Microbiology: An Evolving Science (Fourth Edition) - 4th Edition - by John W. Foster, Joan L. Slonczewski - ISBN 9780393615098
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Microbiology: An Evolving Science (Four...
4th Edition
John W. Foster, Joan L. Slonczewski
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393615098

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Microbiology: An Evolving Science provides clear, accessible explanations, smart pedagogy, and stunning art with a contemporary framework that emphasizes the field's cutting-edge research. With the Fourth Edition, the book's value as a superior learning tool is enhanced by two new themes-the gut microbiome and Antarctic microbiology-tightened chapters, and a new online homework course.

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The regulatory mechanisms occurring at the DNA level are as follows: 1. Gene inversion on/off...The bacteriophages need to infect a host for reproduction. Some of the phages reproduce through a...The important points to remember for designing a mutant selection strategy are as follows: 1. The...Sun is the basic source of energy on Earth. Some portion of the energy from the Sun is absorbed by...Lithotrophy is an energy-yielding form of metabolism in which many reduced minerals and...Microbes obtain an organic substrate such as acetyl CoA from minerals like carbonate and nitrate for...Different types of industrial strains possess distinct kinds of biochemical systems that favor...The main composition of the Earth’s early crust was silicon dioxide along with smaller amounts of...The hyperthermophilic bacteria are included in the phylum Aqulficae of deep-branching thermophiles....Archaeal signatures are the distinctive traits of Archaea. These traits include components of the...The eukaryotes evolved in many diverse forms such as amoeba, paramecium, protists, fungi, algae, and...The sequencing and analysis of the metagenome require a series of steps. The DNA samples are...The cycling of a particular nutrient does not take place efficiently on the surface of the Earth....The human body is made up of many organs including the skin, the mouth, the stomach, the gut, and...The definitions of the above-mentioned terms are as follows: 1. Antigen: Antigen can be defined as a...The different forms of microbes such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa may cause various...The various classes of pathogens based on the portal of entry are listed below: 1. Respiratory...Selective toxicity refers to the capacity of an antibiotic to target a specific element of infection...Various reasons to identify the genus and species of the pathogen before treating them include...

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