Exam ONE-Part 1 - Course Outline Explore prokaryotes...

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Course Outline Explore prokaryotes structure Metabolism and growth Genetics of microorganisms Mechanism of Pathogenesis Host immune system “the defense mechanism” Infectious diseases Antimicrobial AGENTS Microbial ecology Applied and environmental microbiology Food, water, soil, and industrial Microbiology
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Course Outline Microbiology; Study of microorganisms Microbes: Bacteria, Fungi, Protozoa, Algae, Viruses Microbes: Cannot be seen with un-aided eye Prokaryotes Vs. Eukaryotes Structure and function of Microbes Microbes and human welfare Microbes: Maintenance of an ecological balance on earth
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Microorganisms as Cells Definition of Microbe Cell as UNIT of life Unicellular or multi-cellular Information is stored in DNA Information is used to create structure And structure performs task “function” Eukaryotes vs. Prokaryotes Types of Microbes
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A. Microbial Genetics DNA Chromosomes Plasmids Genes B. Metabolism - Biochemical unity within the diversity of microbial life - Limited means to conserve energy - Biochemical pathways obey the laws of chemistry and physics. Different Aspects of Microorganisms
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C. Microbial Growth: measured in population proportional to the amount of nutrient affected by environmental factors D. Diversity Adapt to changes in their environment E. Applied and Environmental Microbiology microbes are everywhere…. . use of microbes for making: commercial products Bioremediation
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F. Food and Agriculture Fermentation FDA guidelines Agriculture Nutrient cycling Soil fertility Animal husbandry G. Infectious Agents Diseases Immune response
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Classes of Microbes The three domains of Microorganisms: Bacteria Archaea Small Eukarya; includes microscopic algae, fungi, protozoa, animals and plants, Viruses?
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course MCB 2000 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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Exam ONE-Part 1 - Course Outline Explore prokaryotes...

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