Applied Microbiology

ISBN Number : 978-93-5024-767-9

Student Price : Rs.460

Student Dollar Price : 18$

Library Price : Rs.1150

Library Dollar Price : 46$

Book Edition : Third

Year of Publication : 2015

No. Of Pages : 408

Book Weight :0

About The Book

The authors present a new fully revised and expanded edition of their popular textbook `Applied Microbiology`. The book retains many of the features o the original edition and still offers a concise technical background to the field of microbiology. The students shall be benefited by its well-planned, systematically developed and simplified subject matter. The book is divide into five main units - introductory microbiology, sterilization and disinfection, environmental microbiology, medical microbiology and industrial microbiology. The book has over 200 illustrations to explain the difficult concepts.

The book provides firm foundation in microbiology with emphasis on application aspect of microbiology. It is written for students in pharmacy and allied health programmes and is appropriate for non-major microbiology course.

 

Contents :

UNIT I - INTRODUCTORY MICROBIOLOGY
1. Early History and Scope of Microbiology
2. Microscope and Microscopy
3. Microbial Taxonomy
4. Nature of Bacterial Cell
5. Bacterial Growth and Nutrition
6. Fungi and Yeast
7. Biochemical Aspects of Microorganisms
8. Bacterial Genetics
9. Regulation of Genes and Metabolism
10. Viruses and Rickettesia
UNIT II - STERILIZATION AND DISINFECTION
11. Physical Sterilization Methods
12. Chemical Sterilization Agents
13. Antimicrobial Agents
UNIT III - ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY
14. Biodegradation of Wastes and Pollutants
15. Microbiology of Water
16. Microbiology of Air
UNIT IV - MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY
17. Infection and Disease
18. Host Defence
19. Microbial Disease
UNIT V - INDUSTRIAL MICROBIOLOGY
20. Fermentation Industry - I
21. Fermentation Industry - II
22. Immunological Products
23. Food and Diary Microbiology
24. Biogeochemical and Agriculture Microbiology
25. Biotechnology
Appendix I - List of Websites
Appendix II - List of Abbreviation and Symbols
Appendix III - List of Characteristics of Common Microorganisms
Glossary

About The Author

Dr. Kishore P. Bhusari earned his M.Pharm and Ph.D. from Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nagpur University. He is a distinguished teacher and research guide. Presently, he is Principal, Nagpur College of Pharmacy and associated with various academic bodies in Nagpur University and other Universities. He has authored several articles and research papers. He has long association with national pharmacy organizations like IPA, APTI, IHPA and IPGA.

Vinita V. Kale obtained her M.Pharm degree in Pharmaceutical Microbiology from the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nagpur University, Nagpur. She started her career in pharma induatry. Presently she is senior lecturer in pharmaceutics at Nagpur College of Pharmacy, Nagpur. She teaches at UG and guides PG projects. She has number of research papers and articles to her credit which are published in national and internaitonal paper award in pharmaceutics.

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