Genetic Methods for Diverse Prokaryotes: Volume 29

Genetic Methods for Diverse Prokaryotes: Volume 29

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Edited by two experts in the field, Genetic Methods for Diverse Prokaryotes presents the latest experimental techniques in the detail you require. Structured for ease of reference, it is an essential guide for all researchers working in microbiology and genetics, as well as those in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry.
This new volume provides overviews of the most current genetic approaches in a diverse range of prokaryotes. Divided into three sections, the topics include essential techniques for genetic analysis, case studies describing genetic methods in carefully chosen genera and approaches used in the elucidation of specific phenomena.
Established for almost 30 years, Methods in Microbiology is the most prestigious series devoted to techniques and methodology in the field. Now totally revamped, revitalised, with a new format and expanded scope, Methods in Microbiology will continue to provide you with tried and tested, cutting edge protocols to directly benefit your research.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 500 pages
  • 165 x 241 x 25.4mm | 880g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0126523401
  • 9780126523409

Table of contents

Essential Techniques for Genetic Analysis in Bacteria:
J. Saunders and V.A. Saunders, Introduction of DNA into Bacteria.
L. Radnedge and H. Richards, The Development of Plasmid Vectors.
M.C.M. Smith and C.E.D. Ress, Exploitation of Bacteriophages and their Components.
Paul Dyson, Isolation and Development of Transposons.
Case Studies:
T. Schwan, T. Rudel, T.F. Meyer, Genetic Methods in Neisseria. Genetic Methods in Clostridia.
D.I. Young, V.J. Evans, J.R. Jeffries, K.C.B. Jennert, Z.E.V. Phillips, A. Ravagnani, and M. Young, Genetic Methods in Clostridia.
P. Rosa, B. Stevenson, and K. Tilly, Genetic Methods in Borrelia and Other Spirochaetes.
A. Salyers, N. Shoemaker, A. Cooper, J. D'Elia, and J. Shipman, Genetic Methods for Bacteroides Species.
G.F. Hatfull, Genetic Methods in Mycobacteria.
W.W. Metcalf, Genetic Analysis in the Domain Archaea.
Genetic Approaches to Analyze Specific Complex Phenomena:
E. Allan, S. Foynes, N. Dorrell, and B. Wren, Genetic Characterization of the Gastric Pathogen Helicobacter Pylori.
N.R. Thomson, J.D. Thomas, and G.P. Salmond, Virulence Determinants in the Bacterial Phytopathogen Erwinia.
M.D. Page and R.E. Sockett, Molecular Genetic Methods in Paracoccus and Rhodobacter with Reference to the Analysis of Photosynthesis and Respiration.
D.H. Green and S. Cutting, Sporulation in Bacillus Subtilis.
Subject Index.
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"...each of the chapters provides an excellent source of references for the reader willing to delve deeper into the details of techniques... This book provides an excellent value for money and will prove an invaluable mine of information for Ph.D. students, postdocs and research scientists alike."
- Heredity
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