Microbiology course (protozoan I )

7 chemical ph phagosome of host cell thermal sources

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Unformatted text preview: 6.0 - 8.0, 3.0 - 8.7) Chemical pH (Phagosome of host cell, thermal sources) Phagosome cell Majority: Strict aerobic (need oxygen) Strict Some examples: facultative or strict anaerobic (eg Parasite) eg Parasite facultative Place in the Food Chain Chain Primary consumers Oceans ⇒ Zooplancton Zooplancton Phytoplancton ⇒ Zooplancton ⇒ Predators Phytoplancton Predators Soils Organic Material ⇒ Bacteria + Molds ⇒ Protozoa⇒ Predators Organic Protozoa Predators Place in the Food Chain Chain Treatment of used waters Treatment waters ⇓ NO3 and PO4 PO Used as nutrients Used nutrients Morphology Morphology Majority: Microscopic and Unicellular Microscopic Babesia Leishmania Paramecium Amœba Spirostomum ambiguum Spirostomum Nummilites (Fossils) Forms: Various Various 1 - 2 µm 1 - 4 µm 200-500 µm 200-500 600 µm 600 2 mm Ciliate Ciliate 7-13 cm Cellular structures Cellular Cytoplasmic membrane Cytoplasmic membrane Exchanges cell/external environment Cytoplasm, Endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi, Nucleus, Mitochondria Endoplasmic Golgi, Mitochondria Cytoplasm Amoeba: Endoplasm (fluid) + Ectoplasm (gel) ⇒ Pseudopodes Endoplasm Ectoplasm Cellular structures Cellular Outside the cytoplasmic membrane: Outside membrane: Protective protein layer, +/- rigid Protective rigid Mu...
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2014 for the course MIMM 211 taught by Professor Cousineau during the Spring '08 term at McGill.

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