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Microbiology: A Systems Approach / Edition 2
     

Microbiology: A Systems Approach / Edition 2

by Marjorie Kelly Cowan, Kathleen Park Talaro
 

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ISBN-10: 0077266862

ISBN-13: 9780077266868

Pub. Date: 02/05/2008

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This book is suited for all kinds of students and doesn't require any prerequisite knowledge of biology or chemistry. If you are interested in entering the health care profession in some way, this book will give you a strong background in the biology of microorganisms, without overwhelming you with unnecessary details. Don't worry if you are not in health professions.

Overview

This book is suited for all kinds of students and doesn't require any prerequisite knowledge of biology or chemistry. If you are interested in entering the health care profession in some way, this book will give you a strong background in the biology of microorganisms, without overwhelming you with unnecessary details. Don't worry if you are not in health professions. A grasp of this topic is important for everyone and can be attained with this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780077266868
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
02/05/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
896
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Main Themes of Microbiology

Chapter 2 The Chemistry of Biology

Chapter 3 Tools of the Laboratory: Methods for the Culturing of Microscopic Analysis of Microorganisms

Chapter 4 Bacteria and Archaea

Chapter 5 Eukaryotic Cells and Microorganisms

Chapter 6 An Introduction to the Viruses

Chapter 7 Microbial Nutrition, Ecology, and Growth

Chapter 8 Microbial Metabolism: The Chemical Crossroads of Life

Chapter 9 Microbial Genetics

Chapter 10 Genetic Engineering and Recombinant DNA

Chapter 11 Physical and Chemical Control of Microbes

Chapter 12 Antimicrobial Treatment

Chapter 13 Microbe-Human Interactions: Health and Disease

Chapter 14 Host Defenses I: Overview and Nonspecific Defenses

Chapter 15 Host Defenses II: Specific Immunity and Immunization

Chapter 16 Disorders in Immunity

Chapter 17 Diagnosing Infections

Chapter 18 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Skin and Eyes

Chapter 19 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Nervous System

Chapter 20 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems

Chapter 21 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Respiratory System

Chapter 22 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Gastrointestinal Tract

Chapter 23 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Genitourinary System

Chapter 24 Microbes and the Environment

Chapter 25 Applied Microbiology and Food and Water Safety

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