Robert Hooke's observation of the individual units in thin layers of cork tissue led to the development of _________ theory.
Lister knew that carbolic acid (pheno) kills bacteria. He used it as the first________.
The protection from disease provided by vaccination is called______.
The _______are unicellular, eukaryotic microbes that move by pseudopods, flagella, or cilia.
________ involves the ability afforded by genetic engineering to insert a missing gene or replace a defective gene in human cell.
Microbes are not responsible for __________.
All of the above
An exposure to _______ protects against infection with smallpox.
All life can be classified into three domains _______.
Bacteria, Archaea, Eukarya
Which of the following properties are true of both bacteria and viruses?
Both use a molecule of nucleic acid to determine heredity.
Mad cow disease is caused by a prion, which is an infectious ________.
Which of the following is a scientific name?
Which of the following fields of study and its example are not correctly matched?
Parasitology: study of HIV
In the scientific name, Escherichia coli, Escherichia is the _______.
Which of the following types of microorganism and its description is not correctly matched?
protozoa, small animals
All of the following are examples of biotechnology except _____.
bacteria that cause disease
Examples of fungi include the yeasts, molds, and mushrooms.
Flagella are appendages that allow locomotion in bacteria.
E. coli O157:H7 is part of the normal microbiota in the human large intestine.
The avian influenza A virus is transmitted only between birds.
The vast majority of microbes are harmful to humans or plants.