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Alcamo's microbes and society / Benjamin S. Weeks.

By: Weeks, Benjamin S.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Jones & Bartlett learning topics in biology series.Publisher: Sudbury, Mass. : Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2010Edition: 3rd ed.Description: (various paging) : col. ill. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9780763790646 (alk. paper); 9780763798109.Other title: Microbes and society.Subject(s): MicrobiologyDDC classification: 616.904
Contents:
The microbial world : surprising and stunning -- Microbes in perspective : of collectors and classifiers -- Molecules of the cell : the building blocks of life -- The DNA story : germs, genes, and genomics -- Bacteria : the first microbes -- Viruses : at the threshold of life -- Protists : a microbial grab bag -- Fungi : yeasts and warm fuzzies -- Growth and metabolism : running the microbial machine -- Microbial genetics : new genes for the germs -- Controlling mechanisms : not too hot to handle -- Microbes and food : a menu of microbial delights -- Food preservation and safety : the competition -- Biotechnology and industry : microbes at work -- Microbes and agriculture : no microbes, no hamburgers -- Microbes and the environment : no microbes, no life -- Disease and resistance : the wars within -- Viral diseases of humans : AIDS to Zoster -- Bacterial diseases of humans : slate-wipers and current concerns.
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The microbial world : surprising and stunning --
Microbes in perspective : of collectors and classifiers --
Molecules of the cell : the building blocks of life --
The DNA story : germs, genes, and genomics --
Bacteria : the first microbes --
Viruses : at the threshold of life --
Protists : a microbial grab bag --
Fungi : yeasts and warm fuzzies --
Growth and metabolism : running the microbial machine --
Microbial genetics : new genes for the germs --
Controlling mechanisms : not too hot to handle --
Microbes and food : a menu of microbial delights --
Food preservation and safety : the competition --
Biotechnology and industry : microbes at work --
Microbes and agriculture : no microbes, no hamburgers --
Microbes and the environment : no microbes, no life --
Disease and resistance : the wars within --
Viral diseases of humans : AIDS to Zoster --
Bacterial diseases of humans : slate-wipers and current concerns.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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