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

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Chapter 2.3 - Bright-field MicroscopyChapter 2.4 - Fluorescence Microscopy And Super-resolution ImagingChapter 2.5 - Dark-field And Phase-contrast MicroscopyChapter 2.6 - Electron Microscopy, Scanning Probe microscopy, And X-ray CrystallographyChapter 3 - Cell Structure And FunctionChapter 3.1 - The Bacterial Cell: An OverviewChapter 3.2 - The Cell Membrane And TransportChapter 3.3 - The Cell Wall And Outer LayersChapter 3.5 - Cell Polarity And AgingChapter 3.6 - Specialized StructuresChapter 4 - Bacterial Culture, Growth, And DevelopmentChapter 4.1 - Microbial NutritionChapter 4.2 - Nutrient UptakeChapter 4.3 - Culturing And Counting BacteriaChapter 4.4 - The Growth CycleChapter 4.6 - Cell DifferentiationChapter 5 - Environmental Influences And Control Of Microbial GrowthChapter 5.2 - Temperature And PressureChapter 5.3 - OsmolarityChapter 5.4 - Hydronium (ph) And Hydroxide Ion ConcentrationsChapter 5.5 - OxygenChapter 5.6 - Nutrient Deprivation And StarvationChapter 5.7 - Physical, Chemical, And Biological Control Of MicrobesChapter 6 - VirusesChapter 6.1 - Viruses In EcosystemsChapter 6.2 - Virus StructureChapter 6.3 - Viral Genomes And ClassificationChapter 6.4 - Bacteriophages: The Gut ViromeChapter 6.5 - Animal And Plant VirusesChapter 6.6 - Culturing VirusesChapter 7 - Genomes And ChromosomesChapter 7.2 - Genome OrganizationChapter 7.3 - Dna ReplicationChapter 7.6 - Dna Sequence AnalysisChapter 8 - Transcription, Translation, And BioinformaticsChapter 8.1 - Rna Polymerases And Sigma FactorsChapter 8.3 - Translation Of Rna To ProteinChapter 8.6 - Bioinformatics: Mining The GenomesChapter 9 - Gene Transfer, Mutations, And Genome EvolutionChapter 9.1 - Mosaic Genomes And Gene TransferChapter 9.2 - RecombinationChapter 9.3 - MutationsChapter 9.4 - Dna RepairChapter 9.5 - Mobile Genetic ElementsChapter 9.6 - Genome EvolutionChapter 10 - Molecular RegulationChapter 10.1 - Gene Expression: Levels Of ControlChapter 10.2 - Operon ControlChapter 10.3 - Sigma Factors And Regulatory RnasChapter 10.4 - Integrated Control CircuitsChapter 10.5 - Quorum Sensing: Chemical ConversationsChapter 10.6 - Transcriptomics And ProteomicsChapter 11 - Viral Molecular BiologyChapter 11.1 - Phage Lambda: Enteric BacteriophageChapter 11.2 - Influenza Virus: (-) Strand Rna VirusChapter 11.3 - Human Immunodeficiency Virus (hiv): RetrovirusChapter 11.4 - Endogenous Retroviruses And Gene TherapyChapter 11.5 - Herpes Simplex Virus: Dna VirusChapter 12 - Biotechniques And Synthetic BiologyChapter 12.1 - Genetic AnalysesChapter 12.2 - Molecular TechniquesChapter 12.3 - Visualizing The Interactions And Movements Of ProteinsChapter 12.4 - Applied BiotechnologyChapter 12.5 - Synthetic Biology: Biology By DesignChapter 13 - Energetics And CatabolismChapter 13.1 - Energy And Entropy For LifeChapter 13.2 - Energy In Biochemical ReactionsChapter 13.3 - Energy Carriers And Electron TransferChapter 13.5 - Glucose Breakdown And FermentationChapter 13.6 - The Tca Cycle And Aromatic CatabolismChapter 14 - Electron Flow In Organotrophy, Lithotrophy, And PhototrophyChapter 14.1 - Electron Transport SystemsChapter 14.2 - The Proton Motive ForceChapter 14.3 - The Respiratory Ets And Atp SynthaseChapter 14.4 - Anaerobic RespirationChapter 14.5 - Lithotrophy And MethanogenesisChapter 14.6 - PhototrophyChapter 15 - BiosynthesisChapter 15.1 - Overview Of BiosynthesisChapter 15.2 - Co2 Fixation: The Calvin CycleChapter 15.4 - Biosynthesis Of Fatty Acids And PolyketidesChapter 15.6 - Biosynthesis Of Amino Acids And Nitrogenous BasesChapter 16.1 - Microbes As FoodChapter 16.2 - Fermented Foods: An OverviewChapter 16.3 - Acid- And Alkali-fermented FoodsChapter 16.4 - Ethanolic Fermentation: Bread And WineChapter 16.5 - Food Spoilage And PreservationChapter 16.6 - Industrial MicrobiologyChapter 17 - Origins And EvolutionChapter 17.1 - Origins Of LifeChapter 17.2 - Early MetabolismChapter 17.3 - Microbial Phylogeny And Gene TransferChapter 17.4 - Adaptive EvolutionChapter 17.5 - Microbial Species And TaxonomyChapter 17.6 - Symbiosis And The Origin Of Mitochondria And ChloroplastsChapter 18 - Bacterial DiversityChapter 18.1 - Bacterial Diversity At A GlanceChapter 18.2 - Cyanobacteria: Oxygenic PhototrophsChapter 18.3 - Firmicutes And Actinobacteria (gram-positive)Chapter 18.4 - Proteobacteria (gram-negative)Chapter 19 - Archaeal DiversityChapter 19.1 - Archaeal Traits And PhylogenyChapter 19.2 - Crenarchaeota Across The Temperature RangeChapter 19.4 - Methanogenic EuryarchaeotaChapter 19.6 - Extremophilic Euryarchaeota And Deeply Branching DivisionsChapter 20 - Eukaryotic DiversityChapter 20.2 - FungiChapter 20.3 - AlgaeChapter 20.4 - Amebas And Slime MoldsChapter 20.5 - Alveolates: Dilates, Dinoflagellates, And ApicomplexansChapter 21 - Microbial EcologyChapter 21.1 - Metagenomes—and BeyondChapter 21.2 - Functional EcologyChapter 21.4 - Animal Digestive MicrobiomesChapter 21.5 - Marine And Freshwater MicrobesChapter 21.6 - Soil And Plant Microbial CommunitiesChapter 22 - Microbes In Global Elemental CyclesChapter 22.1 - Biogeochemical CyclesChapter 22.3 - The Hydrologic Cycle And Wastewater TreatmentChapter 22.4 - The Nitrogen CycleChapter 22.5 - Sulfur, Phosphorus, And MetalsChapter 23 - Human Microbiota And Innate ImmunityChapter 23.1 - Human MicrobiomeChapter 23.3 - Overview Of The Immune SystemChapter 23.4 - Physical And Chemical Defenses Against InfectionChapter 23.5 - Innate Immunity: Surveillance, Cytokines, And InflammationChapter 23.6 - Complement And FeverChapter 24 - The Adaptive Immune ResponseChapter 24.1 - Overview Of Adaptive ImmunityChapter 24.2 - Antibody Structure, Diversity, And SynthesisChapter 24.3 - T Cells Link Antibody And Cellular Immune SystemsChapter 24.4 - Complement As Part Of Adaptive ImmunityChapter 24.5 - Gut Mucosal Immunity And The MicrobiomeChapter 24.6 - ImmunizationChapter 25 - Microbial PathogenesisChapter 25.1 - Host-pathogen InteractionsChapter 25.4 - Toxins Subvert Host FunctionChapter 25.5 - Deploying Toxins And EffectorsChapter 25.6 - Surviving Within The HostChapter 25.7 - Experimental Tools That Probe PathogenesisChapter 26 - Microbial DiseasesChapter 26.2 - Skin, Soft-tissue, And Bone InfectionsChapter 26.3 - Respiratory Tract InfectionsChapter 26.5 - Genitourinary Tract InfectionsChapter 26.6 - Cardiovascular And Systemic InfectionsChapter 26.7 - Central Nervous System InfectionsChapter 27 - Antimicrobial TherapyChapter 27.1 - Fundamentals Of Antimicrobial TherapyChapter 27.2 - Antibiotic Mechanisms Of ActionChapter 27.3 - Challengesof Drug Resistance And DiscoveryChapter 27.4 - Antiviral AgentsChapter 28 - Clinical Microbiology And EpidemiologyChapter 28.1 - Clinical Microbiology: Specimen Collection And HandlingChapter 28.2 - Approaches To Pathogen IdentificationChapter 28.3 - Principles Of EpidemiologyChapter 28.4 - Detecting Emerging Microbial Diseases

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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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