Fundamentals of Microbiology

Fundamentals of Microbiology Author(s): Jeffrey Pommerville

Difference between 11th and 10th editions
Side by side comparison of table of contents helps to figure out the most significant changes.

Key differences between 11th and 10th editions

  • Period between current and previous publications: 4 years (2017 vs 2017).
  • New Clinical case studies, MicroFocus features.
  • Chapter 3:
    • Importance of cell size.
    • Endosymbiotic theory.
    • Organelles of eukaryotic cells.
  • Chapter 4: Bacterial microcompartments.
  • Chapter 5:
    • Biofilm development and growth.
    • Chemical factors affecting the growth of microbes.
  • Chapter 7:
    • Bacterial genomes.
    • Organelle DNA sequences.
  • Chapter 8: ethical issues in modern biotechnology.
  • Chapter 10 (forner chapter 24): Investigating the Microbial World box on increasing concern of antibiotic resistance.
  • Chapter 12: MicroFocus feature on probiotics, live bacteria and yeasts important for digestive system health.
  • Chapter 13: illustrations on arthropod-borne disease.
  • Chapter 14: human microbiom.
  • Chapter 15: giant viruses (often called giruses).
  • Chapter 17:
    • Zika virus (ZIKV), an emerging mosquito-borne virus.
    • Latest data on Ebola virus disease, yellow fever, and dengue fever (breakbone fever).
  • Chapter 18: fungal microbiota (mycobiome).
  • Chapter 27: the authors completely modified this chapter.
  • For more details see differences between 10th and 11th editions of Microbiology text above.
11th Edition of
Fundamentals of Microbiology
digital eBook, 944 pages
eBook ISBN: 9781284146349
Published by: Jones & Bartlett Learning, May 08, 2017
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10th Edition of
Alcamo's Fundamentals of Microbiology
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eBook ISBN: 9781284061444
Published by: Jones & Bartlett Learning, January 09, 2013
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9th Edition of
Alcamo's Fundamentals of Microbiology
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ISBN-10: 076376258X
ISBN-13: 9780763762582
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International Edition
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ISBN-10: 0763783714
ISBN-13: 9780763783716
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