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Genetics and Biochemistry of Antibiotic Production

  • 1st Edition - November 1, 1994
  • Authors: Colin Stuttard, L. Vining
  • Language: English
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 2 - 9 5 0 7 - 7

* Emphasizes the molecular genetics of antibiotic production * Provides the latest information on the organization of genes encoding the biosynthetic pathway * Explores the… Read more

Genetics and Biochemistry of Antibiotic Production

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* Emphasizes the molecular genetics of antibiotic production * Provides the latest information on the organization of genes encoding the biosynthetic pathway * Explores the mechanisms governing their expression and regulation * Examines the role of resistance genes in protecting organisms from their own lethal productsGenetics and Biochemistry of Antibiotic Production brings together the most up-to-date information on the genetic and biochemical mechanisms involved in antibiotic production. A collection of internationally recognized authors provide the latest information on the organization, function and regulation of genes responsible for antibiotic synthesis in a range of bacteria. This unique book groups antibiotics according to their biosynthetic affiliation, providing a background into evolutionaryrelationships while raising intriguing questions about the raison d'etre of antibiotics in nature.