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Life Sciences | Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology - Volume 5: The Actinobacteria

Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology

Volume 5: The Actinobacteria

Whitman, W., Goodfellow, M., Kämpfer, P., Busse, H.-J., Trujillo, M.E., Ludwig, W., Suzuki, K.-i., Parte, A. (Eds.)

Originally published by Williams & Wilkins, 1984

2nd ed. 2012, 1750 p. 297 illus.

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  • This is the final volume in the best-selling series
  • Features descriptions of over 200 genera in 49 families
  • Includes a revised taxonomic outline for the Actinobacteria
Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology

Content Level » Research

Related subjects » Biomedical Sciences - Biotechnology - Life Sciences - Medical Microbiology - Microbiology

Table of contents 

The Planctomycetes, Spirochetes, Fibrobacters, Bacteroides and Fusobacteria. 320 species in 86 genera. As with Volumes 2, 3 and 4, introductory material will be limited to that which is specific to the cultivation and characterization of taxa included in the volume. A brief description of any changes to the "road-map to the taxa" will be included, if required. Volume 5 will also include an update section that details any major revisions in phylogenetic arrangement of bacteria and descriptions of new taxa since publication of Volume 1 of the second edition. Contents will be updated as we approach publication.

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Distribution rights for India: CBS Publishers, New Delhi, India

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