1.Why are immunocompromised hosts most likely to get eye infections caused by fungi? 2. What is the importance of running controls along with the experiments? 3. Compare and contrast the microbial destruction ability of moist vs. dry heat. Using Principle of destruction, procedure for destruction, thermal death time, appar
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What adaptive advantages does a fermentative metabolism confer on a microbe? Many commercially available products can be produced during the fermentation process. Name a fermentation product with commercial use and describe the process necessary to arrive at this specific product (how is it produced?).
Please help with the following microbiology multiple choice problems. 1. Which of the following provides taxonomic information that includes the others? a. Nucleic acid hybridization b. Nucleic acid-base composition c. Amino acid sequencing d. Biochemical test e. Numerical identification 2. Which of the following
What does abiogenesis refer to and who finally settled the spontaneous generation debate? List the roles of each of the following individuals in the development of microbiology: Koch, Pasteur, Lister, van Leeuwenhoek, Redi, Tyndall What is the major criterion for placing bacteria into groups? Which bacteria characteris
Compare and contrast two microorganisms- the virus and bacteria - in terms of the following processes. I need to state what is different and the same. Simply making side by side lists for the organisms without statements is not what I am trying to accomplish. a. Describe the basic chemical, molecular, and/or cellular mechan
Please help me understand the attached questions. I've placed them here, but you should open up the attachment to see them formatted better. _________________________________________________ Multiple Choices: 1 point each (36 points total). Choose the single best answer for each of the following questions: 1. The accomplishme
I need to compare and contrast eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells; and prokaryotes/eukaryotes.
Bacterial cells are prokaryotic. Choose two structures of bacterial cells and explain how these structures allow bacteria to function as unicellular organisms. There are many examples of eukaryotic cells. Algae, Fungi, Plants, and Animals are all composed of eukaryotic cells. Some algae and fungi are unicellular organisms, b
A heterotrophic protist that is free-living and utilizes flagellum for locomotion would be classifies as ... ?
Give 2 types of cells, prokaryotic and eukaryotic. Choose structures of bacterial cells and describe how they work
There are two main types of cells: prokaryotic and eukaryotic. 1. Bacterial cells are prokaryotic. Choose two structures of bacterial cells and explain how these structures allow bacteria to function as unicellular organisms. 2. There are many examples of eurkaryotic cells. Algae, Fungi, Plants, and Animals are a
Refute or support - Flies come from rotten meat because they always appear where there is meat rotting. Later Louis Pasteur confirmed the non-validity of theory of spontaneous generation.
Please help crafting a short story about the differences between prokaryotes and eukaryotes: At least 2 differences. Provide the differences in a story form (about a paragraph or two) to read to children that are 12 years old so they can clearly understand. Maybe with characters or something?
1. What are prokaryotes and eukaryotes? List three (3) ways prokaryotes differ from eukaryotes. 2. Natural selection is essentially a two-step process, what are the two steps? Ideas and research are included.
Please help with the following problem. The maximum yield of ATP per molecule of glucose in eukaryotic cells varies from 36 to 38 ATP. In prokaryotic cells, the maximum yield is 38 ATP. Explain why the maximum yield in eukaryotes varies, and why this is not an issue in prokaryotic cells
Eukaryotic cells are more complex that prokaryotic cells. Describe briefly how eukaryotic cells might have evolved. Are there unicellular eukaryotic organisms on Earth today?
Prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells share many similar features, developed and fine-tuned through years of evolution. Interestingly, the majority of prokaryotic cells exist as simple unicellular organisms, and only on rare occasions can grow together in colonies or demonstrate any type of intercellular communication. Eukaryotic cel
Why does a solution of sugar and salt needed to be administered for a person that has cholera? Why can't a person just drink a solution of just salt or just sugar?
What are the differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells? What are the differences between plant and animal cells
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51. Explain how capsules and cell wall components contribute to pathogenicity. 52. Discuss the causes of symptoms in fungal, protozoan, helminthic, and algal diseases. 53. Name the microbes that produce most of the antibiotics. 54. Identify five modes of action of antimicrobial drugs. 55. Describe inh
21. Explain the purpose of Bergey's Manual and differentiate the types. 22. Describe how staining and biochemical tests are used to identify bacteria. 23. Differentiate between Western blotting and Southern blotting. 24. Explain how serological tests and phage typing can be used to identify an unknown organ
11. Define restriction enzymes, and outline how they are used to make recombinant DNA. 12. Outline the PCR process and provide an example of its use. 13. Describe five ways of getting DNA into a cell. 14. Describe how a gene library is made. 15. Differentiate between cDNA and synthetic DNA. 16.
1. Describe the use of a DNA probe and PCR for: 1. Rapid identification of an unknown bacterium. 2. Determining which of a group of bacterium are most closely related. 2. After contact with a patient's spinal fluid, a lab technician developed fever, nausea, and purple lesions on her neck and extremities. A throat culture
When phage λ is grown on a Tn10-containing E. coli host, rare phage that transduce tetracycline-resistance can be isolated. You isolate DNA from λ and from λ-tet and cut each with EcoRI and BamHI and see the following sized fragments on an agarose gel: Tn10 is 9kb long, with one EcoRI site 3.5kb from its left end (and the
1.Herschley-Bulkley Model Please describe in detail this model indicating the meaning of each parameter and their range. Please list and describe alternative THREE PARAMETER Models. 2.Creep Test Please describe in detail this test and explain why is so useful in characterizing viscoelasticity. 3.Relaxation test
Discuss why prokaryotes tend to be small relative to eukaryotic cells. Discuss why size may be limited in cells of eukaryotic organisms bases on their function. Provide examples and incorporate resources as necessary.
8. The virulence of an organism may be enhanced by all the following except a. Its ability to produce exotoxins. b. Its ability to overcome body defense. c. Its ability to spread through the tissues. d. Its ability to grow on artificial laboratory media. 15. A scientist who studies the pattern of disease in a commun
Please review the 5 questions for correctness. There were a couple that I was unable to answer. 5. Cyst formation by certain protozoa permits a. Survival in the arthropod vector. b. Enhanced reproduction by the protozoan. c. Passage through the stomach acid. d. Using carbon dioxide as an energy source. 16. An amoeb
Please confirm correctness of the attached 8 questions. 1. Yeasts produce mainly by a. Conidia b. Budding c. Sporangia d. Basidia 13. The retrovirus that leads to AIDS a. Has no enveople b. Contains RNA in its genome. c. Uses reverse transcriptase to convert DNA to RNA. d. Multiplies only within the brain cell
Many of the most devastating human diseases result from an attack of various microbes (viruses, bacteria, fungi) on the human body. The flu epidemic of 1918 killed 22 million Americans and Europeans in just 18 months, and our ongoing war against the HIV virus is still waging. In order to fight against this onslaught, the human b