Based on: Alcamo's fundamentals of microbiology / Jeffrey C. Pommerville. 8th ed. c2006. Incluye índice. CONTENIDO: Microbiology : then and now -- The chemical building blocks of life -- Concepts and tools for studying microorganisms -- Cell structure and function in the bacteria and archaea -- Microbial growth and nutrition -- Metabolism of microorganisms -- Control of microorganisms : physical and chemical methods -- Microbial genetics -- Gene transfer, genetic engineering, and genomics -- Microbial systematics and the domains bacteria and archaea -- Eukaryotic microorganisms : the protists, fungi, and helminths -- The viruses and virus-like agents -- Infection and disease -- Resistance and the immune system : innate immunity -- Resistance and the immune system : acquired immunity -- Immunity and serology -- Immune disorders and aids -- Antimicrobial drugs -- Infectious diseases affecting the skin and eyes -- Infectious diseases affecting the respiratory system -- Infectious diseases affecting the digestive system -- Infectious diseases affecting the nervous system -- Cardiovascular, lymphatic, and systemic infectious diseases -- Infectious diseases affecting the urinary and reproductive systems -- Microbiology of foods -- Environmental microbiology -- Industrial microbiology and biotechnology.
Parte Título: Fundamentals of microbiology. Parte Título: Body systems edition.