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Microbiology : A Laboratory Manual

Microbiology : A Laboratory Manual - 6th edition

Microbiology : A Laboratory Manual - 6th edition

ISBN13: 9780805376487

ISBN10: 0805376488

Microbiology : A Laboratory Manual by James Cappuccino and Natalie Sherman - ISBN 9780805376487
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 6TH 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Co.
Published:
International: No
Microbiology : A Laboratory Manual by James Cappuccino and Natalie Sherman - ISBN 9780805376487

ISBN13: 9780805376487

ISBN10: 0805376488

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 6TH 02

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Summary

This versatile laboratory manual can be used with any undergraduate microbiology text and course. Known for its brief laboratory activities, minimal equipment requirements, and competitive price, the manual includes a variety of experiments selected to assist in the teaching of basic principles and techniques. Each of the 77 experiments includes an overview, a purpose, an in-depth discussion of the principle involved, easy-to-follow procedures, and lab reports with review and critical thinking questions. Comprehensive introductory material and laboratory safety instructions are provided.


Features

  • EXPANDED! The color insert has doubled in size with 45 new photographs.
  • NEW! "Bacteria in Our Daily Lives" Section in Experiment 2 asks students to produce discrete colonies using cultures from local environments, such as a table top, bathroom sink, or water fountain.
  • NEW! "Caution" icons alert users to experiments that pose a potential risk.
  • NEW! Experiment on the "Utilization of Amino Acids" has been added.
  • NEW! Two appendices have been added: Scientific Notification and Methods for Preparation of Dilution.
  • Variety of labs, from simple to complex, allows a customized instructional approach.
  • Experiments that accommodate any lab by using the most common and affordable laboratory materials.
  • Updated Instructors Guide includes formulas for all required reagents and media, laboratory safety protocols, and answers to review questions. (ISBN: 0-8053-7649-6)

Author Bio

Cappuccino, James : SUNY, Rockland Community College


Sherman, Natalie : SUNY, Rockland Community College


Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Basic Laboratory Techniques for Isolation, Cultivation, and Cultural Characterization of Microorganisms.
2. Microscopy.
3. Bacterial Staining.
4. Cultivation of Microorganisms: Nutritional and Physical Requirements, and Enumeration of Microbial Populations.
5. Biochemical Activities of Microorganisms.
6. The Protozoa.
7. The Fungi.
8. The Viruses.
9. Physical and Chemical Agents for the Control of Microbial Growth.
10. Microbiology of Food.
11. Microbiology of Water.
12. Microbiology of Soil.
13. Bacterial Genetics.
14. Medical Microbiology.
15. Immunology.


Appendices.