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Microbiology By Lansing Prescott

by Lansing Prescott

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This three-volume microbiology text looks at bacteria and fossil fuels, catalytic RNA, the GALT system, the rapid detection of drugs in urine, and viral haemorrhage fevers. The book also discusses introns, fungi reproduction, catalytic antibodies, AIDS and toxoplasmosis.
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Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction to microbiology: the history and scope of microbiology; the study of microbial structure - microscopy and specimen preparation; procaryotic cell structure and function; eucaryotic cell structure and function. Part 2 Microbial growth and metabolism: microbial nutrition; microbial growth; metabolism - energy and enzymes; metabolism - the generation of energy; metabolism - the use of energy in biosynthesis; metabolism - the synthesis of nucleic acids and proteins; metabolism - the regulation of enzyme activity and synthesis of nucleic acids and proteins; metabolism - the regulation of enzyme activity and synthesis. Part 3 Microbial genetics: microbial genetics - general principles; microbial genetics - recombination and plasmids; recombinant DNA technology. Part 4 The control of microorganisms: control of microorganisms by physical and chemical agents; antimicrobial chemotherapy. Part 5 The viruses: the viruses - introduction and general characteristics; the viruses - bacteriophages; the viruses - viruses of eucaryotes. Part 6 The diversity of the microbial world: microbial taxonomy; the bacteria - gram-negative bacteria of general, medical or industrial importance; the bacteria - gram-positive bacteria other than actinomycete; the bacteria - remaining gram-negative bacteria, cyanobacteria and archaeobacteria; the archaeobacteria; the bacteria - the actinomycetes; the fungi, slime moulds and water moulds; the algae; the protozoa. Part 7 The nature of symbiotic associations; symbiotic associations - commensalism and mutualism; symbiotic associations.

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Microbiology by Lansing Prescott
Lansing Prescott
Used - Very Good
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
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