Desk Encyclopedia of Microbiology (Google eBook)

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Moselio Schaechter
Academic Press, Dec 11, 2003 - Science - 1152 pages
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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
  

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Contents

48 Gramnegative cocci Pathogenic
562
49 Heat stress
574
50 Horizontal transfer of genes between microorganisms
582
51 Human immunodeficiency virus
591
52 Identification of bacteria Computerized
602
53 Industrial fermentation processes
613
54 Insects symbiotic microorganisms
626
55 Iron metabolism
637

8 Attenuation Transcriptional
117
9 Bacillus subtilis Genetics
126
10 Bacteriophages
135
11 Biocides Nonpublic health Nonagricultural antimicrobials
147
12 Biofilms and biofouling
161
13 Biological warfare
168
14 Bioluminescence Microbial
180
15 Bioreactors
189
16 Bioremediation
196
17 Biosensors
216
structure and function
222
19 Cell Walls Bacterial
239
20 Chemotaxis
251
21 Chromosome Bacterial
259
22 Conjugation Bacterial
271
23 Crystalline bacterial cell surface layers S layers
286
24 Culture collections and their databases
294
25 Developmental processes in bacteria
314
26 Diversity Microbial
326
27 DNA repair
340
28 DNA replication
350
29 DNA restriction and modification
358
30 DNA sequencing and genomics
371
31 Ecology Microbial
381
32 Emerging infections
387
from respiration to photosynthesis
394
34 Enteropathogenic bacteria
403
35 Escherichia coli and Salmonella Genetics
415
36 Exotoxins
427
37 Extremophiles
436
38 Fimbriae Pili
454
39 Flagella
470
40 Foodborne illnesses
480
41 Fungal infections Cutaneous
499
42 Fungal infections Systemic
507
43 Gastrointestinal microbiology
514
guidelines and regulations for research
526
45 Genomes Mapping of Bacterial
536
46 Germfree animal techniques
547
47 Gramnegative anaerobic pathogens
554
56 Lipopolysaccharides
645
57 Methanogenesis
659
58 Methylotrophy
680
59 Nitrogen cycle
690
60 Nitrogen fixation
702
61 Nodule formation in legumes
715
62 Nutrition of microorganisms
725
63 Oral microbiology
739
64 Osmotic stress
754
65 Outer membrane Gramnegative bacteria
767
66 Oxidative stress
775
67 pH Stress
781
68 Plant pathogens
789
69 Plasmids Bacterial
808
70 Polymerase chain reaction PCR
824
71 Prions
829
72 Protein secretion
842
73 Quorum sensing in gramnegative bacteria
859
74 Recombinant DNA Basic procedures
870
75 Sexually transmitted diseases
879
76 Skin microbiology
899
77 Soil microbiology
914
78 SOS response
927
79 Space flight effects on microorganisms
934
80 Sporulation
942
81 Starvation Bacterial
951
82 Strain improvement
960
83 Sulfur cycle
974
84 Transcriptional regulation in prokaryotes
984
host DNA transfer by bacteriophages
1000
86 Transformation Genetic
1012
87 Transposable elements
1025
88 Twocomponent systems
1042
89 Vaccines Bacterial
1053
90 Vaccines Viral
1063
91 Viruses
1071
92 Viruses Emerging
1084
93 Yeasts
1102
Index
1115
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