9780132324601

Brock Biology of Microorganisms

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    9780132324601

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    0132324601

  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
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The authoritative text for introductory microbiology,Brock Biology of Microorganisms,12/e, continues its long tradition of impeccable scholarship, outstanding art and photos, and accuracy. It balances the most current coverage with the major classical and contemporary concepts essential for understanding microbiology. Now reorganized for greater flexibility and updated with new content, the authorsrs" clear, accessible writing style speaks to todayrs"s readers while maintaining the depth and precision they need.Microorganisms and Microbiology, A Brief Journey to the Microbial World, Chemistry of Cellular Components, Structure/Function in Bacteria and Archaea, Nutrition, Culture and Metabolism of Microorganisms, Microbial Growth, Essentials of Molecular Biology, Archael and Eukaryotic Molecular Biology, Regulation of Gene Expression, Overview of Viruses and Virology, Principles of Bacterial Genetics, Genetic Engineering, Microbial Genomics, Microbial Evolution and Systematics,Bacteria:The Proteobacteria,Bacteria:Gram-Positive and OtherBacteria,Archaea,Eukaryotic Microorganisms, Viral Diversity, Metabolic Diversity: Photography, Autotrophy, Chemlithotrophy, and Nitrogen Fixation, Metabolic Diversity: Catabolism of Organic Compounds, Methods in Microbial Ecology, Microbial Ecosystems, Nutrient Cycles, Bioremediation, and Symbioses, Industrial Microbiology, Biotechnology, Antimicrobial Agents and Pathogenicity, Microbial Interactions with Humans, Essentials of Immunology, Immunology in Host Defense and Disease, Molecular Immunology, Diagnostic and Microbiology and Immunology, Epidemiology, Person-to-Person Microbial Diseases, Vectorborne and Soilborne Diseases, Wastewater Treatment, Water Purification, and Waterborne Micriobial Diseases, Food Preservation and Foodborne Microbial Diseases.Intended for those interested in learning the basics of microbiology

Table of Contents

Principles of Microbiology
Microorganisms and Microbiology
A Brief Journey to the Microbial World
Chemistry of Cellular Components
Cell Structure and Function in Bacteria and Archaea
Nutrition, Culture, and Metabolism of Microorganisms
Microbial Growth
Molecular Biology of Microorganisms
Essentials of Molecular Biology
Archaeal and Eukaryotic Molecular Biology
Regulation of Gene Expression
Overview of Viruses and Virology
Principles of Bacterial Genetics
Genetic Engineering
Microbial Genomics
Microbial Diversity
Microbial Evolution and Systematics
Bacteria: The Proteobacteria
Bacteria: Gram-Positive and Other Bacteria
Archaea
Eukaryotic Cell Biology and Eukaryotic Microorganisms
Viral Diversity
Metabolic Diversity and Microbial Ecology
Metabolic Diversity: Photography, Autotrophy, Chemolithotrophy, and Nitrogen Fixation
Metabolic Diversity: Catabolism of Organic Compounds
Methods in Microbial Ecology
Microbial Ecosystems
Nutrient Cycles, Bioremediation, and Symbioses
Putting Microorganisms to Work
Industrial Microbiology
Biotechnology
Antimicrobial Agents and Pathogenicity
Microbial Growth Control
Microbial Interactions with Humans
Immunology
Essentials of Immunology
Immunology in Host Defense and Disease
Molecular Immunology
Diagnostic Microbiology and Immunology
Epidemiology
Microbial Diseases
Person-to-Person Microbial Diseases
Vectorborne and Soilborne Microbial Diseases
Wastewater Treatment, Water Purification, and Waterborne Microbial Diseases
Food Preservation and Foodborne Microbial Diseases
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