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For this Global Edition, the editorial team has collaborated with educators across the world to address a wide range of subjects and requirements, equipping students with the best possible learning tools. This Global Edition preserves the cutting-edge approach and pedagogy of the original, but also features alterations, customization and adaptation from the North American version.
An introduction to microbiology for biology and microbiology majors.
Helping Today's Students Learn Microbiology
The authoritative #1 textbook for introductory majors microbiology, Brock Biology of Microorganisms continues to set the standard for impeccable scholarship, accuracy, and outstanding illustrations and photos. This book for biology, microbiology, and other science majors balances cutting edge research with the concepts essential for understanding the field of microbiology, including strong coverage of ecology, evolution, and metabolism.
The Fourteenth Edition seamlessly integrates the most current science, paying particular attention to molecular biology and how the genomic revolution has changed and is changing the field. This edition offers a streamlined, modern organization with a consistent level of detail and updated, visually compelling art program. Brock Biology of Microorganisms can be purchased with optional MasteringMicrobiology ® , an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to improve results by helping students quickly master concepts both in and outside the classroom.
The Fourteenth Edition and MasteringMicrobiology will provide a better teaching and learning experience - for you and your students.
Brock Biology of Microorganisms Plus MasteringMicrobiology is designed to:
Personalize learning: MasteringMicrobiology coaches students through the toughest microbiology topics. Engaging tools help students visualize, practice, and understand crucial content.
Focus on today's learners: Research-based activities, case studies, and engaging activities improve students' ability to solve problems and make connections between concepts.
Teach tough topics with superior art and animations: Outstanding animations, illustrations, and micrographs enable students to understand difficult microbiology concepts and processes. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringMicrobiology does not come packaged with this content. MasteringMicrobiology is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor.
From the contents:
Microorganisms and Microbiology
Microbial Cell Structure and Function
Microbial Growth and Control
Viruses and Virology
Viral Genomes and Diversity
Genetics of Bacteria and Archaea
Microbial Evolution and Systematics
Metabolic Diversity of Microorganisms
Functional Diversity of Bacteria
Diversity of Bacteria
Diversity of Archaea
Diverstiy of Eukaryotic Microorganisms
Medthods in Microbial Ecology
Microbiology of the Built Environment
Microbial Interactions with Humans