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Unicellular, protozoa, malaria, algae and live in water environments
include yeast and molds, multicellular except for yeast (they are unicellular and are the exception), heterotrophs (get food somewhere else) and absorb mycotoxins
multicellular, heterotroph (get food somewhere else) and ingest, worm (helminthes)
smallest thing we will see (one-celled), helps us, keep from hurting us, and 10x more on our body than cells
viruses, which are still microbes, not living, and genetic or hereditary info in some viruses
Golden age of microbiology
germ theory, nosocomial infections/handwashing/disinfection, Koch's postulates: determining cause of disease
A microorganism has the following characteristics: eukaryotic, multicellular, has cell walls, and grows in long filaments. What is its general classification?
The microbes commonly known as ________ are single-celled eukaryotes that are generally motile.
Microbiologists study parasitic worms because
they cause diseases that are diagnosed by finding microscopic eggs in clinical specimens
How are the bacteria and the archaea different from all the other cellular microbes?
they have no nucleus
Viruses are unlike other infectious agents studied by microbiologists in that they are _______________.
Which of the following types of microbial cells are most similar to animal cells in terms of their structure and nutrition?
Why is Saccharomyces cerevisiae important to humans?
used in the production of alcoholic beverages and leavened bread
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