CH 02 SUMMARY
Section 2.1-Observing Microbes
Detection is the ability to determine the presence of an object.
Resolution is the smallest distance by which two objects can be separated
and still be distinguished.
Magnification means an increa
CH 3 SUMMARY
Section 3.1-The Bacterial Cell: An Overview
Bacterial cells are protected by a thick cell envelope. The envelope
includes a cell membrane and a peptidoglycan cell wall. A Gram-negative cell
includes an outer membrane, and the ce
CH 01 SUMMARY
Section 1.1-From Germ to Genome: What Is a Microbe?
Section 1.2-Microbes Shape Human History
Microbes affected human civilization for centuries before humans
guessed at their existence through their contributions to our environ