Paper Discussion Assignment Necrotophic growth of egionella

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Micro 302 Spring 08 Paper Discussion #3 Necrotrophic Growth of Legionella pneumophila Due February 22 th at 10AM Name: Melika Budimlic Part I – Paper Discussion Directions: Please read “Necrotrophic Growth of Legionella pneumophila ” (Temmerman et al. (2006)App. and Env. Micro. 72(6) p4323-4328) Type your responses to each of the following questions in the space below each question. Please use 1-3 complete sentences to specifically answer each question. Each of your responses must be in your own words and not quoted verbatim from the paper. Feel free to discuss the paper with others as you complete the assignment, however, your responses should be in your own words and unique to you . The complete assignment shold be typed and be no more than 2 pages in length. From the Introduction 1. What disease does Legionella pneumophila cause and how is the disease transmitted? (1 pt) Legionnaires’ disease. The disease colonizes in water systems. 2. Give two different views as to how Legionella obtain carbon and energy in the environment. (2pts) a. L. pneumophila grows within protozoan hosts in aquatic environments b. uses biofilm matrices as shelter and source of nutrients 3. What is the hypothesis being tested by these researchers in this paper? (1 pt) The study is looking at whether Legionella pneumophila is able to thrive, meaning
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