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  • Coli : Bacteria ( Viruses )

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    E. coli, Bacteria (Domain), Proteobacteria (Phylum), Gammaproteobacteria (Class), Enterobacteriales (Order), Enterobacteriaceae (Family), Escherichia (Genus), coli (Species), is a gram-negative, facultative anaerobic, rod-shaped bacterium, with optimum growing temperatures at 37° C. This bacterium is commonly found in the lower intestines of warm-blooded animals. E. coli makes up about 0.1% of gut flora and most strains are harmless. Some are part of the normal gut flora and help their host by producing

  • Bacteria And The Human Body

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    Bacteria plays an important role in our bodies and in the environment. In the human body, bacteria helps us remain healthy by fighting off infections, aiding in digestion, reinforcing intestinal barrier effects and enhancing intestinal cell health and growth. Not only is bacteria important for our health, but they are also important for the Earth’s environment. In these environments, bacteria plays a pivotal role in helping to keep organisms healthy and to help maintain the balance and control that

  • Transfer Of The Cell Of Bacteria

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    Research Question How easy is it to transfer plasmids into the cell of bacteria? Abstract Biological science has progressed rapidly in the last two centuries and nowadays, more than ever before, human beings have the capability to change their environment. One of the ways we do it is genetic engineering. It may be observed that a lot of products have the label GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms). These products are manufactured using genetically modified plants. These plants usually keep their

  • Living The Environment : Bacteria

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    Living the Environment: Bacteria Abstract This experiment depicts the presence as well as the identification of various micro-organisms including the bacteria, fungi and algae which may be present on the surfaces that are commonly used. The use of scientific methods allows to check the presence of bacterial as well as fungal strains in this experiment. The hypothesis taken into consideration was that the Bathroom handle will contain more bacteria than the other surfaces. The experiment involved

  • Bacteria Facts Essay

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    Bacteria Facts Bacteria is something we are all reminded of on a daily basis by merely switching on our televisions where we are bombarded with advertisements for both ‘good’ and ‘bad’ bacteria contrary to the view of the past when only so-called ‘bad’ bacteria was ever talked about, so what has changed? This essay will address the facts about bacteria including their ideal conditions for growth as well as looking at specific examples of how they can be both helpful

  • The Pros And Cons Of Bacteria

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    When bacteria are thought of, germs and sickness come to mind. Bacteria is the stuff that you don’t want to encounter because it will make you sick. Many times, this an accurate assumption. There is Escherichia coli; these gram-negative bacteria cause diarrheas and can sometimes cause urinary tract infections pneumonia. They can be difficult to treat due to drug resistance. (Center for Disease Control, 2017) There are gram positive bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus or “staph”) Staph

  • Bacteria And The Human Body

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    INTRODUCTION Bacteria are unicellular microorganisms too small to see with the naked eye that exist in virtually all environments in the world. They inhabit various environments such as dirt, water, and inside the human body (Bacteria, What, 2015). These organisms that have the capacity to live as either independent organisms or parasites (, 2012) are remarkably powerful and complex in nature as they can be both vital and detrimental to the health of an organism. As some bacteria are pathogenic

  • Essay On Antisistant Bacteria

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    titled “Test reveals antibiotic-resistant bacteria in a half hour” published on October 4, 2017 and written by members of the California Institute of Technology. The article is online so there are no page numbers. The article explains how many doctors will “often skip over first-line antibiotics like methicillin or amoxicillin” giving a stronger antibiotic to patients to ensure they will get healthy as soon as possible (“Test reveals antibiotic-resistant bacteria in a half hour,” 2017). Waiting two or

  • Essay on Bacteria and Viruses

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    Bacteria are unicellular organisms called prokaryotes. Viruses are pieces of biomolecules that cannot reproduce independently. Both groups may be pathogens, or may be beneficial- sometimes, the same species or variety may be both, depending on circumstances (Starr, C., and Taggart, R., 2004.) Throughout history, pathogens and more helpful species have played vital roles in the development of humanity as a species and of the human social arrangement. Prokaryotes are divided into eubacteria and archaebacteria

  • Tuberculosis : The Ancient Bacteria

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    Nhavilay Wanda Nhavilay Professor W. Carlisle Microbiology Biol 2230 S05 28 November 2015 Tuberculosis the ancient bacteria Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the oldest recorded human diseases known to man, and is still the deadliest killers among bacterial infections (Smith). According to the World Health Organization (WHO), TB is believed to have killed more people worldwide than all the wars and famines combined. TB once viewed as a death sentence in the past, is now a preventable and treatable