Super Review Microbiology: All You Need to Know

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Super Review Study Guides – All You Need to Know!

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Overview

Super Review Study Guides – All You Need to Know!

REA’s Super Review of Microbiology is an excellent study guide and textbook companion for students at all learning levels who are studying Microbiology.

The Super Review of Microbiology offers you:

  • Concise, yet comprehensive coverage of Microbiology
  • Student-friendly language to make learning easier
  • Easy-to-grasp, logically ordered Microbiology reviews that prepare you for homework, quizzes, midterms, and finals
  • Microbiology review questions in Q & A format following each topic or chapter
  • Easy-to-follow detailed answer explanations to each review question
  • Microbiology quizzes to test your knowledge of the material and guide you toward areas that need further study

 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780878911905
  • Publisher: Research & Education Association
  • Publication date: 6/28/2000
  • Series: Super Reviews Study Guides
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 5.48 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.56 (d)

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What This Book Will Do For You...

REA's SUPER REVIEWS provides all you need to know to excel in class and succeed on midterms, finals, and even pop quizzes.

Think of this book as giving you access to your own private tutor. Here, right at your fingertips, is a brisk review to help you not only understand your textbook but also pick up where even some of the best lectures leave off.

Outstanding features include...
- Comprehensive yet concise coverage
- Targeted preparation for subject tests
- Easy-to-follow & format that helps you master the subject matter
- End-of-chapter quizzes that provide pretest tune-up

We think you'll agree that, whether you're prepping for your next test or want to be a stronger contributor in class, REA's truly provides all you need to know!

Larry B. Kling
Super Review Program Director

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Table of Contents

1 HISTORY AND SCOPE OF MICROBIOLOGY
1.1 Early History
1.2 The Golden Age of Microbiology
1.3 Later Discoveries and the Beginnings of Virology
1.4 Scope of Microbiology
2 EQUIPMENT AND TECHNIQUES
2.1 Units of Measurement
2.2 Microscopes
2.3 Preparation of Specimens for Light Microscopy
2.4 Staining
2.5 Culturing Microorganisms
Quiz: Equipment and Techniques
3 SURVEY OF MICROORGANISMS
3.1 Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes
3.2 Bacteria
3.3 The Eukaryotic Cell
3.4 Viruses
Quiz: Survey of Microorganisms
4 MICROBIAL METABOLISM
4.1 General Terms
4.2 Enzymes
4.3 Oxidation and Reduction
4.4 Phosphorylation
4.5 Carbohydrate Catabolism
4.6 Lipid and Protein Catabolism
4.7 Photosynthesis
4.8 Other Anabolic Pathways
4.9 Nutritional Modes
5 TRANSPORT OF MOLECULES
5.1 Transport
5.2 Simple Diffusion
5.3 Osmosis
5.4 Facilitated Diffusion
5.5 Active Transport
5.6 Group Translocation
5.7 Endocytosis and Exocytosi
Quiz: Microbial Metabolism & Transport of Molecules
6 BACTERIAL GROWTH
6.1 Growth of Bacterial Populations
6.2 Ways to Measure Growth of Bacterial Populations
6.3 Physical and Chemical Requirements for Growth
Quiz: Bacterial Growth
7 CONTROL OF MICROBIAL GROWTH - DISINFECTION AND ANTISEPSIS
7.1 General Terms
7.2 Factors Influencing Disinfectant Activity
7.3 Physical Methods
7.4 Chemical Disinfection and Sterilization
7.5 Evaluating a Disinfectant
7.6 Microbial Death
8 CONTROL OF MICROBIAL GROWTH - ANTIMICROBIAL CHEMOTHERAPY
8.1 General Terms
8.2 Types of Agents
8.3 Mechanisms of Action of Antimicrobial Drugs
8.4 Evaluating an Antimicrobial Drug
8.5 Side Effects
8.6 Drug Resistance
8.7 Some Common Antibacterial Drugs
Quiz: Control of Microbial Growth
9 MICROBIAL GENETICS
9.1 Genetics
9.2 Chromosomes
9.3 Replication
9.4 Transcription - Synthesis of RNA
9.5 Translation
9.6 Mutation
9.7 Gene Transfer
9.8 Recombination
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