Prescott's Microbiology

Prescott's Microbiology Author(s): Joanne Willey, Linda Sherwood, Christopher J. Woolverton

Difference between 10th and 9th editions
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Key differences between 10th and 9th editions

  • Period between current and previous publications: 3 years (2016 vs 2013).
  • The first edition of this Microbiology textbook was written by Samuel Cate Prescott.
  • Main content changes in the Tenth Ed.
  • Chapter 2: More comprehensive coverage of phase contrast microscopy, an optical technique.
  • Chapter 4: New Microbial Diversity & Ecology box What's in a Name?
  • Chapter 5: Features differences between bacteria, archaea, and eukaryotic microorganisms.
  • Chapter 7: Up-to-date material on bacterial persister cell formation.
  • Chapter 10 presents concept of metabolic flux, the rate molecules turnover through a metabolic pathway.
  • Chapter 12: New explanation of synthesis pathways for porphyrins , lipopolysaccharides, sterols.
  • Chapter 16: New introductory story about the global problem of antibiotic resistance.
  • Chapter 18: Next-generation sequencing technologies.
  • Chapter 20: Anabolic and catabolic pathways specific to the Archaea, including CO2 fixation pathways.
  • Chapter 21: Description of Planctomycetes-Verrucomicrobia-Chlamydiae bacterial superphylum.
  • Chapter 22: Recently recognized proteobacteria.
  • Chapter 29: Mass spectrometry bacterial identification methods, metatranscriptomics and metaproteomics technologies.
  • Chapter 31: New information about microbial populations of the rhizosphere, phyllosphere and rhizoplane.
  • Chapter 35: Important requirements for a pathogen to establish infection.
  • Chapter 38: Up-to-date information on viral pathogenesis and prion-mediated diseases.
  • Chapter 41: Discussion of fermented milk products.
  • Chapter 42: Introduction to synthetic biology, a rapidly developing research area.
10th Edition of
Prescott's Microbiology
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Published by: McGraw-Hill Higher Education, January 08, 2016
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8th Edition of
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