Bacillus anthracis and Anthrax

Bacillus anthracis and Anthrax

Editor(s): Nicholas H. Bergman

Published Online: 8 NOV 2010 02:51PM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470410110

Online ISBN: 9780470891193

DOI: 10.1002/9780470891193

About this Book

The study of Bacillus Anthracis remains at the forefront of microbiology research because of its potential use as a bioterror agent and its role in shaping our understanding of bacterial pathogenesis and innate immunity. Bacillus Anthracis and Anthrax provides a comprehensive guide to all aspects of the organism, ranging from basic biology to public health issues associated with anthrax. This book will be a premier reference for B. Anthracis and anthrax to microbiologists, medical and public health professionals, bioterror research and preparedness, immunologists, and physiologists.

Table of contents

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    3. Chapter 3

      Anthrax Spore Germination (pages 39–51)

      Nathan Fisher, Katherine A. Carr, Jonathan D. Giebel and Philip C. Hanna

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