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Science  26 Sep 2003:
Vol. 301, Issue 5641, pp. 1850-1851
DOI: 10.1126/science.1090048

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Antibiotics Actions, Origins, Resistance. by Christopher Walsh. ASM Press, Washington, DC, 2003. 345 pp. $99.95. ISBN 1-55581-254-6.

Focusing on antibiotics that have been used to counter infectious disease of humans, Walsh provides an up-to-date analysis of how these small molecules interfere with crucial processes in bacteria.