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Microbiology: A Laboratory Manual, 10/e

Microbiology:  A Laboratory Manual,  10/e

  • James G. Cappuccino
  • Natalie Sherman
  • Author: James G. Cappuccino
    • ISBN:9789332535190
    • 10 Digit ISBN:9332535191
    • Price:Rs. 979.00
    • Pages:576
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available

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    Versatile, comprehensive, and clearly written, this competitively priced laboratory manual can be used with any undergraduate microbiology text-and now features brief clinical applications for each experiment, MasteringMicrobiology®quizzes that correspond to each experiment, and a new experiment on hand washing. Microbiology: A Laboratory Manual is known for its thorough coverage, descriptive and straightforward procedures, and minimal equipment requirements. A broad range of experiments helps to convey basic principles and techniques. Each experiment includes an overview, an in-depth discussion of the principle involved, easy-to-follow procedures, and lab reports with review and critical thinking questions. Ample introductory material and laboratory safety instructions are provided.

    Table of Content

    Part 1: Basic Laboratory Techniques for Isolation, Cultivation, and Cultural Characterization of Microorganism
    Part 2: Microscopy
    Part 3: Bacterial Staining
    Part 4: Cultivation of Microorganisms: Nutritional and Physical Requirements, and Enumeration of Microbial Poulations
    Part 5: Biochemical Activities of Microorganisms
    Part 6: The Protozoa
    Part 7: The Fungi
    Part 8: The Viruses
    Part 9: Physical and Chemical Agents for the Control of Microbial Growth
    Part 10: Microbiology of Food
    Part 11: Microbiology of Water
    Part 12: Microbiology of Soil
    Part 13: Bacterial Genetics
    Part 14: Biotechnology
    Part 15: Medical Microbiology
    Part 16: Immunology


    Salient Features

    • Comprehensive coverage of the core microbiology topics includes experiments in the areas of genetics, immunology, and biotechnology.
    • A wide range of experiments progressing from simple to complex enable instructors to tailor their laboratory classes to the topics they wish to cover.
    • Experiments use the most common and affordable laboratory materials, designed to accommodate any lab.
    • Over 90 photographs in full color and numerous illustrations appear directly alongside the experiments, helping students visualize techniques and expected results.
    • Spiral binding makes student-use easier and minimizes space on a lab bench.
    • A detailed introductory section on basic lab techniques and safety thoroughly prepares students for lab work during the semester.
    • "Caution" icons alert users to experiments that pose a potential risk.
    • Six appendices cover the topics of Scientific Notification, Methods for Preparation of Dilutions, Microbiological Media, Biochemical Test Reagents, Staining Reagents, and Experimental Microorganisms.
    • A Guide to Serial Dilutions is printed on the inside back cover for students' quick reference in completing exercises.
    • Art demonstrating lab procedures appears consistently in a special box design that distinguishes it from other art, and catches the student's eye.
    • A bold and modern four-color design adds distinction to each individual element, and allows for easier navigation within each experiment.