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Foundations in Microbiology: Basic Principles (International Edition)


By: Kathleen Park Talaro(Author)

420 pages, colour illustrations

McGraw Hill

Paperback | Feb 2011 | Edition: 8 | #206561 | ISBN-13: 9780071316729
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Written with the non-major/allied health student in mind, Foundations in Microbiology: Basic Principles offers an engaging and accessible writing style through the use of tools such as case studies and analogies to thoroughly explain difficult microbiology concepts. A taxonomic approach is used for the study of pathogens.


1 The Main Themes of Microbiology
2 The Chemistry of Biology
3 Tools of the Laboratory: The Methods for Studying Microorganisms
4 A Survey of Prokaryotic Cells and Microorganisms
5 A Survey of Eukaryotic Cells and Microorganisms
6 An Introduction to Viruses
7 Elements of Microbial Nutrition, Ecology, and Growth
8 An Introduction to Microbial Metabolism: The Chemical Crossroads of Life
9 Microbial Genetics
10 Genetic Engineering: A Revolution in Molecular Biology
11 Physical and Chemical Agents for Microbial Control
12 Drugs, Microbes, Host-The Elements of Chemotherapy
13 Microbe-Human Interactions: Infection and Disease
14 Nonspecific Host Defenses
15 Adaptive, Specific Immunity and Immunization
16 Disorders in Immunity
17 Diagnosing Infections


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