MBI 121 Chapter 1 notes (class 1)

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Chapter 1: Spontaneous Generation (Class 1) 02/09/2008 09:14:00 Louis Peastur= cell respected. Saved French wine industry Theory said that life could arise spontaneously Recipe for creating mice Redi’s experiments Prevailing Doctrine= bacteria arose in sick people spontaneously Disease was inevitable and microbes had no connection to observe illness Media= food provided to bacteria Swan Neck Flask= proves no such thing as spontaneous generation Pasturization= heating a liquid to destroy microbes without chemically altering the  solution ex. Milk and wine Milk goes bad even if not open because pasteurization doesn’t kill all, only for a  short period of time Paradigm Shift= huge shock to scientific community  More complex/more important than imagined Could they affect animals/people Pastuer= unable to isolate a pure culture Pure Culture= one species of mold/bacteria
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course MBI 121 taught by Professor Balish during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.

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