bisc300-Midterm2_1997

bisc300-Midterm2_1997 - 1 BISC 300L Second Midterm Exam 6...

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1 BISC 300L Second Midterm Exam 6 November 1997 _________________________ Please put your NAME on all 7 pages (and check to be sure you have all pages)! (10 points) 1. Match the word or phrase in Column 2 with the most appropriate word or phrase in Column 1 Column 1 Column 2 _____ Calvin Benson Cycle A. accessory pigment _____ denitrification B. microbial insecticide _____ phycobiliprotein C. Thiobacillus _____ Bacillus thuringiensis D. anaerobic respiration _____ microbial leaching E. ribulose-bisphosphate carboxylase (6 points) 2. Three reasons why bacterial species have evolved cellular differentiation are listed below: A B Stress survival Dispersion Specialized biosynthetic capacities Under column A give an example of either kind of differentiating bacterium that uses this strategy or the name of the specialized cell type. Under column B place a “T” if the differentiation strategy is of a terminal pattern, or a “C” if it is a cyclic pattern.
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(6 points) 3. Agrobacterium is a (sporeforming/plant pathogenic/insecticidal) bacterium which carries tumor inducing genes (lux/ops/onc) on a piece of DNA called ______________ which is part of the _____________________plasmid. (Circle the correct answers and fill in the blanks) (6 points) 4. Define or describe the following terms: a. autotroph b. interspecies hydrogen transfer (6 points) 5a. Name the end products of glucose fermentation of the heterofermentative lactic acid bacteria. b. Why does this pathway not terminate with the production of pyruvate and
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This note was uploaded on 05/12/2008 for the course BISC 300L taught by Professor Finkel,susskind during the Spring '02 term at USC.

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