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Brock Biology of Microorganisms / Edition 13
     

Brock Biology of Microorganisms / Edition 13

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by Michael T. Madigan, John M. Martinko, Kelly Bender, Daniel P Buckley, David A. Stahl
 

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ISBN-10: 032164963X

ISBN-13: 9780321649638

Pub. Date: 12/31/2010

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

The book for introductory microbiology, Brock's Biology of Microorganisms continues its long tradition of impeccable scholarship, outstanding art, and accuracy. It balances the most current coverage with the major classical concepts essential for understanding the science. A six-part presentation covers principles of microbiology;

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The book for introductory microbiology, Brock's Biology of Microorganisms continues its long tradition of impeccable scholarship, outstanding art, and accuracy. It balances the most current coverage with the major classical concepts essential for understanding the science. A six-part presentation covers principles of microbiology; evolutionary microbiology and microbial diversity; metabolic diversity and microbial ecology; immunology, pathogenicity, and host responses; microbial diseases; and microorganisms as tools for industry and research. For researchers, group leaders, senior scientists in pharmaceuticals, chemicals and biochemical biotechnology companies, and public health laboratories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321649638
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
12/31/2010
Pages:
1152
Sales rank:
683,380
Product dimensions:
9.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

I. PRINCIPLES OF MICROBIOLOGY.

1. Microorganisms and Microbiology.
2. An Overview of Microbial Life.
3. Macromolecules.
4. Cell Structure/Function.
5. Nutrition, Laboratory Culture, and Metabolism of Microorganisms.
6. Microbial Growth.
7. Principles of Molecular Biology.
8. Regulation of Gene Expression.
9. Essentials of Virology.
10. Bacterial Genetics.

II. EVOLUTIONARY MICROBIOLOGY AND MICROBIAL DIVERSITY.

11. Microbial Evolution and Systematics.
12. Prokaryotic Diversity: Bacteria.
13. Prokaryotic Diversity: Archaea.
14. Eukaryotic Cell Biology and Eukaryotic Microorganisms.
15. Microbial Genomics.
16. Bacterial, Plant and Animal Viruses.

III. METABOLIC DIVERSITY AND MICROBIAL ECOLOGY.

17. Metabolic Diversity.
18. Methods in Microbial Ecology.
19. Microbial Habitats, Nutrient Cycles, and Interactions with Plants and Animals.

IV. PATHOGENICITY, HOST RESPONSES, AND IMMUNOLOGY.

20. Microbial Control.
21. Human-Microbe Interactions.
22. Essentials of Immunology.
23. Molecular Immunology.
24. Clinical Microbiology and Immunology.

V. MICROBIAL DISEASES.

25. Epidemiology.
26. Person-to-Person Microbial Diseases.
27. Animal-Transmitted, Arthropod-Transmitted, and Soilborne Microbial Diseases.
28. Wastewater Treatment, Water Purification, and Waterborne Microbial Diseases.
29. Food Preservation and Foodborne Microbial Diseases.

VI. MICROORGANISMS AS TOOLS FOR INDUSTRY AND RESEARCH.

30. Industrial Microbiology/Biocatalysis.
31. Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology.
Appendix 1. Energy Calculations in Microbial Biogenetics.
Appendix 2. Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd ed.

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