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An area of Microbiology that is concerned with the occurrence of disease in human population is?
Which process involves the deliberate alternation of an organism's genetic material?
A prominent difference between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells is the?
presence of a nucleus in eukayotes
Which early microbiologist was most responsible for developing standard microbiology laboratory techniques?
Which scientist is most responsible for finally laying the theory of spontaneous generation to rest?
When a hypothesis has been thoroughly supported by long-term study and data, it is considered?
Which is the correct order of the taxonomic categories, going from most specific to most general?
species, genus, family, order, class, phylum, kingdom, domain
By definition organisms in the same ____ are more closely related than those in the same______.
Agar is superior to gelatin as a solidifying agent because agar
both a and c
does not melt at room temperature
is not usually decomposed by microorganism
A microscope that has a total magnification of 1,500X when using the oil immersion objective has an ocular of what power?
Bacteria tend to stain more readily with cationic (positively charged) dyes because bacteria
contain large amounts of acidic substances
What type of medium is udder to maintain the preserve specimens before clinical analysis?
Viruses are not considered living things because?
All of these are correct;
they are not cells
they cannot reproduce by themselves
they lack a metabolism
Which stain is used to distinguish differences between the cell walls of medically important bacteria?
Features of the nuclear envelope include
all of these
a double membrane structure
pores that allow communication with the cytoplasm
Human fungal infections involve and affect what areas of the human body?
are localized to the one site in the body
The general steps in a viral multiplication cycle are
adsorption, penetration, synthesis, assembly, and release
In general, RNA viruses multiply in the cell____ and DNA viruses multiply in the cell____.
An organic nutrient essential to an organism's metabolism that cannot be synthesized itself is a termed
An organism that can synthesize all its required organic components from CO2 using energy from the sun is a
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