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Fundamental and Applied Aspects of Bacterial Spores

Edited By: GW Gould, AD Russell and D Stewart-Tull

136 pages, 21 illus

Wiley-Blackwell

Hardback | Jul 1994 | #38400 | ISBN: 0865428972
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About this book

Topics include: basic biology and taxonomy; practical problems of spore destruction; control in the food and pharmaceutical industries.


Contents

Classification And Identification Of Endospore-Forming Bacteria The Genetic Analysis of Bacterial Spore Germination The Trigger Mechanism of Spore Germination: Current Concepts The Role And Regulation of Cell Wall Structural Dynamics During Differentiation Of Endospore-Forming Bacteria Molecular Mechanisms of Resistance To Heat And Oxidative Damage Mechanisms Which Contribute To The Long-Term Survival Of Spores Of Bacillus Species Bacillus Cereus And Its Toxins Spore Resistance and Ultra Heat Treatment Processes Tolerance of Spores To Ionizing Radiation: Mechanisms Of Inactivation, Injury And Repair Mechanisms of Inactivation and Resistance Of Spores To Chemical Biocides Effects of Water Activity and Ph On Growth of Clostridium Botulinum Heat Resistance and Recovery Of Spores of Non-Proteolytic Clostridium Botulinum In Relation To Refrigerated, Processed Foods With An Extended Shelf-Life Bioluminescence and Spores as Biological Indicators of Inimical Processes

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