Intro Microbiology

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What is the meaning of microbiology?

study of living organism that are too small to be seen with the naked eye

2

What are the 5 studies included in Microbiology?

Kingdoms monera and protista, helminths group, fungi, and viruses

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What is the newer classification of kingdom monera?

Eubacteria and Archaebacteria

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What 2 things are included in the kingdom protista?

algae and protozoans

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What is a part of the Helminths group?

parasitic worms

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What are the 2 categories of microbiology?

microbial/human

microbial/environmental

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What category of microbiology is interested in prevention and treatment of disease?

microbial/human

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What does microbial/environmental study?

functions of microbes in the environment and industrial uses

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Why study Micro? study __ & __, development of __ & ____, prevent ___ __ ___ & food spoilage, emergence of __ ____.

disease, infection

vaccines, immunizations

spread of disease

new diseases

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Microbes are the primary cause of disease in _____ & ____.

plants and seeds

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What are the 3 new diseases emerged?

Ebola, hanta, AIDS

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Microbial is involved in the _______ of ______.

flow of energy

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How much of earth's photosynthesis is microbial involved in?

50%

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What does microbial produce in the atmosphere?

oxygen

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Microbials are also _______.

decomposers

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Symbiotic relationships with other organisms allow microbial to __________ ___________.

ex: termites

extract nutrients

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Microbial is involved in the production of food such as _____, ________, and ______ _____.

yogurt, cheeses, and yeast rolls

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Microbial is used in ______/_____ clean-up

water/waste

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What does microbial help produce?

antibiotics