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xxii, 291 p. : ill ; 23 cm.
  • Chapter 1. The World of the Microorganism Chapter 2. The Chemical Elements of Microorganisms Chapter 3. Observing Microorganisms Chapter 4. Prokaryotic Cells and Eukaryotic Cells Chapter 5. Chemical Metabolism Chapter 6. Microbial Growth and Controlling Microbial Growth Chapter 7. Microbial Genetics Chapter 8. Recombinant DNA Technology Chapter 9. Classification of Microorganisms Chapter 10. The Prokaryotes: Bacteria: Domains Archaea and Bacteria Chapter 11. The Eukaryotes: Fungi, Algae, Protozoa, and Helminths Chapter 12. Viruses, Viroids, and Prions Chapter 13. Epidemiology and Disease Chapter 14. Immunity Chapter 15. Vaccines and Diagnosing Diseases Chapter 16. Antimicrobial Drugs FINAL EXAM ANSWERS TO QUIZ, AND EXAM QUESTION Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780071761093 20160608
Demystified is your vaccine for tricky subjects like microbiology If you don't know your prokaryotes from your protozoa, or learning about fungi puts you in a funk, look no further--Microbiology Demystified, Second Edition is your cure for learning this topic's fundamental concepts and theories at your own pace. This practical guide eases you into this field of science, starting at the cell level. As you progress, you will master microbiology essentials such as bacteria, algae, viruses, pasteurization, and more. You will understand the difference between friendly and unfriendly microorganisms as well as the microscope's role in shaping microbiology. Detailed examples make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key ideas. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about: Classification of microorganisms Immunology Germ theory Recombinant DNA technology Pathogens E.coli Antiseptics Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Microbiology Demystified. Second Edition, helps you master this essential subject.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780071761093 20160608
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xx, 940 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • 1 Scope and History of Microbiology 1 WHY STUDY MICROBIOLOGY? 2 SCOPE OF MICROBIOLOGY 4 HISTORICAL ROOTS 9 THE GERM THEORY OF DISEASE 11 EMERGENCE OF SPECIAL FIELDS OF MICROBIOLOGY 15 TOMORROW'S HISTORY 19 2 Fundamentals of Chemistry 27 WHY STUDY CHEMISTRY? 27 CHEMICAL BUILDING BLOCKS AND CHEMICAL BONDS 28 WATER AND SOLUTIONS 32 COMPLEX ORGANIC MOLECULES 36 3 Microscopy and Staining 51 HISTORICAL MICROSCOPY 52 PRINCIPLES OF MICROSCOPY 52 LIGHT MICROSCOPY 58 ELECTRON MICROSCOPY 62 TECHNIQUES OF LIGHT MICROSCOPY 68 4 Characteristics of Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells 77 BASIC CELL TYPES 78 PROKARYOTIC CELLS 78 EUKARYOTIC CELLS 97 EVOLUTION BY ENDOSYMBIOSIS 103 THE MOVEMENT OF SUBSTANCES ACROSS MEMBRANES 105 5 Essential Concepts of Metabolism 115 METABOLISM: AN OVERVIEW 115 ENZYMES 118 ENZYME INHIBITION 120 ANAEROBIC METABOLISM: GLYCOLYSIS AND FERMENTATION 124 AEROBIC METABOLISM: RESPIRATION 128 THE METABOLISM OF FATS AND PROTEINS 134 OTHER METABOLIC PROCESSES 135 THE USES OF ENERGY 138 6 Growth and Culturing of Bacteria 146 GROWTH AND CELL DIVISION 146 FACTORS AFFECTING BACTERIAL GROWTH 156 SPORULATION 165 CULTURING BACTERIA 167 LIVING, BUT NONCULTURABLE, ORGANISMS 174 7 Microbial Genetics 179 AN OVERVIEW OF GENETIC PROCESSES 180 DNA REPLICATION 184 PROTEIN SYNTHESIS 185 THE REGULATION OF METABOLISM 193 MUTATIONS 197 8 Gene Transfer and Genetic Engineering 213 THE TYPES AND SIGNIFICANCE OF GENE TRANSFER 214 TRANSFORMATION 215 TRANSDUCTION 217 CONJUGATION 220 GENE TRANSFER MECHANISMS COMPARED 224 PLASMIDS 224 GENETIC ENGINEERING 228 9 An Introduction to Taxonomy: The Bacteria 242 TAXONOMY: THE SCIENCE OF CLASSIFICATION 243 USING A TAXONOMIC KEY 245 THE FIVE-KINGDOM CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM 246 THE THREE-DOMAIN CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM 250 CLASSIFICATION OF VIRUSES 254 THE SEARCH FOR EVOLUTIONARY RELATIONSHIPS 256 BACTERIAL TAXONOMY AND NOMENCLATURE 262 10 Viruses 272 GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS OF VIRUSES 273 CLASSIFICATION OF VIRUSES 277 EMERGING VIRUSES 284 VIRAL REPLICATION 287 CULTURING OF ANIMAL VIRUSES 297 VIRUSES AND TERATOGENESIS 299 VIRUSLIKE AGENTS: SATELLITES, VIROPHAGES, VIROIDS, AND PRIONS 300 VIRUSES AND CANCER 304 HUMAN CANCER VIRUSES 305 11 Eukaryotic Microorganisms and Parasites 311 PRINCIPLES OF PARASITOLOGY 312 PROTISTS 314 FUNGI 321 HELMINTHS 329 ARTHROPODS 337 12 Sterilization and Disinfection 345 PRINCIPLES OF STERILIZATION AND DISINFECTION 346 CHEMICAL ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS 347 PHYSICAL ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS 357 13 Antimicrobial Therapy 371 ANTIMICROBIAL CHEMOTHERAPY 372 THE HISTORY OF CHEMOTHERAPY 373 GENERAL PROPERTIES OF ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS 374 DETERMINING MICROBIALSENSITIVITIES TO ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS 382 ATTRIBUTES OF AN IDEAL ANTIMICROBIAL AGENT 385 ANTIBACTERIAL AGENTS 385 ANTIFUNGAL AGENTS 391 ANTIVIRAL AGENTS 394 ANTIPROTOZOAN AGENTS 396 ANTIHELMINTHIC AGENTS 397 SPECIAL PROBLEMS WITH DRUG-RESISTANT HOSPITAL INFECTIONS 397 14 Host-Microbe Relationships and Disease Processes 405 HOST-MICROBE RELATIONSHIPS 406 KOCH'S POSTULATES 412 KINDS OF DISEASES 413 THE DISEASE PROCESS 415 INFECTIOUS DISEASES-PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE 427 15 Epidemiology and Nosocomial Infections 433 EPIDEMIOLOGY 434 NOSOCOMIAL INFECTIONS 455 BIOTERRORISM 464 16 Innate Host Defenses 472 INNATE AND ADAPTIVE HOST DEFENSES 473 PHYSICAL BARRIERS 474 CHEMICAL BARRIERS 474 CELLULAR DEFENSES 474 INFLAMMATION 482 FEVER 485 MOLECULAR DEFENSES 486 DEVELOPMENT OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM: WHO HAS ONE? 492 17 Basic Principles of Adaptive Immunity and Immunization 498 IMMUNOLOGY AND IMMUNITY 499 TYPES OF IMMUNITY 499 CHARACTERISTICS OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM 501 HUMORAL IMMUNITY 507 MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES 513 CELL-MEDIATED IMMUNITY 515 MUCOSAL IMMUNE SYSTEM 519 IMMUNIZATION 521 IMMUNITY TO VARIOUS KINDS OF PATHOGENS 530 18 Immune Disorders 539 OVERVIEW OF IMMUNOLOGICAL DISORDERS 540 IMMEDIATE (TYPE I) HYPERSENSITIVITY 541 CYTOTOXIC (TYPE II) HYPERSENSITIVITY 545 IMMUNE COMPLEX (TYPE III) HYPERSENSITIVITY 549 CELL-MEDIATED (TYPE IV) HYPERSENSITIVITY 552 AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS 554 TRANSPLANTATION 558 DRUG REACTIONS 561 IMMUNODEFICIENCY DISEASES 562 IMMUNOLOGICAL TESTS 571 19 Diseases of the Skin and Eyes-- Wounds and Bites 585 THE SKIN, MUCOUS MEMBRANES, AND EYES 586 DISEASES OF THE SKIN 589 DISEASES OF THE EYES 603 WOUNDS AND BITES 607 20 Urogenital and Sexually Transmitted Diseases 617 COMPONENTS OF THE UROGENITAL SYSTEM 618 UROGENITAL DISEASES USUALLY NOT TRANSMITTED SEXUALLY 621 SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES 627 21 Diseases of the Respiratory System 650 COMPONENTS OF THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM 651 DISEASES OF THE UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT 654 DISEASES OF THE LOWER RESPIRATORY TRACT 660 22 Oral and Gastrointestinal Diseases 690 COMPONENTS OF THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM 691 DISEASES OF THE ORAL CAVITY 693 GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASES CAUSED BY BACTERIA 698 GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASES CAUSED BY OTHER PATHOGENS 709 23 Cardiovascular, Lymphatic, and Systemic Diseases 733 THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM 734 CARDIOVASCULAR AND LYMPHATIC DISEASES 735 SYSTEMIC DISEASES 740 24 Diseases of the Nervous System 772 COMPONENTS OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM 773 DISEASES OF THE BRAIN AND MENINGES 773 OTHER DISEASES OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM 782 25 Environmental Microbiology 801 FUNDAMENTALS OF ECOLOGY 801 BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES 803 AIR 812 SOIL 813 WATER 817 MARINE ENVIRONMENTS 818 SEWAGE TREATMENT 825 BIOREMEDIATION 827 26 Applied Microbiology 834 MICROORGANISMS FOUND IN FOOD 835 PREVENTING DISEASE TRANSMISSION AND FOOD SPOILAGE 842 MICROORGANISMS AS FOOD AND IN FOOD PRODUCTION 848 BEER, WINE, AND SPIRITS 853 INDUSTRIAL AND PHARMACEUTICAL MICROBIOLOGY 855 USEFUL ORGANIC PRODUCTS 857 MICROBIOLOGICAL MINING 860 MICROBIOLOGICAL WASTE DISPOSAL 861 Appendices A METRIC SYSTEM MEASUREMENTS, CONVERSIONS, AND MATH TOOLS A-1 B CLASSIFICATION OF VIRUSES A-4 C WORD ROOTS COMMONLY ENCOUNTERED IN MICROBIOLOGY A-8 D SAFETY PRECAUTIONS IN THE HANDLING OF CLINICAL SPECIMENS A-11 E METABOLIC PATHWAYS A-13 GLOSSARY 866 CLINICAL CASE STUDY ANSWERS 894 CRITICAL THINKING QUESTIONS ANSWERS 896 SELF-QUIZ ANSWERS 904 INDEX 916.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781118743164 20160618
Microbiology: Principles and Explorations has been a best-selling textbook for several editions due to the authors engaging writing style where her passion for the subject shines through the narrative. The texts student-friendly approach provides readers with an excellent introduction to the study of Microbiology. This text is appropriate for non-major and mixed major microbiology courses, as well as allied health, agriculture and food sciences courses.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781118743164 20160618
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3. Microbiology [2013]

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xxxi, 867, [57] pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
  • PART 1 THE MICROBES 1 The Microbial World 2 1.1 The Microbes 4 1.2 Microbial Genetics 16 1.3 Microbial Metabolism and Ecology 24 1.4 Microbes and Disease 27 2 Bacteria 36 2.1 Morphology of Bacterial Cells 38 2.2 The Cytoplasm 41 2.3 The Bacterial Cytoskeleton 44 2.4 The Cell Envelope 45 2.5 The Bacterial Cell Surface 62 2.6 Bacterial Taxonomy 68 3 Eukaryal Microbes 72 3.1 The Morphology of Typical Eukaryal Cells 74 3.2 Diversity of Eukaryal Microbes 87 3.3 Replication of Eukaryal Microbes 92 3.4 The Origin of Eukaryal Cells 95 3.5 Interactions Between Eukaryal Microbes and Animals, Plants, and the Environment 100 4 Archaea 106 4.1 Distinct Properites of Archaea 108 4.2 Archaeal Cell Structure 110 4.3 Diversity of Archaea 119 5 Viruses 130 5.1 A Basic Overview of Viruses 132 5.2 Origins of Viruses 140 5.3 Cultivation, Purification, and Quantification of Viruses 142 5.4 Diversity of Viruses 149 5.5 Virus-Like Particles 155 5.6 Virology Today 157 6 Cultivating Microorganisms 164 6.1 Nutritional Requirements of Microorganisms 166 6.2 Factors Affecting Microbial Growth 168 6.3 Growing Microorganisms in the Laboratory 173 6.4 Measuring Microbial Population Growth 184 6.5 Eliminating Microbes and Preventing Their Growth 192 PART II MICROBIAL GENETICS 7 DNA Replication and Gene Expression 202 7.1 The Role of DNA 204 7.2 DNA Replication 210 7.3 Transcription 216 7.4 Translation 233 7.5 The Effects of Mutations 229 8 Viral Replication Strategies 238 8.1 Recognition of Host Cells 240 8.2 Viral Entry and Uncoating 244 8.3 Viral Replication 248 8.4 Viral Assembly and Egress 256 8.5 Antiviral Drugs 258 9 Bacterial Genetic Analysis 266 9.1 Bacteria as Subjects of Genetic Research 268 9.2 Mutations, Mutants, and Strains 271 9.3 Restriction Enzymes, Vectors, and Cloning 278 9.4 Recombination and DNA Transfer 285 10 Microbial Genomics 302 10.1 Genome Sequencing 304 10.2 Genomic Analysis of Gene Expression 312 10.3 Comparative Genomics 318 10.4 Metagenomics 323 11 Regulation of Gene Expression 328 11.1 Differential Gene Expression 330 11.2 The Operon 332 11.3 Global Gene Regulation 337 11.4 Post-Initiation of Gene Expression 346 11.5 Quorum Sensing 350 11.6 Two-Component Regulatory Systems 352 11.7 Chemotaxis 355 12 Microbial Biotechnology 362 12.1 Microbes for Biotechnology 365 12.2 Molecular Genetic Modification 368 12.3 Red Biotechnology 381 12.4 White Biotechnology 382 12.5 Green Biotechnology 391 PART III MICROBIAL PHYSIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY 13 Metabolism 400 13.1 Energy, Enzymes, and ATP 402 13.2 Central Processes in ATP Synthesis 406 13.3 Carbon Utilization in Microorganisms 412 13.4 Respiration and the Electron Transport System 422 13.5 Metabolism of Non-Glucose Carbon Sources 429 13.6 Phototrophy and Photosynthesis 433 13.7 Nitrogen and Sulfur Metabolism 443 13.8 Biosynthesis of Cellular Components 447 14 Biogeochemical Cycles 456 14.1 Nutrient Cycling 459 14.2 Cycling Driven by Carbon Metabolism 463 14.3 Cycling Driven by Nitrogen Metabolism 472 14.4 The Interconnectedness of Cycles 478 15 Microbial Ecosystems 484 15.1 Microbes in the Environment 486 15.2 Microbial Community Structure 490 15.3 Aquatic Ecosystems 498 15.4 Terrestrial Ecosystems 406 15.5 Deep Subsurface and Geothermal Ecosystems 512 16 The Microbiology of Food and Water 522 16.1 Food Spoilage 524 16.2 Food Preservation 528 16.3 Food Fermentation 534 16.4 Foodborne and Waterborne Illness 541 16.5 Microbiological Aspects of Water Quality 543 17 Microbial Symbionts 560 17.1 Types of Microbe--Host Interactions 563 17.2 Symbionts of Plants 564 17.3 Lichens 569 17.4 Symbionts of Vertebrates 571 17.5 Symbionts of Invertebrates 587 PART IV MICROBES AND DISEASE 18 Introduction to Infectious Diseases 600 18.1 Pathogenic Microbes 603 18.2 Virulence Strategies 608 18.3 The Transmission of Infectious Diseases 613 18.4 Proving Cause and Effect in Microbial Infections 621 18.5 The Evolution of Pathogens 625 19 Innate Host Defenses Against Microbial Invasion 636 19.1 Immunity 638 19.2 Barriers to Infection 639 19.3 The Inflammatory Response 643 19.4 The Molecules of Innate Immunity 644 19.5 The Cells of Innate Immunity 653 19.6 Invertebrate Defenses 663 20 Adaptive Immunity 672 20.1 Features of Adaptive Immunity 674 20.2 T Cells 677 20.3 Antigen Processing 681 20.4 Antigen-Presenting Cells 686 20.5 Humoral and Cell-Mediated 20.6 B Cells and the Production of Antibody 694 21.2 Survival in the Host: Strategies and Consequences 743 Toolbox 21.2 THE TUBERCULIN TEST FOR TUBERCULOSIS 750 21.3 Evolution of Bacterial Pathogens 751 22 Viral Pathogenesis 760 22.1 Recurring Themes in Viral Pathogenesis 762 22.2 Interactions with the Host: Strategies and Consequences 770 22.3 Viral Infections and Cancer 775 22.4 Evolution of Viral Pathogens 785 23 Eukaryal Microbe Pathogenesis 792 23.1 Mechanisms of Eukaryal Microbe Pathogenesis 794 23.2 Pathogen Study: 23.3 Macroscopic Eukaryal Pathogens 814 23.4 Evolution of Eukaryal Pathogens 816 24 Control of Infectious Diseases 822 24.1 Historical Aspects of Infectious Disease Treatment and Control 824 24.2 Antimicrobial Drugs 825 24.3 Antimicrobial Drug Resistance 836 24.4 Predicting and Controlling Epidemics 850 24.5 Immunization and Vaccines 853 Appendix A Reading and Understanding the Primary Literature A-1 Appendix B Microscopy A-9 Appendix C Classification of Bacteria A-13 Appendix D Classification of Eukarya A-14 Appendix E Classification of Archaea A-15 Appendix F Classification of Viruses A-16 Appendix G Origin of Blood Cells A-17 GLOSSARY G-1 INDEX I-1.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780471694342 20160611
This book helps to develop a meaningful connection with the material through the incorporation of primary literature, applications and examples. The text offers an ideal balance between comprehensive, in-depth coverage of core concepts, while employing a narrative style that incorporates many relevant applications and a unique focus on current research and experimentation. The book frames information around the three pillars of physiology, ecology and genetics, which highlights their interconnectedness and helps students see a bigger picture. This innovative organization establishes a firm foundation for later work and provides a perspective on real-world applications of microbiology.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780471694342 20160611
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xxx, 851, [82] p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 29 cm.
  • Machine generated contents note: 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.
Jacquelyn Black's 8th 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.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780470541098 20160609
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5. mSphere [digital]. [2016 - ]

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A multi-disciplinary open-access journal that makes fundamental contributions to any of the immense range of fields within the microbial sciences.
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MicrobiologyOpen is a peer-reviewed journal delivering rapid decisions and fast publication of microbial science, a field which is undergoing a profound and exciting evolution in this post-genomic era. The journal gives priority to reports of quality research, pure or applied, that further our understanding of microbial interactions and microbial processes. MicrobiologyOpen gives prompt and equal consideration to papers reporting theoretical, experimental, applied and descriptive work in all aspects of microbiology.
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10. ISRN microbiology [digital]. [2011 - 2014]

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A multi-disciplinary open-access journal that makes fundamental contributions to any of the immense range of fields within the microbial sciences.
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16. JMM case reports [2014 - ]

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18. ISRN microbiology [2012 - 2014]

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19. MicrobiologyOpen [2012 - ]

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