Biology of Microorganisms

Biology of Microorganisms

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This text emphasizes the principles of microbiology, presenting both the general and molecular aspects of microbiology. The sixth edition expands material on microbial diseases to hrlp instructors taking a medical microbiological approach to the material. It includes revision study questions which are designed to encourage students to synthesize information and draw conclusions.show more

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  • Paperback | 860 pages
  • 215.9 x 274.32 x 40.64mm | 1,837.04g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 0130866040
  • 9780130866042

Table of contents

An introduction to microbiology and cell biology; cell chemistry; cell biology; nutrition, metabolism and biosynthesis; macromolecules and molecular genetics; viruses; microbial genetics; gene manipulation and genetic engineering; growth and its control; microbial biotechnology; host-parasite relationships; immunology and immunity; clinical and diagnostic microbiology; epidemiology and public health microbiology; major microbial diseases; metabolic diversity among the microorganisms; microbial ecology; molecular systematics and microbial evolution; the bacteria - eubacteria; the bacteria - archaebacteria; the bacteria - eucaryotic microorganisms.show more

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