Applying Bacterial Genetic Principles

  • Edward A. Birge
Part of the Springer Series in Microbiology book series (SSMIC)


Bacterial genetics is witnessing an exciting time in its history. For many years this science had been the sole province of the basic researcher. Enormous contributions had been made by bacterial geneticists to our understanding of genetic and molecular biologic processes, but there seemed to be only a few applied uses for the knowledge that had been gained. During the 1980s this picture completely changed, and interest in bacterial genetics suddenly intensified as a result of the development of DNA splicing techniques and their related technologies.


Growth Hormone Cloning Vector Human Growth Hormone mRNA Molecule Host Bacterium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward A. Birge
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  1. 1.Department of MicrobiologyArizona State UniversityTempeUSA

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