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Gastrointestinal Microbiology: Complete Set

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Edited By: Roderick I Mackie, Bryan A White and Richard E Isaacson

1338 pages, 2 volume set, figs, tabs

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #73955 | ISBN: 0412129310
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Contents

Vol 1: the gut environment; evolution of gastrointestinal and foregut fermentation; foregut fermentation; fermentation in hindgut; fermentation in birds; fermentation in insects; fermentation in reptiles and fish; energy-yielding and -consuming reactions; polysaccharide degradation; nitrogen metabolism and transformations; biosynthesis of nitrogen-containing compounds; lipid metabolism and biotransformations; biotransformation of bile acids, cholesterol and steroids; gastrointestinal toxicology in monogastrics; gastrointestinal detoxification in foregut fermentors. Vol 2: development of intestinal microbiota; human intestinal bacteria; microorganisms in the gastrointestinal tract of ruminants; microorganisms in the hindgut fermentors; bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract of rodents; bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract of birds; molecular ecology of GI ecosystems; genetics of gut anaerobes; genetics of rumen anaerobes; microbe-microbe interactions; effects of antimicrobials on bacterial composition; interactions between host and microbes; colonization resistance; mucosal immunity and the intestinal tract; bacterial translocation; intestinal disease.

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