Results for: Bacterium

Does bacterium have a nucleus?

No, bacterium do not have a nucleus. They are unicellular organisms that have their genetic material in the cytoplasm. They are classified as "prokaryotes" which literally tra (MORE)
In Uncategorized

What does starch hydrolysis by a bacterium indicate?

It indicates that bacterium had used their alpha-amylases enzyme to break down the starch molecule yielding dextrins, maltose and glucose. On a petri-dish, a positive hydr (MORE)
In Uncategorized

How can you determine whether a bacterium is lipolytic?

When lipids are added to an agar-solidified culture medium and are cultured with lipolytic bacteria, the surrounding medium becomes acidic due to the release of fatty acids. B (MORE)
In Science

How a cell might capture a bacterium?

endocytosis
Thanks for the feedback!

Of what value is a capsule to a bacterium?

A capsule to a bacterium helps bacteria adhere to surfaces and  resist flushing. Several bacteria that have capsules are  klebsiella, pneumoniae, bacillus subtillus, and str (MORE)
In Science

Why can a bacterium thrive in the human body?

There are approximately ten times as many bacterial cells in the human flora as there are human cells in the body, with large numbers of bacteria on the skin and as gut flora. (MORE)
In Science

Is an atom as tiny as a bacterium?

An atom is millions of times smaller than a virus which is thousands of times smaller than a bacterium.
Thanks for the feedback!