Encyclopedia of Microbiology

3rd Edition

eBook ISBN: 9780123739445
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 14th January 2009
Page Count: 4600
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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.

Key Features

  • 16 separate areas of microbiology covered for breadth and depth of content
  • Extensive use of figures, tables, and color illustrations and photographs
  • Language is accessible for undergraduates, depth appropriate for scientists
  • Links to original journal articles via Crossref
  • 30% NEW articles and 4-color throughout – NEW!


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

Table of Contents

Antimicrobial Agents Applied Microbiology: Agro / Food Applied Microbiology: Industrial Cell Morphology, Chemical Composition Fungi Genetics, Genomics History and Culture History and culture, (and Biographies) Microbial Ecology Microbiology and Society Model Systems Mutualism and Commensalism Pathogenesis Physiology Systematics, Evolution Techniques


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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, CHOICE