Show simple item record Gest, Howard 2009-01-08T17:27:36Z 2009-01-08T17:27:36Z 2009-01-07
dc.description Study of pure cultures of bacteria provided (a) the major basis of understanding their dynamic roles in the status of Earth’s biosphere and (b) systems for biochemical and molecular biological analysis of the processes involved. This article calls attention to pioneering microbiological studies underlying relevant contemporary research. en
dc.description.abstract A commentary on sundry aspects of bacteria in the natural world and in the laboratory, touching on: diversity, nutrition, the species concept, classification and taxonomy, “computer bacteroids,” the “unculturability” myth, “astrobiology.” extremophiles, and Gest’s Postulates en
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dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.subject bacterial diversity en
dc.subject classification en
dc.subject so-called "unculturability" en
dc.subject species concept en
dc.title Facts and Myths about Authentic Bacteria/Lessons from Pioneers of Microbiology en
dc.type Article en

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