About the Author
Larry L. Barton is Professor Emeritus, Department of Biology, University of New Mexico. He is author or co-editor of eight books on microbiology and is founding editor of the journal Anaerobe. Dr. Barton studies the physiological activities of microorganisms, focusing on energetics of anaerobic bacteria and bacterial inorganic metabolism.
R.J.C. McLean is Regents’ Professor, Department of Biology, Texas State University. His research include biofilm growth and development as well as microbial mineral formation and nanobacteria.