Microbiology: A Very Short Introduction
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- Format: Paperback
- Copyright: 02/01/2015
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
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In this Very Short Introduction Nicholas P. Money explores not only the traditional methods of microscopy and laboratory culture but also the modern techniques of genetic detection and DNA sequencing, genomic analysis, and genetic manipulation. In turn he demonstrates how advances in microbiology have had a tremendous impact on the areas of medicine, agriculture, and biotechnology.
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