Microbial Physiology / Edition 4

Microbial Physiology / Edition 4

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by Albert G. Moat
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0471394831

ISBN-13: 9780471394839

Pub. Date: 07/08/2002

Publisher: Wiley

The Fourth Edition of Microbial Physiology retains the logical, easy-to-follow organization of the previous editions. An introduction to cell structure and synthesis of cell components is provided, followed by detailed discussions of genetics, metabolism, growth, and regulation for anyone wishing to understand the mechanisms underlying cell survival and

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The Fourth Edition of Microbial Physiology retains the logical, easy-to-follow organization of the previous editions. An introduction to cell structure and synthesis of cell components is provided, followed by detailed discussions of genetics, metabolism, growth, and regulation for anyone wishing to understand the mechanisms underlying cell survival and growth. This comprehensive reference approaches the subject from a modern molecular genetic perspective, incorporating new insights gained from various genome projects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471394839
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/08/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
6.97(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.54(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Introduction to Microbial Physiology.

2. Macromolecular Synthesis and Processing: DNA, RNA, and Protein Synthesis.

3. Bacterial Genetics: DNA Exchange, Recombination, Mutagenesis and Repair.

4. Microbial Physiology in the Genomic ERA: A Revolutionary Tale.

5. Regulation of Prokaryotic Gene Expression.

6. Bacteriophage Genetics.

7. Cell Structure and Function.

8. Central Pathways of Carbohydrate Metabolism.

9. Energy Production and Metabolite Transport.

10. Metabolism of Substrates Other than Glucose.

11. Fermentation Pathways.

12. Photosynthesis and Inorganic Metabolism.

13. Lipids and Sterols.

14. Nitrogen Metabolism.

15. Biosynthesis and Metabolism of Amino Acids.

16. Purines and Pyrimidines.

17. Bacterial Cell Division.

18. Microbial Stress Responses.

19. Bacterial Differentiation.

20. Host-Parasite Interactions.

Index.

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'[Microbial Physiology, Fourth Edition] will be welcomed as a book for teaching at several levels, and as a handbook for reasearchers in various fields of microbial physiology.' --Arthur L. Koch, Biology Department, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
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'[Microbial Physiology, Fourth Edition] is the best available text in the field today and a must for any microbiologist needing an up-to-date knowledge of the biochemistry and molecular biology of metabolism in microorganisms.' 'I recommend it highly!' --Alan D. Antoine, Ph.D., Dept. of Biochemistry & Microbiology, Rutgers University