Molecular approaches to environmental microbiology /

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Imprint:London ; New York : Ellis Horwood, 1996.
Description:x, 262 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Subject:Microbial ecology.
Molecular microbiology.
Microbial ecology.
Molecular microbiology.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Pickup, R. W. (Roger W.)
Saunders, Jon R., 1949-
ISBN:0130154962 (cased : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Modern molecular techniques and environmental microbiology / J. Gwynfryn Jones
  • 2. The ecology and evolution of bacterial plasmids / J. R. Saunders, V. A. Saunders and R. W. Pickup
  • 3. The use of 16S ribosomal RNA sequences in microbial ecology / T. Martin Embley and Erko Stackebrandt
  • 4. Nucleic acid techniques in the environmental detection of microorganisms and their activities / John P. Bowman and Gary S. Sayler
  • 5. Marker gene technology in environmental microbiology / Venetia A. Saunders
  • 6. Immunological approaches to the analysis of microbial populations / J. P. Carter and J. M. Lynch
  • 7. Flow cytometry for the targeted analysis of the structure and function of microbial populations / C. Edwards, J. Diaper and J. Porter
  • 8. The use of insertion sequences for the identification and specific detection of bacterial strains with particular reference to Rhizobium meliloti / Roger Wheatcroft
  • 9. Pyrolysis mass spectrometry in the investigation of clinicoenvironmental infection problems / R. Freeman, P. R. Sisson, N. F. Lightfoot and A. C. Ward
  • 10. Detection of Giardia and Cryptosporidium in water: current status and future prospects / Huw V. Smith
  • 11. Survival of bacteria in the environment / J. A. W. Morgan and C. Winstanley
  • 12. The molecular basis of rhizosphere competence in Agrobacterium tumefaciens / Charles H. Shaw.