MIC 201 Lectures Part I

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Unformatted text preview: Office of Disability Services 330 Memorial Union Any student with a documented disability is welcome to contact me early in the semester so that we may work out reasonable accommodations to support your success in this course. The Academic Enhancement Center is on the 4th floor of Roosevelt Hall in University College The Academic Enhancement Center houses the University’s writing center and learning assistance program, as well as many other academic support service areas such as tutoring, study groups and multiple forms of academic assistance workshops. Microbiology 201 Dr. Jay F. Sperry – 393 CBLS Course Overhead Note Outlines: Objectives of the Course {Mine, Yours and Ours} A. Breadth of Microbiology B. Where does it fit into your world? C. Our everyday interaction with microbes. Textbook: Alcamo’s Fundamentals of Microbiology , 9th ed. 2011 Pommerville Grading [handout] - a very slight scale MICROBIOLOGY - "The study of small organisms" - bacteria, yeasts, molds, algae, protozoa and viruses: plus immunity {microbe interactions with macrobe (multicellular life forms)} Comments about how to do well in this course: Read the assigned readings in the textbook Answer the questions at the chapter’s end Take good notes – this means add information to the PowerPoint slides that are projected up on the screens Come to the review sessions that I give before each exam – do some studying before the review SURVEY OF MICROBES PROKARYOTES EUKARYOTES Bacteria, Archaea all else & Cyanobacteria a) nuclear membrane b) nucleolis c) organelles d) mitosis e) flagella are complex Bacteria - contain a single chromosome, divide by fission, can grow & exist in a wide variety of environments (temp. & pH). Rickettsia, Chlamydia & Mycoplasma - very small and unusual Viruses - Are they alive? DNA or RNA + protein - replicate only inside a host cell = obligate intracellular parasite that cause numerous diseases in humans, animals, plants and bacteria {smaller than bacteria} Protista (Protozoa) - Eukaryotes (single- celled animals) – undergo mitosis; involved in certain blood and tissue diseases Fungi - Molds & Yeasts – contain no chlorophyll; fermentation and food, industrial products, antibiotics; significant decomposers of dead organic matter Algae - chlorophyll containers (chloroplasts) - diatoms and dinoflagellates TAXONOMY Whittaker (1959) Five Kingdoms Woese (1988) Three Domains I. Eubacteria II. Archea (genetically more related to the Eukarya than to the Eubacteria) III. Eukarya (Kingdoms: Fungi, Protista, Plantae & Animalia) Genus species...
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