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Microbes and Society (Jones and Bartlett Topics in Biology)

by Benjamin S., Ph.D. Weeks

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Jones & Bartlett Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Microbiology (non-medical),
  • Science,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • General,
  • Infectious Diseases,
  • Science / Biological Sciences,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - Microbiology,
  • Microbiology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages528
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10930412M
    ISBN 100763746495
    ISBN 109780763746490

    Perennial best-seller Alcamo's Microbes and Society is the ideal text for non-majors taking a foundational course in the life sciences. The Fourth Edition retains the user-friendly readability of previous editions while incorporating original features and material, including new information on viruses and microbial groups, new data on microbes in agriculture and the environment, Author: Pommerville. Microbes are organisms that are too small to be seen by the human eye and include bacteria, archaea, protists, viruses, and fungi. Although some microbes cause disease, they are also crucial to the functioning of human bodies through processes such as digestion and aiding the immune system, and ecosystems through processes such as nutrient and energy cycling.

    Microbes and Society presents the many ways in which we intentionally (and sometimes, unintentionally) utilize microbes to improve our lives and enhance our life experience. Customer Reviews Review this book. The book begins with the basics — the first chapter, from Dr Donnelly, is titled “From Pasteur to Probiotics: A Historical Overview of Cheese and Microbes”, followed by Dr. Paul Kindstedt writing on “The Basics of Cheesemaking”, Dr. Montse Almena and Dr. Bernard Mietton discussing “Cheese Classification, Characterization and.

    Book: Interactions of Soil Minerals with Natural Organics and Microbes, SSSA Special Publicat Published by: Soil Science Society of America Index TOC by Author.   Comprehensive yet accessible for non-science-majors, Alcamo’s Microbes and Society, Fourth Edition is an essential text for students taking an introductory microbiology course. Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite Price: $


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxv,[39] pages: illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm: Contents: The microbial world: surprising and stunning --Microbes in perspective: of collectors and classifiers --Molecules of the cell: the building blocks of life --The dna story: germs, genes, and genomics --Bacteria: the first microbes --Viruses: at.

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Like Its Predecessors, The Fourth Edition Discusses The Role Of Microbes In Our Daily Lives, From Food Production To Biotechnology, And Provides Fourth edition with /5. Revised and updated to reflected new information in the field, the Third Edition of Alcamo's Microbes and Society is intended for liberal arts students taking a foundation course in the life sciences.

It discusses the role of microbes in our everyday lives, from food production to their roll in biotechnology and the numerous other ways that. Microbes are microorganisms that are too small to see with the naked eye. There are five major groups: Although some microbes such as bacteria and viruses often make us sick, many are very.

Revised and updated to reflected new information in the field, the Third Edition of Alcamo's Microbes and Society is intended for liberal arts students taking a foundation course in the life sciences. It discusses the role of microbes in our everyday lives, from food production to their roll in biotechnology and the numerous other ways that microbes contribute to our world.

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Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite. For most of the twentieth century, we were at war with microbes, leading to substantial changes in our body's ecosystem.

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