Prescott's Principles of Microbiology, 2nd Edition
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Prescott's Principles of Microbiology provides a balanced, comprehensive introduction to all major areas of microbiology. Because of this balance, Prescott's Principles of Microbiology is appropriate for microbiology majors and mixed majors courses. The authors have focused on readability, artwork, and the integration of several key themes, including evolution, ecology and diversity, throughout the text, making an already superior text even better.
1 The Evolution of Microorganisms and Microbiology
3 Bacterial and Archaeal Cell Structure
4 Eukaryotic Cell Structure
5 Bacterial and Archaeal Growth
Part Two Microbial Metabolism
6 Introduction to Metabolism
7 Catabolism: Energy Release and Conservation
8 Anabolism: The Use of Energy in Biosynthesis
Part Three Microbial Molecular Biology and Genetics
9 Genome Replication
10 Gene Expression
11 Regulation of Cellular Processes
12 Mechanisms of Genetic Variation
Part Four The Diversity of the Microbial World
13 Gram-Positive Bacteria
15 Nonproteobacterial Gram-Negative Bacteria
17 Eukaryotic Microbes
18 Viruses and Other Acellular Infectious Agents
Part Six Host Defense and Pathogenicity
22 Innate Host Resistance
23 Adaptive Immunity
24 The Human Microbiome and Host Interactions
25 Infection and Pathogenicity
Part Seven Applied Microbiology
26 Epidemiology and Public Health Microbiology
27 Control of Microorganisms in the Environment
28 Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
29 Microbiology of Food
30 Industrial and Environmental Microbiology
Part Eight Methods in Microbiology
31 Microbial DNA Technologies
32 Microbial Genomics
33 Methods in Microbial Biology
34 Clinical Microbiology and Immunology
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