2 edition of Bacteria found in the catalog.
October 9, 2007
by Earle Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||528|
The Bacteria Book perfectly walks the line between "ew, gross!" and "oh, cool!", exploring why we need bacteria and introducing readers to its microbial mates: viruses, fungi, algae, archaea, and protozoa. The Bacteria Book is a fun and informative introduction to a STEAM subject that brings kids up-close to the big world of tiny science/5(42). Bacteria are single-celled microorganisms that lack a nuclear membrane, are metabolically active and divide by binary fission. Medically they are a major cause of disease. Superficially, bacteria appear to be relatively simple forms of life; in fact, they are sophisticated and highly adaptable. Many bacteria multiply at rapid rates, and different species can utilize an enormous variety of Author: Samuel Baron.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 26 cm: Contents: The fecal environment, the gut / Denis O. Krause and Ehsan Khafipour --Taxonomy, phylogeny, and physiology of fecal indicator bacteria / Militza Carrero-Colón, Gene S. Wickham, and Ronald F. Turco --The gut microbiota: ecology and function / . Bacteria lack a membrane-bound nucleus and other internal structures and are therefore ranked among the unicellular life-forms called prokaryotes. Prokaryotes are the dominant living creatures on Earth, having been present for perhaps three-quarters of Earth history and having adapted to almost all available ecological habitats. As a group.
BOSTON -- Antimicrobial-resistant bacteria may lurk between the pages of great novels and works of literature found at the public library, Author: Ed Susman. The Bacteria Book, written by author, science presenter and comedian, Steve Mould will give readers information about all of these things and many more. This book contains facts about a variety of microbes; bacteria, viruses, fungi, algae, protozoa, archaea and micro animals, which will inform and entertain children that like science or gross.
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The Bacteria Book walks the line between "ew, gross!" and "oh, cool!," exploring why we need bacteria and introducing readers to its microbial mates—viruses, fungi, algae, archaea, and protozoa. The Bacteria Book is a fun and informative introduction to a STEM subject that brings kids up-close to the big world of tiny science.
With remarkable /5(). The Bacteria Book walks the line between "ew, gross!" and "oh, cool!," exploring why we need bacteria and introducing readers to its microbial mates-viruses, fungi, algae, archaea, and protozoa.
The Bacteria Book is a fun and informative introduction to a STEM subject that brings kids up-close to the big world of tiny science. With remarkable /5(85). Todar's Online Textbook of Bacteriology has chapters on general bacteriology and pathogenic bacteria, including Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, Pseudomonas, E.
coli, and agents of Anthrax, Cholera, Tuberculosis, Lyme Disease and other bacterial diseases of humans. The Fundamentals of Bacteriology. This book covers the following topics related to bacteriology: Historical Introduction, Position of Bacteria, Relationships to Algae, Yeasts, Molds, Protozoa, Morphology, Physiology, The study of bacteria: Culture Media, Methods of Using Culture Media, Isolation of Bacteria in Pure Culture, Study of the Morphology of Bacteria, Study of the.
Books shelved as bacteria: Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues by Martin J. Blaser, Allies and Enemies: How th. The Bacteria Book is a fun and informative introduction to a STEAM subject that brings kids up-close with the big world of tiny science.
With remarkable photography, kooky character illustrations, and lots of fun facts that toe the line between "ew!" and "oh!", it's the only book on microbiology young scientists won't want to put : The Bacteria Book is a fun and informative introduction to a STEAM subject that brings kids up-close to the big world of tiny science.
With remarkable photography, kooky character illustrations, and lots of fun facts that toe the line between "ew, gross!" and "oh, cool!," it's the only book on microbiology young scientists won't want to put : The Bacteria Book is a fun and informative introduction to a STEM subject that brings kids up-close to the big world of tiny science.
With remarkable photography, kooky character illustrations, and lots of fun facts, this book uses real-life examples of microbiology in action to show how tiny microbes affect us in big ways. A study found bacteria on books belonging to libraries and family households alike.
However, they were both deemed safe as neither was " a potential source of transmission.". Bacteria are microscopic organisms with a cell structure that is very different from that of the other kingdoms.
Traditionally classified according to their shape, scientists now use DNA studies to refine the groupings of bacteria. This book examines bacteria that are found in virtually every environmentincluding those that are characterized by extreme heat, cold, and depthand, of 4/5(1).
Bacteria An introduction to Earth's largest family This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book.
Viruses are tinier than bacteria. In fact, the largest virus is smaller than the smallest bacterium. All viruses have is a protein coat and a core of genetic material, either RNA or DNA. The book’s tagline is “Gross germs, vile viruses and funky fungi.” As most GeekDads are under the impression they are funky fun guys, The Bacteria Book is doubly appropriate to review here.
What is The Bacteria Book. With its bright, bilious green cover, and bumpy bacteria cartoon drawings, The Bacteria Book immediately draws its readers.
The book comes back to some themes that come through in several of your book choices. There’s the interconnectedness — both between different forms of life and between life on the planet — and also the idea that this story of life on Earth is about much more than just a path to humans. Bacterial Classification, Structure and Function Introduction The purpose of this lecture is to introduce you to terminology used in microbiology.
The lecture will: 1. Cover different classification schemes for grouping bacteria, especially the use of the Gram stain 2.
Describe the different types of bacteria Size: 65KB. INTRODUCTION TO BACTERIOLOGY 1. Two main threads in the history of bacteriology: 1) the natural history of bacteria and 2) the contagious nature of infectious diseases, were united in the latter half of the 19th century.
During that period many of the bacteria that cause human disease were identified and characterized. eukaryotes. Bacteria and blue-green algae are prokaryotes, while fungi, other. algae, slime moulds and protozoa are eukaryotes. Bacteria are prokaryotic.
microorganisms that. The sometimes insidious effects of bacterial diseases and viral infections can obscure the incredible significance of the microscopic organisms that cause them. Bacteria and viruses are among the oldest agents on Earth and reveal much about the planet s past and evolution.
Moreover, their utility in the development of new cures and treatments signals much. Bacteria: The Benign, the Bad, and the Beautiful introduces you to this diverse, microscopic world and explains the fundamental microbiological concepts you need to explore the life and behavior of bacteria.
Even if you have no previous background in the subject, the book's clear, jargon-free language tells you what you need to know about. Hundreds of millions of viruses can be found in one square meter; the same space holds tens of millions of bacteria.
In her book Viruses: A Very Short Introduction, Dorothy Crawford writes: There are around 1 million different viral species in a kilogram of marine sediment where they infect and kill co-resident bacteria. The selection first underscores the chemistry and structure of bacterial cells, including the chemical composition of cells, direct and indirect methods of cytology, vegetative multiplication, spores of bacteria, and cell structure.
The text then elaborates on inheritance, variation, and adaptation and growth of bacteria.The later two bacteria have special requirements for culture and serological confirmation.
Several excellent sources are listed in the Reference section for identification of PRIs and other bacteria that may be isolated from fish sampled for the Survey. Additional media formulas are also provided for PRIs in Appendix A.Overall, not many microbes showed up on the books she tested.
None of the swabs transferred E. coli to the dishes. The teen compared her findings to results from scientific papers on library-book bacteria. The authors of those papers found bacteria and fungi on library books, and some of those germs might be resistant to antibiotic drugs.