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Main Title Bergey's ManualĀ® of Systematic Bacteriology Volume Two: The Proteobacteria, Part A Introductory Essays / [electronic resource] :
Author Brenner, Don J.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Krieg, Noel R.
Staley, James T.
Garrity, George M.
Publisher Springer US,
Year Published 2005
Call Number QH301-705
ISBN 9780387280219
Subjects Life sciences ; Medicine
Internet Access
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Edition Second Edition.
Collation XXVI, 304 p. online resource.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
The History of Bergey's Manual -- On Using the Manual -- Procaryotic Domains -- Classification of Procaryotic Organisms and the Concept of Bacterial Speciation -- Identification of Procaryotes -- Numerical Taxonomy -- Polyphasic Taxonomy -- Overview: A Phylogenetic Backbone and Taxonomic Framework for Procaryotic Systematics -- Nucleic Acid Probes and Their Application in Environmental Microbiology -- Bacterial Nomenclature -- Etymology in Nomenclature of Procaryotes -- Microbial Ecology-New Directions, New Importance -- Culture Collections: An Essential Resource for Microbiology -- Intellectual Property of Procaryotes -- Anoxygenic Phototrophic Purple Bacteria -- Aerobic Bacteria Containing Bacteriochlorophyll And Belonging To The Alphaproteobacteria -- Nitrifying Bacteria -- The Lithoautotrophic Ammonia-Oxidizing Bacteria -- The Lithoautotrophic Nitrite-Oxidizing Bacteria -- Bacteria that Respire Oxyanions of Chlorine -- The Revised Road Map to the Manual. Includes introductory chapters on classification of prokaryotes, the concept of bacterial species, numerical and polyphasic taxonomy, bacterial nomenclature and the etymology of prokaryotic names, nucleic acid probes and their application in environmental microbiology, culture collections, and the intellectual property of prokaryotes. The first Road Map to the prokaryotes is included as well as an overview of the phylogenetic backbone and taxonomic framework for prokaryotic systematics.