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Microbiology. 8th Edition International Student Version

  • ID: 2243089
  • Book
  • May 2012
  • Region: Global
  • 864 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Jacquelyn Black′s 8 th Edition of Microbiology: Principles and Explorations builds upon the previous best–selling textbooks in this series with an enhanced introduction to the study of Microbiology in the same engaging writing style throughout the narrative.  The text′s is even more reader–friendly and focuses on microbiology, allied health, agriculture and food sciences topics.

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1. Scope and History of Microbiology

2. Fundamentals of Chemistry

3. Microscopy and Staining

4. Characteristics of Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells

5. Essential Concepts of Metabolism

6. Growth and Culturing of Bacteria

7. Microbial Genetics

8. Gene Transfer and Genetic Engineering

9. An Introduction to Taxonomy: The Bacteria

10. Viruses

11. Eukaryotic Microorganisms and Parasites

12. Sterilization and Disinfection

13. Antimicrobial Therapy

14. Host–Microbe Relationships and Disease Processes

15. Epidemiology and Nosocomial Infections

16. Innate Host Defenses

17. Basic Principles of Adaptive Immunity and Immunization

18. Immune Disorders

19. Diseases of the Skin and Eyes; Wounds and Bites

20. Urogenital and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

21. Diseases of the Respiratory System

22. Oral and Gastrointestinal Diseases

23. Cardiovascular, Lymphatic, and Systemic Diseases

24. Diseases of the Nervous System

25. Environmental Microbiology

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Jacquelyn G. Black
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