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Bacteria in Biology, Biotechnology and Medicine By Paul Singleton

Bacteria in Biology, Biotechnology and Medicine
by Paul Singleton

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This introductory textbook covers the key areas of bacteriology, including morphology, multiplication, metabolism, genetics, bacteriophages, classification, and the basic practical procedures used by bacteriologists.
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Bacteria in Biology, Biotechnology and Medicine by Paul Singleton

The 5th edition of this very popular introductory textbook covers the key areas of bacteriology, including morphology, multiplication, metabolism, genetics, bacteriophages, classification, and the basic practical procedures used by bacteriologists. Incorporating the many recent advances in all aspects of bacteriology which have arisen since the 4th edition was published, it keeps readers up-to-date with current progress. Features increased coverage of the basic biology of the bacteria cell; RNA (its different forms and functions); recombinant DNA techniques; and adhesins Presents a wealth of new material including sections on transposon mutagenesis, bioremediation; VNC (viable but non-cultivable) bacteria; flocculation in the activated sludge process; and chlorohexidine (antiseptic)

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Bacteria in Biology, Biotechnology and Medicine Reviews


"...a very recommendable book..." -- Intl Journal of Medical Microbiology, Vol 290/4, 2000 "The ample merits of the fifth edition of Bacteria should ensure its place on the bookshelves of university libraries and on the desks of students of microbiology and biotechnology." -- Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Education, Vol 28, 2000

Table of Contents


The Bacteria: An Introduction. The Bacterial Cell. Growth and Reproduction. Differentiation. Metabolism I: Energy. Metabolism II: Carbon. Molecular Biology I: Genes and Gene Expression. Molecular Biology II: Changing the Message. Bacteriophages. Bacteria in the Living World. Bacteria in Medicine. Applied Bacteriology I. Food. Applied Bacteriology II: Miscellaneous Aspects. Some Practical Bacteriology. Man Against Bacteria. The Identification and Classification of Bacteria. Appendix. Index.

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GOR003010105
Bacteria in Biology, Biotechnology and Medicine by Paul Singleton
Paul Singleton
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1999-06-23
500
0471988804
9780471988809
N/A
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