Week 7- Ch 10 APO 3

Week 7- Ch 10 APO 3 - variety of microbes. Using only...

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APO 3: Identification and Classification- Bergey’s Manual Group members _______________________ _______________________ _______________________ _______________________ This exercise is designed to help you navigate Bergey’s Manual and become familiar with the types of characteristics and tests used to identify microorganisms. You will be using the skills acquired today when it comes time to plan your experiments to identify the Microbial Unknown. Below is a chart including the biochemical and morphological characteristics of a
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Unformatted text preview: variety of microbes. Using only Bergey’s Manual, answer the following: 1. Complete the chart with characteristics for S. aureus, E. coli, and L. monocytogenes . 2. Use this information to construct a dichotomous key that would identify any of the bacteria listed below. 3. Compare dichotomous keys with other groups. Are they all the same? Can you have different dichotomous keys that lead to the same result? 4. What diseases do these organisms cause?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/23/2009 for the course BIO 205 taught by Professor Murphy during the Fall '09 term at Miramar College.

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