Microbiology for Dummies
ISBN: 1119544424
EAN13: 9781119544425
Language: English
Pages: 384
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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From the Back Cover Grasp the basics of cell functions and interactions Discover the integral part microbes play in the ecosystem Identify one-celled organisms and their genetics Make sense of the study of life Does microbiology make your head spin? You're not alone. Luckily, this down-to-earth guide makes the study of this enormously encompassing subject accessible and fun. Discover how to identify a microbial pathogen, what diseases are caused by microorganisms, and the latest information on vaccines. This guide also allows you to step into, and understand, the cell. In no time, you-ll grasp life at the cellular level and transfer your knowledge of this minuscule topic to score big at exam time! Inside... Explanations of micro life Basics of photosynthesis The scoop on chemolithotrophy Respiration vs. fermentation Tips for taking the mystery out of - omics Inroads into microbial communities