Micro 1

jennraq2u's version from 2015-09-12 04:10


Question Answer
genus (p.3)first name (always capitalized)
specific epithet (species)follows genus & is Not Capitalized
prokaryotesno nuclear membrane (bacteria)
peptidogylcancarb/protein complex contained in bacterial cell walls
archaeif they have cell wals; they lack petidoglycan; extreme environments; 3 groups
fungi (eukaryotes) (uni/multicellular) (asexula/sexual)cells have distincet nucleus contiang the cells DNA & nuclear membrane
chitinsubstance Fungi cell wall is composed of
protozoa (eukaryotes) (Unicellular)live free or as parasites; euglena=photosynthesis;asexual/sexual reproduction
ALgae (balace circle of life)unicellular/cell walls made up of carb cellulose; need photosynthesis;
viruses (acelluelar) DNA or RNA=only living when they multiply w/in host of cells they infect
animal parasites/eukaryotes (Helminths)flat worm/ round worm
cell theoryall living things are composed of cells
pasterurizatinheat beer/wine just enought to kill most of bacteria r/t spoilage
germ theory of diseasemicro-O r/t to physical/chemical changes in animals plants r/t disease
Koch's postulatessteps r/t correlation of specific microbe to specific disease
ChemotherapyTx of disesase by using chemical substances
mycologystudy of fungi
parasitologystudy of protozoa & parastic worms
genomicsstudy of genes
microbial genetics (recmobinant DNA)studies mechanisms by which Micro-O inherit traits
molecular biology(recmobinant DNA) how genetic info is carried in molecules of DNA/how DNA directs protein synt
microbial ecologystudy of r/t b/t micro-O/ their enviroment
bioremediationusing microbes to clean up pollutants
normal microbiotaflora/ micro-O inside/outside our bodies
biofilmcomplex aggregation of microbes