Yeasts: Characteristics and Identification

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Yeasts: Characteristics and Identification Authors: , , Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Cambridge University Press
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Pages: 1150 Illustrations and other contents: 138 Halftones, unspecified; 4 Line drawings, unspecified Language: English ISBN: 9780521573962 Categories: ,

This new edition of the standard yeast identification and reference manual is the most up-to-date ever published. Over half of the volume is devoted to descriptions of the 678 currently recognised species, presented in a clear, easy to use layout and illustrated with over 1300 high quality photomicrographs. Readily usable keys and tables allow identification of all of the species described and a wealth of reference information broadens the scope of the book beyond identification. The book provides: * 678 species descriptions, with the results of 99 physiological tests displayed at a glance * Over 1300 high quality photomicrographs to accompany the descriptions, including 500 photomicrographs new to this edition * Nine identification keys, based on clearly defined groups of yeasts * Tables for identifying each species * A summary of the characteristics of 93 yeast genera * A list of nearly 4000 published yeast names, with provenances and synonyms * A list of specific epithets, with the genera to which they have belonged * General sections on yeast classification and laboratory methods * An extensive bibliography and a comprehensive glossary

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'... this is the single volume I would recommend for any lab doing identification work.' Alan Wheals, Microbiology Today 'This is the key book for any laboratory concerned with yeast identifications.' Mycological Research