ISBN-10:
0805321551
ISBN-13:
9780805321555
Pub. Date:
11/28/1998
Publisher:
Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Microbiology; An Introduction / Edition 6

Microbiology; An Introduction / Edition 6

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ISBN-13: 9780805321555
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date: 11/28/1998
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 832
Product dimensions: 8.98(w) x 11.24(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

I. FUNDAMENTALS OF MICROBIOLOGY.

1. The Microbial World and You.
2. Chemical Principles.
3. Observing Microorganisms Through a Microscope.
4. Functional Anatomy of Procaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells.
5. Microbial Metabolism.
6. Microbial Growth.
7. The Control of Microbial Growth.
8. Microbial Genetics.
9. Recombinant DNA and Biotechnology.

II. A SURVEY OF THE MICROBIAL WORLD.

10. Classification of Microorganisms.
11. Bacteria.
12. Fungi, Algae, Protozoa, and Multicellular Parasites.
13. Viruses.

III. INTERACTION BETWEEN MICROBE AND HOST.

14. Principles of Disease and Epidemiology.
15. Microbial Mechanisms of Pathogenicity.
16. Nonspecific Defenses of the Host.
17. Specific Defenses of the Host: The Immune Response.
18. Practical Applications of Immunology.
19. Disorders Associated with the Immune System.
20. Antimicrobial Drugs.

IV. MICROORGANISMS AND HUMAN DISEASE.

21. Microbial Diseases of the Skin and Eyes.
22. Microbial Diseases of the Nervous System.
23. Microbial Diseases of the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic System.
24. Microbial Diseases of the Respiratory System.
25. Microbial Diseases the Digestive System.
26.Microbial Diseases of the Urinary and Reproductive Systems.

V. ENVIRONMENTAL AND APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY.

27. Environmental Microbiology.
28. Applied and Industrial Microbiology.

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