Summary: Microbiology: A Systems Approach is a non-majors microbiology textbook that has quickly become known for its unique organization, appealing writing style, and current medical applications. Cowan/Talaro utilizes an organ systems approach, but unlike any other book, this text first describes the clinical presentation (the particular set of symptoms) and then all of the organisms that could cause the symptom as opposed to just providing a long list of organisms to study. This treatment
is unique and represents a real difference in the method of teaching microbiology.
Summary: Microbiology: A Systems Approach is a non-majors microbiology textbook that has quickly become known for its unique organization, appealing writing style, and current medical applications. Cowan/Talaro utilizes an organ systems approach, but unlike any other book, this text first describes the clinical presentation (the particular set of symptoms) and then all of the organisms that could cause the symptom as opposed to just providing a long list of organisms to study. This treatment is unique and represents a real difference in the method of teaching microbiology. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:2ND 09 Cover: Hardback Publisher:McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Published: 02/05/2008 International: No
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Chapter 1 The Main Themes of Microbiology
Chapter 2 The Chemistry of Biology
Chapter 3 Tools of the Laboratory: The Methods for Studying Microorganisms
Chapter 4 Procaryotic Profiles: The Bacteria and Archaea
Chapter 5 Eucaryotic Cells and Microorganisms
Chapter 6 An Introduction to the Viruses
Chapter 7 Elements of Microbial Nutrition, Ecology, and Growth
Chapter 8 Microbial Metabolism: The Chemical Crossroads of Life
Chapter 9 Microbial Genetics
Chapter 10 Genetic Engineering: A Revolution in Molecular Biology
Chapter 11 Physical and Chemical Control of Microbes
Chapter 12 Drugs, Microbes, Host
The Elements of Chemotherapy
Chapter 13 Microbe-Human Interactions: Infection and Disease
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