Brock Biology of Microorganisms

Brock Biology of Microorganisms, 16th edition

  • Michael T. Madigan, 
  • Kelly S. Bender, 
  • Daniel H. Buckley, 
  • W Matthew Sattley, 
  • David A. Stahl

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Overview

Brock Biology of Microorganisms guides you through the major themes of microbiology using cutting-edge research to illustrate concepts.

Published by Pearson (July 2nd 2020) - Copyright © 2021

ISBN-13: 9780135860717

Subject: Microbiology

Category: General Microbiology for Majors

Table of contents

UNIT 1: THE FOUNDATIONS OF MICROBIOLOGY
1. The Microbial World
2. Microbial Cell Structure and Function
3. Microbial Metabolism
4. Microbial Growth and Its Control
5. Viruses and Their Multiplication

UNIT 2: MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND GENETICS
6. Microbial Information Flow and Protein Processing
7. Microbial Regulatory Systems
8. Molecular Aspects of Microbial Growth
9. Genetics of Bacteria and Archaea

UNIT 3: GENOMICS, SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY, AND EVOLUTION
10. Microbial Genomics and Other Omics
11. Viral Genomics and Diversity
12. Biotechnology and Synthetic Biology
13. Microbial Evolution and Genome Dynamics

UNIT 4: MICROBIAL DIVERSITY
14. Metabolic Diversity of Microorganisms
15. Ecological Diversity of Bacteria
16. Phylogenetic Diversity of Bacteria
17. Phylogenetic Diversity of Archaea
18. Diversity of Microbial Eukarya

UNIT 5: MICROBIAL ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY
19. Taking the Measure of Microbial Systems
20. Microbial Ecosystems
21. Nutrient Cycles
22. Microbiology of the Built Environment
23. Microbial Symbioses with Microbes, Plants, and Animals

UNIT 6: MICROBE--HUMAN INTERACTIONS AND THE IMMUNE SYSTEM
24. Microbial Symbioses with Humans
25. Microbial Infection and Pathogenesis
26. Innate Immunity: Broadly Specific Host Defenses
27. Adaptive Immunity: Highly Specific Host Defenses
28. Immune Disorders and Antimicrobial Therapy

UNIT 7: INFECTIOUS DISEASES
29. Diagnosing Infectious Diseases
30. Epidemiology and Public Health
31. Person-to-Person Bacterial and Viral Diseases
32. Vectorborne and Soilborne Bacterial and Viral Diseases
33. Waterborne and Foodborne Bacterial and Viral Diseases
34. Eukaryotic Pathogens: Fungi, Protozoa, and Helminths

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