Brock Biology of Microorganisms – Michael T. Madigan – 14th Edition

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Brock of Microorganisms continues to set the standard for impeccable scholarship, accuracy, and outstanding illustrations and photos. This book for biology, microbiology, and other majors balances cutting edge research with the concepts essential for understanding the field of microbiology, including strong coverage of ecology, evolution, and metabolism. Research-based activities, case studies, and engaging activities improve students’ ability to solve problems and make connections between concepts.

The Fourteenth Edition seamlessly integrates the most current science, paying particular attention to and how the genomic revolution has changed and is changing the field. This edition offers a streamlined, modern with a consistent level of detail and updated, visually compelling art program. Brock of Microorganisms includes MasteringMicrobiology® , an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to improve results by helping quickly master concepts both in and outside the classroom.

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  • I. THE FOUNDATIONS OF MICROBIOLOGY
    1. Microorganisms and Microbiology
    2. Microbial Cell Structure and Function
    3. Nutrition, Culture, and Metabolism
    4. Molecular Microbiology
    5. Microbial Growth and Growth Control

    II. GENOMICS, GENETICS, AND VIROLOGY
    6. Microbial Genomics
    7. Metabolic Regulation
    8. Genetics of Bacteria and Archaea
    9. Viruses and Virology
    10. Genomics and Phylogeny of Viruses
    11. Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology

    III. METABOLIC AND MICROBIAL DIVERSITY
    12. Metabolic Diversity of Bacteria and Archaea
    13. Microbial Evolution and Systematics
    14. Phylogenetic Diversity of Bacteria
    15. Functional and Ecological Diversity of Bacteria
    16. Diversity of Archaea
    17. Diversity of Microbial Eukarya

    IV. MICROBIAL ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY
    18. Tools of the Microbial Ecologist
    19. Microbial Ecosystems
    20. Nutrient Cycles in Nature
    21. Microbiology of the Built Environment
    22. Microbial Symbioses

    V. PATHOGENICITY AND IMMUNOLOGY
    23. Microbial Interactions with Humans
    24. Principles of Immunology and Host Defense
    25. Immune Mechanisms
    26. Molecular Immunology
    27. Clinical Microbiology and Immunology

    VI. INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND THEIR TRANSMISSION
    28. Epidemiology
    29. Person-to-Person Bacterial and Viral Diseases
    30. Vectorborne and Soilborne Bacterial and Viral Diseases
    31. Common Source Diseases: Food and Water
    32. Fungal and Parasitic Diseases

    Appendix 1
    Appendix 2
    Glossary
    Index
  • Citation
    • Full Title: Brock Biology of Microorganisms
    • Author/s:
    • ISBN-10: 321897390
    • ISBN-13: 9780321897398
    • Edition: 14th Edition
    • Publication date: 2014
    • Topic: Biology
    • Subtopic: Cell Biology
    • File Type: eBook
    • Idioma: English

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