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Genetics of Viruses and Bacteria - Introduction to Biology - Lecture Slides

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Post: January 18th, 2013
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These are the lecture slides of Introduction to Biology. Key important points are: Genetics of Viruses and Bacteria, Collection of Techniques, Importance of Microbes, Fermentation Products, Mycorrhizal Fungi, Types of Viruses, Protein Capsids, Virion Particle
These are the lecture slides of Introduction to Biology. Key important points are: Genetics of Viruses and Bacteria, Collection of Techniques, Importance of Microbes, Fermentation Products, Mycorrhizal Fungi, Types of Viruses, Protein Capsids, Virion Particle
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Chapter 18: The Genetics of Viruses and Bacteria Docsity.com What is Microbiology?  Microbiology is the science that studies microorganisms  Microorganisms, roughly, are those living things that are too small to be seen with the naked eye  Microorganisms cannot be distinguished phylogenetically from “Macroorganisms”, e.g., includes fungi as well as bacteria, etc. (that is, they are not, as a whole, a closely related group of organisms)  Microbiology is more a collection of techniques: Aseptic technique, Pure culture technique, Microscopic observation of whole organisms, etc.  A microbiologist usually first isolates a specific microorganism from a population and then cultures it Docsity.com Importance of Microbes  Microbes are produces—they provide energy to ecosystems  Microbes are fixers—they make nutrients available from inorganic sources, e.g., nitrogen  Microbes are decomposers—they free up nutrients from no longer living sources  Microbes..

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