The Microbial world and You

The Microbial world and You - diseases and diseases...

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The Microbial World and You Chapter 1
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What is a Microorganism? 1. Definition 2. Prokaryotic or Eukaryotic? 3. Unicellular or Multicellular?
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What is a Microorganism? 1. Prokaryotic Microbes Bacteria Archaea 2. Eukaryotic microbes Fungi, Algae and Protozoa 3. Viruses????
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How to properly write the scientific name of a microorganism Bacillus anthracis Bacillus anthracis Bacillus anthracis: wrong B. anthracis Some bacterial names may be descriptive or honor a scientist. Eg. Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus
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Microbes and disease s Infectious diseases of humans, animals and plants. Food Spoilage
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Microbes and Human diseases Pathogenicity of a microbe Vs. Resistance of the host Etiological agent
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Microbes and Human diseases 1. Biological warfare: Bacillus anthracis Clostridium botulinum 2. Bacterial resistance to antibiotics. 3. Emerging Infectious diseases
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Microbes and Human diseases 3. Emerging Infectious diseases: New
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Unformatted text preview: diseases and diseases increasing in incidence Avian influenza A: caused by Influenza A virus MRSA: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus West Nile Encephalitis-caused by West Nile virus Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy: caused by a prion Escherichia coli O157:H7 Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever: caused by Ebola virus Microbes and Human life 1. Recycling of chemical elements: N2 fixation 2. Decomposition of organic matter: sewage treatment 3. Bioremediation: Pseudomonas and Bacillus Microbes and Human life 4. Insect pest control: Biological Insecticides Bacillus thuringensis 5. Food industry: vinegar, wine, beer, cheese, yogurt, bread, pickles Microbes and Human life 6. Genetic Engineering: production of proteins, vaccines, enzymes, growth hormones etc. eg. Insulin 7. Gene therapy: use of viruses to carry replacement for defective gene 8. Genomics A Brief History of Microbiology...
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