Nester's Microbiology: A Human Perspective, 10th Edition
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Perfect for the non-major/allied health student (and also appropriate for mixed majors courses), this text provides a rock solid foundation in microbiology. It has a concise and readable style, covers the most current concepts, and gives students the knowledge and mastery necessary to understand advances of the future. By carefully and clearly explaining the fundamental concepts, using a body systems approach in the coverage of disease, and offering vivid and appealing instructional art, Microbiology: A Human Perspective draws students back to their book again and again!
Chapter 2: The Molecules of Life
Chapter 3: Cells and Methods to Observe Them
Chapter 4: Dynamics of Microbial Growth
Chapter 5: Control of Microbial Growth
Chapter 6: Microbial Metabolism: Fueling Cell Growth
Chapter 7: The Blueprint of Life, from DNA to Protein
Chapter 8: Bacterial Genetics
Chapter 9: Biotechnology
Chapter 10: Identifying and Classifying Microorganisms
Chapter 11: The Diversity of Bacteria and Archaea
Chapter 12: The Eukaryotic Members of the Microbial World
Chapter 13: Viruses, Viroids and Prions
Chapter 14: The Innate Immune Response
Chapter 15: The Adaptive Immune Response
Chapter 16: Host-Microbe Interactions
Chapter 17: Applications of Immune Responses
Chapter 18: Immunological Disorders
Chapter 19: Epidemiology
Chapter 20: Antimicrobial Medications
Chapter 21: Respiratory System Infections
Chapter 22: Skin Infections
Chapter 23: Wound Infections
Chapter 24: Digestive System Infections
Chapter 25: Blood and Lymphatic Infections
Chapter 26: Nervous System Infections
Chapter 27: Genitourinary Tract Infections
Chapter 28: Microbial Ecology
Chapter 29: Environmental Microbiology: Treatment of Water, Wastes, and Polluted Habitats
Chapter 30: Food Microbiology
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