of this note is to help you learn fundamental concepts in microbiology and
develop your critical thinking skills on microbiological problems. It will
introduce you to the microbial world and help you learn fundamental concepts in
microbiology and the roles they play in our daily life.
This book begins with a review of the immune system, focusing on
the body's response to invading microorganisms. Bacteria are then covered, first
with a series of chapters presenting the general concepts of bacterial
microbiology and then with chapters detailing the major bacterial pathogenes of
This book provides an
introduction to the concepts of microbial pathogenesis with emphasis on the
mechanisms employed by pathogenic microorganisms in establishing infection in
the host, and the responses of the host to infection.
covers the following topics related to C elegans: The Genome, Chromosome
Organization, Mitosis, and Meiosis, Mutation, Transposons, RNA Processing and
Gene Structure, Transcription Factors and Transcriptional Regulation, Sex
Determination and X Chromosome Dosage Compensation, Developmental Genetics of
the Germ Line, Male Development and Mating Behavior, Cell Death, Muscle:
Structure, Function, and Development, Extracellular Matrix, Heterochronic Genes,
Development of the Vulva, Chemotaxis and Thermotaxis.
L Riddle, Thomas Blumenthal, Barbara J Meyer, and James R Priess