What is a microbe?
Something in which you need a microscope to see it. This encompasses all sorts
How many different types of microbes do you know?
Fungi, amoebas, protozoas, plankton, hydras, eukaryotic cells, virus, bacteria,
Medical Micro 2:
Why do we care about microbial growth in medicine?
-Because thats what causes disease.
-Growth (Disease symptoms)
What is required for microbial growth and reproduction?
They need carbo
- Energy source for cells and serve structural roles (in cell walls)
Consists of sugars and polysaccharides
Serve as a part of cell surfaces
Sugar Structures carry specific information
o Ganglioside; a sugar chain on the surface of intesti
Why dont lymphocytes recognize structures on, or in, our cells?
Self-reactive T and B cells are normally deleted during development, or they become
Pathogens that have antigens that resemble host antigens may avoid detection
Study Questions for BIOL 209
Overview of Microbes and Infectious Disease
1. Identify the major types of microbes. What roles do they play in the biosphere?
Microbes; something you need a microscope to see it.
Major Types of Microbes: Fungi, amoebas, proto
Running head: GERMINATION
Biology Lab 151
During seed germination, it is important to understand the process in which an embryo
grows inside a seed, as well as factors that may affect growth of the embryo. Water plays a
Study Guide for Cumulative Portion of Final Exam