Historical Perspectives on Microbial Genetics

You can get a great deal of insight into how and why experiments were done can by reading about the history and development of the fields of bacterial genetics and molecular biology. Some interesting references on the development of molecular genetics are listed below.

Personal insights into phage and bacterial genetics:

Collections of seminal papers in phage and bacterial genetics:

Good sources for general reviews on bacterial genetics and metabolism:

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Last modified July 9, 2002