Quiz 6: Microbial Ecology
Which of the following reduces atmospheric carbon dioxide levels?
a. microbial carbon dioxide fixation
b. fungal decomposition of detritus
c. oxidation of petroleum
d. burning of forests
The algal and fungal interaction within a
Exam 2 Test
Viral replication occurs
Reverse transcriptase is a
RNA-dependent DNA polymerase
A virus that kills its host is said to be
lytic or virulent
Which of the following methods may introduce foreign DNA into a
All the ab
An agar plate for counting colonies and maximizing statistical validity
should ideally contain
30 to 300 colonies
The optimal growth pH represents the pH of the intracellular
The partition that is a result of the inward growth of
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is the movement of a cell away from a potentially harmful compound or
is the movement of a cell towards a direction of favorable stimulus, usually a
is a developed a
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Become familiar with the types of viruses.
Bacterial viruses (bacteriophages)- eg T4
Become familiar with the structure of viruses.
Nucleocapsid- nucleic acid + protein packaged in viro
9-3) A virus that kills its host is said to be
Your answer : lytic or virulent.
1) Bacteriophage T4 is an example of
a. rod-shaped viruses
b. spherical viruses
c. enveloped viruses
d. complex viruses
2) Capsomere is
a. A subunit of the viral p
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is an appendage that provides the power of motility or self-propulsion, that
allows a prokaryotic cell to swim freely through an aqueous habitat; has
three subtypes (Monotrichous, Lophotrichous, Amphitrichous)
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the theory that mitochondria and chloroplasts originated from bacteria
the domain of life that includes all eukaryotic cells
a cell having a membrane-enclosed nucleus and usually other membrane
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The "motor" portion of the bacterial flagellum, embedded in the cytoplasmic
membrane and wall.
Directed movement of an organism toward (positive chemotaxis) or away
from (negative chemotaxis) a chemical
MICRO 310 EXAM 3 STUDY GUIDE
Exam 3, 50 multiple choice questions covering
chapter 22 29
Questions are taken from topics covered in class on
lecture slides and TA study session questions. No
material only covered in the textbook will be included
- this i
Histones are universally present in prokaryotic cells.
Ribosomes contain rRNA plus proteins. All of the proteins contained in
the ribosome are common to Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya.
Which of the following is an example of one codon?
Malolactic acid fermentation occurs in _ and is performed to
_ the acidity in wines.
lactic acid bacteria / minimize
Microbes capable of growth on corn steep liquor and whey are favored
in industry, because the
media are cheap waste products of oth
Of the transposons that are now widely used, Tn5 and Tn10 carry
antibiotic resistance markers to select for mutants.
Lysogeny is unique to bacteriophages; similar relationships have not
been found among the animal viruses.
Which of the f
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the fundamental unit of living matter
interactions between cells using chemical signals
modification of cellular components to form a new structure, such as a spore