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Microbiology In Action

Microbiology In Action - Killington, R. A. (university Of Leeds); Evans, E. G. V. (university Of Leeds); Heritage, J. (university Of Leeds) - ISBN: 9780521621113
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Levertijd: 8 tot 12 werkdagen
Bindwijze: Boek, Gebonden
Genre: Anatomie en fysiologie
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In this introductory level text the authors provide a clear and accessible account of the role that microbes play in our everyday lives. Topics such as fermentation, food poisoning and the exploitation of microbial enzymes by the pharmaceutical industry are discussed, highlighting both the beneficial and adverse effects of microbes. An extensive overview of human microbial infections and the drugs used in their treatment is also provided. Exciting new developments in biotechnology are described throughout the book, which also contains a glossary of terms to assist non-specialist readers.


Titel: Microbiology In Action
auteur: Killington, R. A. (university Of Leeds); Evans, E. G. V. (university Of Leeds); Heritage, J. (university Of Leeds)
Mediatype: Boek
Bindwijze: Gebonden
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 306
Uitgever: Cambridge University Press
Plaats van publicatie: 03
NUR: Anatomie en fysiologie
Afmetingen: 237 x 157 x 21
Gewicht: 625 gr
ISBN/ISBN13: 0521621119
ISBN/ISBN13: 9780521621113
Intern nummer: 1854322
Volume: 1


'The book is intended as an introduction for undergraduates on biological and medically-related degrees, as well as for sixth form students and their teachers. It seems ideal for this readership both in its content and in the way it makes microbiology interesting. It will also make fascinating reading for anybody with an interest in science.' Biologist


Preface; 1. The microbiology of soil and nutrient cycling; 2. Plant-microbe interactions; 3. The microbiology of drinking water; 4. Microbial products; 5. Food microbiology; 6. The human commensal flora; 7. Microbial infections; 8. Chemotherapy and antibiotic resistance; Further reading; Glossary; Index.


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