Structure and Function
First: What do we want to know?
What are bacterial cells made of?
What is the chemistry of the materials from which the cell is
made? (what do they look like, how are they put together,
how are they made)
Chapter 7: Learning goals
The meaning of life. Literally.
How organisms harness chemical potential energy
to make copies of themselves
Glycolysis: generating ATP via substrate-level
Active transport: Concentrating stuff the cell needs.
Cell Structure and
Function in Protists
Clicker Q #4
This lipid was most likely isolated from a(n) _ cell culture.
E- This structure is too complicated to be synthesized by a microbial cell
Clicker Q #5
Learning Goals: Chapter 6, 9/30/16
Viruses: What are they and how do they work?
How do they get into cells, replicate, and get back
What are the different types of viruses, and how are
How can we culture viruses and study them i
BIOS 312: Microbiology
Instructor: Wayne Riekhof, Ph.D.
Office: E141 Beadle
Office hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays by
The boring stuff
All on syllabus, on Bb
Evaluation: Based on cumulative performance on 4
exams, 4 quizzes, and in-class click
Methods of Microbiology
Compound microscopes are used for observing
The objective lens forms a magnified real image inside the
tube of the microscope.
The ocular lens then magnifies this image again.
The ultimate magnification is the pro