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By Paul Singleton

This 3rd, Revised Edition of a special, encyclopaedic reference paintings covers the total box of natural and utilized microbiology and microbial molecular biology in a single quantity. The Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 3rd variation, Revised:

  • Reflects the most recent advancements within the box
  • Features over 18,000 entries from concise definitions of phrases to review-length articles
  • Provides huge cross-referencing among issues
  • Includes various references from medical journals and different proper assets

With its wide-ranging description of other parts of microbiology, the Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 3rd version, Revised is an necessary reference for each researcher, lecturer and student.Content:

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G. Candida spp), apparently by inhibiting the enzyme squalene epoxidase; they include naftifine and terbinafine. Terbinafine has in vitro activity against Paracoccidioides brasiliensis [JCM (2002) 40 2828–2831]. Alnus root nodule See ACTINORRHIZA. alopecia Loss of hair. a (linking number) See DNA. ) See HEAVY CHAIN. a-factor See MATING TYPE. a-granules CYANOPHYCIN granules. alpha interferon See INTERFERONS. a operon See RIBOSOME (biogenesis). g. during autoclaving. The a peptide can restore some b-galactosidase activity to a population of cells which, owing to a deletion mutation in lacZ, produce an inactive enzyme lacking the N-terminal portion.

Those in the bacterial cytoplasmic membrane, or in the envelope of certain viruses); methanol and ethanol can cause translational errors in protein synthesis. The antimicrobial activity of alcohols increases with molecular weight and with chain length up to ca. C10 ; above this, insolubility becomes important. Activity decreases in the order primary, iso-primary, secondary, tertiary. Methanol (methyl alcohol, CH3 OH) has poor antimicrobial activity. Ethanol (ethyl alcohol, C2 H5 OH) exerts maximum activity as ca.

Radicina (causal agent of black rot of carrot seedlings and stored carrots). ) Alternaria spp form septate mycelium and pyriform to elongated, dark-coloured conidia which usually have both transverse and longitudinal septa; conidiogenesis is tretic (see CONIDIUM), the conidia developing singly or in chains. 27 alternaria rot altro-heptulose Syn. SEDOHEPTULOSE. Alu sequences In the human genome: a family of closely related, dispersed sequences, each ca. 300 nt long, many of which contain a common cleavage site for the restriction enzyme AluI; Alu-like sequences occur in the genomes of other mammals and of certain lower eukaryotes.

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