Designed for use on courses in introductory microbiology in departments of biology and microbiology, this seventh edition covers the complete range of microbiological topics. Two new co-authors cover the areas of genetics and molecular biology (Jack Parker) and microbiology and immunology (John Martinko). This edition expands the introduction to include material on the evolution of microbial cells and microbial diversity, the applications of microbiology to everyday life, and historical developments during the 20th century. The coverage of metabolism, biosynthesis and nutrition in several areas such as the mechanics of membrane-mediated ATP synthesis and alternative modes of energy generation is also updated. Coverage of macromolecules and molecular genetics is revised and includes several pieces of new art to portray the numerous discoveries in this area. Other new features of this edition include: a re-written chapter on immunology and immunity; description of several innovative clinical diagnostic methods that have emerged from advances in genetics and immunology; updated and expanded coverage of AIDS; and new material on pathogenic fungi, toxic shock, rabies, Lyme disease and malaria.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
This text emphasizes the principles of microbiology, presenting both the general and molecular aspects of microbiology. The sixth edition expands material on microbial diseases to hrlp instructors taking a medical microbiological approach to the material. It includes revision study questions which are designed to encourage students to synthesize information and draw conclusions.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Prentice Hall, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0130421693
Book Description Prentice Hall, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 130421693
Book Description Prentice Hall. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0130421693 Brand new. Cannot guarantee the availability of CD/DVD/Access codes even if the title or package description states so, unless expressly comfirmed by us. Ships now if ordered before 2pm cst. Bookseller Inventory # OFF073
Book Description Prentice Hall, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 7th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0130421693
Book Description Prentice Hall, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110130421693
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97801304216921.0
Book Description Prentice-Hall. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 6439423