This book has been primarily designed for the undergraduate beginners in microbiology. It contains all the basic concepts and principles that a student should know about the different aspects of microbiology including recent developments in the area. This book also provides a comprehensive account of the microbial world including both general and applied aspects. The text, which has been organised into 20 chapters, includes historical aspects; general organization; structure and function of microbial cell; basic principles of microbial nutrition and growth; metabolism; biosynthesis of cellular components; microbial genetics and gene manipulation. Besides these topics, it also covers viruses and differentiation in microorganisms and various aspects of applied microbiology such as mineral transformations in soil; microbes in industry; food microbiology and dairy microbiology. The book is well illustrated. Hopefully it will serve as a text to the students of biology, agriculture. veterinary science, food science, biotechnology and fermentation technology.
|Number Of Pages||340|
|Publisher||New Age International Private Limited|
|Studio||New Age International Private Limited|