Bacteria
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Bacteria have different structures that influence their pathogenicity. The three structures that affect the process include the tissue fluid, which helps in their… They help the bacteria to move away from the chemicals that can harm them. They play a great role in increasing bacteria pathogenicity because they enable them to move to the targeted locations and…
Bacteria
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Bacteria refer to single-celled living organisms, which are smaller than the smallest animal and plant cells. A bacterium contains cytoplasm enclosed by a membrane and a cell wall. … Bacteria differ in their nature as some contains additional features such as flagella, which helps them in moving and protecting the slim capsules. They also exist in varying…
Bacteria
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There are dangerous bacteria that can make you sick and then there are a number of helpful bacteria that actually contribute to keeping you healthy. There is one particular bacterium, properly called, Vibrio fischeri. This bacterium is… Once there they physically change. They become smaller in size and lose their flagella and begin to give off a natural glow.…
Bacteria
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A bacterium contains cytoplasm enclosed by a membrane and a cell wall. The bacterial cell contains some genetic material with the purpose of carrying the body’s… The useful bacteria exist on the skin surface, genitals and in the intestines. The bacteria found on human skin are important because they clean the waste material on the skin surface hence preventing…
Talking Bacteria
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If enough are present, (a quorum), bacteria get down to business or play mischief. This communication between the bacteria is imperative, as they arrange themselves according to… n exploit this ability of the bacteria to develop drugs against the toxin as they could understand, the formation of quorum is the right stage when the bacteria produce toxins.…
Domain Bacteria
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They are prokaryotes; that is their DNA (the cell genome) is not enclosed in a nucleus. Their basic structure is a capsule cosseted by a lipid membrane. Mostly, they reproduce by fission,… The relatedness between any two given metazoans such as a human and a slug is often much more than the relation between two bacteria species. They appear in a variety of…
Microbiology Lab Report: Bacteria
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BACTERIA Bacteria are a type of prokaryotic microorganisms. Bacteria are neither wholly characteristically plants nor animals. They do not have a nucleus and well-defined cell organelles. They are of the size of a few micrometers in length and have various shapes ranging from rods, corpuscular, spirals etc.… Paul Ehrlich discovered the first antibiotic by…
HUNTING THE NIGHTMARE BACTERIA
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However, none of the health officials had estimated the drastic health damage that simple infections could bring about. As newer… Bacterial infections long before the discovery of penicillin used to result in deaths from simple infected wounds. As times progressed, scientific intervention relieved people from the fatality of sepsis. However resistant genes and…
Bacteria and Antibiotic Resistance
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Development of antibiotics has opened a new era in disease treatment and understanding of the bacteria. During the next decade a host of prominent researchers systematically investigated the nature of bacteria and antibiotics, both its qualitative and its quantitative aspects.… "Virulence" and "pathogenicity" refer to the ability of bacteria to cause disease.…
Identification of unknown Bacteria
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The purpose of the paper “Identification of unknown Bacteria” was to identify unknown bacteria from mixed culture #18 using biochemical and morphological test. The tests done include: Culturing and Gram staining for Morphology. The biochemical tests were: Lactose fermentation, Tryptophan digestion.… With regards to the aim of the experiment,…
Agglutination of bacteria
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There is a variety of agglutination reactions commonly used like bacterial typing reaction, blood typing reaction, etc. (Katz par.… The bacterial typing tests are based on serology and they rely on antibodies that recognize given specific bacterial strain. Antibodies are proteins and they are secreted by plasma B cells. B lymphocytes are white blood cells…
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria
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Antibiotic resistance (ABR) is a kind of resistance to drugs (antibiotics) threatening the successful prevention as well as treatment of an ever-rising variety of infections whose cause is bacteria. The available data that supports the hypothesis that ABR is on the rise comes… The problems that exist in the available data for ABR is the fact that the reported…
Bacteria menningitis haemophilus influenza
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Name: Task: Tutor: Date: Bacteria Meningitis Haemophilus Influenza This bacterial infection engulfs the meninges that cover the brain cortex and the spinal cord. It occurs in humans only. The Haemophilus influenza bacterium causes the Haemophilus influenza meningitis.… It is responsible for lower respiratory tract infections in children. They are opportunistic…
Flesh Eating Bacteria
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(Engelkirk and Burton, 2007). Consequently, Streptococcus pyogenes has been labeled as flesh eating bacterium. Nonetheless, Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus anthracis, Clostridium perfringens, Mycobacterium leprae, and Propionibacterium acnes are also some of the other flesh eating bacteria or germs when the mode of cells and tissues destruction is taken as basis for common naming.…
Bacteria cross contaminants
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To determine the level of cross-contamination during cleaning in the office environment Name: University: Course: Date: Abstract The main objective of the study was to ascertain the level of cross-contamination during cleaning in an office environment. This was achieved by morphological and biochemical test.… After 24 hours of growth on both MacConkey and r2a…
Bacteria, Viruses, and Health
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The bacteria attack the tract. This bacterium can grow in the urethra of men and reproductive tract of women. It is a species of Gram-negative coffee bean-shaped diplococcic bacteria. The bacterium is motile and… In 1879 Albert Ludwig Sigesmund Neisser was the first person to describe the bacteria as the causative agent of gonorrhea and he was the one that…
Bacteria resistance to antibiotic
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The invention of antimicrobial chemotherapy has prolonged human longevity. This discovery is a landmark event of the medical sciences in the Twentieth Century. However, over a period of… For instance, antibiotics are used in the treatment of bacterial infections, like pneumococcal pneumonia or staphylococcal infections in the bloodstream. Diseases like…
Different Kinds of Bacteria
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Several bacteria have the ability to form huge assemblages on plant and animal surfaces and tissues, on biological sediments, detritus, soils and many other geological structures, as well as suspended flocs in water columns. … Despite the fact that it is normally hard to investigate in situ, important biological traits are characterized to these assemblages,…
Bacteria Beware. Iotron technology
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Brenda (2013) claims that after analyzing conclusions by various researchers, E.coli and listeria bacterias are on the rise all across the North America. Iotron industry is working on a project to come up with a proprietary electron beam accelerator. … Its key use will be to capitalize on the heightened food safety awareness. For the past two decades, trays of…
Growth of Bacteria in Solutions
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The author of the essay "Growth of Bacteria in Solutions" explores bacterias behavior. According to the text, in a hypotonic solution, water concentration is higher outside the cell with the solute concentration being higher inside the cell. In this case, water enters the cell.… According to Levinson (2015), the scientific findings imply that the growth of…
Do silver ions kill bacteria
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In this paper, bactericidal actions of silver ion solutions on Escherichia coli and Staphyloccocus aureus, as model organisms have been used. The main objective of this study is to find out whether silver ions can kill… Incubate at 37C in a shaker incubator for overnight culture so that the bacteria would be in log phage. After that spin cultures at 6000 PRM…
Acinetobacter baumannii Killer Hospital Bacteria
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In terms of analyzing the piece of writing in question based on the quality of the science and/or experiments that were represented, it must be stated that the piece of writing did not provide any experiments; only secondary research into experiments and discussions provided by… Further, it provided a means of warning to the potential patient to be wary of the…
Do silver ions kill bacteria
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A number of researches have found the biochemical reaction of silver ions that lead to the inactivation of bacteria, protozoa, fungi, etc that are not protected with proteinaceous membranes. The exclusive chemisorption of atomic oxygen in aqueous and gaseous media on the surface… & Etris, S.F. 1997 p.107-114). The mechanism of inhibition performed by silver…
Biochemical identification of unknown bacteria
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Experiments were performed to identify and characterize given unknown bacterial culture. Different biochemical analyses were carried out to distinguish the closely related bacterial species. Following are the results for each experiment.… 1) Nutrient agar slant: Given culture was streak on the nutrient agar slant and incubated at two different temperature…
ISOLATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF UNKNOWN BACTERIA
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In our present project we will receive a pure culture of unknown bacteria and using the techniques and procedures that we learned in the lab we will try to identify the underlying microorganism. … With the appearance of multiresistent bacteria that are not responcive to a range of antibiotics it becomes necessary to identify the exact causative agent in order…
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