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Bacterial Toxins: Genetics, Cellular Biology and Practical ApplicationsThomas Profit

234 pages. 2013. Caister Academic Press. ISBN 978-1-908230-28-7. Price $319.00.

Written by 20 experts and divided into 9 chapters, Bacterial Toxins: Genetics, Cellular Biology and Practical Applications meets the editor's stated goal of highlighting recent advances in toxin research, particularly those made by complete genome sequencing and protein crystallography. Although each chapter is comprehensive and provides a detailed review of recent findings on a given topic and could be a standalone resource, the chapters work well together when integrated into this book. The sections on Escherichia