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Chapter 2 - - Fundamental concepts that are important for understanding microbiology
Chapter 1 - The Relevance and History of Microbiology
Chapter 3 - Cell Structure and Organization
Chapter 13 - Basic Virology and Prokaryotic Viruses
Chapter 4 - The central dogma
Chapter 5 - Microbial Nutrition
Chapter 6 - Microbial Growth
Chapter 7 - Control of Microbes
Chapter 8 - Metabolism
Chapter 9 - Photosynthesis
Chapter 10 - Anabolism
Chapter 11 - Regulation of Metabolism
Chapter 12 - Genomics and Genetics
Chapter 14 - Host-Microbe Interactions
Chapter 15 - Immunity - Introduction and Innate Immunity
Chapter 16 - Immunity - Adaptive Immunity and Errors of the Immune System
Chapter 17 - Treatment and Prevention of Disease
Chapter 18 - Introduction to Pathogens and Airborne and Contact Transmission
Chapter 19 - Fecal to Oral Transmission
Chapter 20 - Sexually Transmitted Disease and Those Transmitted by Blood and Body Fluids
Chapter 21 - Vector Borne and Other Diseases
Chapter 22 - Evolution: Implications for Microbiology
Chapter 23 - Eukaryotic Microbial Diversity
Chapter 29 - Archaeal Diversity
Chapter 28 - Bacterial Diversity
Chapter 26 - Microbial Ecology
Chapter 27 - Applied Microbiology
Chapter 28 - Appendix A: Microbial Methods