Dictionary of Microbiology & Molecular Biology

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Wiley, Oct 16, 2006 - Medical - 895 pages
A unique, encyclopaedic reference work covering the whole field of pure and applied microbiology and microbial molecular biology. This latest edition contains a vast amount of new and updated material - often to research level, and well beyond the coverage of current textbooks - making the dictionary even more valuable to lecturers, students, researchers and others in the biosciences and medicine.
  • Updates and extends current textbooks

  • 18 000 entries, from concise definitions to review-length articles

  • Extensive cross-referencing between topics

  • Thousands of references from mainstream journals and other specialist sources

  • Over 5000 taxa: algae, archaeans, bacteria, fungi, protozoa and viruses; prions

  • A 30-page Appendix of detailed metabolic pathways

  • A classic book with a lifetime's use!
Reviews of the Second Edition

' very informative and extensive valuable reference tool.' FEBS Letters

'The material is well cross-referenced ... Students should find it particularly useful.' Society for General Microbiology

' the uniqueness is in its concise and clear description of terms extremely comprehensive and easy to use.' ARBA

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About the author (2006)

Paul Singleton. Retired academic, now a full-time scientificauthor.

Diana Sainsbury. Technical Editor.

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