumes
Nutrition of Microorganisms
Outer Membrane, Gram-Negative Bacteria
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Quorum-Sensing in Gram-Negative Bacteria
Recombinant DNA, Basic Procedures
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Space Flight, Effects on Microorganisms
Transduction: Host DNA Transfer by Bacteriophages
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- © Academic Press 2003
- 4th December 2003
- Academic Press
- eBook ISBN:
San Diego State University, CA, USA
"This is a useful reference...I recommend this volume for any academic college or university library."
- E-STREAMS, Paula J. Wolfe, University of Arizona Library, U.S. (October 2004)
"...no longer need we hear the refrain: if only there was an easy to understand, readily available, single source! Schaechter has provided it and deserves our sustained gratitude and applause...This encyclopedia is an indispensable tool that should be a constant companion on the desk of each and every microbiologist and all persons intrigued by the indivisible creatures that make life possible on this planet."
- Henry D. Isenberg, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, N.Y. (November 2004)
"...well written and authoritative."
-Microbiology Today (November 2004)
"This work provides a compact, affordable overview of microbiology topics that are of widest interest in the field."
-S.K. Oelker, Drew University, U.S., (November 2004)
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