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Microbiology 5th Edition by Lansing M. Prescott 

Author:
Lansing M. Prescott
Published in: McGraw-Hill Science
Release Year: 2002
ISBN: 978-0072-8-2905-1
Pages: 1147
Edition: 5th Edition
File Size: 144 MB
File Type: pdf
Language: English



Description of Prescott's Microbiology 5th Edition


Prescott, Klein's & Harley 5th edition provides a balanced, comprehensive introduction to all major areas of microbiology you can get full (PDF) download. Because of this balance, Microbiology, 5th edition is appropriate for students preparing for careers in medicine, dentistry, nursing, and allied health, as well as research, teaching, and industry. Biology and chemistry are prerequisites. The Fifth Edition of this Microbiology has been updated extensively to reflect the latest discoveries in the field.


Contents of Prescott's Microbiology 5th Edition


1. The History and Scope of Microbiology......Page 14

2. The Study of Microbial Structure: Microscopy and Specimen Preparation......Page 30

3. Procaryotic Cell Structure and Function......Page 54

4. Eucaryotic Cell Structure and Function......Page 87


5. Microbial Nutrition......Page 108

6. Microbial Growth......Page 125

7. Control of Microorganisms by Physical and Chemical Agents......Page 149

8. Metabolism: Energy, Enzymes, and Regulation......Page 165

9. Metabolism: Energy Release and Conservation......Page 184

10. Metabolism: The Use of Energy in Biosynthesis......Page 216

11. Genes: Structure, Replication, and Mutation......Page 238

12. Genes: Expression and Regulation......Page 271


14. Recombinant DNA Technology......Page 330

15. Microbial Genomics......Page 355

16. The Viruses: Introduction and General Characteristics......Page 371

17. The Viruses: Bacteriophages......Page 391

18. The Viruses: Viruses of Eucaryotes......Page 408

19. Microbial Taxonomy......Page 430

20. The Archaea......Page 459

21. Deinococci and Nonproteobacteria Gram Negatives......Page 475

22. Proteobacteria......Page 495

23. Low G±C Gram Positives......Page 526

24. High G±C Gram Positives......Page 545

25. The Fungi (Eumycota), Slime Molds, and Water Molds......Page 561

26. The Algae......Page 579

27. The Protozoa......Page 592

28. Microorganism Interactions and Microbial Ecology......Page 604

29. Microorganisms in Aquatic Environments......Page 642

30. Microorganisms in Terrestrial Environments......Page 677

31. Normal Microbiota and Nonspecific Host Resistance......Page 706

32. Specific Immunity......Page 737

33. Medical Immunology......Page 772

34. Pathogenicity of Microorganisms......Page 796

35. Antimicrobial Chemotherapy......Page 814

36. Clinical Microbiology......Page 835

37. The Epidemiology of Infectious Disease......Page 856

38. Human Diseases Caused by Viruses......Page 879

39. Human Diseases Caused by Bacteria......Page 908

40. Human Diseases Caused by Fungi and Protozoa......Page 950

41. Microbiology of Food......Page 971

42. Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology......Page 999

1. A Review of the Chemistry of Biological Molecules......Page 1035

2. Common Metabolic Pathways......Page 1046

3. Class. of Procaryotes Accord. to the 1st Ed. Of Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology. Page 1056

4. Class. of Procaryotes Accord. to the 2nd Ed. Of Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology. Page 1061

5. Classification of Viruses......Page 1069

Credits......Page 1074

Nobel Prizes Awarded for Research in Microbiology......Page 1079

Comparison of Bacteria, Archaea, and Eucarya......Page 1080

Pronunciation Guide......Page 1081

Glossary......Page 1083

Index......Page 1112

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