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Microbial Life: An Illustrated Guide to Single-Cell Diversity, Form, and Function

By: Dean Jacobson

250 pages, 200 figs, 200 illus

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | 2020 | #147445 | ISBN-13: 9780521527392
Available for pre-order: Due Jun 2020 Details
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Hardback | 2020 | #147444 | ISBN-13: 9780521820394
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About this book

Lavishly illustrated with beautiful pen and ink drawings, this concise and accessible introduction to the basic biology, physiology, ecology and evolution of microbial life covers bacteria, viruses and the protists. The volume demonstrates the practical importance of microbial processes in human affairs as well as natural ecosystems and allows the reader to appreciate the novelty, diversity and complexity characteristic of microbes and larger organisms.

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