New PDF release: Bacteriophage Ecology: Population Growth, Evolution, and

By Stephen T. Abedon

ISBN-10: 0511397100

ISBN-13: 9780511397103

ISBN-10: 0521858453

ISBN-13: 9780521858458

Bacteriophages, or phages, are viruses that infect micro organism and are believed to be the main ample and genetically assorted organisms on the earth. As such, their ecology is gigantic either in quantitative and qualitative phrases. Their abundance makes an realizing of phage ecology more and more suitable to bacterial surroundings ecology, bacterial genomics and bacterial pathology. Abedon offers the 1st textual content on phage ecology for nearly two decades. Written through prime specialists, synthesizing the 3 key ways to learning phage ecology, particularly learning them in normal environments (in situ), experimentally within the lab, or theoretically utilizing mathematical or machine versions. With robust emphasis on microbial inhabitants biology and distilling state-of-the-art examine into easy rules, this publication will supplement different at the moment to be had volumes. it's going to consequently function an important source for graduate scholars and researchers, relatively people with an curiosity in phage ecology and evolutionary biology.

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