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Fundamentals of microbiology

Author: Jeffrey C Pommerville
Publisher: Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, ©2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 10th edView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey C Pommerville
ISBN: 9781449647964 1449647960 9781449688615 1449688616
OCLC Number: 794603181
Notes: Revised edition of: Alcamo's fundamentals of microbiology / Jeffrey C. Pommerville. c2011.
Includes index.
Description: xxxi, 845, [65] pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Microbiology: then and now --
The chemical building blocks of life --
Concepts and tools for studying microorganisms --
Structure of bacteria and archaeal cells --
Microbial growth and nutrition --
Microbial metabolism --
Control of microorganisms: physical and chemical methods --
Microbial genetics --
Gene transfer, genetic engineering, and genomics --
Airborne bacterial diseases --
Foodborne and waterborne bacterial diseases --
Soilborne and arthropodborne bacterial diseases --
Sexually transmitted and contact transmitted bacterial diseases --
The viruses and virus-like agents --
Viral infections of the respiratory tract and skin --
Viral infections of the blood, lymphatic, gastrointestinal, and nervous system --
Eukaryotic microorganisms : the fungi --
Eukaryotic microorganisms : the parasites --
Infection and disease --
Resistance and the immune system : innate immunity --
Resistance and the immune system: adaptive immunity --
Immunity and serology --
Immune disorders and aids --
Antimicrobial drugs --
Microbiology of foods --
Environmental microbiology --
Industrial microbiology and biotechnology.
Responsibility: Jeffrey C. Pommerville.
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