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20.106J – Systems Microbiology Lecture 24 Prof. Schauer ¾ Final Exam next week ¾ The main focus of the final exam is going to be our last eight lectures: the topics listed below o The format will be similar to the format of the tests o Open-ended questions o You need to know the concepts – you do not need to memorize specific details o There will also probably be a couple of questions about the lectures from earlier in the course, given by Prof. DeLong ± Topics: o 1: Growth Control ± Physical growth control Heat and autoclaving The kind of cell death that occurs with heat ± Chemical growth control Outside of the body Strategies of controlling microbes on surfaces, etc. ± Antibiotics Inhibition of cell wall synthesis, ribosomes Beta-lactam antibiotics Know why these don’t interfere with protein synthesis in our own cells Antibiotic design requires targeting a feature that is unique to bacterial cells, and not human ones. Asking you to formulate a hypothetical new antibiotic would a be a reasonable question on the test. ± Antibiotic resistance
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course BIO 20.010j taught by Professor Lindagriffith during the Spring '06 term at MIT.

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