ISBN-10:
0805375856
ISBN-13:
9780805375855
Pub. Date:
08/01/2000
Publisher:
Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Microbiology: An Introduction, Study Guide / Edition 7

Microbiology: An Introduction, Study Guide / Edition 7

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ISBN-13: 9780805375855
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date: 08/01/2000
Edition description: 7TH STUDY GUIDE
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 8.54(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.55(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 Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells.
5. Microbial Metabolism.
6. Microbial Growth.
7. The Control of Microbial Growth.
8. Microbial Genetics.
9. Biotechnology and Recombinant DNA.

II. A SURVEY OF THE MICROBIAL WORLD.

10. Classification of Microorganisms.
11. The Prokaryotes: Domains Bacteria and Archaea.
12. The Eukaryotes: Fungi, Algae, Protozoa, and Helminths.
13. Viruses, Viroids, and Prions.

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 Systems.
24. Microbial Diseases of the Respiratory System.
25. Microbial Diseases of 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
Appendix A. Classification of Bacteria According to Bergey's Manual.
Appendix B. Methods for Taking Clinical Samples.
Appendix C. Metabolic Pathways.
Appendix D. Exponents, Exponential Notation, Logarithms, and Generation Time.
Appendix E. Pronunciation of Scientific Names.
Appendix F. taxonomic Guide to Diseases.
Appendix G. Instructions for Using Bacteria.
Glossary.
Credits.
Index.

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