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  1. endospores
  2. Explain the Germ Theory of Disease and Koch's Postulates. How do they relate?
  3. Paul Ehrlich
  4. microaerophile
  5. binary fission
  1. a The germ theory of Diseases was created out of studies showing that showed human diseases arise from infection, not such things as personality or religious punishment. Koch used the theory to create 4 postuates: isolate the organism & identified, grew it, gave it to new host, and reisolated it & identified it again. These postulates helped established the discovery of Bacillius anthracis- better know as Anthrax.
  2. b A thick-walled protective spore that forms inside a bacterial cell and resists harsh conditions
  3. c discovered the first antibacterial agent, a compound effective against the spirochete that causes syphilis
  4. d a form of asexual reproduction in single-celled organisms by which one cell divides into two cells of the same size
  5. e it needs oxygen, but can only tolerate low concentrations of it.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. can only survive in aerobic conditions
  2. called founder of modern taxonomy; Invented binomial nomenclature
  3. a type of light microscope that transforms subtle changes in light waves passing through the specimen into differences in light intensity, best for observing intracellular structures.
  4. Coccus, rod or bacillius, curved or spiral
  5. Organisms that break down the dead remains of other organisms

5 True/False questions

  1. flagellawhip-like structure used for motility


  2. Oliver Wendell Holmesit needs oxygen, but can only tolerate low concentrations of it.


  3. parasitologystudy of parasites


  4. capsulea sticky outer coat for some prokaryotes


  5. mycologythe study of diseases caused by fungus