9780805375978

Microbiology: An Introduction Media Update

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  • ISBN13:

    9780805375978

  • ISBN10:

    080537597X

  • Format: Hardcover w/CD
  • Copyright: 1/1/2001
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
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Summary

Readers praise the careful balance of microbiology concepts and applications and the straightforward presentation of complex topics in Microbiology: An Introduction, making it the #1 non-majors microbiology book. The Seventh Edition Media Update includes a new laboratory simulation CD-ROM, VirtualUnknown(tm) Microbiology; the Microbiology Interactive Student Tutorial CD-ROM; and access to the resource-rich Microbiology Place web site, (www.microbiologyplace.com).

Table of Contents

PART ONE Fundamentals of Microbiology 1(274)
The Microbial World and You
1(27)
Chemical Principles
28(28)
Observing Microorganisms Through a Microscope
56(21)
Functional Anatomy of Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells
77(36)
Microbial Metabolism
113(43)
Microbial Growth
156(28)
The Control of Microbial Growth
184(26)
Microbial Genetics
210(38)
Biotechnology and Recombinant DNA
248(27)
PART TWO A Survey of the Microbial World 275(130)
Classification of Microorganisms
276(27)
The Prokaryotes: Domains Bacteria and Archaea
303(28)
The Eukaryotes: Fungi, Algae, Protozoa, and Helminths
331(40)
Viruses, Viroids, and Prions
371(34)
PART THREE Interaction Between Microbe and Host 405(172)
Principles of Disease and Epidemiology
406(29)
Microbial Mechanisms of Pathogenicity
435(19)
Nonspecific Defenses of the Host
454(22)
Specific Defenses of the Host: The Immune Response
476(24)
Practical Applications of Immunology
500(20)
Disorders Associated with the Immune System
520(29)
Antimicrobial Drugs
549(28)
PART FOUR Microorganisms and Human Disease 577(214)
Microbial Diseases of the Skin and Eyes
578(24)
Microbial Diseases of the Nervous System
602(23)
Microbial Diseases of the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
625(31)
Microbial Diseases of the Respiratory System
656(29)
Microbial Diseases of the Digestive System
685(35)
Microbial Diseases of the Urinary and Reproductive Systems
720(22)
PART FIVE Environmental and Applied Microbiology
Environmental Microbiology
742(29)
Applied and Industrial Microbiology
771(20)
Appendix A Classification of Bacteria According to Bergey's Manual 791(12)
Appendix B Methods for Taking Clinical Samples 803(2)
Appendix C Metabolic Pathways 805(6)
Appendix D Exponents, Exponential Notation, Logarithms, and Generation Time 811(2)
Appendix E Pronunciation of Scientific Names 813(4)
Appendix F Taxonomic Guide to Diseases 817(4)
Appendix G Instructions for Using VirtualUnknown™ Microbiology 821(5)
Glossary 826(20)
Credits 846(4)
Index 850

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