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, Volume 71, Issue 1–2, pp 3–13 | Cite as

The Delft School of Microbiology in historical perspective

  • J.W.M. la Rivière
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Abstract

The paper discusses the contributions made to the Delft School of Microbiology by its founding fathers, defines its contents and analyses its influence. The paper is concluded by a discussion of the significance of the Delft School for the future development of general microbiology.

M.W. Beijerinck Delft School of Microbiology history of microbiology A.J. Kluyver C.B. Van Niel 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J.W.M. la Rivière
    • 1
  1. 1.International Institute for Infrastructural, Hydraulic ⇐ Environmental EngineeringDelftThe Netherlands

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