4a. Eukaryotes

4a. Eukaryotes - 4. Microorganisms as Pathogens: Eukaryotes...

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    4. Microorganisms as Pathogens: Eukaryotes
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    2 Microorganisms as Pathogens General Properties Nomenclature Carolus Linnaeus - Sweden (1735) wrote Systema Naturae put plant and animal forms into one classification scheme binomial system name consists of the genus and the species modifier 1) first letter of the genus should be capitalized 2) entire name should be italicized or underlined. genus = Escherichia or Escherichia species = Escherichia coli, Escherichia coli abbreviated as E. coli or E. coli
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    3 Size Relationships General Properties 200x Lymphocyte Yeast cell 2000x Human hair E. coli 2µm Ebola virus 1.2µm Rhinovirus 0.03µm (30nm) 20,000x Red blood cell 12µm Staphylococcus 1µm Ragweed pollen
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    4 Microorganisms as Pathogens Phylogeny Phylogeny eukaryote - from eu (true), and karyon (nut) - referring to nucleus (plants and animals, but also protozoa, fungi, unicellular algae) nucleus distinguished by compartmentalization Eukaryotes have organelles: membrane-bound compartments where cellular functions occur Nucleus, mitochondria, chloroplasts, golgi apparatus, lysosomes, vacuoles, endoplasmic reticulum prokaryote - from pro (primitive), and karyon - referring to
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