Cyanobacteria are only one of the many groups of microorganisms the reader will come to know in the eleventh edition of Brock Biology of Microorganisms. As always, the book is anchored in the principles of evolution and diversity. From these foundations, and with up-to-the-minute coverage, Brock Biology of Microorganisms, 11/e
explores the many facets of microbiology today, including general microbiology and cell biology, molecular biology and genetics, microbial diversity and genomics, metabolic diversity and microbial ecology, immunology and host responses, microbial diseases, and biotechnology/industrial microbiology. Moreover, the reader will find the learning resources in Brock Biology of Microorganisms, 11/e to be superbly organized, tightly linked, and pedagogically robust. Thus, both students and instructors alike will benefit from this exciting learning tool. Welcome to the field of microbiology in the twenty-first century-you're going to like what you see!
UNIT I- Principles of Microbiology
UNIT II- Evolutionary Microbiology and Microbial Diversity
UNIT III- Metabolic Diversity and Microbial Ecology
UNIT IV- Immunology, Pathogenicity, and Host Responses
UNIT V- Microbial Diseases
UNIT VI- Microorganisms as Tools for Industry and Research