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Microbiology

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ISBN-10: 0534375669

ISBN-13: 9780534375669

Edition: 2002

Authors: Barry Batzing

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List price: $69.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 2/22/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Barry Batzing is a strong author who has focused his career on microbiology education. While at State University of New York-Cortland (Ph.D., microbiology, Penn State), Barry has received the highest teaching honor in the SUNY system, the Chancellor's Award. He has been an active participant in a variety of microbiology education functions, having received a number of NSF grants for microbial education, served on the Editorial board for Applied Microbiology Journal, and published THE MICROBES.

Preface
General Laboratory Directions
Ubiquity of Microorganisms
Effectiveness of Hand Washing
Microscopy
Eukaryotes - The Larger Microorganisms
Fungi and Terrestrial Protozoa
Algae
Aquatic Protozoa
Handling of Microorganisms
Slide Preparations
Introduction to Staining
Aseptic Transfer
Pure Culture Isolation of Bacteria
Enrichment Culture
The Streak-Plate Isolation
Gross Anatomy of Bacteria
Flagella
Endospores
The Culture Medium
Sources of Carbon, Nitrogen and Energy
Selective Media
Growth Features of Bacteria and Fungi
Features of the Fungi
Cultured Features of Bacteria
Effects of Environment on Microorganisms
Oxygen
Temperature
Extracellular Hydrolytic Enzymes
Hydrolysis of Starch
Casein Hydrolysis
Hydrolysis of Gelatin
Influence of High Temperatures on Bacteria
Enumeration of Bacteria and Growth Curve
Chemotactic and Phototropic Response to Environment
Chemotaxis in Bacteria
Phototropism in Pilobolus
Bacterial Transformation
Drug Resistance Transfer Between Bacteria
Viruses of Bacteria
Destruction and Inhibition of Microorganisms
Antiseptics and Disinfectants
Action of Antibiotics
The Nitrogen-Fixing Bacteria
Microbiological Examination of Milk
Agar Plate Count
Coliform Count
Microbiological Analysis of Food Products
Sanitary Examination of Water
Examination of Water for Coliform Bacteria
The "IMViC" Test
Demonstration of Membrane Filtration
Action of Antibiotics
Antibiotic Production as Determined Qualitatively by the Cross-Streak Plate Method
Paper Disc Method for Testing Antibiotic Sensitivity
Serological Reactions
The Pathogenic Cocci
The Gram-Positive Pathogenic Rods
Gram-Positive Endospore-Forming Rods
Gram-Positive Nonsporing Rods
The Fermentative Gram-Negative Rods
Identification of Unknowns
Group Project.