General Microbiology - Examination 2
MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) MicroRNAs are a newly discovered type of RNA that are able to complementary pair with a specific genes
2. Format(pleaselookatthebottomofthepageforexamples): a. Allquestionsmustbeinmultiplechoiceform. b. Allquestionsmustcontain5answerchoices,listedAE. c. Questionisfollo
Master Microbe List
Organize by Phylum (Chapter 11) Normal microbiota (Chapter 14, Table 14.1) Disease microbe causes Is microbe frequent cause of nosocomial infections? (Chapter 14, Table 14.4)
Benefit or major cha
The Microbial World and You
Check Your Understanding
List several ways in which microbes
affect our lives.
Describe some of the destructive and beneficial
actions of microbes.
Recognize the system of scientific
The structure of an atom includes which of the following?
-a nucleus with positively charged protons and uncharged neutrons, with orbiting negatively charged
Radioisotopes are frequently used to label molecules in a cell. The fate o
B iol210 Syllabus Quiz 1.I can receive partial credit for an assignment turned in past the deadline. TRUE 2. All lecture quizzes, including the Chemistry and Microbe Quiz, will count towards your final grade. TRUE 3.There is a cumulative final for General
Your research group is investigating the possible use of genetically-engineered cells to produce a vaccine for
malaria. List the pros and cons of using E. coli, Saccharomyces, and animal cells to produce the vaccine.
A: e.coli grows fast, but need
Unknown Lab Report
Micrococcus luteus #A66
Kwiok Gloria Park
22 April 2015
A student was given an unknown bacterium to identify by applying all the methods and
techniques that were studied in the microbio
You have isolated a prokaryotic cell. The first step in identification is a(n)
Into which group would you place a unicellular organism that has 70S ribosomes and a peptidoglycan cell wall?
Which of the following is the be
Most bacteria grow best at pH
The source of nutrients in nutrient agar is
-peptone and beef extract
Salts and sugars work to preserve foods by creating a
Patients with indwelling catheters are susceptible to infectio
The difference between simple diffusion and facilitated diffusion is that facilitated diffusion
-requires transporter proteins
In a hypertonic solution, a bacterial cell will typically
Which drawing in the figure is a tetrad?
Which microscope achieves the highest magnification and greatest resolution?
In microscopy, the term resolution
-refers to the ability to distinguish fine structure and detail in a specimen.
Why is a specimen smaller than
If a cell is starved for ATP, which of the following pathways would most likely be shut down?
-pentose phosphate pathway
What occurs at the bridge step?
-Decarboxylation of pyruvic acid
Based on the animation, how many electron carriers are re
Bio C210: Microbiology
Lecture 2B: Microscopy and Staining
Dr. Jozsef R. Pentek
Figure 3.2 Microscopes and Magnification.
200 nm 10 mm
10 nm 1 mm
Red blood cells
In which of the following situations would Kochs postulates be utilized?
-determination of the cause of a patients illness in a hospital microbiology lab.
The magnification of a microscope is determined by multiplying the magnication of the _
Leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease caused by spirochaetes of the
genus Leptospira. The disease results in high morbidity and
considerable mortality in areas of high prevalence . It is
estimated that around 10,000 cases of severe leptospirosis are
3 questions you have to ask:
1) virus or bacteria?
2) 1st or 2nd infection? Bc measure of memory cells/antibodies
3) Does organism have capsule? (Resist phagocytosis)
Bacterial infection (2nd time- no capsule)
- Bacteria destroyed through complement (75%
Biology C210: Microbiology
Biotechnology and Recombinant DNA
Biotechnology: the use of microorganisms,
cells, or cell components to make a product
Recombinant DNA (rDNA) technology:
insertion or modification of genes to
Bio 203: Microbiology
Lecture 11: Antimicrobial Drugs
Dr. Jozsef R. Pentek
Chemotherapy: the use of drugs to treat a
Antimicrobial drugs: interfere with the growth of
microbes within a host
Antibiotic: a substance produced by a
Classification of Microorganisms
All species inventory
Goal: in the 25 years to identify all
livings estimated at 10-100 million
All living organisms
Are or are made up of cells
Have plasma membrane
Use ATP for energy
Store genetic informa
Lecture 1: Course Overview
Dr. Pedro Gutierrez
The Microbial World
Microbes and us
How they harm us
How they benefit us
Are organisms too small to see with your
Water and Carbon
COVALENT: shared electrons
most common in biological matter
can be POLAR or NON POLAR
IONIC: between two ions
not as strong as covalent
comes apart easily, e.g. soluble in water
The Domains of Life
Eukarya Eukaryotes true nucleus
Helminths, algae, fungi and protozoa
Single-celled or multicellular
Some may have cell walls
Membrane-bound nucleus and organelles
Bacteria Prokaryotes pre-nucleus
No membrane-bound nuc
Bio C210, Coastline Community College
Instructor: J. Pentek
Grading Rubric for Library Assignment (50 points)
Access Pubmed and do a search for any diseases/conditions that you have heard of in popular media or
are interested in. This will be a more forma