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Milestones in microbiology.

Author: Thomas D Brock
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall, 1961.
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A collection of historical articles concerning microbiology from 1546 to 1940.
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Brock, Thomas D.
Milestones in microbiology.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall, 1961
(OCoLC)598598520
Online version:
Brock, Thomas D.
Milestones in microbiology.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall, 1961
(OCoLC)609686402
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas D Brock
OCLC Number: 172447
Description: 275 pages illustrations 23 cm
Contents: Part I Spontaneous Generation and Fermentation --
1677 Antony van Leeuwenhoek: Observations concerning little animals observed in rain-, well, sea-, and snow-water. --
1684 Antony van Leeuwenhoek: Microscopical observations about animals in the scurf of the teeth. --
1748 Turbevill Needham: Observations on the generation, composition and decomposition of animal and vegetable substances. --
1799 Lazaro Spallanzani: Tracts on the nature of animals and vegetables; observations and experiments upon the animalcula of infusions. --
1837 Theodore Schwann: Preliminary report on experiments concerning alcoholic fermentation and putrefaction. --
1838 Charles Cagniard-Latour: Memoir on alcoholic fermentation. --
1839 Justis Liebig: Concerning the phenomena of fermentation, putrefaction and decay, and their causes. --
1857 Louis Pasteur: Report on the lactic acid fermentation. --
1860 Louis Pasteur: Memoir on alcoholic fermentation. --
1861 Louis Pasteur: Animal infusoria living in the absence of free oxygen, and the fermentations they bring about. --
1861 Louis Pasteur: Influence of oxygen on the development of yeast and on the alcoholic fermentation. --
1861 Louis Pasteur: On the organized bodies which exist in the atmosphere; examination of the doctrine of spontaneous generation. --
1876 Ferdinand Cohn: Studies on the biology of the bacilli. --
1877 John Tyndall: Further researches on the deportment and vital persistence of putrefactive and infective organisms from a physical point of view. --
1878 Joseph Lister: On the lactic fermentation and its bearings on pathology. --
1897 Eduard Buchner: Alcoholic fermentation without yeast cells. --
Part II The Germ Theory of Disease --
1546 Girolamo Fracastoro: Contagion, contagious diseases and their treatment. --
1840 J. Henle: Concerning miasmatic, contagious, and miasmatic-contagious diseases. --
1850 Ignaz Semmelweis: Lecture on the genesis of puerperal fever (childbed fever). --
1867 Joseph Lister: On a new method of treating compound fracture, abscess, and so forth; with observations on the conditions of suppuration. --
1867 Joseph Lister: On the antiseptic principle in the practice of surgery. --
1876 Robert Koch: The etiology of anthrax, based on the life history of Bacillus anthracis. --
1880 Robert Koch: Investigations into the etiology of traumatic infective diseases. --
1881 Robert Koch: Methods for the study of pathogenic organisms. --
1882 Robert Koch: The etiology of tuberculosis. --
1884 Robert Koch: The etiology of tuberculosis. [Koch's postulates.] --
1882 Paul Ehrlich: A method for staining the tubercle bacillus. --
Part III Immunology --
1798 Edward Jenner: An inquiry into the causes and effects of the variolae vaccinae, a disease discovered in some of the western countries of England, particularly Gloucestershire, and known by the name of The Cow Pox. --
1880 Louis Pasteur: The attenuation of the causal agent of fowl cholera. --
1881 Louis Pasteur: On a vaccine for fowl cholera and anthrax. --
1884 Elias Metschnikoff: A disease of Daphnia caused by a yeast. A contribution to the theory of phagocytes as agents for attack on disease-causing organisms. --
1890 Emil von Behring and Shibasaburo Kitasato: The mechanism of immunity in animals to diphtheria and tetanus. --
1895 Jules Bordet: Leucocytes and the active property of serum from vaccinated animals. --
Part IV Virology --
1898 Friedrich Loeffler and P. Frosch: Report of the commission for research on the foot-and-mouth disease. --
1899 M.W. Beijerinck: A Contagium vivum fluidum as the cause of the mosaic disease of tobacco leaves. --
1917 F. d'Herelle: An invisible microbe that is antagonistic to the dysentery bacillus. --
1935 Wendell M. Stanley: Isolation of a crystalline protein possessing the properties of tobacco-mosaic virus. --
Part V Chemotherapy --
1897 B. Kronig and Th. Paul: The chemical foundations of the study of disinfection and the action of poisons. --
1908 Paul Erlich: Modern chemotherapy. --
1929 Alexander Fleming: On the antibacterial action of cultures of a Penicillium, with special reference to their use in the isolation of B. influenza. --
1935 Gerhard Domagk: A contribution to the chemotherapy of bacterial infections. --
1940 Donald D. Woods: The relation of para-aminobenzoic acid to the mechanism of the action of sulphanilamide. --
Part VI General Microbiology --
1875 Ferdinand Cohn: Studies on bacteria. --
1884 Christian Gram: The differential staining of Schizomycetes in tissue sections and in dried preparations. --
1887 R.J. Petri: A minor modification of the plating technique of Koch. --
1888 Martinus W. Beijerinck: The root-nodule bacteria. --
1889 Martinus W. Beijerinck: Auxanography, a method useful in microbial research, involving a diffusion of gelatin. --
1889 S. Winogradsky: Physiological studies on the sulfur bacteria. --
1890 S. Winogradsky: On the nitrifying organisms. --
1901 Martinus W. Beijerinck: Enrichment culture studies with urea bacteria. --
1901 Martinus W. Beijerinck: On oligonitrophilic microorganisms. --
1908 Martinus W. Beijerinck: Fixation of free atmospheric nitrogen by Azotobacter in pure culture. --
1924 Albert J. Kluyver: Unity and diversity in the metabolism of micro-organisms.

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A collection of historical articles concerning microbiology from 1546 to 1940.

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