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Published: 27 October 2005

204 Pages | numerous halftones, 1 table, 1 line drawing


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, 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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