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This book is designed to meet the needs of B. Sc. Biotech students studying for the very first time in their curriculum. Thus complexity of the matter has been avoided with a view that complete course content has to be completed by the student in limited time period. Every precaution has been taken for accuracy and clarity of the subject matter. We hope that this book will be successful in its objectives and will receive appreciation from students and teachers alike. The subject matter has been presented in a lucid, comprehensive and systematic manner which is easy to understand and also develops writing ability for students to score good marks in upcoming examination.

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History and development of microbiology : Pasteur’s experiments, concept of sterilization, methods of sterilization (dry, heat, wet heat, radiation, chemical, and filtration etc.), microscopy (optical, TEM and SEM EM staining of specimen), concept of microbial species and stains; growth curve, various forms of micro-organisms (bacteria, fungi, viruses, protozoa, PPLOs); nature of microbial cell surface gram positive and gram negative bacteria (Differneces), fimbria flagella, sero typing, nutritional classification of microorganisms (Autotroph, heterotroph, chemotrophs parasitic in bacteria & fungi.

Genetic homogeneity in clonal populations: Isolation of auxotrophs (replica plating technique and analysis of mutations in biochemical by selection.

Control of microorganisms: Physical agents, chemical agents, antibiotics and other chemotherapeutic agents (sulphonamides, penicillin, streptomycin).

Microbial agents of diseases: Bacterial (staph lococal, streptococci, mycotobactrium), viral (TMV, HIV), fungal (General) and protozoan-malaria.

Microbes in extreme environments: The thermophiles & alkalophiles, pathogenic microorganisms (general in bacteria, virus), defense mechanism Micro organisms, symbiosis and antibiosis differences) among microbial population, N2-fixing microbes in agriculture and forestry (Nif genes, Anotobactria, Blue green algai).

Industrial microbes and their uses: Production of food (Dairy and SPC) and drugs (Antibiotics-with special reference to penicillin & streptomycin), fermentation products, a survey of products from microorganism. (GEMS- useful proteins, crop production).

Weight 100 g

3 reviews for Microbiology

  1. 5 out of 5

    Aditya Khanna

    The quality of study material is up to the Mark. The Books are written by Highly qualified Indian authors as per latest syllabus.

  2. 5 out of 5

    Asha patel

    A very informative and quality material provided to the students for scoring good Mark’s.

  3. 5 out of 5

    gansh parjatai

    Worth reading books at a reasonable price. Appreciable & effective content.Help the students to understand the core concept of the topic.

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