ISBN-10: 0738611255

ISBN-13: 9780738611259

Edition: 3rd 2014 (Revised)

Authors: Research and Education Association Editors

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List price: $10.50
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Research & Education Association
Publication date: 8/16/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" 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
Preparation of Specimens for Light Microscopy
Culturing Microorganisms
Quiz: Equipment and Techniques
Survey of Microorganisms
Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes
The Eukaryotic Cell
Quiz: Survey of Microorganisms
Microbial Metabolism
General Terms
Oxidation and Reduction
Carbohydrate Catabolism
Lipid and Protein Catabolism
Other Anabolic Pathways
Nutritional Modes
Transport of Molecules
Simple Diffusion
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
Transcription-Synthesis of RNA
Gene Transfer
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
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
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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