Foundations in Microbiology / Edition 6

Foundations in Microbiology / Edition 6

by Kathleen Park Talaro
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073305405

ISBN-13: 9780073305400

Pub. Date: 09/15/2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Written with the non-major/allied health student in mind, the authors use common, everyday analogies to explain the many difficult microbiology concepts. Unlike any other allied health microbiology textbook on the market, the art program showcases beautiful illustrations with the use of bold, primary colors. A taxonomic approach is used for the study of pathogens.  See more details below

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Written with the non-major/allied health student in mind, the authors use common, everyday analogies to explain the many difficult microbiology concepts. Unlike any other allied health microbiology textbook on the market, the art program showcases beautiful illustrations with the use of bold, primary colors. A taxonomic approach is used for the study of pathogens.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073305400
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
09/15/2006
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1The Main Themes of Microbiology1
Ch. 2From Atoms to Cells: A Chemical Connection35
Ch. 3Procaryotic Profiles: The Bacteria65
Ch. 4Eucaryotic Cells and Microorganisms97
Ch. 5An Introduction to the Viruses131
Ch. 6Elements of Microbial Nutrition, Ecology, and Growth157
Ch. 7Microbial Metabolism: The Chemical Crossroads of Life193
Ch. 8Microbial Genetics225
Ch. 9Physical and Chemical Control of Microbes265
Ch. 10Drugs, Microbes, Host--The Elements of Chemotherapy295
Ch. 11Microbe-Human Interactions: Infection and Disease325
Ch. 12The Nature of Host Defenses361
Ch. 13The Acquisition of Specific Immunity and Its Applications393
Ch. 14Disorders in Immunity437
Introduction to Medical Bacteriology471
Ch. 15The Cocci of Medical Importance477
Ch. 16The Bacilli of Medical Importance505
Ch. 17Miscellaneous Bacterial Agents of Disease549
Ch. 18Fungal Diseases585
Ch. 19The Parasitic Diseases of Humans613
Ch. 20Introduction to Viral Diseases and DNA Viruses649
Ch. 21The RNA Virus Diseases671
Ch. 22Environmental and Applied Microbiology711

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