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by Layd33foxx
Tue Mar 13, 2012 3:47 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Concept Map Help
Replies: 6
Views: 5847

Concept Map Help

I am trying to do a concept map here are the words: bacteriophage, conjugation, deletion, F pilus, frameshift, genotype changes, insertion, mutation, naked DNA, recombination, competent cell transduction, transformation. Does the frameshift would it go under it's own bubble like mutation type or wou...
by Layd33foxx
Tue Mar 13, 2012 12:01 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Viral Amino acid sequence
Replies: 2
Views: 2301

Viral Amino acid sequence

How can a viral amino acid sequence be used to identify a virus?
by Layd33foxx
Sat Mar 03, 2012 2:45 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Nucleoside analogs and ionizing radiation
Replies: 1
Views: 7163

Nucleoside analogs and ionizing radiation

Nucleoside analogs and ionizing radiation are used in treating cancer. These mutagens can cause cancer, so why do you suppose they are used to threat the disease?

Is it because it inserts new data to delete a certain part of the DNA?
by Layd33foxx
Thu Mar 01, 2012 12:42 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Pseudomonas question
Replies: 1
Views: 1546

Pseudomonas question

The protein encoded by one of the mer genes binds Hg2 in the periplasm and brings it into the cell. Why would a cell bring in a toxin?

Is it because it helps them?
by Layd33foxx
Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:41 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Lethal action of microwave radiation
Replies: 2
Views: 5228

Lethal action of microwave radiation

What is the most likely method of lethal action of microwave radiation?How do you suppose these data might differ for Closridium?
by Layd33foxx
Sat Feb 18, 2012 4:46 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Problem with Lab result
Replies: 2
Views: 3843

Thank you for clearing it up :)
by Layd33foxx
Sat Feb 18, 2012 5:33 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Problem with Lab result
Replies: 2
Views: 3843

Problem with Lab result

So I need help on how to do this graph correctly: The experiment is Enumeration of Bacteria:The standard plate count My results for the Quantitative plating method is: Dilution Bottle --- ml Plated --- Dilution --- Dilution Factor --- Number of colonies b(1:10,000) --- 1.0 --- 1:100,000 --- 10^4 ---...
by Layd33foxx
Tue Feb 14, 2012 5:08 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Bacteria w/ Antibiotic Treatment
Replies: 3
Views: 8738

Bacteria w/ Antibiotic Treatment

A child with a bloodborne Neisseria infection was treated with gentamicin. After treatment, Neisseria could not be cultured from her blood, indicating that the bacteria were killed. However, her symptoms became worse. Annually, nearly half of similar patients die. Explain why antibiotic treatment ma...
by Layd33foxx
Tue Feb 14, 2012 4:34 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Identification of a bacterium.
Replies: 1
Views: 5911

Identification of a bacterium.

In 1985, a 0.5-mm cell was discovered in surgeonfish and named Epulopiscium fishelsoni. It was presumed to be a protozoan. In 1993, researchers determined that Epulopiscium was actually a gram-positive bacterium.Why do you suppose this organism was initially identified as a protozoan? What evidence ...