Advances in Applied Microbiology, Volume 56

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Academic Press, Jan 6, 2005 - Science - 424 pages
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Advances in Applied Microbiology offers intensive reviews of the latest techniques and discoveries in this rapidly moving field. The editors are recognized experts and the format is comprehensive and instructive.

This volume contains 12 comprehensive reviews, including: Uses of Trichoderma spp. to alleviate or remediate soil and water pollution; Lincosamides, chemical structure, biosynthesis, mechanism of action, resistance and applications; Polysaccharide breakdown by anaerobic microogranisms inhabiting the mammalian gut; and Novel aspects of signaling in Streptomyces development.

* This series has been in constant publication since 1959
* An ISI impact factor of 1.0 in 2002
* This volume contains 12 comprehensive reviews of current research in applied microbiology
 

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Contents

Chapter 2 Novel Aspects of Signaling in Streptomyces Development
65
Chapter 3 Polysaccharide Breakdown by Anaerobic Microorganisms Inhabiting the Mammalian Gut
89
Chemical Structure Biosynthesis Mechanism of Action Resistance and Applications
121
Chapter 5 Ribosome Engineering and Secondary Metabolite Production
155
Chapter 6 Developments in Microbial Methods for the Treatment of Dye Effuents
185
Chapter 7 Extracellular Glycosyl Hydrolases from Clostridia
215
Smut of Corn
263
Chapter 9 Bacterial ACC Deaminase and the Alleviation of Plant Stress
291
Chapter 10 Uses of Trichoderma spp to Alleviate or Remediate Soil and Water Pollution
313
Chapter 11 Bacteriophage Defense Systems and Strategies for Lactic Acid Bacteria
331
Chapter 12 Current Issues in Genetic Toxicology Testing for Microbiologists
379
Index
403
Contents of Previous Volumes
411
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Professor Gadd holds a personal chair in microbiology at the University of Dundee and is head of the Division of Environmental and Applied Biology in the School of Life Sciences. He is a highly respected researcher and author worldwide. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Biology, the American Academy of Microbiology and the Linnean Society. He received the Charles Thom award in 2004 from the Society for Industrial Microbiology for his outstanding research contribution to the applied microbiologyical sciences.

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