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Microbiology, 5th International Student Edition

ISBN: 9780393420043

Striking a perfect balance, Microbiology, 5th International Student Edition helps instructors convey exciting research in this rapidly evolving field while also motivating students to learn the fundamentals amid an overwhelming amount of information. Engaging examples, abundant eye-catching figures, updated genetics, and genomics content, and new active learning resources provide all the tools needs for high-quality learning.


  • Engaging and accessible content to assist in learning fundamentals of modern microbiology.
  • Comprehensive coverage of the rapidly evolving field of microbiology.
  • Cutting-edge research at front and center of content.
Joan L. Slonczewski
Chapter 1. Microbial Life: Origin and Discovery
Chapter 2. Observing the Microbial Cell
Chapter 3. Cell Structure and Function
Chapter 4. Bacterial Culture, Growth, and Development
Chapter 5. Environmental Influences and Control of Microbial Growth
Chapter 6. Viruses

Chapter 7. Genomes and Chromosomes
Chapter 8. Transcription, Translation, and Protein Processing
Chapter 9. Genetic Change and Genome Evolution
Chapter 10. Molecular Regulation
Chapter 11. Viral Molecular Biology
Chapter 12. Biotechniques and Synthetic Biology

Chapter 13. Energetics and Catabolism
Chapter 14. Electron Flow in Organotrophy, Lithotrophy, and Phototrophy
Chapter 15. Biosynthesis
Chapter 16. Food and Industrial Microbiology

Chapter 17. Origins and Evolution
Chapter 18. Bacterial Diversity
Chapter 19. Archaeal Diversity
Chapter 20. Eukaryotic Diversity
Chapter 21. Microbial Ecology
Chapter 22. Element Cycles and Environmental Microbiology

Chapter 23. The Human Microbiome and Innate Immunity
Chapter 24. The Adaptive Immune Response
Chapter 25. Pathogenesis
Chapter 26. Microbial Diseases
Chapter 27. Antimicrobial Therapy and Discovery
Chapter 28. Clinical Microbiology and Epidemiology

Appendix 1. Reference and Review

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