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Biography of a Germ
Biography of a Germ
 
Our Price: $22.00
Year: 2000
Pages: 178
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 375401997

Product Code: 075676176X

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Arno Karlen (au). Here is a microbe’s life seen from its own point of view. The bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb for short) is a tiny, pale spiral, invisible to the naked eye, yet no one could invent a life so ingenious. Bb is the germ that causes Lyme disease, but that is just one recent chapter in its struggle to survive. In this original book, Karlen takes readers on a fantastic journey through Bb’s world -- its ancestry & evolution, its day-to-day life, its perilous travels through ticks, mice, & deer, &, finally, its collision with humanity. Bb is one of a score of microbes that recently shifted to humans from other species, causing such epidemics as Lyme disease & AIDS. Bb entered our bodies because we invited it to, by changing our environment & behavior.

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