Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology
John G. Holt
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1994 - Medical - 787 pages
Based on the data contained in the four-volume Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, BMDB-9 also includes new genera and species, new combinations, and new taxa published through the January 1992 issue of the IJSB. Users will find short general descriptions that encompass all organisms by Groups; shape and size, Gram reaction, other pertinent morphological features, motility and flagella, relations to oxygen, basic type of metabolism, carbon and energy sources, habitat and ecology. BMDB-9 also includes discussions of difficulties in identification, keys or tables to genera and species, genus descriptions, synonyms, other nomenclatural changes, and numerous illustrations.
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Procaryote or Eucaryote?
Groups Within the Four Major Categories of Bacteria
Glossary of Some Terms Used in Chapters IIIIV
BUDDING ANDOR APPENDAGED BACTERIA
ENDOSPOREFORMING GRAMPOSITIVE RODS
REGULAR NONSPORING GRAMPOSITIVE RODS
IRREGULAR NONSPORING GRAMPOSITIVE RODS
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