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Academic & Professional Books  Organismal to Molecular Biology  Microbiology

Living in a Microbial World

By: Bruce Hofkin
512 pages, 400 b/w illus
Publisher: Garland Science
Living in a Microbial World
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This text clearly and concisely introduces the basic science of microbiology and its relevance to human health, society, industry and the environment. Each chapter is motivated by a series of cases that highlight the practical relevance of the basic science.

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1. Living in a Microbial World 2. The Chemistry of Life 3. The Cell: Where Life Begins 4. A Field Guide to the Microorganisms 5. The Microbiology of History and the History of Microbiology 6. An Introduction to Microbial Genetics 7. Microbial Metabolism and Growth 8. Microbial Evolution and the Origin of Life 9. An Ecologist's Guide to Microbiology 10. The Disease Process: A Pathogen's Perspective 11. Host Defense 12. Control of Microbial Growth 13. Epidemiology: Who, What, When, Where, and Why? 14. The Future is Here: Microorganisms and Biotechnology 15. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? Microorganisms and Food 16. Better Living with Microorganisms: Industrial and Applied Microbiology

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Biography

Bruce V. Hofkin received his PhD from the University of New Mexico where he is currently a faculty member in the Department of Biology. His primary research interest is the epidemiology of vector-borne diseases.
By: Bruce Hofkin
512 pages, 400 b/w illus
Publisher: Garland Science
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