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Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology

Volume 3: The Firmicutes

Editors: Vos, P., Garrity, G., Jones, D., Krieg, N.R., Ludwig, W., Rainey, F.A., Schleifer, K.-H., Whitman, W. (Eds.)

  • An extensive revision of one of the most authoritative works in bacterial taxonomy
  • Reorganized along phylogenetic lines to reflect the current state of prokaryotic taxonomy
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Includes a revised taxonomic outline for the Firmicutes based upon the SILVA project as well as a description of more than 1346 species and 235 genera belonging to the phylum Firmicutes, which are also called the low mol% G+C Gram positive prokaryotes. Major taxa to be included are Alicyclobacillus, Bacillus, Clostridium, Enterococcus, Erysipelothrix, Eubacterium, Haloanaerobium, Heliobacterium, Lachnospira, Lactobacillus, Leuconostoc, Listeria, Paenibacillus, Peptococcus, Ruminococcus, Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, Syntrophomonas, Thermoactinomyces, Thermoanaerobacter, Veillonella and 229 additional genera. Includes many medically and industrially important taxa.

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From the reviews of the second edition: “This is the latest massive tome of the new Bergey, and deals exclusively with the Phylum Firmicutes, the low G+C Gram-positive bacteria … . an essential purchase for University and Technical libraries and larger institutional departments. … Its readership has to be all microbiologists, molecular biologists and medical and environmental researchers … .” (Ann P. Wood, Microbiology Today, August, 2010)

Table of contents (3 chapters)

  • Revised road map to the phylum Firmicutes

    Ludwig, Wolfgang (et al.)

    Pages 1-13

  • Taxonomic outline of the phylum Firmicutes

    Ludwig, Wolfgang (et al.)

    Pages 15-17

  • Phylum XIII. Firmicutes Gibbons and Murray 1978, 5 (Firmacutes [sic] Gibbons and Murray 1978, 5)

    Schleifer, Karl-Heinz

    Pages 19-1317

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eBook $269.00
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  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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Hardcover $349.00
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  • ISBN 978-0-387-95041-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology
Book Subtitle
Volume 3: The Firmicutes
Editors
  • Paul Vos
  • George Garrity
  • Dorothy Jones
  • Noel R. Krieg
  • Wolfgang Ludwig
  • Fred A. Rainey
  • Karl-Heinz Schleifer
  • William Whitman
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag New York
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: CBS Publishers, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-68489-5
DOI
10.1007/978-0-387-68489-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-95041-9
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
LII, 1450
Additional Information
Originally published by Williams & Wilkins, 1984
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