Unseen life on Earth. an introduction to microbiology / 11, Human defenses

Examines how the coordinated defense system of humans can defeat the invasion of microbial pathogens. Uses visual analogy, animation and examples of bodily defenses for specific diseases.

Corporate Author: Oregon Public Broadcasting., Baker & Simon Associates., Annenberg/CPB Project.
Other Authors: Leinfelder, Jim., Brunelle, Lynn., Booth, John., Tortora, Gerard J.
Language: English
Published: South Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg/CPB, c2000.
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Notes: Title from Web site for on demand video instructional series (viewed Feb. 24, 2005)
Streaming video (27 min.)
Filmed on location in national laboratories, hospital operating rooms and African villages, series also features scanning electron micrographs, time-lapse photography, photomicroscopy, and fully realized computer animation linked by compelling narratives of the lives and discoveries of microbiologists.
Coordinated with "Microbiology : an introduction," 6th edition, by Tortora, Funke and Case.
Closed-captioned.
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Summary: Examines how the coordinated defense system of humans can defeat the invasion of microbial pathogens. Uses visual analogy, animation and examples of bodily defenses for specific diseases.
Both nonspecific and specific defense strategies can defeat the invasion of microbial pathogens. Students learn about the coordinated defense system of humans through visual analogy, animation, and examples of specific diseases.
May be used in conjunction with Telecourse Faculty Guide for Unseen Life on Earth : An Introduction to Microbiology.
Item Description: Title from Web site for on demand video instructional series (viewed Feb. 24, 2005)
Streaming video (27 min.)
Filmed on location in national laboratories, hospital operating rooms and African villages, series also features scanning electron micrographs, time-lapse photography, photomicroscopy, and fully realized computer animation linked by compelling narratives of the lives and discoveries of microbiologists.
Coordinated with "Microbiology : an introduction," 6th edition, by Tortora, Funke and Case.
Closed-captioned.
Physical Description: 1 streaming video file (27 min.) : digital, WMF file (332 Kbps), sd., col.
Format: Streaming video; requires Windows Media Player or equivalent.
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Production Credits: Series writer, Lynn Brunelle ; series producer, John Booth.