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Brock biology of microorganisms

Author: Thomas D Brock
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall/Pearson Education, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 10th edView all editions and formats

This text covers introductory microbiology. It balances cutting-edge research with the major classical concepts essential for understanding the science.


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Genre/Form: Matériel didactique
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas D Brock
ISBN: 0130662712 9780130662712 0130491470 9780130491473
OCLC Number: 300967680
Notes: Comprend des réf. bibliogr. et un index.
"First through seventh editions titled Biology of microorganisms"--Verso p. de t.
L'auteur principal des sept premières éditions était : Thomas D. Brock.
Les auteurs des huitième, neuvième et dixième éditions sont : Michael T. Madigan, John M. Martinko, Jack Parker.
Description: xxv, 1019 pages : illustrations (certaines en couleur), formules, graph., photogr. (certaines en couleur), tabl. ; 29 cm
Contents: I. PRINCIPLES OF MICROBIOLOGY. 1. Microorganisms and Microbiology. 2. An Overview of Microbial Life. 3. Macromolecules. 4. Cell Structure/Function. 5. Nutrition, Laboratory Culture, and Metabolism of Microorganisms. 6. Microbial Growth. 7. Principles of Microbial Molecular Biology. 8. Regulation of Gene Expression. 9. Essentials of Virology. 10. Bacterial Genetics. II. EVOLUTIONARY MICROBIOLOGY AND MICROBIAL DIVERSITY. 11. Microbial Evolution and Systematics. 12. Prokaryotic Diversity: Bacteria. 13. Prokaryotic Diversity: Archaea. 14. Eukaryotic Cell Biology and Eukaryotic Microorganisms. 15. Microbial Genomics. 16. Bacterial, Plant and Animal Viruses. III. METABOLIC DIVERSITY AND MICROBIAL ECOLOGY. 17. Metabolic Diversity. 18. Methods in Microbial Ecology. 19. Microbial Habitats, Nutrient Cycles, and Interactions with Plants and Animals. IV. PATHOGENICITY, HOST RESPONSES, AND IMMUNOLOGY. 20. Microbial Growth Control. 21. Human-Microbe Interactions. 22. Essentials of Immunology. 23. Molecular Immunology. 24. Clinical Microbiology and Immunology. V. MICROBIAL DISEASES. 25. Epidemiology. 26. Person-to-Person Microbial Diseases. 27. Animal-Transmitted, Arthropod-Transmitted, and Soilborne Microbial Diseases. 28. Wastewater Treatment, Water Purification, and Waterborne Microbial Diseases. 29. Food Preservation and Foodborne Microbial Diseases. VI. MICROORGANISMS AS TOOLS FOR INDUSTRY AND RESEARCH. 30. Industrial Microbiology/Biocatalysis. 31. Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology. Appendix 1. Energy Calculations in Microbial Biogenetics. Appendix 2. Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd ed.
Other Titles: Biology of microorganisms.
Responsibility: [Thomas D. Brock et autres].


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