9780072473827

MP: Microbiology: A Human Perspective with OLC bind-in card

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072473827

  • ISBN10:

    0072473827

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/9/2003
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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Appropriate for the non-major/allied health student, this authoritative text carefully explains the fundamentals, providing a general overview of the principles followed by more detailed explanations. With its easy-to-read writing style, Microbiology: A Human Perspective offers modern coverage on such topics as genomics, biofilms, and quorum sensing. A body systems approach is used in the coverage of diseases.

Table of Contents

PART ONE LIFE AND DEATH OF MICROORGANISMS
Humans and the Microbial World
1(16)
The Molecules of Life
17(22)
Microscopy and Cell Structure
39(44)
Dynamics of Prokaryotic Growth
83(26)
Control of Microbial Growth
109(20)
Metabolism: Fueling Cell Growth
129(38)
The Blueprint of Life, from DNA to Protein
167(24)
Bacterial Genetics
191(28)
Biotechnology and Recombinant DNA
219(26)
PART TWO THE MICROBIAL WORLD
Identification and Classification of Prokaryotes
245(22)
The Diversity of Prokaryotic Organisms
267(32)
The Eukaryotic Members of the Microbial World
299(24)
Viruses of Bacteria
323(18)
Viruses, Prions, and Viroids: Infectious Agents of Animals and Plants
341(30)
PART THREE MICROORGANISMS AND HUMANS
The Innate Immune Response
371(22)
The Adaptive Immune Response
393(26)
Applications of Immune Responses
419(22)
Immunologic Disorders
441(18)
Host-Microbe Interactions
459(26)
Epidemiology
485(22)
Antimicrobial Medications
507(26)
PART FOUR INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Skin Infections
533(28)
Respiratory System Infections
561(36)
Alimentary System Infections
597(36)
Genitourinary Infections
633(30)
Nervous System Infections
663(28)
Wound Infections
691(24)
Blood and Lymphatic Infections
715(24)
HIV Disease and Complications of Immunodeficiency
739(26)
PART FIVE APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY
Microbial Ecology
765(20)
Environmental Microbiology: Treatment of Water, Wastes, and Polluted Habitats
785(16)
Food Microbiology
801
Appendices 1(1)
Glossary 1

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