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Germs, Genes, and Bacteria: How They Influence Modern Life (Collection) by Joyce A. Schoemaker, Paul J. H. Schoemaker, Anne Maczulak, Greg Gibson, David Clark

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Index

16S rRNA analysis, 22–23

A

ABC transporters, 74–75

acetic acids, 152

acid rain, 159

acidic environments, 11, 139

acidophiles, 11

Acremonium, 64

Actinobacteria, 95

Actinomyces, 95

adaptability of bacteria, 73, 126

adaptive mutations, 63

adenine, 100

adherence, as survival mechanism, 125

aerobic bacteria in mouth, 27

agar in pure cultures, 19–20

agar plates in serial dilution, 166

agriculture

antibiotic-resistant bacteria in, 73

antibiotics in, 66–68

biotechnology in, 114

protein production, 131–135

ague, 69

Al Husseini, Sadad I., 148

Alcaligenes eutrophus, 118

algae, 2, 96

algae blooms, 140

ALH 84001 (meteorite), 161

aliquots, 166

alkaliphiles, 11

Altamira cave paintings, decomposition of, 95

amensalism, 122

Amgen, 108

amino acids, 101–102 ...

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