Dictionary of microbiology and molecular biology

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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!

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About the author (2001)

For more than 30 years Paul Singleton has been an independent writer and editor in biomedical science. His works include "DNA Methods in Clinical Microbiology"; "Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology"; "Bacteria in Biology," "Biotechnology and Medicine"; and "Antimicrobial Drug Action,

Paul Singleton. Retired academic, now a full-time scientific author.

Diana Sainsbury. Technical Editor.

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