Prescott's Microbiology

Prescott's Microbiology

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The author team of Prescott&#39s Microbiology continues the tradition of past editions by providing a balanced, comprehensive introduction to all major areas of microbiology. This balance makes Microbiology appropriate for microbiology majors and mixed majors courses. The authors have introduced a number of pedagogical elements designed to facilitate student learning. They also remain 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.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 1104 pages
  • 236 x 282 x 43mm | 2,386g
  • OH, United States
  • English
  • 10th edition
  • 680 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1259281590
  • 9781259281594
  • 2,026,398

Table of contents

Part One Introduction to MicrobiologyChapter: 1. The Evolution of Microorganisms and MicrobiologyChapter: 2. Microscopy and Specimen PreparationChapter: 3. Bacterial Cell Structure Chapter: 4. Archaeal Cell Structure Chapter: 5. Eukaryotic Cell Structure Chapter: 6. Viruses and Other Acellular Infectious AgentsPart Two Microbial Nutrition, Growth, and ControlChapter: 7. Microbial Growth Chapter: 8. Control of Microorganisms in the EnvironmentChapter: 9. Antimicrobial ChemotherapyPart Three Microbial MetabolismChapter: 10. Introduction to MetabolismChapter: 11. Catabolism: Energy Release and ConservationChapter: 12. Anabolism: The Use of Energy in Biosynthesis Part Four Microbial Molecular Biology and GeneticsChapter: 13. Bacterial Genome Replication and ExpressionChapter: 14. Regulation of Bacterial Cellular Processes Chapter: 15. Eukaryotic and Archaeal Genome Replication and Expression Chapter: 16. Mechanisms of Genetic Variation Chapter: 17. Recombinant DNA Technology Chapter: 18. Microbial Genomics Part Five The Diversity of the Microbial WorldChapter: 19. Microbial Taxonomy and the Evolution of Diversity Chapter: 20. The Archaea Chapter: 21. The Deinococci, Mollicutes, and Nonproteobacterial Gram-Negative Bacteria Chapter: 22. The Proteobacteria Chapter: 23. Firmicutes: The Low G C Gram-Positive Bacteria Chapter: 24. A ctinobacteria: The High G C Gram-Positive Bacteria Chapter: 25. The Protists Chapter: 26. The Fungi (Eumycota) Chapter: 27. The VirusesPart Six Ecology and SymbiosisChapter: 28. Biogeochemical Cycling and Global Climate ChangeChapter: 29. Methods in Microbial Ecology Chapter: 30. Microorganisms in Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems Chapter: 31. Microorganisms in Terrestrial Ecosystems Chapter: 32. Microbial Interactions Part Seven Pathogenicity and Host ResponseChapter: 33. Innate Host Resistance Chapter: 34. Adaptive Immunity Chapter: 35. Pathogenicity and Infection Part Eight Microbial Diseases, Detection, and Their ControlChapter: 36. Clinical Microbiology and Immunology Chapter: 37. Epidemiology and Public Health Microbiology Chapter: 38. Human Diseases Caused by Viruses and Prions Chapter: 39. Human Diseases Caused by Bacteria Chapter: 40. Human Diseases Caused by Fungi and Protists Part Nine Applied MicrobiologyChapter: 41. Microbiology of Food Chapter: 42. Biotechnology and Industrial Microbiology Chapter: 43. Applied Environmental Microbiology
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About Joanne Willey

Johanne M. Willey is Full Professor at the Hofstra University in Long Island, New York.

Linda M. Sherwood is a member of the Department of Microbiology at the Montana State University.

Christopher J. Woolverton is Professor of Biological Sciences at Kent State University, Ohio.
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