Microbes and Society

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2019-10-15
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Table of Contents

PartI The Microbial World
Chapter1 The Microbial World: Diverse and Immense
Chapter2 Microbes in Perspective: The Pioneers, Classifiers, and Observers
Chapter3 Molecules of the Cell: The Building Blocks of Life
Chapter4 Exploring the Prokaryotic World: The Bacteria and Archaea Domains
Chapter5 The Eukaryotic World: Protists and Fungi
Chapter6 Viruses: At the Threshold of Life
Chapter7 Growth and Metabolism: Running the Microbial Machine
Chapter8 The DNA Story: Chromosomes, Genes, and Genomics
Chapter9 Microbial Genetics: From Genes to Genetic Engineering
Chapter10 Controlling Microbes: In Our Surroundings and Close to Home
Chapter11 Microbial Crosstalk: Uncovering the Social Life of Microbes
PartII Microbes and Human Affairs
Chapter12 Microbes and Food: Food Preservation and Safety
Chapter13 Microbes and Food: A Menu of Microbial Delights
Chapter14 Biotechnology and Industry: Putting Microbes to Work
Chapter15 Microbes and Agriculture: No Microbes, No Hamburgers
Chapter16 Microbes and the Environment: No Microbes, No Life
Chapter17 Disease and Resistance: The Wars Within
Chapter18 Viral Diseases of Humans: AIDS to Zika
Chapter19 Bacterial Diseases of Humans: Slate-Wipers and Current Concerns

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