Microbiology Super Review

ISBN-10: 0878911901

ISBN-13: 9780878911905

Edition: 2000

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Get all you need to know with Super Reviews! Each Super Review is packed with in-depth, student-friendly topic reviews that fully explain everything about the subject. The Microbiology Super Review examines the history and scope of microbiology, equipment, techniques, diversity of microorganisms, microbial metabolism, transport of molecules, bacterial growth, control of microbial growth, microbial genetics, microbes in disease, microbes in the environment, and more! Take the Super Review quizzes to see how much you've learned - and where you need more study. Makes an excellent study aid and textbook companion. Great for self-study! DETAILS - From cover to cover, each in-depth topic review is easy-to-follow and easy-to-grasp - Perfect when preparing for homework, quizzes, and exams! - Review questions after each topic that highlight and reinforce key areas and concepts - Student-friendly language for easy reading and comprehension - Includes quizzes that test your understanding of the subject
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Book details

List price: $9.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Research & Education Association
Publication date: 6/28/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

History and Scope of Microbiology
Early History
The Golden Age of Microbiology
Later Discoveries and the Beginnings of Virology
Scope of Microbiology
Equipment and Techniques
Units of Measurement
Microscopes
Preparation of Specimens for Light Microscopy
Staining
Culturing Microorganisms
Quiz: Equipment and Techniques
Survey of Microorganisms
Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes
Bacteria
The Eukaryotic Cell
Viruses
Quiz: Survey of Microorganisms
Microbial Metabolism
General Terms
Enzymes
Oxidation and Reduction
Phosphorylation
Carbohydrate Catabolism
Lipid and Protein Catabolism
Photosynthesis
Other Anabolic Pathways
Nutritional Modes
Transport of Molecules
Transport
Simple Diffusion
Osmosis
Facilitated Diffusion
Active Transport
Group Translocation
Endocytosis and Exocytosis
Quiz: Microbial Metabolism and Transport of Molecules
Bacterial Growth
Growth of Bacterial Populations
Ways to Measure Growth of Bacterial Populations
Physical and Chemical Requirements for Growth
Quiz: Bacterial Growth
Control of Microbial Growth--Disinfection and Antisepsis
General Terms
Factors Influencing Disinfectant Activity
Physical Methods
Chemical Disinfection and Sterilization
Evaluating a Disinfectant
Microbial Death
Control of Microbial Growth--Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
General Terms
Types of Agents
Mechanisms of Action of Antimicrobial Drugs
Evaluating an Antimicrobial Drug
Side Effects
Drug Resistance
Some Common Antibacterial Drugs
Quiz: Control of Microbial Growth
Microbial Genetics
Genetics
Chromosomes
Replication
Transcription--Synthesis of RNA
Translation
Mutation
Gene Transfer
Recombination
Transposons
Recombinant DNA Technology
Diversity and Evolution
Regulation of Gene Expression in Bacteria
Quiz: Microbial Genetics
Role of Microbes in Disease
Host-Microbe Relationships
Kinds of Disease
How Microbes Cause Disease
The Disease Process
Koch's Postulates
Epidemiology
Host Defense Mechanisms
Microbial Diseases of the Skin and Eyes
Microbial Diseases of the Respiratory System
Microbial Diseases of the Digestive System
Microbial Diseases of the Cardiovascular System
Microbial Diseases of the Nervous System
Microbial Diseases of the Genitourinary System
Quiz: Role of Microbes in Disease
Microbes in the Environment
Microbes and the Recycling of Nutrients
Bioremediation
Microbes in Industry
Microbes in the Food Industry
Industrial Microbiology
Microbes and Medicine
Microbes and Recombinant DNA Technology
Quiz: Microbes in the Environment and Industry
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