The definitive reference on the biology of bacteria. This 7 volume work provides scholarly articles on prokaryote systematics, ecology, and physiology as well as articles by experts on the orders, genera and families of organisms classed as prokaryotes, which include bacteria and archaea. It also includes descriptions of culture information, toxicity, pictures, charts, essays, and a list of works cited for each topic. It is best searched through the Table of Contents for each volume.
Ideal for bacteriologists, microbiologists, and clinical microbiologists, this is the most comprehensive and authoritative encyclopedic handbook on prokaryotes. The Prokaryotes: An Evolving Electronic Resource for the Microbiology Community is the online version of content currently found in the printed reference work The Prokaryotes, 3rd edition.