ISBN13:978-0072950779 ISBN10: 0072950773 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0072553048 ISBN10: 0072553049
Summary: Written with the non-major/allied health student in mind, the authors use common, everyday analogies to explain the many difficult microbiology concepts. Unlike any other allied health microbiology textbook on the market, the art program showcases beautiful illustrations with the use of bold, primary colors. This version of Foundations in Microbiology includes chapters 1 through 17 of the full text, teaching only the basic principles of microbiology and not covering
Summary: Written with the non-major/allied health student in mind, the authors use common, everyday analogies to explain the many difficult microbiology concepts. Unlike any other allied health microbiology textbook on the market, the art program showcases beautiful illustrations with the use of bold, primary colors. This version of Foundations in Microbiology includes chapters 1 through 17 of the full text, teaching only the basic principles of microbiology and not covering the clinical aspects. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:5TH 05 Cover: Hardcover Publisher:McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Published: 02/20/2004 International: No
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1 The Main Themes of Microbiology
2 From Atoms to Cells: A Chemical Connection
3 Tools of the Laboratory: The Methods for Studying Microorganisms
4 Procaryotic Profiles: The Bacteria and Archaea
5 Eucaryotic Cells and Microorganisms
6 An Introduction to the Viruses
7 Elements of Microbial Nutrition, Ecology, and Growth
8 Microbial Metabolism: The Chemical Crossroads of Life
9 Microbial Genetics
10 Genetic Engineering: A Revolution in Molecular Biology
11 Physical and Chemical Control of Microbes
12 Drugs, Microbes, Host--The Elements of Chemotherapy
13 Microbe-Human Interactions: Infection and Disease
14 The Nature of Host Defenses
15 The Acquisition of Specific Immunity and Its Applications
16 Immunization and Immune Assays
17 Disorders in Immunity
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