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The Microbiology Place

The Microbiology Place (http://www.microbiologyplace.com) is a resource-rich, web-based learning environment created to accompany Microbiology: An Introduction 7th edition by Tortora/ Funke/Case.

Frequently Asked Questions

Features of The Microbiology Place

  • Interactive tutorials, simulations, case studies, and lab exercises designed to aid your understanding of concepts in microbiology
  • Practice tests to help you study each chapter of Microbiology: An Introduction 7th edition by Tortora/Funke/Case. You'll find 40 self-quizzes for each chapter and receive instant feedback!
  • Answers to the Study Questions found at the end of each chapter of your textbook
  • An extensive set of web links related to topics covered in each chapter of your textbook
  • An online glossary of key terms in microbiology, as well as an audio pronunciation guide
  • Information about careers in microbiology, recent microbiology news, an opportunity to win prizes in our monthly contest, and more!

System Requirements

The Microbiology Place will run on Windows-based and Macintosh computers that meet the following minimum requirements:

Windows

  • 166 MHz Windows 95/98/NT/2000
  • 32 MB RAM installed
  • 800 x 600 screen resolution
  • Thousands of colors
  • Browsers: Internet Explorer 5.0 or Netscape 4.6
  • Plug-ins: Shockwave and Flash player; Chime

You may obtain the current version of Shockwave and Flash plug-in at www.macromedia.com. Go to this URL and follow the online instructions for downloading the Shockwave and Flash plug-in.
Chime is a plug-in to view chemical information (protein databases, or .pdbs). You can download it now from the distributor, MDLI.

Macintosh

  • 120 MHz Power PC with OS 8.1 or higher
  • 32 MB RAM installed
  • 800 x 600 screen resolution
  • Thousands of colors
  • Browsers: Netscape 4.6 or Internet Explorer 5.0
  • Plug-ins: Shockwave and Flash player; Chime

You may obtain the current version of Shockwave and Flash plug-in at www.macromedia.com. Go to this URL and follow the online instructions for downloading the Shockwave and Flash plug-in.
Chime is a plug-in to view chemical information (protein databases, or .pdbs). You can download it now from the distributor, MDLI.

Related Links

Microbiology: An Introduction 7th ed. by Tortora/Funke/Case (catalog page)

 
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