Foundations in Microbiology: Basic Principles / Edition 8by Kathleen Park Talaro, Barry Chess
Pub. Date: 02/01/2011
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Talaro/Chess: Foundations in Microbiology is an allied health microbiology text for non-science majors with a taxonomic approach to the disease chapters. It offers an engaging and accessible writing style through the use of tools such as case studies and analogies to thoroughly explain difficult microbiology concepts. The newest of these features includes the Secret World of Microbes and Quick Search. We are so excited to offer a robust learning program with student-focused learning activities, allowing the student to manage their learning while you easily manage their assessment. Revised art and updated photos help concepts stand out. Detailed reports show how your assignments measure various learning objectives from the book (or input your own!), levels of Bloom's Taxonomy or other categories, and how your students are doing. The Talaro Learning program will save you time while improving your students success in this course.
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Table of Contents
1 The Main Themes of Microbiology2 The Chemistry of Biology3 Tools of the Laboratory: The Methods for Studying Microorganisms4 A Survey of Prokaryotic Cells and Microorganisms 5 A Survey of Eukaryotic Cells and Microorganisms6 An Introduction to Viruses7 Elements of Microbial Nutrition, Ecology, and Growth8 An Introduction to Microbial Metabolism: The Chemical Crossroads of Life9 Microbial Genetics10 Genetic Engineering: A Revolution in Molecular Biology11 Physical and Chemical Agents for Microbial Control12 Drugs, Microbes, Host—The Elements of Chemotherapy13 Microbe-Human Interactions: Infection and Disease14 Nonspecific Host Defenses15 Adaptive, Specific Immunity and Immunization16 Disorders in Immunity17 Diagnosing InfectionsAPPENDIX AAPPENDIX BAPPENDIX CAPPENDIX DAPPENDIX E
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