Loose Leaf Version of Foundations in Microbiology / Edition 7

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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: 9780077369088
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 6/30/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.10 (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 the Viruses

7 Elements of Microbial Nutrition, Ecology, and Growth

8 Microbial Metabolism

9 Microbial Genetics

10 Genetic Engineering

11 Physical and Chemical Agents for Microbial Control

12 Drugs, Microbes, Host--The Elements of Chemotherapy

13 Microbe-Human Interactions

14 Nonspecific Host Defenses

15 Adaptive, Specific Immunity and Immunization

16 Disorders in Immunity

17 Diagnosing Infections

18 The Cocci of Medical Importance

19 The Gram-Positive Bacilli of Medical Importance

20 The Gram-Negative Bacilli of Medical Importance

21 Miscellaneous Bacterial Agents of Disease

22 The Fungi of Medical Importance

23 The Parasites of Medical Importance

24 Introduction to Viruses That Infect Humans: The DNA Viruses

25 The RNA Viruses That Infect Humans

26 Environmental Microbiology

27 Applied Microbiology
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