Microbiology Unit 2 Exam

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Microbiology Unit 2 Exam
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  1. Temperature at which psychrophiles grow.
    -10 to 20
  2. Which microbes grow well between -10 and 20 degrees
    psychrophiles
  3. Temperature at which psychrotrophs grow
    0 - 30
  4. Which microbes grow well between 0 and 30 degrees?
    psychrotrophs
  5. Temperature at which mesophiles grow
    10 to 50
  6. Which microbes grow well between 10 and 50 degrees?
    mesophiles
  7. Which microbes grow well between 40 and 70 degrees?
    thermophiles
  8. Temperature at which thermophiles grow
    40 - 70 degrees
  9. Temperature at which hypothermophiles grow
    68 - 110
  10. Which microbes grow well between 68 and 110 degrees?
    hyperthermophiles
  11. How does penicillin fight bacteria?
    Inhibits cell wall synthesis in gram positive bacteria
  12. what is the optimum temperature for psychrophiles?
    less than 15, will not grow at 20
  13. optimum temperature for psychotrophs
    greater than 20
  14. optimum temperature for mesophiles
    20 - 40
  15. optimum temp for thermophile
    greater than 45
  16. optimum temp for hyperthermophile
    80 - 120
  17. oxygen requirements of obligate aerobe
    must have oxygen
  18. oxygen requirements of facultative anaerobe
    grows better with oxygen, can make do without
  19. oxygen requirements of obligate anaerobe
    oxygen free environment
  20. aerotolerant anaerobe
    presence of oxygen has no effect, grows same with or without
  21. oxygen requirement of microaerophile
    small amount of oxygen is best
  22. define "generation time"
    time required for one cell to divide

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