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    Agar the growth medium for bacteria is taken from what kind of algae? 

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    What diseases caused by Microbes called?

Paramecium is a micro living organism that lives in water. It can reproduce and digest food even if the largest percentage of it is made up of water. How much do you know of this microorganism? Find out more.

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    Tell what each number is on the paramecium.  #1

Bacteria, viruses, fungi can all cause different kinds of pneumonia. The symptoms in each are varied. Most of the microbes involved are harmless, but some are pathogens, making you sick, such as the Coronavirus that causes...

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    Why are viruses like parasites?

Microbes have the power to reproduce rapidly at exponential speed, but it is possible to predict the pattern at which this happens and at what rate so as to either increase or control the microbial growth. Based on the...

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Microorganism Questions & Answers

What is the term used to describe a substance that can be broken down and eaten up by microorganisms like bacteria?
Biodegradable refers to any substance or object that can be decomposed by bacteria or other living organisms. The compound is anything that is composed of 2 or more elements or mixture. Environment-friendly refers to materials that have little or no
What is the difference between Endocytosis and Phagocytosis?
Endocytosis can be defined as a means whereby molecules are being engulfed. The four subgroups of endocytosis are clathrin-mediated endocytosis, phagocytosis, macropinocytosis, caveolae. On the other side of the coin, phagocytosis is the process wher
What type of nails, tissues, and money are examples?
It may seem that nails, tissues, and money have nothing in common. However, they have something in common with each other. They have a general commonality that they share with millions of other things. This may be why you did not notice what they hav
Which microorganism is an obligate aerobe?
Mycobacterium tuberculosis-the correct answer is d.mycobacterium tuberculosis is an important obligate aerobe to remember for usmle step 1. (other obligate aerobes include all other mycobacteria, bordetella pertussis, and francisella tularensis.). th
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