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The author team of Prescott’s Microbiology continues the tradition of past editions by providing a balanced, comprehensive introduction to all major areas of microbiology.
Because of this balance, Microbiology is appropriate for microbiology majors and mixed majors courses. The new authors have focused on readability, artwork, and the integration of several key themes (including evolution, ecology and diversity) throughout the text, making an already superior text even better.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Microbiology|
|The Evolution of Microorganisms and Microbiology|
|Bacteria and Archaea|
|Eukaryotic Microbial Structure and Function|
|Viruses and Other Acellular Infectious Agents|
|Microbial Nutrition, Growth, and Control|
|Microbial Growth and Reproduction|
|Control of Microorganisms in the Environment|
|Introduction to Metabolism|
|Catabolism: Energy Release and Conservation|
|Anabolism: The Use of Energy in Biosynthesis|
|Microbial Molecular Biology and Genetics|
|Genes: Structure, Replication, and Expression|
|Regulation of Cellular Processes|
|Mechanisms of Genetic Variation|
|Recombinant DNA Technology|
|The Diversity of the Microbial World|
|Microbial Taxonomy and the Evolution of Diversity|
|The Deinococci and Nonproeobacteria Gram Negatives|
|The Low G + C Gram-Positive Bacteria: The Firmicutes|
|The High G + C Gram-Positive Bacteria: The Actinobacteria|
|Ecology and Symbiosis|
|Methods in Microbial Ecology|
|Microorganisms in Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems|
|Microorganisms in Terrestrial Ecosystems|
|Pathogenicity and Host Response|
|Infection and Pathogenicity|
|Nonspecific (Innate) Host Resistance|
|Specific (Adaptive) Immunity|
|Microbial Diseases, Detection, and their Control|
|Clinical Microbiology and Immunology|
|Epidemiology and Public Health Microbiology|
|Human Diseases Caused by Viruses and Prions|
|Human Diseases Caused by Bacteria|
|Human Diseases Caused by Fungi and Protists|
|Microbiology of Food|
|Applied Environmental Microbiology|
|A Review of the Chemistry of Biological Molecules|
|Common Metabolic Pathways|
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