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Microbiology The Human Experience 2nd Edition by John W. Foster

Additional ISBNs
0393533247, 0393680762, 0393870081, 9780393533248, 9780393680768, 9780393870084

Table of contents
1: Microbes Shape Our History
1.1 From Germ to Genome: What Is a Microbe?
1.2 Microbes Shape Human History
1.3 Medical Microbiology and Immunology
1.4 Microbes in Our Environment
1.5 The DNA Revolution
2: Basic Concepts of Infectious Disease
2.1 Normal Microbiota versus Pathogens
2.2 Basic Concepts of Disease
2.3 Infection Cycles and Disease Transmission
2.4 Disease Portals and Biosafety
2.5 Host Factors in Disease
2.6 Global Change and Emerging Infectious Diseases
3: Observing Microbes
3.1 Observing Microbes
3.2 Optics and Properties of Light
3.3 Bright-Field Microscopy
3.4 Stained Samples
3.5 Advanced Microscopy
4: Living Chemistry: From Atoms to Cells
4.1 Elements, Bonding, and Water
4.2 Lipids and Sugars
4.3 Nucleic Acids and Proteins
4.4 Biochemical Reactions
4.5 Membranes and Transport
4.6 Endocytosis and Phagocytosis
5: Cell Biology of Bacteria and Eukaryotes
5.1 The Bacterial Cell: An Overview
5.2 Bacterial Membranes and Transport
5.3 The Bacterial Cell Wall and Outer Layers
5.4 The Nucleoid and Bacterial Cell Division
5.5 Specialized Structures of Bacteria
5.6 The Eukaryotic Cell
6: Bacterial Growth, Nutrition, and Differentiation
6.1 Culturing and Counting Bacteria
6.2 The Growth Cycle
6.3 Microbial Nutrition
6.4 Environmental Limits on Microbial Growth
6.5 Living with Oxygen
6.6 Microbial Communities and Cell Differentiation
7: Bacterial Metabolism
7.1 Energy for Life
7.2 Catabolism: The Microbial Buffet
7.3 Glucose Catabolism, Fermentation, and the TCA Cycle
7.4 Respiration and Lithotrophy
7.5 Photosynthesis and Carbon Fixation
7.6 Biosynthesis and Nitrogen Fixation
8: Bacterial Genetics and Biotechnology
8.1 Bacterial Genomes
8.2 DNA Replication
8.3 Gene Expression: From DNA to RNA and Protein
8.4 Regulation of Gene Expression
8.5 Mutation and Repair
8.6 Biotechnology
9: Bacterial Genomes and Evolution
9.1 Bacterial Gene Transfers
9.2 Origins and Evolution
9.3 Natural Selection
9.4 Bioinformatics
9.5 Microbial Taxonomy
10: Bacterial Diversity
10.1 Bacterial Diversity: A Quick Glimpse
10.2 Gram-Positive Phyla: Firmicutes and Actinobacteria
10.3 Gram-Negative Phyla: Proteobacteria and Bacteroidetes
10.4 Phylum Spirochaetes: Twisted-Cell Pathogens and Symbionts
10.5 Phyla Cyanobacteria and Chlamydiae
11: Eukaryotic Microbes and Invertebrate Infectious Agents
11.1 Eukaryotes: An Overview
11.2 Fungi and Microsporidians
11.3 Protozoa: From Amebas to Trypanosomes
11.4 Algae and Dinoflagellates
11.5 Invertebrate Parasites: Helminths and Arthropods
12: Viruses
12.1 Virus Infection and Viral Genomes
12.2 Virus Structure and Diversity
12.3 Virus Replication and Culture
12.4 Papillomavirus: DNA Genome
12.5 Influenza Virus: RNA Genome
12.6 Human Immunodeficiency Virus: Reverse Transcription
13: Sterilization, Disinfection, and Antibiotic Therapy
13.1 Concepts of Sterilization and Disinfection
13.2 Physical Agents That Kill Microbes
13.3 Chemical Agents of Disinfection
13.4 Concepts of Antibiotic Therapy
13.5 Antibacterial Agents
13.6 The Challenges of Antibiotic Resistance
13.7 Antiviral Agents
13.8 Antifungal and Antiprotozoal Agents
14: Normal Human Microbiota: A Delicate Balance of Power
14.1 Human Microbiota: Location and Shifting Composition
14.2 Benefits and Risks of a Microbiome
14.3 Keeping Microbiota in Their Place
14.4 Microbiome-Host Communications
14.5 Natural Biological Control of Microbiota
15: The Immune System: Inflammation and Innate Immunity
15.1 Overview of the Immune System
15.2 Innate Host Defenses: Keeping the Microbial Hordes at Bay
15.3 The Inflammatory Response
15.4 Phagocytosis: A Closer Look
15.5 Interferon, Natural Killer Cells, and Toll-Like Receptors
15.6 Fever
15.7 Complement
16: The Immune System: Adaptive Immunity
16.1 Basics of Adaptive Immunity
16.2 Antibody Structure, Diversity, and Response
16.3 T Cells: The Link between Humoral and Cell-Mediated Immunity
16.4 Completing the Immune Response
17: Vaccines, Diagnostics, and Immune Disorders
17.1 Vaccines and Immunization
17.2 Diagnostic Tools of Immunology
17.3 Hypersensitivity
17.4 Immunodeficiencies and Lymphoid Cancers
17.5 Autoimmunity and Organ Transplants
18: Microbial Pathogenesis
18.1 The Making of a Pathogen
18.2 Pathogen Entry and Colonization
18.3 Surviving within a Host
18.4 Host Damage and Manipulation
18.5 Viral Pathogenesis
18.6 Protozoan and Fungal Pathogenesis
19: Infections of the Skin and Eye
19.1 Anatomy of the Skin and Eye
19.2 Viral Infections of the Skin
19.3 Bacterial Infections of the Skin
19.4 Fungal Infections of the Skin
19.5 Skin Infections of Special Circumstance
19.6 Eye Infections
20: Infections of the Respiratory Tract
20.1 Anatomy of the Respiratory Tract
20.2 Viral Infections of the Respiratory Tract
20.3 Bacterial Infections of the Respiratory Tract
20.4 Fungal and Parasitic Infections of the Respiratory Tract
21: Systemic Infections
21.1 Anatomy of the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
21.2 Systemic Viral Infections
21.3 Systemic Bacterial Infections
21.4 Bacterial Infections of the Heart
21.5 Systemic Parasitic Infections
22: Infections of the Digestive System
22.1 Anatomy of the Digestive System
22.2 Infections of the Oral Cavity
22.3 Gastrointestinal Syndromes
22.4 Viral Infections of the Gastrointestinal Tract
22.5 Bacterial Infections of the Gastrointestinal Tract
22.6 Parasitic Infections of the Gastrointestinal Tract
23: Infections of the Urinary and Reproductive Tracts
23.1 Anatomy of the Urinary Tract
23.2 Urinary Tract Infections
23.3 Anatomy of the Reproductive Tract
23.4 Sexually Transmitted Infections of the Reproductive Tract
23.5 Non–Sexually Transmitted Infections of the Reproductive Tract
24: Infections of the Central Nervous System
24.1 Anatomy of the Central Nervous System
24.2 Overview of Infectious Diseases of the Central Nervous System
24.3 Viral Infections of the Central Nervous System
24.4 Bacterial Infections of the Central Nervous System
24.5 Fungal Infections of the Central Nervous System
24.6 Parasitic Infections and Prion Diseases of the Central Nervous System
25: Diagnostic Clinical Microbiology
25.1 The Importance of Clinical Microbiology and Specimen Collection
25.2 Pathogen Identification Using Biochemical and Protein Profiles
25.3 Pathogen Identification Using DNA Methods
25.4 Pathogen Identification Using Immunological Methods
25.5 Point-of-Care Rapid Diagnostics
26: Epidemiology: Tracking Infectious Diseases
26.1 Principles and Tools of Epidemiology
26.2 Tracking Health Care–Associated Infections
26.3 Tracking Global Disease Trends
26.4 Detecting Emerging Microbial Diseases
26.5 Bioterrorism and Biodefense
27: Environmental and Food Microbiology
27.1 Microbes in Ecosystems
27.2 Microbial Symbiosis with Animals
27.3 Biogeochemical Cycles
27.4 Fermented Foods and Beverages
27.5 Food Spoilage and Preservation
27.6 Wastewater Treatment

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