01.18.10 - Jan18th theyproduce

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Jan 18 th Bacterial biology- gene swapping difficult to anitibiotic resistance -Bacteria that produce antibody-resistance to fight antibodies are resistant to the toxins  they produce -mobile genetic elements called plasmids allow transfer of full resistance Major difference between virus and bacteria- bacteria can reproduce in environment (nutrient  limited) Walkerton-farms spread manure before major rainfall, susceptible wells, poor testing of chlorine- low levels allowed for colonies to prosper E.coli 157-acquired plasmid making it more  pathogenic Wildlife disease caused by botulism which produces toxin leading to paralysation GROWS IN  WATER, lethal in small doses Gram (-) bacteria. ... gram negative used to identify pathogenic bacteria. LPS is also an  important marker Even with well developed water protection- infectious disease can spread- must always be  vigilant Death due to bacteria. . how?
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This note was uploaded on 08/10/2011 for the course PARA 515 taught by Professor Timothygeary during the Winter '10 term at McGill.

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