Super Review Microbiology: All You Need to Know

Super Review Microbiology: All You Need to Know

by The Editors of REA, The Staff of Rea, Tammy S. McCormick
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0878911901

ISBN-13: 9780878911905

Pub. Date: 06/28/2000

Publisher: Research & Education Association


Get all you need to know with Super Reviews! Each Super Review is packed with in-depth, student-friendly topic reviews that fully explain everything about the subject. The Microbiology Super Review examines the history and scope of microbiology, equipment, techniques, diversity of microorganisms, microbial metabolism, transport of molecules, bacterial growth,

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Get all you need to know with Super Reviews! Each Super Review is packed with in-depth, student-friendly topic reviews that fully explain everything about the subject. The Microbiology Super Review examines the history and scope of microbiology, equipment, techniques, diversity of microorganisms, microbial metabolism, transport of molecules, bacterial growth, control of microbial growth, microbial genetics, microbes in disease, microbes in the environment, and more! Take the Super Review quizzes to see how much you've learned - and where you need more study. Makes an excellent study aid and textbook companion. Great for self-study!

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- From cover to cover, each in-depth topic review is easy-to-follow and easy-to-grasp - Perfect when preparing for homework, quizzes, and exams!
- Review questions after each topic that highlight and reinforce key areas and concepts
- Student-friendly language for easy reading and comprehension
- Includes quizzes that test your understanding of the subject

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780878911905
Publisher:
Research & Education Association
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Series:
Super Reviews Study Guides
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.48(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.56(d)
Age Range:
16 Years

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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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