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Author Tortora, Gerard J.

Title Microbiology : an introduction / Gerard J. Tortora, Berdell R. Funke, Christine L. Case
Edition Sixth edition
Published Menlo Park, Calif. ; Harlow : Benjamin/Cummings, [1998]


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Description xxiv, 832 pages, 15 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm + 2 computer laser optical discs (4 3/4 in.)
4 3/4 in
Contents Pt. 1. Fundamentals of Microbiology. 1. The Microbial World and You. 2. Chemical Principles. 3. Observing Microorganisms Through a Microscope. 4. Functional Anatomy of Procaryotic and Eucaryotic Cells. 5. Microbial Metabolism. 6. Microbial Growth. 7. The Control of Microbial Growth. 8. Microbial Genetics. 9. Recombinant DNA and Biotechnology -- Pt. 2. A Survey of the Microbial World. 10. Classification of Microorganisms. 11. Bacteria. 12. Fungi, Algae, Protozoa, and Multicellular Parasites. 13. Viruses -- Pt. 3. Interaction Between Microbe and Host. 14. Principles of Disease and Epidemiology. 15. Microbial Mechanisms and Pathogenicity. 16. Nonspecific Defenses of the Host. 17. Specific Defenses of the Host: The Immune Response. 18. Practical Applications of Immunology. 19. Disorders Associated with the Immune System. 20. Antimicrobial Drugs -- Pt. 4. Microorganisms and Human Disease. 21. Microbial Diseases of the Skin and Eyes. 22. Microbial Diseases of the Nervous System
23. Microbial Diseases of the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems. 24. Microbial Diseases of the Respiratory System. 25. Microbial Diseases of the Digestive System. 26. Microbial Diseases of the Urinary and Reproductive Systems -- Pt. 5. Environmental and Applied Microbiology. 27. Environmental Microbiology. 28. Applied and Industrial Microbiology -- App. A. Classification of Bacteria According to Bergey's Manual -- App. B. Methods for Taking Clinical Samples -- App. C. Metabolic Pathways -- App. D. Exponents, Exponential Notation, Logarithms, and Generation Time -- App. E. Pronunciation of Scientific Names -- App. F. Taxonomic Guide to Diseases
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes System requirements for accompanying computer disc: IBM-compatible PC; for Macintosh and Windows
System requirements for accompanying computer disc: IBM-compatible PC; for Macintosh and Windows
Subject Microbiology -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Author Case, Christine L., 1948-
Funke, Berdell R.
LC no. 97025184
ISBN 0805321551
080532156X (Bacteria ID)
0805379797 (disc)
0805384464 (disc)