Microbial Life

ISBN-10: 0878936858

ISBN-13: 9780878936854

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Sinauer Associates, Incorporated
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1066
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 5.500
Language: English

Evolution, microbial life, and the biosphere
Historical overview
Fundamental chemistry of the cell
Structure and function of bacteria and archaea
Nutrition, cultivation, and isolation of microorganisms
Microbial growth
Control of microbial growth
Cellular energy derived from chemicals
Cellular energy derived from light
Biosynthesis of monomers
Assembly of bacterial cell structures
Roles of microbes in biodegradation
Basic genetics
Genetic exchange
Microbial genomics
Taxonomy of bacteria and archaea
Nonphotosynthetic proteobacteria
Gram-positive bacteria : firmicutes and actinobacteria
Phototrophic bacteria
Exploring bacterial diversity : other phyla, other microbial worlds
Eukaryotic microorganisms
Microbial ecology
Beneficial symbiotic associations
Human host-microbe interaction
Microbial diseases of humans
Viral diseases of humans
Epidemiology and clinical microbiology
Industrial microbiology
Applied environmental microbiology
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