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Prescott's Principles of Microbiology (Int'l Ed) By Joanne Willey

Prescott's Principles of Microbiology (Int'l Ed) by Joanne Willey

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Provides an introduction to all major areas of microbiology. This title is suitable for microbiology majors and mixed majors courses. It focuses on readability, artwork, and the integration of several key themes (including evolution, ecology and diversity) throughout the text.

Prescott's Principles of Microbiology (Int'l Ed) Summary

Prescott's Principles of Microbiology (Int'l Ed) by Joanne Willey

"Fundamentals of Prescott's Microbiology" provides a balanced, comprehensive introduction to all major areas of microbiology. Because of this balance, "Fundamentals of Prescott's Microbiology" is appropriate for microbiology majors and mixed majors courses. The new authors have focused on readability, artwork, and the integration of several key themes (including evolution, ecology and diversity) throughout the text, making an already superior text even better.

About Joanne Willey

Johanne M. Willey is Full Professor at the Hofstra University in Long Island, New York. Christopher J. Woolverton is Professor of Biological Sciences at Kent State University, Ohio. Linda M. Sherwood is a member of the Department of Microbiology at the Montana State University.

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction to Microbiology

Chapter 1: The History and Scope of Microbiology

Chapter 2: Microscopes and the Study of Microbial Structure

Chapter 3: Procaryotic Cell Structure

Chapter 4: Eucaryotic Cell Structure and Function

Chapter 5: Viruses and Other Cellular Agents

Part II: Microbial Nutrition, Growth, and Control

Chapter 6: Microbial Nutrition

Chapter 7: Microbial Growth

Chapter 8: Control of Microorganisms by Physical and Chemical Agents

Part III: Microbial Metabolism

Chapter 9: Introduction to Metabolism

Chapter 10: Catabolism: Energy Release and Conservation

Chapter 11: Anabolism: The Use of Energy in Biosynthesis

Part IV: Microbial Molecular Biology and Genetics

Chapter 12: Gene Structure, Replication, and Expression

Chapter 13: Regulation of Gene Expression

Chapter 14: Mechanisms of Genetic Variation

Chapter 15: Microbial Genomics

Chapter 16: Biotechnology and Industrial Microbiology

Part V: The Diversity of The Microbial World

Chapter 17: Microbial Evolution, Taxonomy, and Diversity

Chapter 18: The Archaea

Chapter 19: Deinococci and Nonproteobacteria Gram Negative Bacteria

Chapter 20: Proteobacteria

Chapter 21: Low G + C Gram Positive Bacteria

Chapter 22: High G + C Gram Positive Bacteria

Chapter 23: Eucaryotic Microbes

Chapter 24: Viral Diversity

Part VI: Ecology and Symbiosis

Chapter 25: Biogeochemical Cycling and Introductory Microbial Ecology

Chapter 26: Microorganisms in Natural Environments

Chapter 27: Microbial Interactions

Part VII: Host Defenses

Chapter 28: Nonspecific (Innate) Host Resistance

Chapter 29: Specific (Adaptive) Immunity

Part VIII: Microbial Diseases and Their Control

Chapter 30: Pathogenicity of Microorganisms

Chapter 31: Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

Chapter 32: Clinical Microbiology and Immunology

Chapter 33: The Epidemiology of Infectious Disease

Part IX: Applied Microbiology

Chapter 34: Microbiology of Food

Chapter 35: Industrial Microbiology

Additional information

GOR010578712
Prescott's Principles of Microbiology (Int'l Ed) by Joanne Willey
Used - Very Good
Paperback
McGraw-Hill Education
2008-03-16
125900953X
9781259009532
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