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Title:
Study guide to accompany Fundamentals of microbiology, sixth edition
Author:
Alcamo, I. Edward.
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Publication Information:
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett, [2001]

©2001
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302 pages ; 28 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780763712365
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New edition of an introductory microbiology text with an emphasis on the biology of human disease. Alcamo (microbiology, State U. of New York) presents 18 chapters that discuss the foundations of microbiology, the bacteria, bacterial diseases of humans, other microorganisms, disease and resistance, control of microorganisms, and microbiology and public health. Contains many color and bandw photographs and illustrations. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


Table of Contents

Part 1 Foundations of Microbiologyp. 2
1 The Development of Microbiologyp. 5
1.1 The Beginnings of Microbiologyp. 7
1.2 The Transition Periodp. 10
1.3 The Golden Age of Microbiologyp. 14
Chapter Reviewp. 27
2 Principles of Chemistryp. 31
2.1 The Elements of the Physical Universep. 32
2.2 Chemical Bondingp. 37
2.3 Major Organic Compounds of Living Thingsp. 41
Chapter Reviewp. 50
3 Basic Concepts of Microbiologyp. 53
3.1 A Brief Survey of Microorganismsp. 55
3.2 General Properties of Microorganismsp. 65
3.3 Microscopyp. 74
Chapter Reviewp. 84
Part 2 The Bacteriap. 88
4 Bacterial Structure and Growthp. 91
4.1 The Structure of Bacteriap. 92
4.2 Bacterial Reproduction and Growthp. 109
Chapter Reviewp. 123
5 Bacterial Metabolismp. 126
5.1 Enzymes and Energy in Metabolismp. 127
5.2 The Catabolism of Glucosep. 131
5.3 Other Aspects of Catabolismp. 141
5.4 The Anabolism of Carbohydratesp. 144
5.5 The Anabolism of Proteins (Protein Synthesis)p. 149
5.6 The Control of Protein Synthesisp. 155
Chapter Reviewp. 157
6 Bacterial Geneticsp. 160
6.1 The Bacterial Chromosomep. 162
6.2 Bacterial Mutationp. 166
6.3 Bacterial Recombinationp. 173
6.4 Genetic Engineeringp. 185
Chapter Reviewp. 194
Part 3 Bacterial Diseases of Humansp. 198
7 Airborne Bacterial Diseasesp. 201
7.1 Diseases of the Upper Respiratory Tractp. 202
7.2 Diseases of the Lower Respiratory Tractp. 212
Chapter Reviewp. 226
8 Foodborne and Waterborne Bacterial Diseasesp. 231
8.1 Foodborne and Waterborne Intoxicationsp. 233
8.2 Foodborne and Waterborne Infectionsp. 237
Chapter Reviewp. 258
9 Soilborne and Arthropodborne Bacterial Diseasesp. 262
9.1 Soilborne Bacterial Diseasesp. 263
9.2 Arthropodborne Bacterial Diseasesp. 270
9.3 Rickettsial Arthropodborne Diseasesp. 281
Chapter Reviewp. 288
10 Sexually Transmitted, Contact, and Miscellaneous Bacterial Diseasesp. 292
10.1 Sexually Transmitted Diseasesp. 293
10.2 Contact Bacterial Diseasesp. 304
10.3 Miscellaneous Bacterial Diseasesp. 313
Chapter Reviewp. 323
Part 4 Other Microorganismsp. 329
11 The Virusesp. 331
11.1 Foundations of Virologyp. 332
11.2 The Structure and Replication of Virusesp. 337
11.3 Other Characteristics of Virusesp. 349
11.4 Viruses and Cancerp. 358
11.5 Subviral Particlesp. 363
Chapter Reviewp. 365
12 Pneumotropic and Dermotropic Viral Diseasesp. 369
12.1 Pneumotropic Viral Diseasesp. 371
12.2 Dermotropic Viral Diseasesp. 379
12.3 Other Dermotropic Viral Diseasesp. 389
Chapter Reviewp. 395
13 Viscerotropic and Neurotropic Viral Diseasesp. 399
13.1 Viscerotropic Viral Diseasesp. 400
13.2 Other Viscerotropic Viral Diseasesp. 411
13.3 Neurotropic Viral Diseasesp. 425
Chapter Reviewp. 435
14 The Fungip. 440
14.1 Characteristics of Fungip. 441
14.2 The Classification of Fungip. 446
14.3 The Yeastsp. 456
14.4 Fungal Diseases of Humansp. 458
Chapter Reviewp. 468
15 The Protozoap. 473
15.1 Characteristics of Protozoap. 474
15.2 The Classification of Protozoap. 476
15.3 Protozoal Diseases Caused by Amoebas and Flagellatesp. 483
15.4 Protozoal Diseases Caused by Ciliates and Apicomplexans (Sporozoa)p. 493
Chapter Reviewp. 504
16 The Multicellular Parasitesp. 509
16.1 Flatwormsp. 510
16.2 Roundwormsp. 519
Chapter Reviewp. 527
Part 5 Disease and Resistancep. 530
17 Infection and Diseasep. 533
17.1 The Host-Parasite Relationshipp. 534
17.2 The Establishment of Diseasep. 547
17.3 The Human Circulatory Systemp. 559
Chapter Reviewp. 564
18 Resistance and the Immune Systemp. 567
18.1 Nonspecific Resistancep. 568
18.2 Specific Resistance and the Immune Systemp. 576
Chapter Reviewp. 603
19 Immunity and Serologyp. 607
19.1 Immunity to Diseasep. 608
19.2 Serological Reactionsp. 619
19.3 Other Serological Reactionsp. 625
Chapter Reviewp. 635
20 Immune Disordersp. 638
20.1 Hypersensitivityp. 640
20.2 Other Types of Hypersensitivityp. 650
20.3 Immune Deficiency Diseasesp. 661
20.4 Transplantation Immunologyp. 663
20.5 Tumor Immunologyp. 667
Chapter Review
Part 6 Control of Microorganismsp. 672
21 Physical Control of Microorganismsp. 675
21.1 Physical Control With Heatp. 677
21.2 Physical Control by Other Methodsp. 686
Chapter Reviewp. 695
22 Chemical Control of Microorganismsp. 698
22.1 General Principles of Chemical Controlp. 699
22.2 Important Chemical Agentsp. 704
22.3 Other Chemical Agentsp. 711
Chapter Reviewp. 719
23 Chemotherapeutic Agents and Antibioticsp. 722
23.1 Chemotherapeutic Agentsp. 724
23.2 Antibioticsp. 728
23.3 Other Antibioticsp. 737
23.4 Antibiotic Assays and Resistancep. 743
Chapter Reviewp. 748
Part 7 Microbiology and Public Healthp. 752
24 Microbiology of Foodsp. 755
24.1 Food Spoilagep. 756
24.2 Food Preservationp. 766
24.3 Foods From Microorganismsp. 778
Chapter Reviewp. 784
25 Environmental Microbiologyp. 787
25.1 Water Pollutionp. 788
25.2 The Treatment of Water and Sewagep. 795
25.3 The Cycles of Elements in the Environmentp. 802
Chapter Reviewp. 807
26 Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnologyp. 811
26.1 Microorganisms in Industryp. 812
26.2 Alcoholic Beveragesp. 817
26.3 Other Microbial Productsp. 822
Chapter Reviewp. 830
Appendix A Metric Measurementp. 1
Appendix B Temperature Conversion Chartp. 1
Appendix C Answers to Selected Questions for Thought and Discussionp. 2
Appendix D Answers to Review Questionsp. 11
Glossaryp. 1
Indexp. 1
Photo Acknowledgments