Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology

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Wiley, Mar 5, 2002 - Science - 908 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!

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