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A Panorama of the Emergence of Modern Microbiology: 1870’s—1950’s [which includes “A Time Line of Some Basic Discoveries in Microbiology/Biochemistry,1928-1955]

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dc.contributor.author Gest, Howard
dc.date.accessioned 2011-01-31T14:06:52Z
dc.date.available 2011-01-31T14:06:52Z
dc.date.issued 2011-01-27
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2022/6884 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2022/12900
dc.description.abstract This SUPPLEMENT amplifies several aspects of the historic development of microbiological research from the 1870's to ca. 1955. During this period, great advances were made in understanding basic characteristics of a large number of physiologically diverse microorganisms that grow and persist under widely different natural conditions. Thousands of species were isolated in pure culture, and deposited in culture collections, making them available for detailed study of their genetic and biochemical processes, as well as their roles in the cyclic transformations of elements on the Earth. The complexity and basic features of microbial ecology were also discovered. Major research contributions of a number of leading microbiologists are reviewed. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.relation.isversionof A SUPPLEMENT TO: Discovery and Exploration of the Microbial Universe: 1665 to "Modern Times” en
dc.subject nitrogen cycles en
dc.subject earth's sulfur en
dc.subject nitrification en
dc.subject classification of bacteria en
dc.subject enrichment cultures en
dc.subject horizontal gene transfer en
dc.subject chemosynthetic autotrophs en
dc.subject microbial ecology en
dc.subject bacterial spores en
dc.subject spontaneous generation of life en
dc.title A Panorama of the Emergence of Modern Microbiology: 1870’s—1950’s [which includes “A Time Line of Some Basic Discoveries in Microbiology/Biochemistry,1928-1955] en
dc.type Article en


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