Taxonomy of Prokaryotes: Volume 38

Taxonomy of Prokaryotes: Volume 38

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Taxonomy of Prokaryotes, edited by two leading experts in the field, presents the most appropriate up-to-date experimental approaches in the detail required for modern microbiological research. Focusing on the methods most useful for the microbiologist interested in this specialty, this volume will be essential reading for all researchers working in microbiology, immunology, virology, mycology and parasitology. Methods in Microbiology is the most prestigious series devoted to techniques and methodology in the field. Established for over 30 years, Methods in Microbiology will continue to provide you with tried and tested, cutting-edge protocols to directly benefit your research.
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  • Hardback | 484 pages
  • 196 x 238 x 26mm | 1,138.51g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 012387730X
  • 9780123877307
  • 2,130,160

Table of contents

1. Taxonomy of Prokaryotes - Introduction FA Rainey and A Oren

2. How to Write a Taxonomic Paper FA Rainey

3. Phenotypic and Physiological Characterization Methods NR Krieg and PJ Padgett

4. Microscopy M Rohde

5. Peptidoglycan Structure P Schumann

6. Cell Wall Teichoic Acids in the Taxonomy and Characterization of Gram-Positive Bacteria NV Potekhina, GM Streshinskaya, EM Tul'skaya and AS Shashkov

7. The Identification of Polar Lipids in Prokaryotes MS da Costa, L Albuquerque, MF Nobre and R Wait

8. The Identification of Fatty Acids in Bacteria MS da Costa, L Albuquerque, MF Nobre and R Wait

9. The Extraction and Identification of Respiratory Lipoquinones of Prokaryotes and their Use in Taxonomy MS da Costa, L Albuquerque, MF Nobre and R Wait

10. Detection and Characterization of Mycolic Acids and their Use in Taxonomy and Classification AAF Yassin

11. Polyamines H-J Busse

12. Characterization of Pigments of Prokaryotes A Oren

13. Characterization of Prokaryotes Using MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry B Dridi and M Drancourt

14. Determination of the G+C Content of Prokaryotes NM Mesbah, WB Whitman and M Mesbah

15. DNA-DNA hybridization R Rossello-Mora, M Urdiain and A Lopez-Lopez

16. The Use of rRNA Gene Sequence Data in the Classification and Identification of Prokaryotes W Ludwig, FO Gloeckner and P Yilmaz

17. Mutilocus Sequence Determination and Analysis P De Vos

18. Whole Genome Sequence Comparisons in Taxonomy R Borriss, C Rueckert, J Blom, O Bezuidt, O Reva and H-P Klenk

19. How to Name New Genera and Species of Prokaryotes? A Oren
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"The book is clearly presented, packed with protocols, and well illustrated"--Microbiology Today " represents a valuable addition to the microbiologists' reference source."--Immunology Today
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