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Microbiology Super Review, 3rd Ed. (Super Reviews Study Guides)

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Need help with Microbiology? Want a quick review or refresher for class? This is the book for you!

REAs Microbiology Super Review gives you everything you need to know! This Super Review can be used as a supplement to your high school or college textbook, or as a handy guide for anyone who needs a fast review of the subject. • Comprehensive, yet concise coverage - review covers the material that students must know about microbiology. Each topic is presented in a clear and easy-to-understand format that makes learning easier. • Questions and answers for each topic - let you practice what youve learned and increase your subject knowledge • End-of-chapter quizzes - gauge your understanding of the important information you need to know, so youll be ready for any homework assignment, quiz, or test. Whether you need a quick refresher on the subject, or are prepping for your next exam, we think youll agree that REAs Super Review provides all you need to know!

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MICROBIOLOGY SUPER REVIEW

Need help with microbiology? Want a quick review or refresher for class? This is the book for you! CONCISE SUBJECT REVIEW

Covers the material students typically learn in an introductory microbiology course. Clear, easy-to-understand format makes learning easier. PACKED WITH PRACTICE

Topic-level questions with detailed explanations let you practice what youve learned and increase your subject knowledge. TEST WHAT YOUVE LEARNED

End-of-chapter quizzes reinforce key concepts, so youll be ready for any microbiology problem you encounter on your next quiz or test.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 History and Scope of Microbiology

1.1 Early History

1.2 The Golden Age of Microbiology

1.3 Later Discoveries and the Beginnings of Virology

1.4 Scope of Microbiology

Chapter 2 Equipment and Techniques

2.1 Units of Measurement

2.2 Microscopes

2.3 Preparation of Specimens for Light Microscopy

2.4 Staining

2.5 Culturing Microorganisms

Quiz: Equipment and Techniques

Chapter 3 Survey of Microorganisms

3.1 Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes

3.2 Bacteria

3.3 The Eukaryotic Cell

3.4 Viruses

Quiz: Survey of Microorganisms

Chapter 4 Microbial Metabolism

4.1 General Terms

4.2 Enzymes

4.3 Oxidation and Reduction

4.4 Phosphorylation

4.5 Carbohydrate Catabolism

4.6 Lipid and Protein Catabolism

4.7 Photosynthesis

4.8 Other Anabolic Pathways

4.9 Nutritional Modes

Chapter 5 Transport of Molecules

5.1 Transport

5.2 Simple Diffusion

5.3 Osmosis

5.4 Facilitated Diffusion

5.5 Active Transport

5.6 Group Translocation

5.7 Endocytosis and Exocytosis

Quiz: Microbial Metabolism and Transport of Molecules

Chapter 6 Bacterial Growth

6.1 Growth of Bacterial Populations

6.2 Ways to Measure Growth of Bacterial Populations

6.3 Physical and Chemical Requirements for Growth

Quiz: Bacterial Growth

Chapter 7 Control of Microbial Growth—Disinfection and Antisepsis

7.1 General Terms

7.2 Factors Influencing Disinfectant Activity

7.3 Physical Methods

7.4 Chemical Disinfection and Sterilization

7.5 Evaluating a Disinfectant

7.6 Microbial Death

Chapter 8 Control of Microbial Growth— Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

8.1 General Terms

8.2 Types of Agents

8.3 Mechanisms of Action of Antimicrobial Drugs

8.4 Evaluating an Antimicrobial Drug

8.5 Side Effects

8.6 Drug Resistance

8.7 Some Common Antibacterial Drugs

Quiz: Control of Microbial Growth

Chapter 9 Microbial Genetics

9.1 Genetics

9.2 Chromosomes

9.3 Replication

9.4 Transcription—Synthesis of RNA

9.5 Translation

9.6 Mutation

9.7 Gene Transfer

9.8 Recombination

9.9 Transposons

9.10 Recombinant DNA Technology

9.11 Diversity and Evolution

9.12 Regulation of Gene Expression in Bacteria

Quiz: Microbial Genetics

Chapter 10 Role of Microbes In Disease

10.1 Host-Microbe Relationships

10.2 Kinds of Disease

10.3 How Microbes Cause Disease

10.4 The Disease Process

10.5 Kochs Postulates

10.6 Epidemiology

10.7 Host Defense Mechanisms

10.8 Microbial Diseases of the Skin and Eyes

10.9 Microbial Diseases of the Respiratory System

10.10 Microbial Diseases of the Digestive System

10.11 Microbial Diseases of the Cardiovascular System

10.12 Microbial Diseases of the Nervous System

10.13 Microbial Diseases of the Genitourinary System

Quiz: Role of Microbes in Disease

Chapter 11 Microbes in the Environment

11.1 Microbes and the Recycling of Nutrients

11.2 Bioremediation

Chapter 12 Microbes in Industry

12.1 Microbes in the Food Industry

12.2 Industrial Microbiology

12.3 Microbes and Medicine

12.4 Microbes and Recombinant DNA Technology

Quiz: Microbes in the Environment and Industry

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Reference-Student Guides
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Microbiology
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Microbiology Super Review
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Microbiology study guide
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Super Review study guide
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Third Edition, Revised
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Super Reviews Study Guides
Publication Date:
20130831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
240
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8.25 x 5.5 in 0.6 lb
Age Level:
from 16

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MICROBIOLOGY SUPER REVIEW

Need help with microbiology? Want a quick review or refresher for class? This is the book for you! CONCISE SUBJECT REVIEW

Covers the material students typically learn in an introductory microbiology course. Clear, easy-to-understand format makes learning easier. PACKED WITH PRACTICE

Topic-level questions with detailed explanations let you practice what youve learned and increase your subject knowledge. TEST WHAT YOUVE LEARNED

End-of-chapter quizzes reinforce key concepts, so youll be ready for any microbiology problem you encounter on your next quiz or test.

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