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Microbiology : Essentials and Application / With CD-ROM

Microbiology : Essentials and Application / With CD-ROM - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0072433791

ISBN13: 978-0072433791
ISBN10: 0072433795
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Edition/Copyright: 2ND 96
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 1996
International: No

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Microbiology : Essentials and Application / With CD-ROM - 2ND 96 edition

ISBN13: 978-0072433791

Larry McKane, Judith Kandel, Gloria J. Delisle and Lewis L. Tomalty

ISBN13: 978-0072433791
ISBN10: 0072433795
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 96
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 1996
International: No
Summary

This popular introductory microbiology text provides students with the fundamentals of microbiology in a clear, engaging and student-friendly way, taking full advantage of a variety of modern pedagogical techniques to aid student learning and retention. The text thoroughly covers the basics of microbiology as well as applications to clinical, environmental, industrial, and food microbiology. Each chapter begins with a real-world story that brings to life microbiological principles and engages student interest in the chapter that follows. Chapters are included with a series of critical and problem-solving questions.

Features :

  • A wide variety of pedagogical features enhance the learning process: new concept checks, myth/facts, headlines, and extensive end-of-chapter material reinforces critical thinking.
  • Chapter introductory stories that capture students' attention and relate to the concepts that follow.
  • Over 500 full-color illustrations and 500 photos carefully developed and correlated to the text.


Author Bio

Kandel, Judith : California State University-Fullerton


Delisle, Gloria J. : Queen's University


Tomalty, Lewis L. : Queen's University / Kingston General Hospital

McKane, Larry :

Table of Contents

Part 1: Microbiological Perspectives

1 Exploring the Microbial World
2 Introduction to the Microbes
3 Tools for Investigating the microbial World

Part 2: Introduction to teh Prokaryotes

4 Bacterial Structures and Their Functions
5 Bacterial Growth and Laboratory Cultivation
6 Metabolism--Universal Principles
7 Dynamics of Microbial Metabolism
8 Principles of Bacterial Genetics
9 Genetic Applications and Biotechnology

Part 3: The Microbes

10 Bacteria--Systematics and Nomenclature
11 Fungi
12 Protists--Protozoa, Algae and Slimemolds
13 Viruses
14 Microbial Interactions
Part 4: Antimicrobial Methods
15 Control of Microorganisms
16 Antibiotics and Chemotherapy

Part 5: Infectious Processes and Host Responses

17 Host--Parasite Interactions
18 Acquired Immunity
19 Immune Disorders
20 Principles of Epidemiology

Part 6: Microbial Diseases--Their Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

21 Diseases Acquired Through the Respiratory Tract
22 Diseases Acquired Through the Alimentary Tract
23 Diseases Acquired Through the Genitourinary Tracts
24 Diseases Acquired Through the Skin
25 Nosocomial Diseases

Part 7: Applied and Environmental Microbiology

26 Microbes and Planet Earth--Environmental, Soil and Water Microbiology
27 Food and Industrial Microbiology

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