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Microbiology: Principles and Explorations / Edition 7
     

Microbiology: Principles and Explorations / Edition 7

by Jacquelyn G. Black
 

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ISBN-10: 0470107480

ISBN-13: 9780470107485

Pub. Date: 01/02/2008

Publisher: Wiley

Microbiology: Principles and Explorations has been a best-selling textbook for several editions due to the author's engaging writing style where her passion for the subject shines through the narrative. The text's student-friendly approach provides readers with an excellent introduction to the study of Microbiology. This text is appropriate for non-major and

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Microbiology: Principles and Explorations has been a best-selling textbook for several editions due to the author's engaging writing style where her passion for the subject shines through the narrative. The text's student-friendly approach provides readers with an excellent introduction to the study of Microbiology. This text is appropriate for non-major and mixed major microbiology courses, allied health, agriculture and food sciences courses too.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470107485
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/02/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
968
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Scope And History Of Microbiology.

Chapter 2. Fundamentals Of Chemistry.

Chapter 3. Microscopy And Staining.

Chapter 4. Characteristics Of Prokaryotic And Eukaryotic Cells.

Chapter 5. Essential Concepts Of Metabolism.

Chapter 6. Growth And Culturing Of Bacteria.  

Chapter 7. Microbial Genetics.  

Chapter 8. Gene Transfer And Genetic Engineering.

Chapter 9. An Introduction To Taxonomy: The Bacteria.

Chapter 10. Viruses.

Chapter 11.

Eukaryotic Microorganisms and Parasites

Chapter 12.

Sterilization and Disinfection

Chapter 13

Antimicrobial Therapy

Chapter 14

Host-Microbe Relationships and Disease Processes

Chapter 15

Epidemiology and Nosocomial Infections

Chapter 16

Innate Host Defenses

Chapter 17

Immunology I : Basic Principles of Adaptive Immunity and Immunization

Chapter 18

Immunology II : Immunological Disorders and Tests

Chapter 19

Diseases of the Skin and Eyes;Wounds and Bites

Chapter 20

Urogenital and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Chapter 21

Diseases of the Respiratory System

Chapter 22

Oral and Gastrointestinal Diseases

Chapter 23

Cardiovascular, Lymphatic, and Systemic Diseases

Chapter 24

Diseases of the Nervous System

Chapter 25

Environmental Microbiology

Chapter 26

Applied Microbiology

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