mirco exam 1

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why is the study of microbes important

because they help maintain the balance of living organisms and chemicals in our environments

name 3 or more beneficial ways microbes affect our lives

break down wastes and incorporate nitrogenous gas into organic compounds; play role in photosynthesis; foods such as vinegar, alcohol, and cheese; produce vaccines, proteins and enzymes

how can mirobes be detrimental to our lives

some of them are pathogenic; food spoilage; can kill crops; bioterrorism

what are the three domains of microorganisms

bacteria, archea, eukarya

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