Mosquito-Borne Virus Spreading Assignment
1. The Chikungunya virus is a arthropod-borne virus that is transmitted to humans by
mosquitoes. It is a single-stranded RNA genome and categorized as a C priority pathogen
(Biosafety Level 3).The symptoms of this
Globalization, Land Use, and the Invasion of West Nile Virus: Summary
Because of the growth of the human population the world is more connected.
Although there are many benefits, this connectivity leads to the spread of sickness much
faster. New disease h
Microbiology Lab 1: Introduction to Microbial Diversity, Ecology and Capture
Part A: Microbial Diversity
o Reproduction using Spore Dispersion By forcible ejection of spores from
reproductive structures, a fungus can sexually
Microbiology Notes: Endospores
Endospores are highly differentiated cells that are extremely
resistant to heat, harsh, chemicals and radiation, Endospores
function as survival structures and enable the organism to endure
difficult times includi
Microbiology Notes on 13.1-13.4
o Photosynthesis is the conversion of light energy to chemical energy.
o Phototrophs are organisms that can carry out photosynthesis
o Autotrophs are capable of growing with CO2 as the sole carbon source.
BIO340 Microbiology Assignment for Monday 2/17.
1. Section 4.15 on Microbial taxis
Chemotaxis: is a response to chemicals
Taxis: a response by a prokaryotes either moving towards or away from a physical or
Notes on Euryarchaeota and Crenarchaeota
Extremely Halophilic Archaea
o A diverse group that inhabits environments high in salt
o Hypersaline: Habitats that are high in salt
Hot, dry, salt lakes
Soda lakes are highly alkaline, hypersaline environments,
Microbiology Quiz 1 Questions
What are the basic products of glycolysis?
o 2 Pyruvate
o 2 Net ATP
o 2 NADH
What does the Krebs cycle accomplish?
o Breaks down the Pyruvate into CO2 and H2O
o Makes NADH and FADH2 which power the electron transport chain