{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

lecture24 - 20.106J Systems Microbiology Lecture 24 Prof...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
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.
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}