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Microbiology : An Introduction

Microbiology : An Introduction - 10th edition

Microbiology : An Introduction - 10th edition

ISBN13: 9780321550071

ISBN10: 0321550072

Microbiology : An Introduction by Gerard J. Tortora, Berdell R. Funke and Christine L. Case - ISBN 9780321550071
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 10TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Co.
Published: 2010
International: No
Microbiology : An Introduction by Gerard J. Tortora, Berdell R. Funke and Christine L. Case - ISBN 9780321550071

ISBN13: 9780321550071

ISBN10: 0321550072

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 10TH 10

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Table of Contents

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. Innate Immunity: Nonspecific Defenses of the Host 17. Adaptive Immunity: Specific Defenses of the Host 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