Managing Microorganisms (Hardcover)

Managing Microorganisms By David Smith, Matthew J. Ryan, Alan Buddie Cover Image
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All basic and applied life science research requires microorganisms as study specimens. Managing Microorganisms is the standard reference for anyone who works with microorganisms, primarily bacteria and fungi, but also algae and protozoa, yeasts, animal and human cells etc. It is applicable to researchers who maintain their own collections of strains, and those who use a public service culture collection.

The book includes coverage of:
  • methods of preservation and characterization for different groups of microorganisms
  • best practice guidelines for culture collection management
  • how to protect investment in research with microorganisms
  • where to source microorganisms
  • how to store, handle and distribute microorganisms effectively and safely
  • how to design a sustainable business plan for a culture collection
  • health and safety issues, and the regulatory environment
Essential for academic researchers and students in applied life sciences, including biology, agriculture, medicine and biotechnology. Anyone working with microorganisms and culture collections, also consultants, biotechnologists and bioindustry.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781800622111
ISBN-10: 1800622112
Publisher: Cabi
Publication Date: May 8th, 2023
Pages: 424
Language: English