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Brock Biology of microorganisms

Author: Michael T Madigan; John M Martinko
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ [etc.] : Prentice Hall/Pearson Education, cop. 2006 [i.e. 2005]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 11th edView all editions and formats
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This book balances the most current coverage with the major classical and contemporary concepts essential for understanding microbiology. The authors' clear, accessible writing style speaks to today's students while maintaining the depth and precision science majors need. This succinct overview offers clear writing and up-to-date coverage of new research that will capture students' interests. Interwoven Experimental  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Leermiddelen (vorm)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael T Madigan; John M Martinko
ISBN: 0131443291 9780131443297
OCLC Number: 899050936
Notes: Oorspr. uitg.: 1979.
Description: XXI, 992, 15, 15, 34 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: UNIT I: Principles of MicrobiologyChapter 1 Microorganisms and MicrobiologyChapter 2 An Overview of Microbial LifeChapter 3 MacromoleculesChapter 4 Cell Structure/FunctionChapter 5 Nutrition, Laboratory Culture, and Metabolism of MicroorganismsChapter 6 Microbial GrowthChapter 7 Essentials of Molecular BiologyChapter 8 Metabolic RegulationChapter 9 Essentials of VirologyChapter 10 Bacterial Genetics UNIT II: Evolutionary Microbiology and Microbial DiversityChapter 11 Microbial Evolution and SystematicsChapter 12 Prokaryotic Diversity: The BacteriaChapter 13 Prokaryotic Diversity: The ArchaeaChapter 14 Eukaryotic Cell Biology and Eukaryotic MicroorganismsChapter 15 Microbial GenomicsChapter 16 Viral Diversity UNIT III: Metabolic Diversity and Microbial EcologyChapter 17 Metabolic DiversityChapter 18 Methods of Microbial EcologyChapter 19 Microbial Ecology UNIT IV: Immunology, Pathogenicity, and Host ResponsesChapter 20 Microbial Growth ControlChapter 21 Microbial Interactions with HumansChapter 22 Essentials of ImmunologyChapter 23 Molecular ImmunologyChapter 24 Diagnostic Microbiology and Immunology UNIT V: Microbial DiseasesChapter 25 EpidemiologyChapter 26 Person-to-Person Microbial DiseasesChapter 27 Animal-Transmitted, Arthropod-Transmitted, and Soilborne Microbial DiseasesChapter 28 Wastewater Treatment, Water Purification, and Waterborne Microbial DiseasesChapter 29 Food Preservation and Foodborne Microbial Diseases UNIT VI: Microorganisms as Tools for Industry and ResearchChapter 30 Industrial MicrobiologyChapter 31 Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
Other Titles: Biology of microorganisms
Responsibility: Michael T. Madigan, John M. Martinko.
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This book balances the most current coverage with the major classical and contemporary concepts essential for understanding microbiology. The authors' clear, accessible writing style speaks to today's students while maintaining the depth and precision science majors need. This succinct overview offers clear writing and up-to-date coverage of new research that will capture students' interests. Interwoven Experimental discussions and applications illustrate the nature of scientific discovery, helping students connect the science of genetics to the issues of today.

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