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Prescott's principles of microbiology

Author: Joanne M Willey; Linda Sherwood; Christopher J Woolverton; Lansing M Prescott
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Provides an introduction to various areas of microbiology. This book focuses on readability, artwork, and the integrates evolution, ecology and diversity. It is intended for microbiology majors and  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joanne M Willey; Linda Sherwood; Christopher J Woolverton; Lansing M Prescott
ISBN: 9780073375236 0073375233 9780077213411 0077213416 9780071283670 0071283676
OCLC Number: 173659609
Notes: "In using the seventh edition of PHK?s microbiology as the foundation for the development of principles, we identified two overarching goals."
Includes index.
Description: xiv, 847 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. Introduction to microbiology --
Pt. 2. Microbial nutrition, growth, and control --
Pt. 3. Microbial metabolism --
Pt. 4. Microbial molecular biology and genetics --
Pt. 5. The Diversity of the microbial world --
Pt. 6. Ecology and symbiosis --
Pt. 7. Host defenses --
Pt. 8. Microbial diseases and their control --
Pt. 9. Applied microbiology --
Appendix I : A Review of the chemistry of biological molecules --
Appendix II : Common metabolic pathways.
Other Titles: Microbiology
Responsibility: Joanne M. Willey, Linda M. Sherwood, Christopher J. Woolverton.
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Part I. Introduction to Microbiology -- 1. The History and Scope of Microbiology -- 2. Microscopes and the Study of Microbial Structure -- 3. Procaryotic Cell Structure and Function -- 4. Eucaryotic Cell Structure and Function -- 5. Viruses and Other Acellular Agents -- Part II. Microbial Nutrition, Growth, and Control -- 6. Microbial Nutrition -- 7. Microbial Growth -- 8. Control of Microorganisms -- Part III. Microbial Metabolism -- 9. Introduction to Metabolism -- 10. Catabolism: Energy Release and Conservation -- 11. Anabolism: The Use of Energy in Biosynthesis -- Part IV. Microbial Molecular Biology and Genetics -- 12. Genes: Structure, Replication, and Expression -- 13. Regulation of Gene Expression -- 14. Mechanisms of Genetic Variation -- 15. Microbial Genomics -- 16. Biotechnology and Industrial Microbiology -- Part V. The Diversity of the Microbial World -- 17. Microbial Evolution, Taxonomy, and Diversity -- 18. The Archaea -- 19. The Deinococci and Gram-Negative Nonproteobacteria -- 20. The Proteobacteria -- 21. The Low G + C Gram-Positive Bacteria -- 22. The High G + C Gram-Positive Bacteria -- 23. Eucaryotic Microbes -- 24. Viral Diversity -- Part VI. Ecology and Symbiosis -- 25. Biogeochemical Cycling and the Study of Microbial Ecology -- 26. Microorganisms in Natural Environments -- 27. Microbial Interactions -- Part VII. Host Defenses -- 28. Nonspecific (Innate) Host Resistance -- 29. Specific (Adaptive) Immunity -- Part VIII. Microbial Diseases and Their Control -- 30. Pathogenicity of Microorganisms -- 31. Antimicrobial Chemotherapy -- 32. Clinical Microbiology and Immunology -- 33. The Epidemiology of Infectious Disease -- Part IX. Applied Microbiology -- 34. Microbiology of Food -- 35. Applied Environmental Microbiology -- Appendix I: A Review of the Chemistry of Biological Molecules -- Appendix II: Common Metabolic Pathways -- Glossary.

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