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Illustrated Glossary of the Protoctista

By: Lynn Margulis(Editor), Heather I McKhann(Editor), Lorraine Olendzenski(Editor)

288 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations

Jones & Bartlett

Hardback | May 1993 | #16354 | ISBN: 0867200812
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Indispensable for all investigators, instructors, and students who deal with eukaryotic microorganisms, this comprehensive guide contains the latest information available on the protists and their descendants (exclusive of the animals. fungi. and plants). It represents an abbreviated version of Handbook of Protoctista. Newly illustrated. this essential reference will be an especially useful tool for biochemisis, hotanists. ecologists. cell and molecular biologists, medical researchers, microbiologists, mycologists, paleontologists, parasitologists, phycologists, protistologists, and zoologists.

Special features:
· Photographs of leading contributors to protoctist research
- An affordable, authoritative guide to the amoebas, seaweeds and the other algae, water molds, slime molds, trypanosomes, microsporidians, and all the other protoctists
- Extensively illustrated with drawings, light and electron micrographs
- Tabulated information on sources of live material, modes of nutrition, classification, comparative morphology, life history, sexuality and occurrence in the fossil record
· Techniques in molecular phylogeny and protoctist database construction


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