First Published in 1986, this two-volume set offers comprehensive insight into the testing of toxic substances using microorganisms as reference. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for students of medicine and other practitioners in their respective fields.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction and Review of microbial and Biochemical Toxicity Screening. 2. Bacterial Growth and Activity as Indicators of Toxicity. 3. Biochemical Tests for Toxicity Screening. 4. Bioluminescence Assays. 5. Respirometric Techniques. 6. Microcalorimetric Studies of Microbial Metabolism and Inhibition: Bases for In Vitro Toxicity Evaluation. Index.
Gabriel Bitton, Bernard J. Dutka