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Unformatted text preview: Sierra College Biological Sciences Department Biological Sciences 4 MICROBIOLOGY STUDY GUIDE STUDYING MICROBIOLOGY TAKES TIME AND EFFORT ! Instructor: Harriet Wilson Edition: January 2005 Copyright 2005 Harriet Wilson. All Rights Reserved 1 Microbiology Study Guide Sierra College Biological Sciences Department Bio. Sci. 4 The questions included in this study guide are representative of those found on quizzes and exams given in the microbiology course provided by Harriet Wilson. For your convenience, the sample lecture questions (from quizzes and exams) have been divided into sets according to the topics indicated on your lecture schedule. Four sample lab exams (two for lab exam #1 and two for lab exam #2) are also included. Most duplicate questions have been eliminated; however, some questions containing different wording but requiring the same answers are included. Table of Contents page #: History of Microbiology .............................................................................................................. 2 Characteristics of Life and Biochemistry ............................................................................... 3 Cell Membrane Structure and Function ................................................................................. 6 Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic cells ................................................................................................. 7 Taxonomy and Classification .................................................................................................... 12 Introduction to Bacteria .............................................................................................................. 14 Introduction to Fungi ................................................................................................................. 16 Introduction to Algae .................................................................................................................. 19 Introduction to Protozoa ............................................................................................................. 21 Introduction to Multicellular Parasites ..................................................................................... 23 Microbial Nutrition and Growth .............................................................................................. 25 Microbial Metabolism, Enzymes and ATP ............................................................................. 27 Fermentation and Cellular Respiration .................................................................................. 30 Photosynthesis .............................................................................................................................. 33 DNA, RNA and Protein Synthesis ........................................................................................... 36 Regulation of Gene Expression (Genetic Control) ................................................................. ....
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