Microbiology: An Introduction

3.86 avg rating
( 405 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780321929150: Microbiology: An Introduction

NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringMicrobiology does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringMicrobiology search for ISBN-10:  032192892X/ISBN-13:  9780321928924. That package includes ISBN-10:  0321929152/ISBN-13:  9780321929150 and ISBN-10: 0133905527 /ISBN-13: 9780133905526 .

Master Microbiology where it matters.  Everywhere.

 

An engaging and clear approach to learning complex microbiology topics and theory

Praised for its exceptionally clear presentation of complex topics, this #1-selling text for microbiology non-majors provides a careful balance of concepts and applications, proven art that teaches and the most robust, dynamic media in MasteringMicrobiology. The Twelfth Edition ofTortora, Funke, and Case’s Microbiology: An Introduction focuses on big picture concepts and themes in microbiology, encouraging students to visualize and synthesize tough topics such as microbial metabolism, immunology, and microbial genetics.  The text and accompanying resources also help students make connections between microbiology theory and disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.


Also available with MasteringMicrobiology

MasteringMicrobiology
is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment resource that helps students quickly master concepts and improve course results. Students benefit from self-paced tutorials that feature immediate wrong-answer feedback and hints that emulate the instructor office-hour experience to help keep students on track. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Gerard J. Tortora is a professor of biology and teaches microbiology, human anatomy, and physiology at Bergen Community College in Paramus, New Jersey. He received his M.A. in Biology from Montclair State College in 1965. He belongs to numerous biology/microbiology organizations, including the American Society of Microbiology (ASM), Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), National Education Association (NEA), New Jersey Educational Association (NJEA), and the Metropolitan Association of College and University Biologists (MACUB). Jerry is the author of a number of biological science textbooks. In 1995, he was selected as one of the finest faculty scholars at Bergen Community College, and was named Distinguished Faculty Scholar. In 1996, Jerry received a National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) excellence award from the University of Texas and represented Bergen Community College in a campaign to increase awareness of the contributions of community colleges to higher education.

Berdell R. Funke received his Ph.D., M.S., and B.S. in microbiology from Kansas State University. He has spent his professional years as a professor of microbiology at North Dakota State University. He taught introductory microbiology, including laboratory sections, general microbiology, food microbiology, soil microbiology, clinical parasitology, and pathogenic microbiology. As a research scientist in the Experiment Station at North Dakota State, he has published numerous papers on soil microbiology and food microbiology.

Christine L. Case is a registered microbiologist and a professor of microbiology at Skyline College in San Bruno, California, where she has taught for the past 44 years. She received her EdD. in curriculum and instruction from Nova Southeastern University and her M.A. in microbiology from San Francisco State University. She was Director for the Society for Industrial Microbiology (SIM). She received the ASM and California Hayward outstanding educator awards. In addition to teaching, Chris contributes regularly to professional literature, develops innovative educational methodologies, and maintains a personal and professional commitment to conservation and the importance of science in society. Chris is also an avid photographer, and many of her photographs appear in this book.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Gerard J. Tortora; Berdell R. Funke; Christine L. Case
ISBN 10: 0321929152 ISBN 13: 9780321929150
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
International Edition
Seller
US_Superfast_Bookstore
(New Castle, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: New. This is an International Edition. Brand new, Paperback, Different ISBN number and Cover Page with US Edition but content similar as US edition. Printed on High quality Glossy Paper with Color printing. This is NOT low cost printed in India Edition. DHL/Fedex/Aramex/USPS 3-7 days delivery. Tracking number provided. Legal to use despite any disclaimer as per US courts. No CD/Access code with this. We ship from multiple locations across the world depending upon inventory and ensure fast delivery. Bookseller Inventory # GU_9780321929150

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 36.33
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Tortora, Gerard J.; Funke, Berdell R.; Case, Christine L.
Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321929152 ISBN 13: 9780321929150
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 8
International Edition
Seller
Best Textbook LLC
(Buffalo, WY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0321929152 International Edition or Global Edition in paperback with 2 to 4 business days delivery from United States. Please select expedited delivery. PO Box is welcome. Same chapters contents as US Edition, different cover image and ISBN. And some may come with different exercises or cases as compared to the US Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 1292099143

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 34.01
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

3.

Gerard J. Tortora, Berdell R. Funke
Published by Pearson Global Edition (2015)
ISBN 10: 0321929152 ISBN 13: 9780321929150
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
International Edition
Seller
United College Bookstore (UCB) / KUL6632
(Springfield Gardens, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson Global Edition, 2015. Book Condition: Brand New. International Edition. Softcover. This is a Brand New Textbook Wrapped MINT in the plastic. Ship from Multiple Locations, including Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. Shipping should take from 3-4 business days within US, Canada, UK, and other EU countries, 2-3 business days within Australia, Japan, and Singapore; for faster processing time, please choose to ship with Expedite. Thank you for looking! [9149PSMicrobioTortora]. Bookseller Inventory # 978032192915088

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 36.79
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

4.

Gerard J. Tortora, Berdell R. Funke
Published by Pearson Global Edition (2015)
ISBN 10: 0321929152 ISBN 13: 9780321929150
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
International Edition
Seller
CollegebookDirect Australia
(Melbourne, VIC, Australia)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson Global Edition, 2015. Book Condition: Brand New. International Edition. Softcover. This is a Brand New Textbook Wrapped MINT in the plastic. Ship from Multiple Locations, including Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. Shipping should take from 3-4 business days within US, Canada, UK, and other EU countries, 2-3 business days within Australia, Japan, and Singapore; for faster processing time, please choose to ship with Expedite. Thank you for looking! [9149PSMicrobioTortora]. Bookseller Inventory # 978032192915088

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 48.22
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Australia to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

5.

Tortora, Gerard J.; Funke, Berdell R.; Case, Christine L.
Published by Benjamin Cummings, U.S.A. (2015)
ISBN 10: 0321929152 ISBN 13: 9780321929150
New Soft cover Quantity Available: 2
International Edition
Seller
CHUTATIP NGAMSUDCHAI
(Penang, PN, Malaysia)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Benjamin Cummings, U.S.A., 2015. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. book Condition: Brand New. International Edition. Softcover. This is a Brand New High-Quality Textbook. Different ISBN and cover image with US edition.Fast shipping and ship within 48hours by UPS/DHL global express service to any US destination within 3-5 business days. We do not ship to Po Box, APO and FPO address. Some book may show some sales disclaimer word such as "Not for Sale or Restricted in US" on the cover page. Some international textbooks may come with different exercises or cases at the end of chapters compare to US edition. Bookseller Inventory # 003784

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 34.01
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 15.00
From Malaysia to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Berdell R. Funke; Christine L. Case; Gerard J. Tortora
Published by Pearson (2015)
ISBN 10: 0321929152 ISBN 13: 9780321929150
New Soft cover Quantity Available: 5
International Edition
Seller
usbookshops
(Plano, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson, 2015. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. International Edition. This is an International Edition. Brand New. Softcover/Paperback. Color Printed on High-Quality acid free paper. Get book in 2-5 Business days . Bookseller Inventory # 600

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 39.04
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

7.

International Edition
Published by International Edition
ISBN 10: 0321929152 ISBN 13: 9780321929150
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
International Edition
Seller
Campustexxts
(Vicksburg, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description International Edition. Paperback. Book Condition: New. International Edition. Very fast shipping. Receive your book in 2-7 business days if you checkout with expedited shipping. We take pride in our customer service, please contact us if you have any questions regarding the listing. Bookseller Inventory # in-us-9780321929150

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 45.70
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

8.

Tortora, Gerard J.; Funke, Berdell R.; Case, Christine L.
Published by Benjamin Cummings, U.S.A. (2015)
ISBN 10: 0321929152 ISBN 13: 9780321929150
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 3
International Edition
Seller
GMTbooks
(KL, KL, Malaysia)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Benjamin Cummings, U.S.A., 2015. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. This is an International Edition. Brand New, Soft Cover, Paper Back and written in English Different ISBN and Cover Image with US Edition. Contents and Chapters Minor Different as US Edition. High Quality Color Printed on Glossy Paper which is same Paper Quality as Original US Edition Printing Occasionally, international textbooks will different exercises at the end of chapters. Some book may show some sales disclaimer word such as "Not for Sale or Restricted in US" on the cover page but it is absolutely legal to use in USA or Canada We do not sell low-cost Indian version book. 3-5 Working days by DHL or Fedex With Tracking number. Bookseller Inventory # 000585

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 41.40
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.00
From Malaysia to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

9.

Tortora, Gerard J.
Published by Pearson College Div
ISBN 10: 0321929152 ISBN 13: 9780321929150
New Quantity Available: > 20
International Edition
Seller
TextbookRush
(Grandview Heights, OH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson College Div. Book Condition: Brand New. Softcover, International Edition. This is an International Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 43234344

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 53.40
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

10.

Tortora, Gerard J.; Funke, Berdell R.; Case, Christine L.
Published by Benjamin Cummings, U.S.A. (2015)
ISBN 10: 0321929152 ISBN 13: 9780321929150
New Soft cover Quantity Available: > 20
International Edition
Seller
unibooks
(Shah Alam, SEL, Malaysia)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Benjamin Cummings, U.S.A., 2015. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. International Edition (illustrator). 5th or later Edition. This Is An International Edition. Brand New, Soft Cover / Paper Back Textbook And Is Printed In English With A Different Isbn And Cover Image With Us Edition. The Photo And Isbn Of The Us Edition Is For Reference Only. The Content And Chapters Are Same As The Us Edition. Printed On High Quality Colour Glossy Paper Which Is The Same Paper Quality As The Original Us Edition. Some Books May Show Some Sales Disclaimer Word Such As "Not For Sale Or Restricted In Us" On The Cover Page But It Is Absolutely Legal To Use In Usa Or Canada We Do Not Sell Low-Cost / Quality Indian Version Book. The Isbn Of The Actual Book On Sale Is Stated In The Bookseller Inventory #. Shipping Is 3-5 Working Days By Dhl Or Fedex With Tracking Number. We Do Not Ship To Po Box, Fpo And Apo Addresses. Bookseller Inventory # 9781292099149

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 43.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 16.00
From Malaysia to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book