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Brock Biology of Microorganisms - 11th edition

Brock Biology of Microorganisms (ISBN10: 0132192268; ISBN13: 9780132192262)
ISBN13: 978-0132192262
ISBN10: 0132192268

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0131443297, 978-0132192316
ISBN10: 0131443291, 0132192314

Summary: The authoritative text for introductory microbiology, Brock Biology of Microorganisms continues its long tradition of impeccable scholarship, outstanding art and photos, and accuracy. It balances the most current coverage with the major classical and contemporary concepts essential for understanding microbiology. The authors' clear, accessible writing style speaks to today's students while maintaining the depth and precision science majors need.
Features
  • Unit 1 is organized around foundational topics -- Provides an overview for the course and gives instructors the flexibility to teach later topics in any order they wish.
  • Evolutionary theme integrated throughout -- Enable instructors to convey the modern view of evolution and unifies material for students in a consistent context, making concepts easier to grasp.
  • Concept Checks marked by Stop Sign -- Signal students to stop, review, and check their understanding before proceeding to the next topic.
  • InstructorResourceCenter on CD -- Contains all figures and photos from text for easy integration into lecture.
  • Companion Web Site with GradeTracker -- provides students with an on-line place for review and practice. GradeTracker tracks their progress throughout the semester so they can focus on the areas that they need the most help.
  • SafariX -- An on-line version of the book is available for 50% of the list price.

New To This Edition
  • Revised illustration program -- To enhance visual appeal and instructive quality, art is now brighter and more distinctive. Line art and photos are often mixed in a single figure to reinforce the connection between theory and practice.
  • Updated material throughout -- Coverage has been revised to include cutting edge research and applications.
  • New coverage on genomics -- Gives students and instructors an up-to-the- minute picture of this emerging area of microbiology.
  • New Microbial Sidebars -- Richly illustrated vignettes present enrichment material related to a chapter's central theme.
  • InstructorResourceCenter on CD -- Contains all figures and photos from text for easy integration into lecture.
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Summary: The authoritative text for introductory microbiology, Brock Biology of Microorganisms continues its long tradition of impeccable scholarship, outstanding art and photos, and accuracy. It balances the most current coverage with the major classical and contemporary concepts essential for understanding microbiology. The authors' clear, accessible writing style speaks to today's students while maintaining the depth and precision science majors need.
Features
  • Unit 1 is organized around foundational topics -- Provides an overview for the course and gives instructors the flexibility to teach later topics in any order they wish.
  • Evolutionary theme integrated throughout -- Enable instructors to convey the modern view of evolution and unifies material for students in a consistent context, making concepts easier to grasp.
  • Concept Checks marked by Stop Sign -- Signal students to stop, review, and check their understanding before proceeding to the next topic.
  • InstructorResourceCenter on CD -- Contains all figures and photos from text for easy integration into lecture.
  • Companion Web Site with GradeTracker -- provides students with an on-line place for review and practice. GradeTracker tracks their progress throughout the semester so they can focus on the areas that they need the most help.
  • SafariX -- An on-line version of the book is available for 50% of the list price.

New To This Edition
  • Revised illustration program -- To enhance visual appeal and instructive quality, art is now brighter and more distinctive. Line art and photos are often mixed in a single figure to reinforce the connection between theory and practice.
  • Updated material throughout -- Coverage has been revised to include cutting edge research and applications.
  • New coverage on genomics -- Gives students and instructors an up-to-the- minute picture of this emerging area of microbiology.
  • New Microbial Sidebars -- Richly illustrated vignettes present enrichment material related to a chapter's central theme.
  • InstructorResourceCenter on CD -- Contains all figures and photos from text for easy integration into lecture.
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Edition/Copyright: 11TH 06
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Year Published: 2006
International: No

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