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Brock Biology of Microorganisms, Global Edition, 15/E (e-Book VS 12m)


By Michael T. Madigan

Descripción:

Brock Biology of Microorganisms is the leading majors microbiology text on the market. It sets the standard for impeccable scholarship, accuracy, and strong coverage of ecology, evolution, and metabolism. The 15th edition seamlessly integrates the most current science, paying particular attention to molecular biology and the genomic revolution. It introduces a flexible, more streamlined organization with a consistent level of detail and comprehensive art program. Brock Biology of Microorganisms helps students quickly master concepts, both in and outside the classroom, through personalized learning, engaging activities to improve problem solving skills, and superior art and animations with Mastering™ Microbiology.

 

Pearson Mastering Microbiology is not included. Students, if Mastering Microbiology is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN and course ID. Mastering Microbiology should only be purchased when required by an instructor.



Contenido:
UNIT I: THE FOUNDATIONS OF MICROBIOLOGY

1. The Microbial World

2. Microbial Cell Structure and Function   

3. Microbial Metabolism 

4. Molecular Information Flow and Protein Processing

UNIT II: MICROBIAL GROWTH AND REGULATION

5. Microbial Growth and Its Control

6. Microbial Regulatory Systems  

7. Molecular Biology of Microbial Growth

8. Viruses and Their Replication

UNIT III: GENOMICS AND GENETICS 

9. Microbial Systems Biology

10. Viral Genomics 

11. Genetics of Bacteria and Archaea

12. Biotechnology and Synthetic Biology

UNIT IV: MICROBIAL EVOLUTION AND DIVERSITY 

13. Microbial Evolution and Systematics

14. Metabolic Diversity of Microorganisms

15. Functional Diversity of Microorganisms

16. Diversity of Bacteria

17. Diversity of Archaea

18. Diversity of Microbial Eukarya

UNIT V: MICROBIAL ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY 

19. Taking the Measure of Microbial Systems

20. Microbial Ecosystems   

21. Nutrient Cycles in Nature

22. Microbiology of the Built Environment

23. Microbial Symbioses with Microbes, Plants, and Animals

UNIT VI: MICROBE-HUMAN INTERACTIONS AND THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

24. Microbial Symbioses with Humans

25. Microbial Infection and Pathogenesis

26. Innate Immunity: Broadly Specific Host Defenses 

27. Adaptive Immunity: Highly Specific Host Defenses

28. Clinical Microbiology and Immunology

UNIT VII INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND THEIR TRANSMISSION

29. Epidemiology 

30. Person-to-Person Bacterial and Viral Diseases

31. Vectorborne and Soilborne Bacterial and Viral Diseases  

32. Foodborne and Waterborne Bacterial and Viral Diseases

33. Eukaryotic Pathogens: Fungi, Protozoa, and Helminths