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Introduction to Microbiology: Important Concepts and Terms

by Vincent Racaniello, PhD
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    The lecture Introduction to Microbiology: Important Concepts and Terms by Vincent Racaniello, PhD is from the course Microbiology: Introduction. It contains the following chapters:

    • Introduction Microbiology
    • Fungi
    • Protozoa
    • The Concept of Microorganisms
    • Surviving the Extremes of Life
    • Metabolic Wizardry
    • Why Do We Care about Microbes?

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    1. Both human and bacterial cells can live and proliferate in the internal conditions of the human body.
    2. They both have membrane bound organelles such as mitochondria.
    3. They both have a prominent nucleus with a well established nuclear membrane.
    4. Both bacteria and human cells contain chloroplasts to provide essential nutrients.
    5. Both bacteria and human cells are exclusively rod shaped.
    1. Colon
    2. Mouth
    3. Skin
    4. Heart
    5. Lungs
    1. Phylogenetic Trees
    2. Mannose-based Glycoprotein
    3. Beta Glucans
    4. Lipid Bilayer
    5. Chitin
    1. Buchnera aphidicola
    2. Histoplasma
    3. Pseudomonas
    4. Giardia
    5. Staphylococci
    1. Microbes are classified into two main types: positive contributors and negative contributors.
    2. Microbes help to shape various parts of the physical Earth.
    3. Microbes live all over and within the human body.
    4. Microbes are exceptionally good at surviving extreme pH and temperature.
    5. Microbes outnumber every other living thing on the planet.

    Author of lecture Introduction to Microbiology: Important Concepts and Terms

     Vincent Racaniello, PhD

    Vincent Racaniello, PhD


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    Easy to understand
    By Yoga N. on 24. November 2016 for Introduction to Microbiology: Important Concepts and Terms

    As an "Bahasa Indonesia" speaker, English is not my mother language. This professor talks clearly and easy to understand. All basic information about microorganism is provided by this communicative video. I am really appreciate your explanation, Prof. Thank you very Much

     
    Thanks for the comprehensive …
    By Marissa D. on 20. May 2016 for Introduction to Microbiology: Important Concepts and Terms

    Thanks for the comprehensive basic introduction to microbiology.