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Bacteria : the benign, the bad, and the beautiful

Author: Trudy M Wassenaar
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Blackwell, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book introduces bacteria and basic microbiological concepts to readers without previous background in the subject. Each chapter concentrates on a particular topic and can be read in isolation or as part of the whole, and wherever possible points are illustrated through real-world examples and short stories. Although bacterial scientific names are used and translated when possible, in general scientific jargon  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Trudy M Wassenaar
ISBN: 9781118107669 1118107667
OCLC Number: 728892103
Description: ix, 215 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: The blue planet --
Tree of life: let three live --
How old are they? --
On the move --
Needles --
Dead or alive --
Nobel works --
Bacteria and insects --
Bacterial toxins --
Enzymes --
Genetics and genomics --
Antibiotics and resistance --
Marine microbiology --
Bacteria and oil --
Extreme life --
Record holders --
Bacteria and art --
Fixing the air --
Pest and pestilence --
Our bacteria --
Sensing bacteria --
Bacteria and mankind --
Big questions on small subjects --
Synthetic biology --
Bacteria, the earth, and beyond.
Responsibility: by Trudy M. Wassenaar ; illustrations, Karoly Farkas ; with photographs by Eshel Ben Jacob.

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This book introduces bacteria and basic microbiological concepts to readers without previous background in the subject. Each chapter explores a particular self-contained topic and wherever possible  Read more...

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This book should be on public and school library shelves and in places where there is research in microbiology. (Reference Reviews, 1 December 2012) Useful for lay readers curious about bacteria and Read more...

 
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