Ch_4_-_Study_questions (1) - 15 What is LPS and where is it...

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Biol 261 – Ch. 4 – Study Questions 1.  What are the basic morphologies found in bacteria? 2. What size is  E. coli ? 3. What is the basic structure of the cytoplasmic membrane?  Where is it located? 4. Why do we say that the cytoplasmic membrane is a fluid mosaic? 5. How is an integral membrane protein different from a peripheral membrane protein? 6. What are sterols in a membrane for?  What is a hopanoid? 7. How are the cytoplasmic membranes of Archaea different from the bacteria and  Eukarya? 8. Do the Archaeal lipids have fatty acids? 9. Are the cytoplasmic membranes of the Archaea monolayers or bilayers? 10. How is glucose transported into the cell? 11. What sugars make up peptidoglycan? 12. How is the cell wall of gram positive cells different from gram negative cells? 13. Where are teichoic acids found? 14. What is unique about mycoplasma?  What diseases are they associated with?
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Unformatted text preview: 15. What is LPS and where is it found? 16. What is endotoxin and what type of bacteria is it associated with? 17. What is a porin? 18. Where is the periplasm? 19. Draw a diagram of Gram positive and Gram negative cell walls. 20. What is found in the cell walls of Archeae? 21. What does lysozyme do and why doesn’t it effect Archea? 22. What is a capsule and what advantage does having a capsule give a cell? 23. What is the function of fimbrae, pili and flagella? 24. What types of molecules do bacteria store in vacuoles? 25. What is the function of a gas vesicles in bacteria? 26. What bacteria have endospores and what is their function? 27. What are peritrichous, polar and lophotrichous flagella? 28. What is chemotaxis, phototaxis, aerotaxis, osmotaxis, and hydrotaxis? How is positive and negative taxis different? What does taxis mean?...
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