Tortora, Gerard J.

Microbiology : an introduction / Gerard J. Tortora, Berdell R. Funke, Christine L. Case. - Eleventh edition - xviii, 818, [121] pages : illustration ; 29 cm.

Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references.

1. The microbial world and you -- 2. Chemical principles -- 3. Observing microorganisms through a microscope -- 4. Functional anatomy of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells -- 5. Microbial metabolism -- 6. Microbial growth -- 7. The control of microbial growth -- 8. Microbial genetics --9. Biotechnology and DNA technology -- 10. Classification of microorganisms -- 11. The prokaryotes : domains bacteria and archaea -- 12. The eukaryotes : fungi, algae, protozoa, and helminths -- 13. Viruses, viroids, and prions -- 14. Principles of disease and epidemiology -- 15. Microbial mechanisms of pathogenicity -- 16. Innate immunity : nonspecific defenses of the host -- 17. Adaptive immunity : specific defenses of the host -- 18. Practical applications of immunology -- 19. Disorders associated with the immune system -- 20. Antimicrobial drugs -- 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 -- 27. Environmental microbiology -- 28. Applied and industrial microbiology.

Microbiology: An Introduction helps you see the connection between human health and microbiology.

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Microbiology.
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