Brock Biology of Microorganisms

Brock Biology of Microorganisms

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by Michael T. Madigan
     
 

ISBN-10: 032173551X

ISBN-13: 9780321735515

Pub. Date: 01/28/2011

Publisher: Pearson Educacion

The book for introductory microbiology, Brock's Biology of Microorganisms continues its long tradition of impeccable scholarship, outstanding art, and accuracy. It balances the most current coverage with the major classical concepts essential for understanding the science. A six-part presentation covers principles of microbiology;…  See more details below

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The book for introductory microbiology, Brock's Biology of Microorganisms continues its long tradition of impeccable scholarship, outstanding art, and accuracy. It balances the most current coverage with the major classical concepts essential for understanding the science. A six-part presentation covers principles of microbiology; evolutionary microbiology and microbial diversity; metabolic diversity and microbial ecology; immunology, pathogenicity, and host responses; microbial diseases; and microorganisms as tools for industry and research. For researchers, group leaders, senior scientists in pharmaceuticals, chemicals and biochemical biotechnology companies, and public health laboratories.

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ISBN-13:
9780321735515
Publisher:
Pearson Educacion
Publication date:
01/28/2011

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Introduction: An Overview of Microbiology and Cell Biology1
Ch. 2Cell Chemistry31
Ch. 3Cell Biology52
Ch. 4Nutrition and Metabolism109
Ch. 5Microbial Growth149
Ch. 6Macromolecules and Molecular Genetics178
Ch. 7Regulation of Gene Expression226
Ch. 8Viruses248
Ch. 9Microbial Genetics304
Ch. 10Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology357
Ch. 11Microbial Growth Control397
Ch. 12Industrial Microbiology430
Ch. 13Metabolic Diversity among the Microorganisms473
Ch. 14Microbial Ecology532
Ch. 15Microbial Evolution, Systematics, and Taxonomy606
Ch. 16Prokaryotic Diversity: Bacteria635
Ch. 17Prokaryotic Diversity: Archaea741
Ch. 18Eukarya: Eukaryotic Microorganisms769
Ch. 19Host-Parasite Relationships785
Ch. 20Concepts of Immunology813
Ch. 21Clinical and Diagnostic Microbiology and Immunology865
Ch. 22Epidemiology and Public Health Microbiology902
Ch. 23Major Microbial Diseases929
Appendix 1Energy Calculations in Microbial BioenergeticsA-1
Appendix 2Advanced Mathematics of Microbial Growth and Chemostat OperationA-5
Appendix 3Bergey's Classification of ProkaryotesA-7
GlossaryG-1
IndexI-1

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