The book brings together information on the widest range of topics in microbiology in a single source. Written in a concise manner and ideally suited for students and teachers at colleges, this book discusses microbiology in sufficient depth. Elaborate illustrations are provided for easy understanding of the subject. The text includes immunology, biology and infectious disease principles.
· Covers fundamental principles and main applications of microorganisms in an organised manner.· Presents an intelligible survey of microorganisms and detailed structure of bacteria as well as a brief consideration of their classification.· Discusses features, classification and importance of viruses.· Provides basic information of bacterial metabolism, genetics and immunology. Also covers environmental aspects and infectious diseases.· Illustrates details of chemical structures and metabolic pathways.· Explains basic principles of microbial genetics and immunology in simple terms with suitable illustrations.