Author: Jeffrey Pommerville Full Title: Fundamentals Of Microbiology, 11th Edition Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning; 11 edition (May 16, 2017) Year: 2018 ISBN-13: 9781284100952 (978-1-284-10095-2) ISBN-10: 1284100952 Pages: 944 Language: English Genre: Microbiology File type: PDF (True) Quality: 10/10 Price: $179.95 Pommerville’s Fundamentals of Microbiology has done it again, as the easy choice for introductory microbiology was just made easier. Now with a new modern and intuitive design, a deeper focus on career application, and exciting new features, the Eleventh Edition has raised the bar for introductory microbiology textbooks. Fundamentals of Microbiology is a true learning solution. Jeff Pommerville invites you to discover microbiology as no other author can, with his relatable examples and smooth writing style. Features such as Investigating the Microbial World, MicroInquiry, and Chapter Challenges are student-friendly resources designed to teach concepts and encourage practical application. Instructors will be pleased to find the organizational framework of the text reflects the Curriculum Guidelines for Undergraduate Microbiology as recommended by the American Society for Microbiology and also addresses the AAAS “Vision and Change” recommendations. Table of contents: Part 1 Foundations of Microbiology Chapter 1 Microbiology: Then and Now Chapter 2 The Chemical Building Blocks of Life Chapter 3 Concepts and Tools for Studying Microorganisms Chapter 4 Structure and Organization of Prokaryotic Cells Chapter 5 Microbial Growth and Nutrition Chapter 6 Microbial Metabolism Part 2 The Genetics of Microorganisms Chapter 7 Microbial Genetics Chapter 8 Gene Transfer, Genetic Engineering, and Genomics Part 3 The Control of Microorganisms Chapter 9 Control of Microorganisms: Physical and Chemical Methods Chapter 10 Antimicrobial Drugs and Superbugs Part 4 Bacterial Diseases of Humans Chapter 11 Airborne Bacterial Diseases Chapter 12 Foodborne and Waterborne Bacterial Diseases Chapter 13 Soilborne and Arthropodborne Bacterial Diseases Chapter 14 Sexually Transmitted and Contact Transmitted Bacterial Diseases Part 5 Viruses and Eukaryotic Microorganisms Chapter 15 The Viruses and Virus-like Agents Chapter 16 Viral Infection of the Respiratory Tract and Skin Chapter 17 Viral Infections of the Blood, Lymphatic, Gastrointestinal, and Nervous Systems Chapter 18 Eukaryotic Microorganisms: The Fungi Chapter 19 Eukaryotic Microorganisms: The Parasites Part 6 Interactions and Impact of Microorganisms with Humans Chapter 20 The Host-Microbe Relationship and Epidemiology Chapter 21 Resistance and the Immune System: Innate Immunity Chapter 22 Resistance and the Immune System: Adaptive Immunity Chapter 23 Immunity and Serology Chapter 24 Immune Disorders and AIDS Part 7 Environmental and Applied Microbiology Chapter 25 Applied and Industrial Microbiology of Foods (online only) Chapter 26 Environmental Microbiology (online only) Appendix A Metric Measurement and Temperature Conversion Chart Appendix B CDC Summary of Notifiable Diseases in the United States Appendix C Pronouncing Organism Names Appendix D Answers to End of Chapter Questions ------------- Damnant quod non intellegunt!