By Heribert Cypionka
Wie lebten die ersten Lebewesen auf der Erde? Weshalb ist ein Frosch grün? Wie funktioniert ein Fluoreszenz-Mikroskop? Wieviel Energie benötigt ein Bakterium, um sich zu verdoppeln?
Von den Grundlagen des Stoffwechsels über die Vielfalt der Mikroorganismen bis hin zu den Prozessen im Meer oder bei einer Infektionskrankheit erläutert Heribert Cypionka anhand anschaulicher Beispiele und Bilder die grundlegenden Zusammenhänge der Mikrobiologie.
Das Buch bietet einen idealen Einstieg in die Mikrobiologie: Kompakt und doch anspruchsvoll vermittelt es das grundlegende Fachwissen, ohne sich in Einzelheiten zu verlieren. Fragen zu Beginn und ein Glossar der wichtigsten Fachbegriffe am Ende eines jeden Kapitels helfen bei der Prüfungsvorbereitung.
Die four. Auflage wurde gründlich überarbeitet und erstmals mit vielen farbigen Bildern ausgestattet.
Die Vielfalt der Mikroorganismen auf intestine three hundred Seiten
Weitere Informationen, Antworten zu den Fragen, die Abbildungen, das Glossar and so forth. unter www.grundlagen-der-mikrobiologie.de
By Boris Szyfres, Pedro N. Acha
Lately, zoonoses and communicable illnesses universal to guy and animals have won expanding awareness world wide. Human illnesses that experience their origins in contaminated animals, comparable to AIDS or Creutzfeldt-Jakob, have highlighted the necessity for a greater knowing of animal ailments. the benefit and velocity of contemporary go back and forth allows the unfold of ailments as soon as restricted to precise geographic components, as lately happened with the generally publicized serious acute respiration syndrome (SARS) epidemic. Animal migration and exchange pose an analogous possibility, as used to be proven by way of the outbreaks within the usa of West Nile fever, and such a lot lately, monkeypox-two illnesses no longer formerly identified within the Western Hemisphere. every one of those examples highlights the necessity for exact, up to date details, comparable to that awarded within the most modern variation of Zoonoses and Communicable ailments universal to guy and Animals. This variation, released for the 1st time in 3 volumes, covers: I. Bacterioses and mycoses II. Chlamydioses, rickettsioses, and viroses, and III. Parasitoses This sequence presents a close evaluation of crucial old and rising zoonotic illnesses, similar to Ebola hemorrhagic fever, foot-and-mouth disorder, influenza, giardiasis, eastern encephalitis, shigellosis, and spongiform encephalopathies, with details starting from their first visual appeal and most crucial outbreaks to the most recent medical wisdom of the ailments and their causative brokers. The chapters give you the following key info on each one disorder: etiology geographic distribution signs and prevalence in guy and animals resource of an infection and mode of transmission position of animals in its epidemiology diagnostic ideas, and prevention and keep an eye on measures various tables and figures diagramming modes of transmission supplement the textual content.
By A.N. Rai, B. Bergman, Ulla Rasmussen
Cyanobacterial symbioses aren't any longer considered as mere oddities yet as very important elements of the biosphere, taking place either in terrestrial and aquatic habitats world wide. it truly is changing into obvious that they could input into symbiosis with a greater diversity of organisms than hitherto recognized, and there are numerous extra nonetheless to be came across, rather in marine environments. The chapters disguise cyanobacterial symbioses with vegetation (algae, bryophytes, Azolla, cycads, Gunnera), cyanobacterial symbioses in marine environments, lichens, Nostoc-Geosiphon (a fungus heavily with regards to arbuscular mycorrhiza fungi) symbiosis, and synthetic institutions of cyanobacteria with economically very important vegetation. moreover, cyanobiont variety, sensing-signalling, and evolutionary facets of the symbiosis are handled. popular specialists actively keen on study on cyanobacterial symbioses take care of ecological, physiological, biochemical, molecular, and utilized features of all recognized cyanobacterial symbioses. This quantity on cyanobacteria in symbiosis enhances the 2 prior volumes on cyanobacteria released via Kluwer (Molecular Biology of Cyanobacteria, edited by means of D.A. Bryant and Ecology of Cyanobacteria, edited by means of B.A. Whitton and M. Potts). jointly, the 3 volumes give you the such a lot finished remedy of cyanobacterial literature as a complete. The e-book will function a helpful reference paintings and textual content for educating and learn within the box of plant-microbe interactions and nitrogen fixation.
By Robert W. Lichtwardt
Institutions and interactions among species of organisms are phenomena shared by means of all residing issues. What varies is the level to which the extra long-lasting interactions are important or harmful to a given species and the measure of intimacy and reliance which one organism can have constructed in organization with one other. some of the extra hugely developed relationships which were studied contain microorganisms, both in consort with different microorganisms or with so-called better different types of existence. Mycologists are infrequently surprised-but frequently fascinated-by the range of sorts of residing substrates and really good organismal relationships that evolutionary methods have produced one of the fungi. the current publication offers in a few element with the really good dependence of a distinct workforce of fungi, the trichomycetes, upon convinced arthropods. there was no accomplished and around the world remedy of the tri chomycetes given that their discovery by way of Joseph Leidy in 1848. The literature is scattered and in different languages, and lots of articles are actually not just a piece previous yet old-fashioned to boot. As in lots of components of biology, our wisdom approximately trichomycetes has elevated a little exponentially lately.
By Stanley R. Maloy John E. Cronan David Freifelder
The revision of this vintage textbook by means of David Freifelder has been rewritten and up-to-date to incorporate the various and up to date advances in microbial genetics. the elemental layout, association and elegance of the 1st version has been retained.
By E. J. Ferguson. Wood
I have loved penning this ebook. a few of my rules are arguable. a few of them i do know to be precise even though i have never enough facts for a conviction. My purpose is that you can comprehend that microbes might be as vital sooner or later of the earth as they've been some time past. they've got ended in our lifestyles, and should aid to avoid our destruction; they could even store us from ourselves. i As a pupil, i used to be taught scientist needs to be target, and that each assertion or remark has to be documented. additionally, scien tist needs to search the reality, and never be chuffed with much less. It took me decades to gain that no man or woman might be thoroughly goal, and that the reality, even medical fact, is a chimera. the main that we will be able to get with our human minds and feeble experimentation is an approxima tion, and all we will desire to give a contribution is a greater approximation than we have now needed to date. Newton's theories have been considered as absolute till Einstein got here alongside; and now it appears Einstein will be inadequate.
By Joanne Willey, Linda Sherwood, Christopher J. Woolverton
The writer crew of Prescott's Microbiology keeps the culture of prior variants via delivering a balanced, entire creation to all significant components of microbiology. This stability makes Microbiology acceptable for microbiology majors and combined majors classes. The authors have brought a couple of pedagogical parts designed to facilitate scholar studying. in addition they stay considering clarity, paintings, and the combination of numerous key subject matters (including evolution, ecology and variety) through the textual content, making an already more advantageous textual content even greater.
By Moselio Schaechter
The table Encyclopedia of Microbiology, moment version is a single-volume finished advisor to microbiology for the complex reader. Derived from the six quantity e-only Encyclopedia of Microbiology, 3rd version, it bridges the distance among introductory texts and really expert studies. masking subject matters starting from the elemental technological know-how of microbiology to the present "hot" subject matters within the box, will probably be necessary for acquiring heritage info on a huge variety of microbiological issues, getting ready lectures and getting ready provide functions and studies.
* the main accomplished single-volume resource supplying an summary of microbiology to non-specialists
* Bridges the distance among introductory texts and really expert reports.
* offers concise and basic overviews of vital themes in the box making it a priceless source whilst getting ready for lectures, writing studies, or drafting provide functions