Brock Biology Of Microorganisms by Michael T. MadiganBrock Biology Of Microorganisms by Michael T. Madigan

Brock Biology Of Microorganisms

byMichael T. Madigan, Kelly S. Bender, Daniel H. Buckley

Hardcover | January 5, 2017

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Michael T. Madigan received his B.S. in Biology and Education from Wisconsin State University–Stevens Point (1971) and his M.S. (1974) and Ph.D. (1976) in Bacteriology from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in the laboratory of Thomas Brock. Following a postdoc at Indiana University with Howard Gest, Madigan moved to Southern Illin...
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Title:Brock Biology Of MicroorganismsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1056 pages, 11.1 × 10.05 × 1.55 inPublished:January 5, 2017Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

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