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Unformatted text preview: first nitrogen-fixing bacteria, sulfate-reducing bacteria, sulfur-oxidizing bacteria, green algae, and Lactobacillus ssp. Discovered viruses were filterable Winogradsky First Mirobial Geochemist. Isolated the first nitrifying and hydrogen-oxidizing bacteria. Proposed and proved microbial autotrophy chemolithotrophy get carbon from non-organic sources. Explain contribution of Norm Pace and Carl Woese. Pioneered the use of specific, shared, DNA sequences as a tool to identify and subsequently relate all living organisms. Revolutionized taxonomy and phylogeny of life. Proved Darwins concept of the unity of life via a common ancestor. Penicillin Alexander Fleming, Howard Florey, and Ernst Chain...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course MB 351 taught by Professor Keen during the Spring '08 term at N.C. State.
- Spring '08