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BIOL125_Ch11 Study Guide

BIOL125_Ch11 Study Guide - antimicrobial agents...

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Study guide Note: The below given guide is to help you focus on the topics that you need to   be thorough. Be aware that  it cannot be used solely for the exam preparation.  It   cannot replace lecture notes, and text book.  CHAPTER 7 o sterilization, disinfection, antisepsis, germicide, bacteriostasis ,asepsis,  degermation sanitization, aseptic, bacteriocidial, biocide,sepsis, thermal death  temperature, thermal death point o factors that influence microbial death, purpose of the development of  antimicrobial agents o mechanism behind the action of chemical, physical and mechanical agents o when are the following physical methods used and how physical methods help as 
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Unformatted text preview: antimicrobial agents: Boiling,autoclaving, moist heat, dry heat, pasteurization,desiccation, filtration, osmotic pressure, ionizing radiation, nonionizing radiation o types of mechanical methods: filtration o How do these chemical methods work and when are they used: halogens,alcohols, heavy metals, soaps and detergents, aldehydes, gases, phenolics, hydrogen peroxide, dyes, acids, alkalies, gases and aerosols o Of all the microorganisms which one are difficult to kill and why and which one are easy to kill and why. 1...
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