Schaum's Outline of Microbiology, Second Edition
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 206 x 272 x 20mm | 794g
  • MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 144 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0071623264
  • 9780071623261
  • 485,161

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Microbiology
2. The Chemical Basis of Microbiology
3. Microbial Size and Microscopy
4. Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes
5. Microbial Growth and Cultivation
6. Metabolism of Microorganisms
7. DNA and Gene Expression
8. Microbial Genetics
9. Control of Microorganisms
10. The Major Groups of Bacteria
11. The Fungi
12. The Protozoa
13. The Unicellular Algae
14. The Viruses
15. The Host-Parasite Relationship
16. Host Resistance and the Immune System
17. Immune Tests and Disorders
18. Microbial Diseases of the Skin and Eyes
19. Microbial Diseases of the Nervous System
20. Microbial Diseases of the Respiratory System
21. Microbial Diseases of the Digestive System
22. Microbial Diseases of the Blood and Viscera
23. Microbial Diseases of the Urogenital System
24. Food and Industrial Microbiology
25. Environmental Microbiology
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About I. Edward Alcamo

I. Edward Alcamo (Farmingdale, NY) is a professor of biology at the State University of New York at Farmingdale. He has taught at the college level for 30-plus years, specializing in microbiology for health science students. Dr. Alcamo has authored several books including Fundamentals of Microbiology, AIDS: The Biological Basis, The Microbiology Coloring Book, DNA Technology: The Awesome Skill, Anatomy and Physiology the Easy Way, and The Anatomy Coloring Workbook. He has also been honored for excellence in teaching by the State University of New York and the National Association of Biology Teachers. Dr. Alcamo is a member of numerous scientific organizations and a regular contributor to various scientific journals.


Jennifer Warner (Charlotte, NC) is an instructor of biology at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. She is a coauthor of McGraw-Hill's MCAT and McGraw-Hill's PCAT.
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