9780073522524

Microbiology : A Systems Approach

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073522524

  • ISBN10:

    007352252X

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/8/2011
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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Microbiology: A Systems Approachis an allied health microbiology text for non-science majors with a body systems approach to the disease chapters. It has become known for its engaging writing style, instructional art program and focus on active learning. We are so excited to offer a robust learning program with student-focused learning activities, allowing the student to manage their learning while you easily manage their assessment. Detailed reports show how your assignments measure various learning objectives from the book (or input your own!), levels of Bloom's Taxonomy or other categories, and how your students are doing.The Cowan Learning program will save you time and improve your students success in this course.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Main Themes of Microbiology

Chapter 2 The Chemistry of Biology

Chapter 3 Tools of the Laboratory: The Methods for Studying Microorganisms

Chapter 4 Prokaryotic Profiles: The Bacteria and Archaea

Chapter 5 Eukaryotic Cells and Microorganisms

Chapter 6 An Introduction to the Viruses

Chapter 7 Microbial Nutrition, Ecology, and Growth

Chapter 8 Microbial Metabolism: The Chemical Crossroads of Life

Chapter 9 Microbial Genetics

Chapter 10 Genetic Engineering and Recombinant DNA

Chapter 11 Physical and Chemical Control of Microbes

Chapter 12 Drugs, Microbes, Host—The Elements of Chemotherapy

Chapter 13 Microbe-Human Interactions: Infection and Disease

Chapter 14 Host Defenses I: Overview and Nonspecific Defenses

Chapter 15 Host Defenses II: Specific Immunity and Immunization

Chapter 16 Disorders in Immunity

Chapter 17 Diagnosing Infections

Chapter 18 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Skin and Eyes

Chapter 19 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Nervous System

Chapter 20 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems

Chapter 21 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Respiratory System

Chapter 22 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Gastrointestinal Tract

Chapter 23 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Genitourinary System

Chapter 24 Environmental Microbiology

Chapter 25 Applied Microbiology and Food and Water Safety

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