Prescott’s Microbiology, 9th Edition

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Edited by Willey, Sherwood and Woolverton

Published by McGraw-Hill Education

About the Book

This Prescott’s Microbiology, 9th Edition is edited by Willey, Sherwood and Woolverton. This Ninth Edition textbook of Prescott’s Microbiology continues the tradition of past editions by providing a balanced, comprehensive introduction to all major areas of microbiology. This balance makes Microbiology appropriate for microbiology majors and mixed majors courses.


– Includes number of pedagogical elements designed to facilitate student learning.
– Focused on readability, artwork, and the integration of several key themes (including evolution, ecology and diversity) throughout the text, making an already superior text even better.

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What You will Learn

The Topics Covered in this Textbook are

P-1: Introduction to Microbiology

The Evolution of Microorganisms and Microbiology
Microscopy and Specimen Preparation
Bacterial Cell Structure
Archaeal Cell Structure
Eukaryotic Cell Structure
Viruses and Other Acellular Infectious Agents

P-2: Microbial Nutrition, Growth, and Control

Microbial Growth
Control of Microorganisms in the Environment
Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

P-3: Microbial Metabolism

Introduction to Metabolism
Catabolism: Energy Release and Conservation
Anabolism: The Use of Energy in Biosynthesis

P-4: Microbial Molecular Biology and Genetics

Bacterial Genome Replication and Expression
Regulation of Bacterial Cellular Processes
Eukaryotic and Archaeal Genome Replication and Expression
Mechanisms of Genetic Variation
Recombinant DNA Technology
Microbial Genomics

P-5: The Diversity of the Microbial World

Microbial Taxonomy and the Evolution of Diversity
The Archaea
The Deinococci, Mollicutes, and Nonproteobacterial Gram-Negative Bacteria
The Proteobacteria
Firmicutes: The Low G ∙ C Gram-Positive Bacteria
A ctinobacteria: The High G ∙ C Gram-Positive Bacteria
The Protists
The Fungi (Eumycota)
The Viruses

P-6: Ecology and Symbiosis

Biogeochemical Cycling and Global Climate Change
Methods in Microbial Ecology
Microorganisms in Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
Microorganisms in Terrestrial Ecosystems
Microbial Interactions

P-7: Pathogenicity and Host Response

Innate Host Resistance
Adaptive Immunity
Pathogenicity and Infection

P-8: Microbial Diseases, Detection, and Their Control

Clinical Microbiology and Immunology
Epidemiology and Public Health Microbiology
Human Diseases Caused by Viruses and Prions
Human Diseases Caused by Bacteria
Human Diseases Caused by Fungi and Protists

P-9: Applied Microbiology

Microbiology of Food
Biotechnology and Industrial Microbiology
Applied Environmental Microbiology

For Whom is this Book For

This Prescott’s Microbiology, 9th Edition is perfect for Microbiologists. It is the must have reference for practitioners and residents! It acts as Reference Material for those students those who are pursuing their Graduation in Microbiology. It includes topics pretty useful for Other Health Care Professionals including Clinical Pharmacists, Nurses and Professors.


Format of the eBook: PDF     Size: 129.3 MB




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