Progress in environmental microbiology.9781600219405
Progress in environmental microbiology.
Ed. by Myung-Bo Kim.
Nova Science Publishers
This book begins with two brief commentaries on the complex ecology of microbial microbial
pertaining to or emanating from a microbe.
the breakdown of organic material, especially feedstuffs, by microbial organisms. biofilm Biofilm
An adhesive substance, the glycocalyx, and the bacterial community which it envelops at the interface of a liquid and a surface. When a liquid is in contact with an inert surface, any bacteria within the liquid are attracted to the surface and adhere communities in the drinking water supply system by Zietz (hygiene and environmental health, U. of Gottingen, Germany), and on how a network study of interspecies relationship will open new aspects of microbial ecology, written by Haruta and Igarashi (agriculture and life sciences, U. of Tokyo). The remainder of the book contains review and research articles from scholars from Europe, Asia, and South America on topics such as mixtures of microorganisms in biocontrol bi·o·con·trol
See biological control.
See biological control. , fluorescence in situ hybridization Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)
A technique for diagnosing DiGeorge syndrome before birth by analyzing cells obtained by amniocentesis with DNA probes. FISH is about 95% accurate. in aquatic bacteria, and improving fecal coliform coliform /col·i·form/ (kol´i-form) pertaining to fermentative gram-negative enteric bacilli, sometimes restricted to those fermenting lactose, e.g., Escherichia, Klebsiella, or Enterobacter. removal and maturation ponds. This title is written entirely in English but contains editorial problems throughout; the academic credentials of the editor are not provided.
([c]20082005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR)