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Nitrogen Fixation

By: John Postgate
112 pages, 15 b/w photos, 7 line illus, 8 tabs
Nitrogen Fixation
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  • Nitrogen Fixation ISBN: 9780521648530 Edition: 3 Paperback Oct 1998 Usually dispatched within 6 days
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About this book

This book provides an introductory-level survey of biological nitrogen fixation, covering the role of the process in the global nitrogen cycle as well as its biochemistry, physiology, genetics, ecology, general biology and prospects for its future exploitation.

Contents

Preface; 1. The nitrogen cycle; 2. The enzyme; 3. Physiology; 4. The free-living microbes; 5. The plant associations; 6. Genetics and evolution; 7. The future; Further reading; Index.

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By: John Postgate
112 pages, 15 b/w photos, 7 line illus, 8 tabs
Media reviews
' ! this is an excellent little book that deserves a place on every microbiologist's bookshelf.' Robert Poole, Krebs Institute for Biomolecular Research, University of Sheffield ' ! this concise but engagingly written book is excellent value. It is ideal for students but will also be invaluable to other microbiologists who need basic information on nitrogen fixation.' Penny Hirsch, Society for Applied Microbiology Newsletter 'The book can be wholeheartedly recommended to the intended audience ! although the readership deserves to be, and probably will be, much wider ! this is an excellent little book that deserves a place on every microbiologist's bookshelf.' Robert Poole, Microbiology Today
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