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Schaum's Outline of Microbiology, Second Edition (Schaum's Outline Series) [Kindle Edition]

I. Edward Alcamo , Jennifer Warner
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Book Description

Tough Test Questions? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time?

Fortunately for you, there's Schaum's Outlines. More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum's to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum's is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. Each Outline presents all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get hundreds of examples, solved problems, and practice exercises to test your skills.

This Schaum's Outline gives you:

  • Practice problems with full explanations that reinforce knowledge
  • Coverage of the most up-to-date developments in your course field
  • In-depth review of practices and applications

Fully compatible with your classroom text, Schaum's highlights all the important facts you need to know. Use Schaum's to shorten your study time-and get your best test scores!

Schaum's Outlines-Problem Solved.

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About the Author

I. Edward Alcamo (Farmingdale, NY) is a professor of biology at the State University of New York at Farmingdale. He has taught at the college level for 30-plus years, specializing in microbiology for health science students. Dr. Alcamo has authored several books including Fundamentals of Microbiology, AIDS: The Biological Basis, The Microbiology Coloring Book, DNA Technology: The Awesome Skill, Anatomy and Physiology the Easy Way, and The Anatomy Coloring Workbook. He has also been honored for excellence in teaching by the State University of New York and the National Association of Biology Teachers. Dr. Alcamo is a member of numerous scientific organizations and a regular contributor to various scientific journals.
Jennifer Warner (Charlotte, NC) is an instructor of biology at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. She is a coauthor of McGraw-Hill's MCAT and McGraw-Hill's PCAT.

Product Details

  • File Size: 12587 KB
  • Print Length: 360 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Up to 4 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill; 2 edition (August 28, 2009)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B002N2JLK8
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #520,430 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Helped me get a 4.0! December 18, 2009
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I bought this book to augment my text book/studyguide for my University 300 level introductory medical microbiology course. This book fit the bill perfectly. It is in a question and answer format, has pictures, diagrams and quizzes at the end of each chapter. I would read this before I read my textbook, and would do the practice quizzes after I read my textbook and it really helped me to understand and remember the concepts. This study guide is also a lot more up to date than my text book was, so that was nice as well. Great practice quizzes... I got a 4.0!
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
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This book is a great complement to Alcamo's Micriobiology 8th Edition. It's chapter by chapter, simplified and perfect for on the go reading. I found it really helpful to read this first, then go back to the text to read and really understand. The review is great as an additional source to test your knowledge.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
By Michiko
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I think this book is wonderful, when I had my Microbiology class I used it along with my microbiology textbook by name "Microbiolgy, An Introduction." by Gerald J Tortora. You know it really prepared my for my exams and it made microbiology even more interesting. You know I got of final grade of an A!!.
I think any serious student of Microbiology should give it a try.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great review November 25, 2012
By Alma
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This book explains the same chapters as the book but in layman terms. Easy to understand microbiology with this book, I just couldn't understand the school micro book. The questions and answers from schaum's are not the exact questions from the school exam. So, if you can understand the questions and answers from each chapter, then you will not have trouble with your test at school and that is because it is the same question but asked in a different way. Do not memorize the question and answers from schaums, it will not help you, find each answer on your own and that way you will have the knowledge and ace your exams at school. Good luck :)
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3.0 out of 5 stars Too generic, too often January 20, 2013
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This is a useful introduction to those unfamiliar with microbiology.
Would not recommend to University students, as it covers too little too thinly.
This would work well as Summer reading over the break, if you plan to take introductory microbiology in the coming semester.
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