Microbiology

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Microbiology
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2012-07-17 20:32:50
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Introduction to Microbiology
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  1. What are the five major groups of microorganisms?



    (Classification of Microorganisms)
    • 1) bacteria
    • 2) algae
    • 3) fungi
    • 4) protozoa
    • 5) viruses

    (smaller grps- prions & viroids)
  2. What are the different types of cells?




    (Classification of Microorganisms)
    1) Prokaryotic

    2)Eukaryotic

    3)Acellular
  3. What is a prokaryotic cell?




    (Classification of Microorganisms)
    -"before nucleus"

    -no internal membrane bound structures

    (no membrane bound nucleus and no membrane bound organelles)

    -includes only the bacteria
  4. What is a eukaryotic cell?




    (Classification of Microorganisms)
    -"true nucleus"

    • - have internal membrane-bound structures
    • (membrane bound nucleus and membrane bound organelles)

    -includes organisms such as protazoans, fungi, algae, animals, plants

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