Books  Animal & General Biology  Microbiology 

The Bacteria: Their Origin, Structure, Function and Antibiosis

By: Arthur L Koch


Paperback | Oct 2007 | #171232 | ISBN-13: 9781402066252
Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 week Details
NHBS Price: £79.99 $112/€92 approx
Hardback | Dec 2006 | #159584 | ISBN: 1402032056
Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 week Details
NHBS Price: £129.99 $181/€149 approx

About this book

The book's purpose is to explain from the development of life on earth to the evolution of diversity. It is this diversity that led, almost automatically to the development of pathogens and predators. The relationship of pathogens and host lead to the development of antibiotics and resistance mechanism. Man has extended this process and we now have a situation in which new antibiotics only are effective for a short time. If we are to create long term antibiotics we must design them with this history in mind.

Understanding antibiotic chemotherapy at the ecological level is necessary for more permanent advances in development and in the usage of antibiotic agents both old, new, and in the future.

This book is intended for students at various levels that will be the microbiology researchers in the time to come. Also microbiology professors, particularly those teaching medical microbiology as well as physicians administering antibiotics daily and researchers in the pharmaceutical industry may find this book useful.


From the contents:Preface. Legend to the Frontispiece.- Part 1 Origin of Bacteria.- Part 2 Wall Structure.- Part 3 Bacterial Morphologies.- Part 4 Antibiosis.- References.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Defensive Mutualism in Microbial Symbiosis

NHBS Price: £126.00 $176/€144 approx

Life's Engines

NHBS Price: £14.95 $21/€17 approx

Handbook of Corynebacterium Glutamicum

NHBS Price: £200.00 $279/€229 approx


NHBS Price: £12.99 $18/€15 approx

Deep Life

NHBS Price: £27.95 $39/€32 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194