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  • Bacteria

    BACTERIA Period: 4 Characteristics: 3 major shapes Cocci Basilli Spirilla 3 major components Mesosomes flagella Plasmids Growing Up: Bacteria can obtain energy through phototrophs(sunlight)‚ lithotrophs(inorganic compounds)‚ and organotrophs(organic compounds) Marriage/Reproduction Binary Fission: The process by which all bacteria reproduce. It results in the separation of a single cell into two. Transformation: genetic alteration

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    Bacterial Contamination April 15‚ 2013 Bacteria Contamination The definition of bacterial contamination is food contamination refers to foods that are spoiled or tainted because they either contain microorganisms‚ such as bacteria or parasites‚ or toxic substances that make them unfit for consumption This is very serious and people should take more precaution‚ food contamination is a serious because it results in foodborne diseases that each year affect an estimated seventy-six million

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    Bacterial Smears Are Fixed before Staining to? Answer It is important to heat fix the bacterial smear before staining so as to‚ kill the  bacteria‚ firmly adhere the smear on to the microscopic slide to prevent washing off during staining‚ and to allow the sample to readily take up the stain. Reference:  www2.hendrix.edu What is the purpose of heat- fixing the smear? It helps the cells adhere to the slide so that they can be stained. The purpose of heat fixing is to kill the organisms without

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    could achieved of which different products to test for my concluding idea. The type of bacteria that I am going to discuss and chosen is E-coli. I will also going to research the effectiveness of antibacterial cleaning products‚ for instance sanitizer. I will also‚ research which is the most effective product for the house hold and some other work places. Background Information What are Bacteria? Bacteria are found in: soil‚ radioactive waste‚ water‚ plants‚ animals‚ deep in the earth’s crust

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    Bacteria are the most numerous type of microorganism found in the rhizosphere of the soil. They produce secondary metabolites which are capable of producing antibiotic which eventually inhibit or kill bacteria. The rhizosphere region of the soil is a highly favorable habitat for the proliferation‚ activity and metabolism of numerous microorganisms. The magnitude of this area depends on the plant and the size of the roots that the plant possesses. Bacteria are among the microorganisms living in the

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  • application of bacteria

    microorganisms in our planet‚ bacteria. Bacteria lives everywhere‚ in air‚ hot springs‚ and in our bodies. Some bacteria are harmful and some of them are helpful. Biologists use helpful bacteria in several ways. In my essay‚ I will focus on some uses of bacteria in medicine‚ environment‚ and industrial. Bacteria contains many distinctive characteristics that makes it very important for the environment. It is considered one of the basic decomposers in the environment because bacteria analyzes dead organisms

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  • Good Bacteria

    CHAPTER TWO Beneficial bacteria in the environment and their uses. In today’s world‚ the environment and its related issues are steadily gaining a lot of importance. Some bacteria are helpful and are used to obtain balance in the environment. It has been seen that helpful bacteria are useful in dissolving organic sludge from water‚ breaking down the growth of algae‚ reducing the various noxious odours such as hydrogen sulfide odours‚ reducing ammonia levels‚ promoting faster growth of fish in the

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  • Virus and Bacteria

    Virus and Bacteria Virus - A virus is a capsule of protein that contains genetic material. A virus cannot reproduce on its own; it must infect a living cell to grow. Bacteria - Bacteria are one-celled organisms that live on their own. They can multiply and reproduce by subdivision Bacteria and viruses cause many of the diseases we are familiar with and may sound synonymous; they are greatly different from each other. [pic] o They differ greatly in size. The biggest viruses are only as large

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  • hunting bacteria

    "Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria” was aired on October 22‚ 2013. Frontline investigates the increasing amount of potentially deadly antibiotic resistance bacteria.  Answer the questions below. Episode can be viewed at: HYPERLINK "http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/hunting-the-nightmare-bacteria/"http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/hunting-the-nightmare-bacteria/ What is community associated MRSA? MRSA infections in healthy people who have not been hospitalized or had a medical procedure

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  • Viruses & Bacteria

    Viruses & Bacteria Title: Kirby-Bauer Method of Antibiotic Effectiveness Purpose: The purpose of this lab was to determine the effectiveness of certain antibiotics and determine their zone of inhibition Data: Name of Antibiotic Zone of inhibition (mm) Effectiveness Streptomycin 15mm Sensitive Chloramphenicol 29mm Sensitive Novobiocin 20mm Intermediate Neomycin 13.5mm Intermediate Tetracycline 22mm Sensitive Analysis: 1. Which antibiotic was the most effective? The most

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