Lab 16

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Question Answer
Fermintation of BacteriaCheese, alcohol, food
Pathogens of bacteriaPneumonia, TB, food poisoning, tetanus, acne
Nitrogen-fixation of bacteriaFertility of soil, nitrogen for protein molecules
Decomposition of bacteriaSewage, compost heaps, landfills
Round bacteria shapeCoccus
True bacteria what?Are domain and gain energy by engulfing nutrients
Bacteria used commercially for the purpose of breaking down material is calledBioremediation
Sweage entering wastewater is made up of about what percent of residential, industrial and hospital waste50%
___ and ___ process yield millions of bacteria to eat tons of waste per yearAnaerobic and aerobic
Anaerobic waste treatmentMathanogens feed on the waste, bacteria produce burned methane, sludge collects in bottom of settling tanks
Aerobic waste treatmentfeed on waste in basins constantly pumped with air, trickling filter, sedimentation, clarifier
Tertiary treatmentUV light used to kill disease causing bacteria
Sludge disposal Sludge collected, laid in cement beds and then taken to landfill
All are unicellular, found as free living organisms, typically found in fluidProtozoans
FlagellatesTail-like structure
Ciliates Fringe that undulates
AmoebasPseudopodia (false foot) that extends forward
ApicomplexaNo movement
Many flagellates are what?Parasides and live in digestive system
Role ciliates playBreak down cellulose in termit guts, undigestible,
Amoebas can be found whereWater, parasites on food, can live in digestive track
Apicomplexans are most dangerous and can causemalaria
3 things microorganisms can be Bacteria, fungi, protozoans
Bacteria is typically treated with what antibiotics, they do not work against viruses
How to fight viral diseasesVaccines
How to fight protozoansBreaking the life cycle, eliminating the vector
What is an aseptic technique?method designed to prevent contamination from microorganisms. strict rules, prevention to minimize the risks that you'll experience an infection.

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