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Molecular Genetics of Bacteria, Third Edition (Snyder, Molecular Genetics of Bacteria) Hardcover – May 31, 2007

ISBN-13: 978-1555813994 ISBN-10: 1555813992 Edition: 3rd

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Product Details

  • Series: Snyder, Molecular Genetics of Bacteria
  • Hardcover: 735 pages
  • Publisher: ASM Press; 3 edition (May 31, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1555813992
  • ISBN-13: 978-1555813994
  • Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 1.5 x 11.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 5 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #195,863 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Key Features and Benefits
* Each chapter includes a concise end-of-chapter summary of the material covered
* Incorporates text boxes that introduce readers to exciting developments and related topics of interest
* Provides thought questions, problems, and suggested reading lists at the conclusion of each chapter that test student comprehension and encourage further research
* Written by only two authors, both of whom are specialists in the field and who have significant experience teaching the subject of bacterial molecular genetics
* Integrates biochemical, genomic, and structural information that broadens the knowledge obtained from molecular genetics
* Focuses on the most widely studied bacteria, Escherichia coli and Bacillus subtilis, but incorporates many examples from other bacteria of medical, ecological, and biotechnological importance

About the Author

Authors: Larry Snyder, Michigan State University, USA Wendy Champness, Michigan State University, USA

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Customer Reviews

Parts of the book are easy to read, while some parts are quite torturous.
chemstudent
The text is very well written, however, the font used is rather small, and there are only FOUR colors used throughout the entire book.
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Explanations are crystal clear throughout, and the diagrams are very well done.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Brian Ferris on March 25, 2004
Format: Hardcover
This is an excellent and in-depth presentation of the molecular genetics of prokaryotes. Explanations are crystal clear throughout, and the diagrams are very well done. (Typographical errors are everywhere, but fortunately they are easy to spot and none of them are misleading.) The text can seem long at times, but the extra effort spent reading is repaid in terms of clarity. The authors are careful to insure everything is explained well. The book also covers several areas of prokaryotic biology besides molecular genetics, such as cell division, antibiotics, transport of molecules across the cell membrane, two-component signaling pathways, bacteriophages, and many others.
This is undoubtedly the best introduction to prokaryotic biology out there. Highly recommended.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Larissa Parsley on July 31, 2005
Format: Hardcover
This is one of few college textbooks I've used that has actually HELPED me learn the course material. The book takes you from the basics (DNA structure and replication, etc.) all the way through some very complex concepts while never missing a beat. It's surprisingly readable and student-user-friendly whether you're a beginner or a certifiable gene jockey. My only complaint is the quality of the figures; some of them are very small and thus hard to read, and as one reviewer commented, they are sort of simplistic to the point of not being very thorough. Having full-color illustrations would be a big plus.

Overall, this book definitely surpasses other bacterial genetics books I've seen as far as readability and organization goes. It delivers what it promises!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Fred D. Mast on March 5, 2005
Format: Hardcover
This book is great in developing the concepts and explaining in an easy but at the same time technical way just what is involved in bacterial genetics. Teaching from the historical perspective, you really get a sense of what these researchers were faced with and just how valuable their breakthoughs were. It doesn't try to be "hip" like so many other undergraduate textbooks out there, and for that they get full credit. The figures are a little simplistic though.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on December 15, 2011
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This book is incredibly well written. It follows a logical progression throughout and is detailed, yet still clear. I am graduating with two degrees (Biochemistry and Microbiology) and I can say I've used this book more than any other on my shelf. I bought it for a bacterial physiology course, but have used it for many others when I needed a better explanation than the assigned readings or the professors supplied. I really appreciate that the language is straight forward and you don't have to muscle your way through it!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By M. Wright on December 1, 2010
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This is probably one of my favorite biology books on my three shelves of (bio) textbooks and notes. The information is indepth, but the authors make sure to give descent background and work their way up to topics. Unlike many biology books, they successfully divide their information up into appropriate, manageable topics so it flows relatively seamlessly. It is still information dense, hence the 'relatively'. I'm writing this review because I am currently writing a grant proposal for my lab job to start a genetics project. Although I've taken genetics, this book has been a great refresher and a reminder of the nuances that make genetics a precarious research topic. It covers very relevant information that is necessary to know before embarking on specific projects.
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By BarBon on May 15, 2014
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I received exactly what I was looking for at a great price and I received it on time

I recommend , surely not waste your money
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This book can't be used as a stand alone book for a microbiology course in graduate level but better as a sub for a portion of the class. An easy read and in depth it was but not broad enough in my opinion. It goes deep into the genetics and transposons than most other books that I have read. Other potential uses of transposons were also mentioned in this book. In general, I would recommend this book as a reference for graduate level classes.
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By Heather on September 24, 2013
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Lots of information, Good reference text, might be a little overwhelming for a person new to genetics, i would suggest it
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