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Genetics of Microbes

  • Brian W. Bainbridge

Part of the Tertiary Level Biology book series (TLB)

Table of contents

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  12. Back Matter
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About this book

Introduction

Writing a textbook on microbial genetics in about 200 pages was un­ doubtedly a difficult task, but I have been encouraged by the response from both students and lecturers to the first edition. The requirement for a second edition is also a measure of the need for such a book. My experience as a lecturer has shown that what is needed first is an intelligible framework which can be read in a reasonable period of time. Armed with these principles, a student can then go to reviews and the original literature with a reasonable chance of understanding the jargon and the details. Molecular genetics is now so well advanced that it is easy to lose track of the purpose of a set of experiments in the wealth of sequence data and complex interactions. I have therefore kept the same format for this edition with a well-illustrated text giving original papers, popular reviews, monographs and detailed reviews to enable the student to take the subject further as required.

Keywords

genetics microbe microbial genetics molecular genetics

Authors and affiliations

  • Brian W. Bainbridge
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  1. 1.Microbial GeneticsKing’s CollegeLondonUK

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