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Living Resources for Biotechnology: Filamentous Fungi

Edited By: DL Hawksworth and BE Kirsop
209 pages, 2 b/w photos, tabs
Living Resources for Biotechnology: Filamentous Fungi
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  • Living Resources for Biotechnology: Filamentous Fungi ISBN: 9780521051828 Paperback Feb 2008 Usually dispatched within 6 days
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About this book

This volume is an international compilation for biotechnologists of data on the location and use of filamentous fungi. The volume provides details of the location and scope of major culture collections around the world holding fungi; information on how to access their data, administration and safety, identification, culture and media recipes, preservation, patents, specialist services and international organization. The authors are international authorities who have combined with the resource centres to provide a source book for mycologists in industry, research establishments and universities.

Re-issue, originally published in 1988.

Contents

Contributors; Series introduction; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Resource centres D. L. Hawksworth; 2. Information resources M. I. Krichevsky, B.-O. Fabricius and H. Sugawara; 3. Administration and safety D. L. Hawksworth and K. Allner; 4. Culture and preservation D. Smith; 5. Identification D. L. Hawksworth; 6. Patent protection for biotechnological inventions I. J. Bousfield; 7. Culture collection services D. Allsopp and F. P. Simione; 8. Organisation of resource centres B. E. Kirsop and E. J. DaSilva; Appendix: media A. H. S. Onions and J. I. Pitt; References; Index.

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Edited By: DL Hawksworth and BE Kirsop
209 pages, 2 b/w photos, tabs
Media reviews
The in-depth discussion of the existence and workings of culture collections makes this book unique and invaluable, and one can recommend it for any biology collection. Choice
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