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Reviews of Second Edition ‘...well cross-referenced...Students should find it particularly useful ...altogether, an exceptionally produced publication.’ Society for General Microbiology ‘If...you are often bewildered by the multitude of new terms that litter much of the literature of molecular biology this second edition...will prove invaluable.’ Trends in Biochemical Sciences ‘...a linguistic bridge for one of the fastest growing branches of science...the uniqueness is in its concise and clear description of terms...extremely comprehensive and easy to use.’ ARBA ‘...very informative and extensive...valuable reference tool.’ Febs Letters
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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!
Reviews of the Second Edition
'... very informative and extensive ... valuable reference tool.' FEBS Letters
'The material is well cross-referenced ... Students should find it particularly useful.' Society for General Microbiology
'... the uniqueness is in its concise and clear description of terms ... extremely comprehensive and easy to use.' ARBA
Paul Singleton. Retired academic, now a full-time scientific author.
Diana Sainsbury. Technical Editor.
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Book Description Wiley, 1993. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0471940526