Chap. 1 Scope and History of Microbiology
Why Study Microbiology?
1. Impact on Human Health
2. Balance of Nature - food source, play a role in decomposition, help other animals digest
grass (cattle, sheep, termites).
3. Environmental pro
CHAPTER 2 INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY & BIOCHEMISTRY
Why is it necessary to study chemistry? Living things are made of matter (anything that
occupies space & has mass) & matter follows the laws of chemistry. Even the ch
Microbiology 2085 water and lipids Explain
1. A single water molecule is made up of one oxygen atom & two hydrogen atoms (H2O).
2. Oxygen has 8 protons, while each hydrogen has only one proton. Oxygen forms a covalent
bond with ea