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Temperate Phages and Transduction

Rowland H. Davis

in The Microbial Models of Molecular Biology: From Genes to Genomes

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195154368
eISBN:
9780199893935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154368.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This chapter begins with a discussion of studies on temperate bacteriophages. It then describes the discovery of a new and surprising form of genetic recombination called transduction, which led to ... More


Tiny Bubbles

Claude A. Piantadosi

in Mankind Beyond Earth: The History, Science, and Future of Human Space Exploration

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162432
eISBN:
9780231531030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162432.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter focuses on the demands of travelling to Mars. It considers factors such as the psychosocial aspects of living in a tightly confined space for a long time, the cost of a new space ... More


Creamy and Crunchy: An Informal History of Peanut Butter, the All-American Food

Jon Krampner

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162333
eISBN:
9780231530934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162333.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book is a popular history of peanut butter, the all-American comfort food that is found in the pantries of at least seventy-five percent of American kitchens. The book shows that, to a ... More


Peanut Corporation of America: “There Was No Red Flag”

Jon Krampner

in Creamy and Crunchy: An Informal History of Peanut Butter, the All-American Food

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162333
eISBN:
9780231530934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162333.003.0017
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the Salmonella outbreaks involving peanut butter made by Stewart Parnell's Peanut Corporation of America (PCA). On December 21, 2008, seventy-two-year-old Shirley Almer died in ... More


How Peter Pan Lost Its Groove

Jon Krampner

in Creamy and Crunchy: An Informal History of Peanut Butter, the All-American Food

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162333
eISBN:
9780231530934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162333.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines how the Peter Pan brand of peanut butter lost its market dominance. Through the years, Peter Pan has generally recieved favorable reviews from consumer publications such as ... More


Salmonella Infections, Networks of Knowledge, and Public Health in Britain, 1880-1975

Anne Hardy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198704973
eISBN:
9780191774058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704973.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Salmonella family of bacteria were considered the dominant source of the common affliction of food poisoning for most of the twentieth century. Food poisoning was identified as a public health ... More


Microbiology of nests and eggs

A. West, P. Cassey, and C. M. Thomas

in Nests, Eggs, and Incubation: New ideas about avian reproduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198718666
eISBN:
9780191788086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718666.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Microbes on the surface of the eggshell are associated with increased infection rates of the inner egg and reduced hatchability. The species of microbes and their relative abundance are highly ... More


Introduction

Anne Hardy

in Salmonella Infections, Networks of Knowledge, and Public Health in Britain, 1880-1975

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198704973
eISBN:
9780191774058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704973.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter introduces the global problem of food-borne disease and sets it in historical context, identifying Salmonella as the original food poisoning organism. It explains the choice and ... More


Pursuing Parasites

Anne Hardy

in Salmonella Infections, Networks of Knowledge, and Public Health in Britain, 1880-1975

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198704973
eISBN:
9780191774058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704973.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the relationship between public health, epidemiology, and the laboratory in the field of food poisoning and Salmonella science between around 1900 and 1939, and how the ... More


Network and Knowledge

Anne Hardy

in Salmonella Infections, Networks of Knowledge, and Public Health in Britain, 1880-1975

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198704973
eISBN:
9780191774058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704973.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter looks at the way in which an influential scientific network became established and operated within the world of Salmonella science in the inter-war period. Publications, correspondence, ... More


Field and Farm

Anne Hardy

in Salmonella Infections, Networks of Knowledge, and Public Health in Britain, 1880-1975

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198704973
eISBN:
9780191774058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704973.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the 1940s Britain’s veterinary community was alerted to the connections between animal and human Salmonella infections, through the medium of animal carriers. Such infections had previously been ... More


Ghastly Kitchens—the Borgia Tradition

Anne Hardy

in Salmonella Infections, Networks of Knowledge, and Public Health in Britain, 1880-1975

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198704973
eISBN:
9780191774058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704973.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the later 1970s, the microbiological landscape of food infections began to change, with Salmonella being displaced by Campylobacter as the principal causal organism. This chapter explores the ... More


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