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Fifty Years of Antimicrobials: Past Perspectives and Future Trends / Edition 1

Fifty Years of Antimicrobials: Past Perspectives and Future Trends / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9780521481083
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/28/1995
Series: Society for General Microbiology Symposia Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 376
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Preface P. Hunter; 1. Chemotherapy: yesterday, today and tomorrow A. Fleming; 2. New developments in non-azole fungicides for humans P. Hunter; 3. Discovery and development of beta lactam antimicrobials G. Rolinson; 4. The need for new antibiotics; possible ways forward H. Zähner and H.-P. Fielder; 5. Control of fungi pathogenic to plants P. Russell, R. Milling and K. Wright; 6. Quinolines: synthetic antibacterial agents D. Chu and L. Shen; 7. Molecular genetics of antimicrobials: a case study of beta-lactam antibiotics G. Cohen and Y. Aharonowitz; 8. Who needs new antimicrobials? J. Ryley; 9. Why do we still get epidemics? K. Kerr and R. Lacey; 10. Why do microorganisms produce antimicrobials? A. Demain; 11. Antimalarials: from quinine to atovaquone M. Pudney; 12. Genetic engineering of microbes: virus insecticides - a case study D. Bishop, M. Hirst, R. Possee and J. Cory; 13. Only 35 years of antiviral nucleoside analogues! G. Darby; 14. Antiprotozoal drugs: some echoes, some shadows S. Croft; 15. Biocides: activity, action and resistance A. Russell and N. Russell; Index.

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