FOUNDATIONS IN MICROBIOLOGY : basic principles. (eBook, 2017) [Alabama State University Library]
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FOUNDATIONS IN MICROBIOLOGY : basic principles.

FOUNDATIONS IN MICROBIOLOGY : basic principles.

Author: KATHLEEN PARK TALARO
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] MCGRAW-HILL US HIGHER ED, 2017.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Talaro, Kathleen Park.
Foundations in Microbiology: Basic Principles.
Columbus : McGraw-Hill US Higher Ed USE, ©2017
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: KATHLEEN PARK TALARO
ISBN: 1259916049 9781259916045
OCLC Number: 1193591686
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover Page --
Title Page --
Copyright Information --
Brief Contents --
About the Authors --
About the Book --
Connect --
Connecting Instructors to Students-Digital Tools for Your Success --
Integrated and Adaptive Laboratory Tools --
The Profile of a Student Success Learning Tool --
The Structure of a Student Success Learning Tool --
The Art of a Student Success Learning Tool --
The Relevance of a Student Success Learning Tool --
The Purpose of a Student Success Learning Tool --
The Framework of a Student Success Learning Tool --
Scoping Out The Chapter The Planning of a Student Success Learning Tool --
The Innovation of a Student Success Learning Tool --
The Revision of a Student Success Learning Tool --
Acknowledgments --
A Note to the Student --
Contents --
Chapter 1: The Main Themes of Microbiology --
1.1 The Scope of Microbiology --
1.2 General Characteristics of Microorganisms and Their Roles in the Earth's Environments --
The Origins and Dominance of Microorganisms --
The Cellular Organization of Microorganisms --
Microbial Dimensions: How Small Is Small? --
Microbial Involvement in Energy and Nutrient Flow 1.3 Human Use of Microorganisms --
1.4 Microbial Roles in Infectious Diseases --
1.5 The Historical Foundations of Microbiology --
The Development of the Microscope: "Seeing Is Believing" --
The Scientific Method and the Search for Knowledge --
The Development of Medical Microbiology --
1.6 Taxonomy: Organizing, Classifying, and Naming Microorganisms --
The Levels of Classification --
Assigning Scientific Names --
1.7 The Origin and Evolution of Microorganisms --
All Life Is Related and Connected Through Evolution --
Systems for Presenting a Universal Tree of Life Chapter 2: The Chemistry of Biology --
2.1 Atoms: Fundamental Building Blocks of All Matter in the Universe --
Different Types of Atoms: Elements and Their Properties --
The Major Elements of Life and Their Primary Characteristics --
2.2 Bonds and Molecules --
Covalent Bonds: Molecules with Shared Electrons --
Ionic Bonds: Electron Transfer Among Atoms --
Electron Transfer and Oxidation-Reduction Reactions --
2.3 Chemical Reactions, Solutions, and pH --
Formulas, Models, and Equations --
Solutions: Homogeneous Mixtures of Molecules --
Acidity, Alkalinity, and the pH Scale 2.4 The Chemistry of Carbon and Organic Compounds --
Functional Groups of Organic Compounds --
Organic Macromolecules: Superstructures of Life --
2.5 Molecules of Life: Carbohydrates --
The Nature of Carbohydrate Bonds --
The Functions of Carbohydrates in Cells --
2.6 Molecules of Life: Lipids --
Membrane Lipids --
Miscellaneous Lipids --
2.7 Molecules of Life: Proteins --
Protein Structure and Diversity --
2.8 Nucleic Acids: A Program for Genetics --
The Double Helix of DNA --
Making New DNA: Passing on the Genetic Message --
RNA: Organizers of Protein Synthesis
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