Microbiology: An Evolving Science

Third International Student Edition

Author: Slonczewski, Joan L,Foster, John W

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393923215

Category: Science

Page: 1408

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Extensive new research examples are used to integrate foundational topics with cutting-edge coverage of microbial evolution, genomics, molecular genetics, and biotechnology. Microbiology: An Evolving Science is now more student-friendly, with an authoritative and readable text, a comprehensively updated art program, and an innovative media package.
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Microbiology

An Evolving Science

Author: Joan Slonczewski,John Watkins Foster,Kathy M. Gillen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780393923216

Category: Microbiology

Page: 1406

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"Extensive new research examples are used to integrate foundational topics with cutting-edge coverage of microbial evolution, genomics, molecular genetics, and biotechnology. Microbiology: An Evolving Science is now more student-friendly, with an authoritative and readable text, a comprehensively updated art program, and an innovative media package."--pub. desc.
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Fundamental Food Microbiology, Third Edition

Author: Bibek Ray

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0849316103

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 624

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Just as the previous editions of this highly regarded text responded to the transitions of their time, the third edition reflects the current evolution of food microbiology and explores the most recent developments in the discipline. Completely revised and updated, Fundamental Food Microbiology, Third Edition includes the latest information on microbial stress response, food biopreservatives, recent pathogens of importance (such as Helicobacter pylori and BSE), and control by novel processing technologies. A new chapter addresses foodborne disease concerns in ready-to-eat foods, and an expanded chapter on microbial stress investigates the importance of stress response in foods. The book features updated coverage of spoilage bacteria in refrigerated foods, presents new sections on fresh-cut fruits and vegetables, and includes questions and selected readings at the end of each chapter. Providing comprehensive information on the interactions of microorganisms and food, this timely resource enhances understanding of food microbiology in a logical and concise manner. It will be a valuable reference for professionals and students involved in food and microbiology.
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Inside the Nye Ham Debate

Revealing Truths from the Worldview Clash of the Century

Author: Ken Ham,Bodie Hodge

Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group

ISBN: 1614584249

Category: Religion

Page: 400

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With Millions watching this live debate on February 4, 2014, "Bill Nye, the Science Guy" squared off with Answers in Genesis founder and president Ken Ham. This event echoed the worldviews at work in our lives today and put two of the most unique and recognizable advocates of their positions on the same stage to face not only each other, but the many who watched. More answers, more perspectives, more truth to answer the world's most critical question: How did we and all we know come to be here, at this place and this time in the history of the universe? Are we accidental products of evolution or the centerpiece of God's marvelous creation? Debate Stats: Over 3.8 Million computers watched the debate live 7.6 Million people watched (Based on an extremely conservative estimate of 2 viewers per stream, or 11.4 Million based on 3 people per stream) 3.5 million views on You Tube Note: The YouTube Page only shows views AFTER the event, not Live views
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Practical Handbook of Marine Science, Third Edition

Author: Michael J. Kennish

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780849323911

Category: Science

Page: 896

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As a practicing professional in the field of marine science you need easily accessible, accurate and up-to-date information at your fingertips. Practical Handbook of Marine Science, Third Edition provides a comprehensive reference containing the critical information necessary to meet the multidisciplinary research needs of all marine scientists, researchers, and anyone involved in managing marine resources. Consisting of a user-friendly multi-sectional format, this single volume databook offers extensive, illustrative, and tabular reference material covering all the major disciplines related to the sea. What's new in the New Edition Presented in an easy-to-use, logically arranged format Practical Handbook of Marine Science, Third Edition serves as a quick reference to all disciplines of marine science. While building on the strong base provided by the previous editions, this is a completely updated version that includes: Completely revised text to reflect the latest knowledge in marine science Extensive references from recent sources (1995-2000) Current tables A wealth of new illustrations and tables Highlighting the interdisciplinary nature of marine science, this handbook covers a wide range of topics and is a quick and easy reference to a multitude of marine science subjects. Although this state-of-the art reference has been designed for marine scientists; administrators and other professionals who deal with the management of marine resources - and the investigation of anthropogenic impacts on marine systems - will find the information accessible and useful. The Practical Handbook of Marine Science, Third Edition is your first resource when you need current, concise, and detailed data.
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Modern Soil Microbiology, Third Edition

Author: Jan Dirk van Elsas,Jack T. Trevors,Alexandre Soares Rosado,Paolo Nannipieri

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 042960792X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 472

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The living soil is crucial to photosynthesis, biogeochemical cycles, global food production, climate change, biodiversity, and plant and animal health. In the past decade, scientists have made significant advances in soil microbiology research. While the basic principles are now better understood, knowledge has been forthcoming on the best available technologies and methods applied to researching soil microorganisms, their diversity, interactions, biochemistry, survival, gene expression, and their roles in global climate change, plant disease suppression and growth stimulation, and biogeochemical cycles. This knowledge can be applied to better predict the transformation of pollutants in soil and the activities of microbes in the rhizosphere. It will also assist us in fostering crop production in an era with an increasing human population and intensification of agriculture. Following the tradition of its predecessors, Modern Soil Microbiology, Third Edition, is an indispensable source that supports graduate/undergraduate teaching for soil and environmental microbiologists in academia, as well as in government and industrial laboratories. It is a comprehensive collection of chapters on various aspects of soil microbiology, useful for all professionals working with soils. Compiled by internationally renowned educators and research scholars, this textbook contains key tables, figures, and photographs, supported by thousands of references to illustrate the depth of knowledge in soil microbiology. FEATURES Fully updated and expanded to include new key chapters on historical developments, future applications, and soil viruses and proteins Discusses molecular methods applied to soil microbiology, diverse soil microorganisms, and global climate change Emphasizes the role of terrestrial microorganisms and cycles involved in climate change Details the latest molecular methods applied to soil microbiology research User-friendly for students, and containing numerous tables, figures, and illustrations to better understand the current knowledge in soil microbiology
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Equine Science

Author: Zoe Davies

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111874117X

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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From genetics to functional anatomy, cell biology to the equine digestive system, Equine Science, Third Edition covers all the essential scientific knowledge you need for your equine programme. Thoroughly updated, this new edition features a clear, systematic presentation, stunning full-colour photographs and illustrations, chapter summary points and self-assessment questions throughout. Describes the structure and function of the various body systems of the horse Explains the scientific rationale behind modern equine training practices Features new chapters on exercise physiology and the evolution of the horse Reflects the latest scientific advances and changes in the student curriculum Includes new information on circadian rhythms and sleep patterns, the immune system, and hindgut microbiology. A powerful teaching and learning aid, Equine Science, Third Edition is an essential text for students on higher education equine studies and equine science programmes, as well as those studying for BHS qualifications up to BHSII Stage 4 Horse Knowledge and Care.
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Anatomy and Physiology

Understanding the Human Body

Author: Robert K. Clark

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763748166

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 474

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Anatomy and Physiology: Understanding the Human Body provides an informal, analogy-driven introduction to anatomy and physiology for nonscience students, especially those preparing for careers in the allied health sciences. This accessible text is designed with an uncluttered format, an encouraging tone, and excellent preview and review tools to help your students succeed. The text provides enough detail to satisfy well-prepared students, while the personal and friendly presentation will keep even the least-motivated students reading and learning.
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Cheese: General aspects

Author: P. F. Fox

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780122636523

Category: Medical

Page: 617

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The market for cheese as a food ingredient has increased rapidly in recent years and now represents upto approximately 50% of cheese production in some countries. Volume one is entitled General Aspects which will focus on general aspects on the principles of cheese science. This title contains up-to-date reviews of the literature on the chemical, biochemical, microbiological and physico-chemical aspects of cheese in general. Cheese: Chemistry, Physics, and Microbiology Two-Volume Set, 3E is available for purchase as a set, and as well, so are the volumes individually. *Reflects major advances in cheese science during the last decade *Produced in a new 2-color format *Illustrated with numerous figures and tables
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Microbial Ecology of the Oceans

Author: Josep M. Gasol,David L. Kirchman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119107180

Category: Science

Page: 528

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The newly revised and updated third edition of the bestselling book on microbial ecology in the oceans The third edition of Microbial Ecology of the Oceans features new topics, as well as different approaches to subjects dealt with in previous editions. The book starts out with a general introduction to the changes in the field, as well as looking at the prospects for the coming years. Chapters cover ecology, diversity, and function of microbes, and of microbial genes in the ocean. The biology and ecology of some model organisms, and how we can model the whole of the marine microbes, are dealt with, and some of the trophic roles that have changed in the last years are discussed. Finally, the role of microbes in the oceanic P cycle are presented. Microbial Ecology of the Oceans, Third Edition offers chapters on The Evolution of Microbial Ecology of the Ocean; Marine Microbial Diversity as Seen by High Throughput Sequencing; Ecological Significance of Microbial Trophic Mixing in the Oligotrophic Ocean; Metatranscritomics and Metaproteomics; Advances in Microbial Ecology from Model Marine Bacteria; Marine Microbes and Nonliving Organic Matter; Microbial Ecology and Biogeochemistry of Oxygen-Deficient Water Columns; The Ocean’s Microscale; Ecological Genomics of Marine Viruses; Microbial Physiological Ecology of The Marine Phosphorus Cycle; Phytoplankton Functional Types; and more. A new and updated edition of a key book in aquatic microbial ecology Includes widely used methodological approaches Fully describes the structure of the microbial ecosystem, discussing in particular the sources of carbon for microbial growth Offers theoretical interpretations of subtropical plankton biogeography Microbial Ecology of the Oceans is an ideal text for advanced undergraduates, beginning graduate students, and colleagues from other fields wishing to learn about microbes and the processes they mediate in marine systems.
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