Foundations in Microbiology: Basic Principles / Edition 8

Foundations in Microbiology: Basic Principles / Edition 8

by Kathleen Park Talaro, Barry Chess
     
 

ISBN-10: 0077342801

ISBN-13: 9780077342807

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

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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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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780077342807
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
02/01/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
608
Sales rank:
574,372
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1 The Main Themes of Microbiology

2 The Chemistry of Biology

3 Tools of the Laboratory: The Methods for Studying Microorganisms

4 A Survey of Prokaryotic Cells and Microorganisms

5 A Survey of Eukaryotic Cells and Microorganisms

6 An Introduction to Viruses

7 Elements of Microbial Nutrition, Ecology, and Growth

8 An Introduction to Microbial Metabolism: The Chemical Crossroads of Life

9 Microbial Genetics

10 Genetic Engineering: A Revolution in Molecular Biology

11 Physical and Chemical Agents for Microbial Control

12 Drugs, Microbes, Host—The Elements of Chemotherapy

13 Microbe-Human Interactions: Infection and Disease

14 Nonspecific Host Defenses

15 Adaptive, Specific Immunity and Immunization

16 Disorders in Immunity

17 Diagnosing Infections

APPENDIX A

APPENDIX B

APPENDIX C

APPENDIX D

APPENDIX E

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