Bacteria in Biology, Biotechnology, and Medicine
This thorough revision of Singleton's bestselling second edition covers the essentials of bacteriology, including pure, applied, and practical aspects. Written in an accessible, easy-to-read style, the book features many new topics and over 200 new or revised references from recent literature.
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