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Gel-like substance used for growing bacteria, fungi, plant, or other cells
Groups of drugs used to block the growth and reproduction of bacterial pathogens.
Beneficial Uses of Bacteria
(Just a few examples)-Yogurt cultures, fermentation, aiding in decomposition, the release of elements such as carbon and nitrogen, the production of cheese.
To grow microorganisms in a nutrient medium like agar
Anaerobic respiration carried out by microbes where sugar is broken down to release lactic acid or alcohol
a living thing that provides a source of energy for a virus or an organism
A feeding network in fungi
To introduce a micro-organism onto an agar plate
When an attenuated pathogen is injected into the body, giving the immune system the ability to identify that pathogen in the future, creating a quicker immune response.
The first doctor to prove that the sterilization of instruments and bandages prevents death from infection.
A French scientist who lived in the 1800's. He proved that anthrax vaccines protect sheep from anthrax. He invented the process of pasteurization, and theorized about the process of sterilization.
Microscopic-sized organisms, like bacteria, viruses or fungi.
Surrounds a virus and is detected by the body's immune system
The process of heating liquids at a low heat for a long period of time in order to kill microbes.
A group of antibiotics derived from penicillin fungi.
To make free from bacteria
released by fungi in reproduction
Poisonous substance produced by bacteria inside the body
A tiny micorbe that invades and then reproduces inside a living cell
A unicellular fungi that breaks down complex nutrients, making them available for other organisms.