Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2005

208 Pages | 8 halftones, 2 line illus.

ISBN: 9780198605584

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The Cunning of Bacterial Poisons

Alistair J. Lax

  • A fascinating account of these ingenious and opportunistic biological poisons.
  • Highly topical, as bacterial toxins play a key role in global diseases, in biological weapons of terror such as anthrax and ricin, in cutting edge cancer research, and even in the cosmetic industry.
  • A good introduction to this exciting area of microbiology for both general readers and students.
  • There is no other popular science book on the topic of bacterial toxins.

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