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Microbiology is the study of prokaryotic cells and organisms. The focus is mainly on bacteria and diseases.
Yes, it's a fact. It's not common, but you could be a virgin and be pregnant. Yes, if any semen "leaked in" her vaginal opening, there is a chance she could become pregnant. Also, not all female virgins have a hymen, either due to genetics, injury, or athletic workouts. If she doesn't get her perio…
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%DETAILS%%FOLLOWUPS% I had a reaction to Lidocaine at a dentist visit and then during a mole removal. My doctor had me tested at an allergist. I was tested with diluted pure lidocaine and found to be allergic. You can be tested but according to my allergist it has to be on the pure drug, not a na…
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Many types of virus can be identified experimentally either by there morphology using a scanning electron microscope(SEM) which allows for the detection of the number of capsomers and overall shape and symmetry of the virus. Or by an ELISA type testing based on antigen specificity.You can only ident…
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Benefits of microorganisms to humans: Food Microorganisms are involved in the production of food or are directly edible. Examples: - Various types of yeast (a type of fungus): Used for the production of beer, bread, and cheese. spirulina is a blue green algae used as SCP (single cell protein) in …
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AnswerAlcohol (of at least a 60% solution) will kill all fungi, 99.9% of bacteria and many viruses, but does not kill spores.  ANSWER:It doesn't kill as well as you would think it should on skin. It will however sweep it from one place on the skin to another. When you go to give blood, the nur…
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The two main parts of a virus are Protein Coat and Nucleic Acid. The protein coat completely surrounds the nucleic acid and serves as a protective coating and aids in attachment of the the virus to the host cell. The nucleic acid can be either Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) or Ribonucleic Acid (RNA).
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No, most pools in Arizona are about 32 degrees celsius or 89 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer
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Uses for Microorganisms Fighting diseases or disorders and improving the physical abilities of people.
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Bacterial infections, such as bacterial vaginosis also called BV, have nothing to do with a woman being "nasty" or dirty, and it does not necessarily relate to a couple's fidelity. BV can be transmitted through sexual activity with another partner or item, or it can randomly occur due to an imbalanc…
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A clone is an organism that is genetically identical to the organism from which it was produced! :) P.S. - Cloning is like creating twin. The created twin will be far younger than the organism from which it was produced. Anyway, it needs surrogate mother womb. In a way cloning is done to 'reverse t…
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alcohol is someting u drink how would it kill germs idiot. Answer2: 91% alcohol you get from the drugstore and the supermarket is excellent for killing germs. Most of the hand sanitizers have 65+ percent of alcohol. Stay away from those hand sanitizers with triclosan.
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This can be an STD of some kind. They are always serious because if they are not treated it can spread to your blood steam and cause vital damage to your system. You can also spread it to others. If you dont go to the doctor and get antibiotics and it looks like it may have gone away, it may just b…
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Answer I dont think its Egr atleast when my 1996 Dodge avenger lost the egr it didnt lose power could be your pistons keeping up on oil changes? and signs of blue smoke? check your air cleaner does it fall on its face when u nail it or what? could it possibly be the manifold?I know they are fau…
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A sneeze involves a LOT of force. The air comes out at around 100 mph and can travel in a forceful burst up to 12 feet away. The force is like that of a fire hose. You also prevent your body from getting done what it is trying to do, i.e., rid the nasal passages and airway of particles or irritants.…
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very much like a bumble, almost furry black and yellow.
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Well, as you know, the mitochondria are the producers of most of a cell's energy and the nucleolus creates ribosomes. The cell wall is only in a plant cell and is a rigid layer of non-living material that surrounds the cells of plants and some organisms. An analogy can be written in the form: this…
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A nucleus of an atom can be compared to the sun of a solar system because the nucleus, like the sun, is the largest part of an atom and its electrons orbit around it, much like planets in a solar system. Atoms can also gain or lose electrons similarly to how stars can gain or lose planets.
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Centrioles are like spindles. A Centriole is like a straw because they both are tubes that let things get from one end to the other end. The centriole has a round look to it because it is made from nine triplets of microtubules that make a straw-like(as said above) look. A centriole is like a …
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In the cell structure, centrioles and chromatin function as the blueprint. Housing genetic information ensuring the structure is made correctly.
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Answer Sunlight and environmental pollutants reduce the biocidal effectiveness of the pools disinfection system, while bathers activities add to the potential risk. http://www.poolcenter.com/algae.htm
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DisinfectantsDisinfectants are bacteria killers...but don't forget to... READ THE DIRECTIONS!!! Contact time is the Number one issue! Contact time kills the little germs/ bacteria...did i say contact time!!! popular products that say anti bacterial are Anti bacterial, however they must have adaquate…
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Actually you can have a  Prenatal Paternity Test at THE 10TH WEEK IN YOUR PREGNANCY :0
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Antibacterial cleaners By destroying the bacteria cells And also by killing the dirtyness in and out of the skin
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the three types of viruses are injectors; which inject viral mRNA into a cell without entering the membrane, invaders; which enter the membrane and release viral mRNA next to the ribosomes, and infesters; which enter the membrane and infest the nucleus with viral DNA, then the nucleus makes viral mR…
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Answer Bacteria in the milk produce acid. This lowers the pH of the milk and disrupts the structure of the proteins in. Because some proteins are hydrophilic (soluble in water) and others are hydrophobic (insoluble in water), the proteins aggregate into clusters where the hydrophobic proteins are…
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well, I know only 2 microorganisms: Phytoplankton B. animalis ( Bifidobacterium Animalis)I'll give two more:Yeast and Rhizobium bacteria.
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Bacteria are the most abundant organisms in the world. Scientists believe that bacteria helped create the earth's atmosphere. By producing so much life-producing oxygen, bacteria eventually made the atmosphere habitable for all creatures, including humans. Bacteria are importnant to the planet as …
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virus is obligate intracellular parasitic acellular microorganism, consisting of protein coat and nucleic acid DNA or RNA and may be enveloped or not..
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Answer No, RNA is the cells' chemical messenger that carries instructions from DNA in the nucleus to the rest of the cell about when to make proteins and which ones. Answer DNA makes RNA however the process does involve some enzymes that are proteins
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If you mean as this as impenetrable, no water or waste could come in or out. The cell would then be a non living object, or a 'dead cell'. Answer Do you mean hard as in solid? because if it was solid, you would not be alive.
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A pathogen or infectious agent is a biological agent that causes disease or illness to its host. The term is most often used for agents that disrupt the normal physiology of a multicellular animal or plant. However, pathogens can infect unicellular organisms from all of the biological kingdoms. Toda…
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Germs "Germ" is an informal term for a pathogen, which is a formal term for something that makes you sick. A germ is a microscopic organism that can carry disease. Other words used for germs are microorganisms, microbes, and in slang, "bugs". The term generally refers to bacteria, or viruses. I…
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Viruses are very small organisms - most cannot even be seen with a regular microscope. They cannot reproduce on their own. They must enter a living cell, which becomes the host cell, and "hijack" the cell's machinery to make more viruses.
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Bacteria (plural of bacterium) are microscopicsingle-celled organisms (prokaryotes) that reproduce by binary fission, i.e. one cell splits into two, the two cells split into four, etc., etc. The original Greek word (bakterion) meant "rod" or "staff" (like a walking stick) as the first ones discovere…
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Viruses are different from bacteria in an enormous number of ways: Firstly, bacteria are cells and viruses are not. Viruses are composed of genetic information encapsulated in a protein coat. Secondly bacteria can usually reproduce on their own, whereas viruses (with some possible exceptions) mus…
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There are two steps - firstly medicate. There are creams available and also pessaries (which is really a big pill you insert into your vagina). There is a new medication out which is an oral pill - but try the pessary first. The creams and pessaries are available over the counter from a pharmacy. T…
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The formation and fabrication of messenger Rna occurs in the Nucleus of all Cells.
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The Microbes are known as organisms the 3 focal ones are Bacteria - eg. salmonella, Diarrhoeal, shigellae and more they are common diseases u can find in bacterial waterFungus - this causes athletes foot which is rather disgusting, it infects your feet, it can happen by sharing same towel with an in…
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Benefits of the MicroscopeMicroscopes allow us to see things which are too small for the naked eye to see. Nearly all diseases are caused by microscopic life forms, such as bacteria. Many important parts of the body are too small to see, also, such as individual cells. Medicine did not really become…
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PURKINJIE. Jan Evanghelista Purkyne was a wellknown Czech physiologist (1787-1869). He discovered Purkyne cells, Purkyne fibres, Purkyne images, etc.
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bacteria Indeed they are bacteria! The Gram stain is a common, inexpensive, and very useful test that Medical Technologists (laboratory workers in hospitals) do to help doctors diagnose and treat bacterial infections. The bacilli part simply means the shape of the bacteria. A bacillus is a rod-s…
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The Golgi apparatus is an organelle where proteins (after they are made) are transported to. It is a flattened stack of tubular membranes that modifies proteins. It sorts proteins into packages and store them in Vesicles. The Golgi apparatus, also known as the Golgi complex or Golgi body, is an orga…
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I would say what you offer, the things you bring to the table. Without getting too personal about yourself. Tell the things you believe you could do. Things you think about you are unique and valueable as an employer. Before the question is asked of you. Think about if you were the employer, what yo…
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Ribosomes Yes, in fact there are ribosomes in both plant and animal cells. That's right. Ribosomes are the site of synthesis of polypeptide chains; proteins are formed from polypeptide chains. Both animals and plants need proteins for many purposes, not least as enzymes. There are also ribosome…
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Analogy for Nuclear Membrane It's like a traffic stop. It's like a toll road. Proteins have to be approved by the nucleus to go through the nuclear membrane.
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If the ribosomes make the factory, then the nucleolus consists of the construction workers that make up the factory. If the whole cell is the factory, then the ribosomes are the factory workers, and the nucleolus is the manager in charge of hiring and/or training new workers.
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Why Decomposers Are Necessary Decomposers break down organics into nutrients, which can be used by living organisms to create new life.
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Benefits of Microorganisms: The benefits of micro organisms in our day to day life we wouldn't have yeast to rise our bread. Turns out that microorganisms (germs) live in us! Germs in their "right place" are good for us; otherwise, bad. For example, in our gut we have a mess of germs. We feed them.…
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Bacteria, Amoeba, Protozoa, Viruses, Sponge Stentor, Paramecium, Diatoms, Volvox, Chlamydomonas and Euglena (these are Eukaryote/with Nucleus)
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You go and get tested.
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Analogy for CytoplasmCytoplasm is a water rich substance that is inside of a cell that surrounds the entire contents of that cell. It will liquify if shaken vigorously. Cytoplasm is made up of proteins and molecules for it to survive. The organele and molecule within the cell touches the cytoplasm.A…
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The streptococci occur in pairs or chains, and some species are pathogenic in humans. Streptococcal infections include strep throat, scarlet fever, tonsillitis, erysipelas, puerperal fever and some pneumonias. It is used in dairy products to create cheese, and it is related to the bacterium previou…
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Warehouses would be an analogy for vacuoles. Vacuoles are storage areas that contain nutrients, water, etc. for the cell's later use. They are very much like warehouses. Another analogy could be a refrigerator.
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Typically, we can tolerate microorganisms, depending on the type. We have quite a few different bugs in our intestine, on our skin and in our mouths, and for the most part they do no significant harm. However, many bacteria and fungi grow a colony on a food source and produce a toxin to prevent othe…
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Highly concentrated amounts of alcohol (70% and higher) can kill bacteria by damaging the plasma membrane and denaturing proteins within the cell. Gram-negative bacteria are more vulnerable to alcohol because they contain a thin peptidoglycan cell wall covered by an outer membrane. The outer membran…
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The Golgi Apparatus is like the post office of the cell. It packages proteins and other molecules and sends them to their destination. In a restaurant, a waiter because they transport the plates from kitchen to table. In a factory, the shipping and receiving department.
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The Endoplasmic Reticulum is like transportation for proteins in a cell.
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The "Petri dish" was named after a German bacteriological scientist named Julius Richard Petri.
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Classification of Bloods There are several different ways of 'grouping' blood. One system has blood groups A, B, AB and O. Another system is the rhesus grouping where a blood is classified as rhesus-positive or -negative; D and Rh are the same group. It is a combination of these 2 classificatons …
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Answer Definantly CHEMISTRY, and Algebra 1 and 2 maybe Geometry, English,and proably Spanish. Answer 2 Biology Chemistry Physics Algebra Geometry Algebra II Trigonometry Calculus (You can take during college) (Take Honors/AP if you can handle it)
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Answer: A factory is any place where goods are manufactured. The name itself comes from he Latin for "oil press" a machine for extracting oil from olives. Early factories could have been a group of neolithic hunters getting together to do up a supply of flint arrowheads. As time passed these effor…
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Answer Parasites worms, humans, tapeworm and many other stuff / animals is parasites . parasites are either on or in a living organisim which sucks out all of the fluid inside of it ta daParasite:a type of living "hitch hiker" which uses it's host for it's survival, most often to the detriment of t…
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Many textbooks will compare a cell membrane to the fluid mosaic model, which means that the parts of the membrane (phospholipids, cholesterol, proteins etc.) are not stuck in one place; they move around and can pass by one another while still keeping the integrity of the membrane. That is mainly for…
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The nucleus is like the brain and the body is the things it controls.
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The nucluoes made rapid
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factory:factory worker as a nucleolus:nucleus
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Answer By definition, a selective medium is a medium that contains a substance that inhibits the growth of some types of bacteria but doesn't affect the growth of other types of bacteria (this is may be required when you want to isolate a specific type of bacteria from a specimen that contains ot…
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Although not considered to be a sexually transmitted disease, it is seldom seem in monogamous relationships. It is caused be Gardnerella Vaginalis, Garderella Moboluncus, Bacteroides, and Peptostreptococcus. It is usually seen it situations with multiple sexual partners, the presence of an IUD, or o…
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Micro-organisms are tiny living things. They are not able to be seen with the naked eye and are only visible under a microscope. There are five different types of micro-organisms: bacteriafungivirusesalgaeprotozoa
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I think it could be associated with the military because it protects the nucleus, which is like the government or brain.  It could also be the skull if you use brain as the analogy for the nucleus.
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In RNA the pentose sugar is ribose.Ribose sugar (RNA = ribonucleic acid)
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Getting Influenza * The disease spreads from person to person through the air by droplets from the nose and mouth of a person who has the disease germs. * People can spread the disease before they show signs of being ill. * When you touch things that have been contaminated by droplets containin…
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unicellular organisms are the organisms which have one cell it is also known as a single-celled organism. example: Amoeba, Bacteria, Euglena, Paramecium, Cyanobacteria etc. Multicellular organisms are organisms that consist of more than one cell. example man, bird, panda, parrot etc.
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tuberculosis is caused by a bacterium. lytic and lysogeinc cycles are a part of viral life-cycle.
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Growing Viruses   Viruses cannot be grown on an ordinary culture medium because they are not actually living organisms, but are more of a microscopic parasite that "lives" and thrives by infecting cells which then infect other cells and so on and so forth. Viruses can be cultured in l…
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The basic premise of preservation is that it creates a hostile environment for microorganisms. The same way you couldn't live in a vat of acid, or in an environment that's very hot or cold, most bacteria can't. The salt would kill the microorganism by osmosis. Our cells need a certain concentration …
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Okay im going to explain this like im explaining this to a 10 or 11 year old. Micro organisms are called microbes for short. They are small living creatures and there are some which are good,and some that are bad. You can only see microbes with a microscope. To avoid bad/harmful microbes, wash y…
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Answer chlorophyl Plants take in nutrients by absorption from their environment, and animals take in nutrients by bringing food inside their bodies and digesting it internally. Many plants, but not all, produce food by photosynthesis (using chlorophyl). Animals also have no cell walls, and all p…
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Answer The polio is transmitted through either fecal-oral or oral-oral transmission. In fecal-oral, a non-infected person comes in contact with the stool of someone with the virus. In oral-oral, a non-infected person comes in contact with the respiratory droplets or saliva of an infected person(s…
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Something that kills microbial activity
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A protist is a cell. It is like bacteria. Also protist is living. It is most likely being used in an ecosystem. Answer: A classification group into which are placed all organisms other than the prokaryotes, plants, fungi and animals. A protist had NOTHING to do with bacteria, they are in diffe…
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hetero because it has to eat other things to live.
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Answer Centrioles-Found in all protistans & animal cell capable of cell division.They have their own DNA & RNA. Basal bodies are produced initially in a cell by the centrioles which are concerned with production of cilia & flagella.Centrioles are concerned primarily with the mechanics…
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It depends on the kind of disenfectant, some use alcohol, some use ammonia, silver nitrate or other silver compounds or even soaps, acids or sperm
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For any chemical reaction, the reaction rate increases with temperature, so the higher the temperature, the faster the rate. This is even true for exothermic equilibrium (reversible) reactions such as the Haber process: the position of the equilibrium may shift to favour the reverse reaction but …
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Fungi rocks types of fungi is all the different fungi's you can get around the base of the earth.
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You can use a "selective" medium that will inhibit the growth of Gram positive bacteria and only allow Gram negative bacteria to multiply.A medium which is commonly used for this is the McConkey agar which contains a crystal violet strain and allows only Gram negative cultures to grow.You can also e…
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Louis Pasteur (December 27 1822 - September 28, 1895) was a French chemist and microbiologist best known for his remarkable breakthroughs in the causes and prevention of disease. His experiments confirmed the germ theory of disease, also reducing mortality from puerperal (childbed) fever, and he cre…
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A bacteriophage is a kind of virus that infects and kills bacteria. a virus that attacks bacteria
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A ribosome is an organelle - a small, specialised part of the cell enclosed in a plasma membrane. Ribosomes are the site of protein synthesis.
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Answer Not if the petri dish is properly sealed, that is why petri dishes are used in microbiology. However the media used may be contaminated so if growth is found it could be from the media
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Answer B a c t e r i a
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Refer to Stanbury and Whittaker 1 chapter dedicated to Strain isolation and improvement
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Biology is important, as it strives to tell us about the natural world us. Biology can tell us all sorts of things. Like for instance the Physical make-up of our bodies, this enables us to produce cures and treatments for many diseases. It can also tell us about the bodies of other animals. So that …
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The surgeon is trying to reduce the amount of bacteria to the lowest possible number. She is trying to reduce the number of bacteria from her hands so that when she operates she does not infect the patient.
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Bronchitis is in the bronchial and in the lungs and MUST be treated with antibiotics before it turns into a humdinger of a case of pneumonia. Bronchitis is not contagious. I use to suffer from Bronchitis for 10 years and could count on it for each of those years. Antibiotics knocked it right out of …
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