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Appropriate for the non-major/allied health student, this authoritative text carefully explains the fundamentals of microbiology, providing a general overview of the principles followed by more detailed explanations. With its clear and concise writing style, Microbiology: A Human Perspective offers modern coverage on such topics as genomics, biofilms, and quorum sensing. A body systems approach is used in the coverage of diseases.

About the Author

Chair of Microbiology DepartmentWife, Martha, is a coauthor.Retired from University of Washington, Seattle, WACoauthor with her husband, Eugene.

Table of Contents

1 Life and Death of Microorganisms

1 Humans and the Microbial World

2 The Molecules of Life

3 Microscopy and Cell Structure

4 Dynamics of Prokaryotic Growth

5 Control of Microbial Growth

6 Metabolism: Fueling Cell Growth

7 The Blueprint of Life, from DNA to Protein

8 Bacterial Genetics

9 Biotechnology and Recombinant DNA

2 The Microbial World

10 Identification and Classification of Prokaryotes

11 The Diversity of Prokaryotic Organisms

12 The Eukaryotic Members of the Microbial World

13 Viruses of Bacteria

14 Viruses, Prions and Viroids: Infectious Agents of Animals and Plants

3 Microorganisms and Humans

15 The Innate Immune Response

16 The Adaptive Immune Response

17 Applications of Immune Responses

18 Immunologic Disorders

19 Host-Microbe Interactions

20 Epidemiology

21 Antimicrobial Medications

4 Infectious Diseases

22 Skin Infections

23 Respiratory System Infections

24 Alimentary System Infections

25 Genitourinary Infections

26 Nervous System Infections

(and more...)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780072473827
Subtitle:
A Human Perspective w/ARIS bind in card
Author:
Nester, Eugene
Author:
Nester, Eugene W.
Author:
Nester, Martha
Author:
Anderson, Denise
Author:
Roberts, Jr., C. Evans
Author:
Anderson, Denise G.
Author:
Nester, Martha T.
Author:
Nester, Eugene
Author:
Sawyer, Clair N.
Author:
Pearsall, Nancy N.
Author:
Pearsall, Nancy
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Microbiology
Subject:
Communicable diseases
Subject:
Life Sciences - Biology - Microbiology
Copyright:
Edition Number:
5
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
no. 801
Publication Date:
20030109
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
817
Dimensions:
1.42x9.12x1.10 in. .2 lbs.

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