Subdividision of microbiology that deals with the study of bacteria and other terragen prokaryote life forms. Fields of study and specialization include bacterial taxonomy and phylogeny, physiological and genetic structure, bacterics and other bionano applications, biochemistry, toxins, metabolism, structure, antibiotics, prokaryote ecology, and more.
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Text by M. Alan Kazlev
Initially published on 08 October 2001.