9780697354396

MICROBIOLOGY

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    9780697354396

  • ISBN10:

    0697354393

  • Edition: 4TH
  • Copyright: 1/1/1999
  • Publisher: BROWN WM C CO PUBLISHERS
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Summary

Prescott, Harley and Klein's 6th edition provides a balanced, comprehensive introduction to all major areas of microbiology. Because of this balance, "Microbiology, 6/e" is appropriate for students preparing for careers in medicine, dentistry, nursing, and allied health, as well as research, teaching, and industry. Biology and chemistry are prerequisites. .

Table of Contents

Preface xvii
To the Student xxv
Part I Introduction to Microbiology
The History and Scope of Microbiology
1(15)
The Study of Microbial Structure: Microscopy and Specimen Preparation
16(20)
Procaryotic Cell Structure and Function
36(36)
Eucaryotic Cell Structure and Function
72(25)
Part II Microbial Nutrition, Growth, and Control
Microbial Nutrition
97(16)
Microbial Growth
113(22)
Control of Microorganisms by Physical and Chemical Agents
135(16)
Part III Microbial Metabolism
Metabolism: Energy and Enzymes
151(12)
Metabolism: The Generation of Energy
163(27)
Metabolism: The Use of Energy in Biosynthesis
190(21)
Metabolism: The Synthesis of Nucleic Acids and Proteins
211(25)
Metabolism: Enzyme and Gene Regulation
236(19)
Part IV Microbial Genetics
Microbial Genetics: General Principles
255(23)
Microbial Genetics: Recombination and Plasmids
278(32)
Recombinant DNA Technology
310(25)
Part V The Viruses
The Viruses: Introduction and General Characteristics
335(21)
The Viruses: Bacteriophages
356(16)
The Viruses: Viruses of Eucaryotes
372(21)
Part VI The Diversity of the Microbial World
Microbial Taxonomy
393(28)
The Archaea
421(17)
Bacteria: The Deinococci and Nonproteobacteria Gram Negatives
438(20)
Bacteria: The Proteobacteria
458(30)
Bacteria: The Low G + C Gram Positives
488(18)
Bacteria: The High G + C Gram Positives
506(16)
The Fungi (Eumycota), Slime Molds, and Water Molds
522(18)
The Algae
540(13)
The Protozoa
553(12)
Part VII The Nature of Symbiotic Associations
Symbiotic Associations: Commensalism, Mutualism, and the Normal Microbiota of the Human Body
565(15)
Symbiotic Associations: Parasitism, Pathogenicity, and Resistance
580(25)
Part VIII The Fundamentals of Immunology
The Immune Response: Antigens and Antibodies
605(21)
The Immune Response: Chemical Mediators, B- and T-Cell Biology, and Immune Disorders
626(28)
The Immune Response: Antigen-Antibody Reactions
654(23)
Part IX Microbial Diseases and Their Control
Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
677(20)
Clinical Microbiology
697(23)
The Epidemiology of Infectious Disease
720(18)
Human Diseases Caused by Viruses
738(28)
Human Diseases Caused Primarily by Gram-Positive and Gram-Negative Bacteria
766(33)
Human Diseases Caused by Other Bacteria (Chlamydiae, Mycoplasmas, and Rickettsias); Dental and Nosocomial Infections
799(12)
Human Diseases Caused by Fungi and Protozoa
811(20)
Part X Microorganisms and the Environment
Microorganisms as Components of Ecosystems
831(21)
Marine and Freshwater Environments
852(33)
Terrestrial Environments
885(22)
Part XI Food and Industrial Microbiology
Microbiology of Food
907(24)
Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology
931
Appendix I A Review of the Chemistry of Biological Molecules A1
Appendix II Common Metabolic Pathways A12
Appendix III Classification of Bacteria According to the First Edition of Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology A21
Appendix IV A Guide to the Location of Important Taxa in the Fourth Edition A26
Appendix V Classification of Viruses A28
Glossary G1
Credits C1
Index I1

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