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Prescott's microbiology

Author: Joanne M Willey; Linda Sherwood; Christopher J Woolverton
Publisher: New York, NY : McGraw-Hill, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Ninth editionView all editions and formats

Provides an introduction to all major areas of microbiology. This book introduces a number of pedagogical elements designed to facilitate student learning. It focuses on readability, artwork, and the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Manuels d'enseignement supérieur
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanne M Willey; Linda Sherwood; Christopher J Woolverton
ISBN: 0073402400 9780073402406
OCLC Number: 886600661
Notes: Index: pages l-1 à l-45.
Description: xviii, 1118 pages en pagination multiple : illustrations en couleur ; 28 cm
Contents: Part One Introduction to MicrobiologyChapter: 1. The Evolution of Microorganisms and MicrobiologyChapter: 2. Microscopy and Specimen PreparationChapter: 3. Bacterial Cell Structure Chapter: 4. Archaeal Cell Structure Chapter: 5. Eukaryotic Cell Structure Chapter: 6. Viruses and Other Acellular Infectious AgentsPart Two Microbial Nutrition, Growth, and ControlChapter: 7. Microbial Growth Chapter: 8. Control of Microorganisms in the EnvironmentChapter: 9. Antimicrobial ChemotherapyPart Three Microbial MetabolismChapter: 10. Introduction to MetabolismChapter: 11. Catabolism: Energy Release and ConservationChapter: 12. Anabolism: The Use of Energy in Biosynthesis Part Four Microbial Molecular Biology and GeneticsChapter: 13. Bacterial Genome Replication and ExpressionChapter: 14. Regulation of Bacterial Cellular Processes Chapter: 15. Eukaryotic and Archaeal Genome Replication and Expression Chapter: 16. Mechanisms of Genetic Variation Chapter: 17. Recombinant DNA Technology Chapter: 18. Microbial Genomics Part Five The Diversity of the Microbial WorldChapter: 19. Microbial Taxonomy and the Evolution of Diversity Chapter: 20. The Archaea Chapter: 21. The Deinococci, Mollicutes, and Nonproteobacterial Gram-Negative Bacteria Chapter: 22. The Proteobacteria Chapter: 23. Firmicutes: The Low G C Gram-Positive Bacteria Chapter: 24. A ctinobacteria: The High G C Gram-Positive Bacteria Chapter: 25. The Protists Chapter: 26. The Fungi (Eumycota) Chapter: 27. The VirusesPart Six Ecology and SymbiosisChapter: 28. Biogeochemical Cycling and Global Climate ChangeChapter: 29. Methods in Microbial Ecology Chapter: 30. Microorganisms in Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems Chapter: 31. Microorganisms in Terrestrial Ecosystems Chapter: 32. Microbial Interactions Part Seven Pathogenicity and Host ResponseChapter: 33. Innate Host Resistance Chapter: 34. Adaptive Immunity Chapter: 35. Pathogenicity and Infection Part Eight Microbial Diseases, Detection, and Their ControlChapter: 36. Clinical Microbiology and Immunology Chapter: 37. Epidemiology and Public Health Microbiology Chapter: 38. Human Diseases Caused by Viruses and Prions Chapter: 39. Human Diseases Caused by Bacteria Chapter: 40. Human Diseases Caused by Fungi and Protists Part Nine Applied MicrobiologyChapter: 41. Microbiology of Food Chapter: 42. Biotechnology and Industrial Microbiology Chapter: 43. Applied Environmental Microbiology
Other Titles: Microbiology
Responsibility: Joanne Willey, Hofstra University ; Linda Sherwood, Montana State University ; Christopher J. Woolverton, Kent State University.


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