Bacillus Subtilis and Other Gram-Positive Bacteria: Biochemistry, Physiology, and Molecular Genetics / Edition 1

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Brings together world experts and their research on the architecture, biochemical pathways, genetic organization, and gene regulation of Bacillus subtillis. Offers tables and figures along with chapters that serve as very accessible references for essential facts. Reflects the recent and rapid advances in studying gram-positive bacteria and makes useful comparisons among diverse groups of microorganisms. Serves as the major point of reference for this field.

Companion volume to E. coli-S. typhimurium; covers genetic exchange, bacteriophages, chromosome structure & more.

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The importance of gram-positive bacteria in infectious disease and industrial fermentation and the interesting biology of their many diverse species are reflected in this solid reference that brings together research on their architecture, biochemical pathways, genetic organization, and gene regulation. The volume contains 64 chapters, by worldwide experts in their areas, devoted to the most important aspects of gram-positive bacteria, accompanied by tables and figures that serve as accessible references for essential facts. Modeled on ASM's highly successful Escherichia coli and Salmonella typhimurium: Cellular and Molecular Biology, it reflects the recent advances in studying gram-positive bacteria and makes useful comparisons among diverse groups of microorganisms--with Bacillus subtilis serving as the major point of reference in most cases. Member price, $98. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781555810535
  • Publisher: ASM Press
  • Publication date: 4/28/1993
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 987
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 2.00 (d)

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