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August 16, 1947

Henrici's Molds, Yeasts, and Actinomycetes: A Handbook for Students of Bacteriology

JAMA. 1947;134(16):1444. doi:10.1001/jama.1947.02880330166027

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The well known book by Henrici has been brought out in a second edition by three investigators, experts in their respective fields. The comparatively meager literature in the English language on the subject of fungi and actinomycetes as causative agents of human and animal diseases is receiving in this book most expert consideration. In addition, the authors present a detailed discussion of the utilization of fungi, yeasts and actinomycetes for industrial and food purposes. It is sufficient to list the subjects of the chapters to give an idea of the broad scope of this book: structure and classification of the fungi; variations in the lower fungi; methods for studying molds, yeasts and actinomycetes; molds belonging to the Phycomycetes; molds belonging to the fungi imperfecti and the Ascomycetes; fungous diseases of man and animals; infections caused by molds; biologic activities of molds; morphology and classification of the yeasts and yeastlike fungi;

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