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Brock Biology of Microorganisms, 16th edition

  • Michael M. Madigan
  • Kelly S. Bender
  • Daniel H. Buckley
  • W Matthew Sattley
  • David A. Stahl
Pearson eText for Brock Biology of Microorganisms -- Instant Access

ISBN-13: 9780135860717

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16th edition

Published by Pearson (May 9th 2020) - Copyright © 2021

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

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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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