Table of contents for Prescott's microbiology / Joanne M. Willey, Linda M. Sherwood, Christopher J. Woolverton.

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Part I: Introduction to Microbiology1 The Evolution of Microorganisms and Microbiology2 Microscopy3 Bacteria and Archaea4 Eukaryotic Microbial Structure and Function5 Viruses and Other Acellular Infectious Agents Part II: Microbial Nutrition, Growth, and Control6 Microbial Nutrition7 Microbial Growth and Reproduction8 Control of Microorganisms in the Environment Part III: Microbial Metabolism9 Introduction to Metabolism10 Catabolism: Energy Release and Conservation11 Anabolism: The Use of Energy in Biosynthesis Part IV: Microbial Molecular Biology and Genetics12 Genes: Structure, Replication, and Expression13 Regulation of Cellular Processes14 Mechanisms of Genetic Variation15 Recombinant DNA Technology16 Microbial Genomics Part V: The Diversity of the Microbial World17 Microbial Taxonomy and the Evolution of Diversity18 The Archaea19 The Deinococci and Nonproeobacteria Gram Negatives20 The Proteobacteria21 The Low G + C Gram-Positive Bacteria: The Firmicutes22 The High G + C Gram-Positive Bacteria: The Actinobacteria23 The Protists24 The Fungi25 The Viruses Part VI: Ecology and Symbiosis26 Biogeochemical Cycling27 Methods in Microbial Ecology28 Microorganisms in Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems29 Microorganisms in Terrestrial Ecosystems30 Microbial Interactions Part VII: Pathogenicity and Host Response31 Infection and Pathogenicity32 Nonspecific (Innate) Host Resistance33 Specific (Adaptive) Immunity Part VIII: Microbial Diseases, Detection, and their Control34 Antimicrobial Chemotherapy35 Clinical Microbiology and Immunology36 Epidemiology and Public Health Microbiology37 Human Diseases Caused by Viruses and Prions38 Human Diseases Caused by Bacteria39 Human Diseases Caused by Fungi and Protists Part IX: Applied Microbiology40 Microbiology of Food41 Industrial Microbiology42 Applied Environmental Microbiology Appendix I: A Review of the Chemistry of Biological Molecules Appendix II: Common Metabolic Pathways

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Microbiology -- Textbooks.