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Microbiology An Introduction

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ISBN-10: 0321550072

ISBN-13: 9780321550071

Edition: 10th 2010

Authors: Gerard J. Tortora, Berdell R. Funke, Christine L. Case, Temma Al-Mukhtar

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Book details

List price: $198.40
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date: 12/30/2008
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 960
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 5.654
Language: English

Fundamentals of Microbiology
The Microbial World and You
Chemical Principles
Observing Microorganisms Through a Microscope
Functional Anatomy of Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells
Microbial Metabolism
Microbial Growth
The Control of Microbial Growth
Microbial Genetics
Biotechnology and Recombinant DNA
A Survey of the Microbial World
Classification of Microorganisms
The Prokaryotes: Domains Bacteria and Archaea
The Eukaryotes: Fungi, Algae, Protozoa, and Helminths
Viruses, Viroids, and Prions
Interaction Between Microbe and Host
Principles of Disease and Epidemiology
Microbial Mechanisms of Pathogenicity
Innate Immunity: Nonspecific Defenses of the Host
Adaptive Immunity: Specific Defenses of the Host
Practical Applications of Immunology
Disorders Associated with the Immune System
Antimicrobial Drugs
Microorganisms and Human Disease
Microbial Diseases of the Skin and Eyes
Microbial Diseases of the Nervous System
Microbial Diseases of the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
Microbial Diseases of the Respiratory System
Microbial Diseases of the Digestive System
Microbial Diseases of the Urinary and Reproductive Systems
Environmental and Applied Microbiology
Environmental Microbiology
Applied and Industrial Microbiology