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Microbiology: A Systems Approach

Microbiology: A Systems Approach 6th Edition

By: Marjorie Kelly Cowan
ISBN-10: 1260258998
/ ISBN-13: 9781260451290
Edition: 6th Edition
Language: English
				
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CHAPTER 1    The Main Themes of Microbiology

    • 1.1 The Scope of Microbiology
    • 1.2 The Impact of Microbes on Earth: Small Organisms with a Giant Effect
    • 1.3 Human Use of Microorganisms
    • 1.4 Infectious Diseases and the Human Condition
    • 1.5 The General Characteristics of Microorganisms
    • 1.6 The Historical Foundations of Microbiology
    • 1.7 Naming, Classifying, and Identifying Microorganisms

CHAPTER 2    The Chemistry of Biology

    • 2.1 Atoms, Bonds, and Molecules: Fundamental Building Blocks
    • 2.2 Macromolecules: Superstructures of Life
    • 2.3 Cells: Where Chemicals Come to Life

CHAPTER 3    Tools of the Laboratory Methods for the Culturing and Microscopic Analysis of Microorganisms

    • 3.1 Methods of Culturing Microorganisms: The Five I’s
    • 3.2 The Microscope: Window on an Invisible Realm

CHAPTER 4    Bacteria and Archaea

    • 4.1 The Bacteria
    • 4.2 External Structures
    • 4.3 The Cell Envelope: The Boundary Layer of Bacteria
    • 4.4 Bacterial Internal Structure
    • 4.5 The Archaea
    • 4.6 Classification Systems for Bacteria and Archaea

CHAPTER 5    Eukaryotic Cells and Microorganisms

    • 5.1 Overview of the Eukaryotes
    • 5.2 Form and Function of the Eukaryotic Cell: External Structures and Boundary Structures
    • 5.3 Form and Function of the Eukaryotic Cell: Internal Structures
    • 5.4 The Fungi
    • 5.5 The Protists
    • 5.6 The Helminths

CHAPTER 6    Viruses and Prions

    • 6.1 The Search for the Elusive Viruses
    • 6.2 The Position of Viruses in the Biological Spectrum
    • 6.3 The General Structure of Viruses
    • 6.4 How Viruses Are Classified and Named
    • 6.5 Modes of Viral Multiplication
    • 6.6 Techniques in Cultivating and Identifying Animal Viruses
    • 6.7 Viruses and Human Health
    • 6.8 Prions and Other Noncellular Infectious Agents

CHAPTER 7    Microbial Nutrition and Growth

    • 7.1 Microbial Nutrition
    • 7.2 Environmental Factors That Influence Microbes
    • 7.3 The Study of Microbial Growth

CHAPTER 8    Microbial Metabolism The Chemical Crossroads of Life

    • 8.1 The Metabolism of Microbes
    • 8.2 The Pursuit and Utilization of Energy
    • 8.3 Catabolism: Getting Materials and Energy
    • 8.4 Biosynthesis and the Crossing Pathways of Metabolism
    • 8.5 Photosynthesis: It All Starts with Light

CHAPTER 9    Microbial Genetics

    • 9.1 Introduction to Genetics and Genes: Unlocking the Secrets of Heredity
    • 9.2 Applications of the DNA Code: Transcription and Translation
    • 9.3 Genetic Regulation of Protein Synthesis
    • 9.4 DNA Recombination Events
    • 9.5 Mutations: Changes in the Genetic Code

CHAPTER 10    Genetic Analysis and Genetic Engineering

    • 10.1 Tools and Techniques of Genetic Engineering
    • 10.2 Products of Recombinant DNA Technology
    • 10.3 Genetic Treatments: Introducing DNA into the Body
    • 10.4 DNA Analysis: Maps and Profiles

CHAPTER 11    Physical and Chemical Control of Microbes

    • 11.1 Controlling Microorganisms
    • 11.2 Methods of Physical Control
    • 11.3 Chemical Agents in Microbial Control

CHAPTER 12    Antimicrobial Treatment

    • 12.1 Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy
    • 12.2 Interactions Between Drug and Microbe
    • 12.3 Survey of Major Antimicrobial Drug Groups
    • 12.4 Antimicrobial Resistance
    • 12.5 Interactions Between Drug and Host

CHAPTER 13    Microbe-Human Interactions Health and Disease

    • 13.1 The Human Host and Its Microbiome
    • 13.2 When Colonization Leads to Disease
    • 13.3 Epidemiology: The Study of Disease in Populations

CHAPTER 14    Host Defenses I Overview and Nonspecific Defenses

    • 14.1 Defense Mechanisms of the Host: An Overview
    • 14.2 The First Line of Defense
    • 14.3 The Second Line of Defense

CHAPTER 15    Host Defenses II Specific Immunity and Immunization

    • 15.1 Specific Immunity: The Third Line of Defense
    • 15.2 Step I: The Development of Lymphocyte Diversity
    • 15.3 Step II: Presentation of Antigens
    • 15.4 Step III: Antigenic Challenge of T Cells and B Cells
    • 15.5 Step IV (1): The T-Cell Response
    • 15.6 Step IV (2): The B-Cell Response
    • 15.7 Specific Immunity and Vaccination

CHAPTER 16    Disorders in Immunity

    • 16.1 The Immune Response: A Two-Sided Coin
    • 16.2 Type I Allergic Reactions: Atopy and Anaphylaxis
    • 16.3 Type II Hypersensitivities: Reactions That Lyse Foreign Cells
    • 16.4 Type III Hypersensitivities: Immune Complex Reactions
    • 16.5 Type IV Hypersensitivities: Cell-Mediated (Delayed) Reactions
    • 16.6 An Inappropriate Response Against Self: Autoimmunity
    • 16.7 Immunodeficiency Diseases: Hyposensitivity of the Immune System

CHAPTER 17    Diagnosing Infections

    • 17.1 Preparation for the Survey of Microbial Diseases
    • 17.2 First Steps: Specimen Collection
    • 17.3 Phenotypic Methods
    • 17.4 Immunologic Methods
    • 17.5 Genotypic Methods
    • 17.6 Additional Diagnostic Technologies

CHAPTER 18    Infectious Diseases Affecting the Skin and Eyes

    • 18.1 The Skin and Its Defenses
    • 18.2 Normal Biota of the Skin
    • 18.3 Skin Diseases Caused by Microorganisms
    • 18.4 The Surface of the Eye and Its Defenses
    • 18.5 Normal Biota of the Eye
    • 18.6 Eye Diseases Caused by Microorganisms

CHAPTER 19    Infectious Diseases Affecting the Nervous System

    • 19.1 The Nervous System and Its Defenses
    • 19.2 Normal Biota of the Nervous System
    • 19.3 Nervous System Diseases Caused by Microorganisms

CHAPTER 20    Infectious Diseases Affecting the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems

    • 20.1 The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems and Their Defenses
    • 20.2 Normal Biota of the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
    • 20.3 Cardiovascular and Lymphatic System Diseases Caused by Microorganisms

CHAPTER 21    Infectious Diseases Affecting the Respiratory System

    • 21.1 The Respiratory Tract and Its Defenses
    • 21.2 Normal Biota of the Respiratory Tract
    • 21.3 Upper Respiratory Tract Diseases Caused by Microorganisms
    • 21.4 Diseases Caused by Microorganisms Affecting Both the Upper and Lower Respiratory Tracts
    • 21.5 Lower Respiratory Tract Diseases Caused by Microorganisms

CHAPTER 22    Infectious Diseases Affecting the Gastrointestinal Tract

    • 22.1 The Gastrointestinal Tract and Its Defenses
    • 22.2 Normal Biota of the Gastrointestinal Tract
    • 22.3 Gastrointestinal Tract Diseases Caused by Microorganisms (Nonhelminthic)
    • 22.4 Gastrointestinal Tract Diseases Caused by Helminths

CHAPTER 23    Infectious Diseases Affecting the Genitourinary System

    • 23.1 The Genitourinary Tract and Its Defenses
    • 23.2 Normal Biota of the Genitourinary Tract
    • 23.3 Urinary Tract Diseases Caused by Microorganisms
    • 23.4 Reproductive Tract Diseases Caused by Microorganisms

CHAPTER 24    Microbes and the Environment

    • 24.1 Ecology: The Interconnecting Web of Life
    • 24.2 The Natural Recycling of Bioelements
    • 24.3 Microbes on Land and in Water
    • 24.4 The Concept of “One Health”

CHAPTER 25    Applied Microbiology and Food and Water Safety

    • 25.1 Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
    • 25.2 Microorganisms in Water and Wastewater Treatment
    • 25.3 Microorganisms Making Food and Spoiling Food
    • 25.4 Using Microorganisms to Make Things We Need

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