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This is the 6th edition with a publication date of 3/2/2004.

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  • Microbiology


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

Introduction to Microbiology
The History and Scope of Microbiology
The Study of Microbial Structure: Microscopy and Specimen Preparation
Procaryotic Cell Structure and Function
Eucaryotic Cell Structure and Function
Microbial Nutrition, Growth, and Control
Microbial Nutrition
Microbial Growth
Control of Microorganisms by Physical and Chemical Agents
Microbial Metabolism
Metabolism: Energy, Enzymes, and Regulation
Metabolism: Energy Release and Conservation
Metabolism: The Use of Energy in Biosynthesis
Microbial Molecular Biology and Genetics
Genes: Structure, Replication, and Mutation
Genes: Expression and Regulation
Microbial Recombination and Plasmids
DNA Technology and Genomics
Recombinant DNA Technology
Microbial Genomics
The Viruses
The Viruses: Introduction and General Characteristics
The Viruses: Bacteriophages
The Viruses: Viruses of Eucaryotes
The Diversity of the Microbial World
Microbial Taxonomy and Phylogeny
The Archaea
Bacteria: The Deinococci and Nonproteobacteria Gram Negatives
Bacteria: The Proteobacteria
Bacteria: The Low G + C Gram Positives
Bacteria: The High G + C Gram Positives
The Fungi (Eumycota), Slime Molds, and Water Molds
The Algae
The Protozoa
Ecology and Symbiosis
Microorganism Interactions and Microbial Ecology
Microorganisms in Aquatic Environments
Microorganisms in Terrestrial Environments
Nonspecific (Innate) Resistance and the Immune Response
Normal Microbiota and Nonspecific (Innate) Host Resistence
Specific (Adaptive) Immunity
Medical Immunology
Microbial Diseases and Their Control
Pathogenicity of Microorganisms
Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Clinical Microbiology
The Epidemiology of Infectious Disease
Human Diseases Caused by Viruses
Human Diseases Caused by Bacteria
Human Diseases Caused by Fungi and Protozoa
Food and Industrial Microbiology
Microbiology of Food
Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology
A Review of the Chemistry of Biological Molecules
Common Metabolic Pathways
Classification of Procaryotes According to the First Edition of Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology
Classification of Procaryotes According to the Second Edition of Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology
Classification of Viruses
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