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General Microbiology

Textbook Out of Print
By: HG Schlegel
600 pages, 50 b/w illus, 120 line illus, 30 tabs
General Microbiology
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  • General Microbiology ISBN: 9780521439800 Edition: 7 Paperback Jul 1993 Out of Print #24894
  • General Microbiology ISBN: 9780521433723 Edition: 7 Hardback Jul 1993 Out of Print #24893
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About this book

This revised, up-dated and expanded edition of Professor Schlegel's well-established textbook provides an excellent introduction to microbiology for a wide range of undergraduate students. In addition to being a first-rate general introduction to the subject for all students of microbiology, it is also suitable for life-science students whose courses include microbiology as a component. These include students of biochemistry, botany, zoology, medicine, pharmacy and agriculture, as well as food science, biotechnology, ecology and environmental science. The text concentrates on the essential aspects of microbiology and thus provides the student with a broadly based overview of the subject. This new edition includes new species, new phylogenetic relationships and a greater emphasis on environmental and ecological matters, whilst retaining the traditional strengths of the previous edition.


1. The place of microorganisms in nature; 2. The cell and its structure; 3. The grouping of prokaryotes; 4. The viruses: distribution and structure; 5. The fungi (Mycota); 6. Growth of microorganisms; 7. Basic mechanisms of metabolism and energy conversion; 8. Special fermentations; 9. Electron transport under anaerobic conditions; 10. Incomplete oxidations and microbial biotechnology; 11. Inorganic hydrogen donors: aerobic chemolithotrophic bacteria; 12. Phototrophic bacteria and photosynthesis; 13. Fixation of molecular nitrogen; 14. Degradation of natural substances; 15. Constancy, change, recombination and transfer of genetic information; 16. Regulation of metabolism; 17. Microorganisms and the environment; Reading list; Vocabulary; Index.

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Textbook Out of Print
By: HG Schlegel
600 pages, 50 b/w illus, 120 line illus, 30 tabs
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' ... a book that can be highly recommended as a basic text; by virtue of its compact format, very reasonable price and authoritiative coverage of a wide area.' FEBS Letters 'In general, I found the book well-organized, compact, attractively designed and a pleasure to read ... It is an excellent microbiology text ... The main strength of the book is in providing a comprehensive description of the physiology and biochemistry of micro-organisms in which it is eminently successful and I expect it to have a sizeable impact on the undergraduate microbiology textbook market.' Transaction of the British Mycological Society

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