9780805377521

Microbiology: An Introduction Brief Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780805377521

  • ISBN10:

    0805377522

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 1/1/2005
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
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Summary

With every new edition, the No. 1 best-selling non-majors microbiology book wins over readers with its careful balance of concepts and applications, art that teaches, and its straightforward presentation of complex topics. For "Microbiology: An Introduction," "Eighth Edition," this successful formula has been refined with hundreds of research and disease updates, updated morbidity data, and an enhanced Mircobiology Place Website and CD-ROM. For college instructors, students, or anyone interested in microbiology.

Table of Contents

Fundamentals Of Microbiology
The Microbial World and You
Chemical Principles
Observing Microorganisms Through a Microscope
Functional Anatomy of Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells
Microbial Metabolism
Microbial Growth
The Control of Microbial Growth
Microbial Genetics
Biotechnology and Recombinant DNA
A Survey Of The Microbial World
Classification of Microorganisms
The Prokaryotes: Domains Bacteria and Archaea
The Eukaryotes: Fungi, Algae, Protozoa, and Helminths
Viruses, Viroids, and Prions
Interaction Between Microbe And Host
Principles of Disease and Epidemiology
Microbial Mechanisms of Pathogenicity
Nonspecific Defenses of the Host
Specific Defenses of the Host: The Immune Response
Practical Applications of Immunology
Disorders Associated with the Immune System
Antimicrobial Drugs
Microorganisms And Human Disease
Microbial Diseases of the Skin and Eyes
Microbial Diseases of the Nervous System
Microbial Diseases of the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
Microbial Diseases of the Respiratory System
Microbial Diseases of the Digestive System
Microbial Diseases of the Urinary and Reproductive Systems
Environmental And Applied Microbiology
Environmental Microbiology
Applied and Industrial Microbiology
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