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Alcamo’s Microbes and Society (4th Edition) – eBook


  • Author: Jeffrey C. Pommerville
  • File Size: 26 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 502 pages
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning; 4th edition
  • Publication Date: September 1, 2014
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00O56X7AA
  • ISBN-10: 1284023478
  • ISBN-13: 9781284023473
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Perennial best-seller Alcamo’s Microbes and Society 4th edition (PDF) is the ideal textbook for non-majors taking a foundational course in the life sciences. The 4th Edition retains the user-friendly readability of previous editions while incorporating original material and features, including new information on microbial and viruses groups, new data on microbes in agriculture and the environment, current applications of biotechnology and genetic engineering, and fully updated coverage of the human microbiome, and microbes. Discussions of the bacterial growth, immune system and metabolism, and viral and bacterial diseases have been revised for clarity and concept retention, and coverage of vaccines, food microbiology, and human health has been expanded. Comprehensive yet accessible for non-science-majors, Alcamo’s Microbes and Society 4e PDF is an essential textbook for students taking an introductory microbiology course.