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Prescott's Microbiology


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Part I: Introduction to MicrobiologyChapter: 1The Evolution of Microorganisms and MicrobiologyChapter: 2MicroscopyChapter: 3Bacteria and ArchaeaChapter: 4Eukaryotic Microbial Structure and FunctionChapter: 5Viruses and Other Acellular Infectious AgentsPart II: Microbial Nutrition, Growth, and ControlChapter: 6Microbial NutritionChapter: 7Microbial Growth and ReproductionChapter: 8Control of Microorganisms in the EnvironmentPart III: Microbial MetabolismChapter: 9 Introduction to MetabolismChapter: 10 Catabolism: Energy Release and ConservationChapter: 11 Anabolism: The Use of Energy in BiosynthesisPart IV: Microbial Molecular Biology and GeneticsChapter: 12Genes: Structure, Replication, and ExpressionChapter: 13Regulation of Cellular ProcessesChapter: 14Mechanisms of Genetic VariationChapter: 15Recombinant DNA TechnologyChapter: 16Microbial GenomicsPart V: The Diversity of the Microbial WorldChapter: 17Microbial Taxonomy and the Evolution of DiversityChapter: 18The ArchaeaChapter: 19The Deinococci and Nonproeobacteria Gram NegativesChapter: 20The ProteobacteriaChapter: 21The Low G + C Gram-Positive Bacteria: The FirmicutesChapter: 22The High G + C Gram-Positive Bacteria: The ActinobacteriaChapter: 23The ProtistsChapter: 24The FungiChapter: 25The VirusesPart VI: Ecology and SymbiosisChapter: 26Biogeochemical CyclingChapter: 27Methods in Microbial EcologyChapter: 28Microorganisms in Marine and Freshwater EcosystemsChapter: 29Microorganisms in Terrestrial EcosystemsChapter: 30Microbial InteractionsPart VII: Pathogenicity and Host ResponseChapter: 31Infection and PathogenicityChapter: 32Nonspecific (Innate) Host ResistanceChapter: 33Specific (Adaptive) ImmunityPart VIII: Microbial Diseases, Detection, and their ControlChapter: 34Antimicrobial ChemotherapyChapter: 35Clinical Microbiology and ImmunologyChapter: 36Epidemiology and Public Health MicrobiologyChapter: 37Human Diseases Caused by Viruses and PrionsChapter: 38Human Diseases Caused by BacteriaChapter: 39Human Diseases Caused by Fungi and ProtistsPart IX: Applied MicrobiologyChapter: 40Microbiology of FoodChapter: 41Industrial MicrobiologyChapter: 42Applied Environmental MicrobiologyAppendix I: A Review of the Chemistry of Biological MoleculesAppendix II: Common Metabolic Pathways

About the Author

Johanne M. Willey is Full Professor at the Hofstra University in Long Island, New York. Linda M. Sherwood is a member of the Department of Microbiology at the Montana State University. Christopher J. Woolverton is Professor of Biological Sciences at Kent State University, Ohio.

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