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  • Paperback: 476 pages
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning; 5 edition (October 15, 2019)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1284172104
  • ISBN-13: 978-1284172102
  • Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 0.7 x 10.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2 pounds
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BRIEF CONTENTS

  • Part  I  The Microbial World
  • Chapter  1  The Microbial World: Diverse and Immense
  • Chapter  2  Microbes in Perspective: The Pioneers, Classifiers, and Observers
  • Chapter  3  Molecules of the Cell: The Building Blocks of Life
  • Chapter  4  Exploring the Prokaryotic World: The Bacteria and Archaea Domains
  • Chapter  5  The Eukaryotic World: Protists and Fungi
  • Chapter  6  Viruses: At the Threshold of Life
  • Chapter  7  Growth and Metabolism: Running the Microbial Machine
  • Chapter  8  The DNA Story: Chromosomes, Genes, and Genomics
  • Chapter  9  Microbial Genetics: From Genes to Genetic Engineering
  • Chapter  10  Controlling Microbes: In Our Surroundings and Close to Home
  • Chapter  11  Microbial Crosstalk: Uncovering the Social Life of Microbes
  • Part  II  Microbes and Human Affairs
  • Chapter  12  Microbes and Food: Food Preservation and Safety
  • Chapter  13  Microbes and Food: A Menu of Microbial Delights
  • Chapter  14  Biotechnology and Industry: Putting Microbes to Work
  • Chapter  15  Microbes and Agriculture: No Microbes, No Hamburgers
  • Chapter  16  Microbes and the Environment: No Microbes, No Life
  • Chapter  17  Disease and Resistance: The Wars Within
  • Chapter  18  Viral Diseases of Humans: AIDS to Zika
  • Chapter  19  Bacterial Diseases of Humans: Slate-Wipers and Current Concerns

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