Bacteriology

Bacteriology

Bacteriology is a branch of microbiology Which discuss about the bacteria.

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Overview of Bacillus anthracis

Bacillus anthracis the most well-known pathogen in the Genus Bacillus is the cause of a severe zoonotic illness known...

Jan 24 · 27 min read >

Photosynthetic Bacteria Examples, Definition, Vs Chemosynthetic Bacteria

Photosynthetic bacteria are an essential group of prokaryotes which capable of converting sunlight (from the sun), into chemical energy...

Nov 25 · 6 min read >

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Chemosynthetic Bacteria Examples, Definition, Pathways, and Processes

Chemosynthesis involves the conversion of carbon compounds as well as others molecules to organic substances. In this biochemical process,...

Nov 25 · 7 min read >

Medical Significance of Gram-Negative Cocci and Coccobacilli

The genus Neisseria contains 12 species, two of which, N.meningitidis and N. gonorrhoeae, are commonly pathogenic in humans. Both...

Nov 17 · 2 min read >

Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (AST)

Antibiotic susceptibility testing, also known as AST is a commonly used method for evaluating resistance to antibiotics and determining...

Nov 8 · 3 min read >

Bacterial Culture Media Classification, Ingredients, Functions and Preparation.

All microorganisms need sources of energy and macro-and micronutrients, the precise composition of a satisfactory medium depends on the...

Oct 17 · 17 min read >

Nutritional types of bacteria: Classification of bacteria based on Nutritional Requirement

All forms of life, from microorganisms to human beings, share certain nutritional requirements for growth and normal functioning. The...

Oct 15 · 8 min read >

Cultivation of Anaerobic Bacteria

In the broadest sense, obligate anaerobes can be defined as microorganisms which are unable to utilize molecular oxygen for...

Oct 14 · 5 min read >

Oxygen Toxicity – Mechanism, Damages, Protective Mechanism

Oxygen is both beneficial and poisonous to living organisms.  It is beneficial because its strong oxidizing ability makes it an...

Oct 13 · 1 min read >

Bacterial Growth and Different Environmental Factors Affect Bacterial Growth

In addition to knowing the proper nutrients for the cultivation of bacteria, it is also necessary to know the...

Oct 13 · 12 min read >

Escherichia coli(E. coli) morphology, arrangement, Cultural Characteristics, Diagnosis

Escherichia coli also termed E. coli, which is a Gram-negative, facultative anaerobic, rod-shaped, coliform bacterium of the genus Escherichia.

Sep 26 · 7 min read >

Bacterial Growth Curve and Different Phases

Population growth is often studied by analyzing the growth of microbes in liquid (broth) culture. When microorganisms are cultivated...

Jun 24 · 6 min read >

Bacterial cell wall structure and Composition.

Cell wall is one of the most essential parts of the bacterial cell, external to the cytoplasmic membrane. A...

Jan 13 · 6 min read >

Fimbriae and pili Definition, Structure, Types, Functions, Differences.

Fimbriae and pili are interchangeable words employed to indicate short, hair-like structures on the outsides of procaryotic cells. Same...

Jan 11 · 7 min read >

Flagellar Movement Mechanisms and Chemotaxis.

When a bacterial cell moves towards a chemical substance or away from repellents is called chemotaxis. Motile bacteria additionally...

Jan 10 · 5 min read >

Bacterial Flagella: Definition, Structure, Types, Functions, Rotation, Examples.

Most of the motile bacteria locomote by using threadlike appendages which is extending outward from the plasma membrane and...

Jan 8 · 4 min read >

Bacterial Capsule: Definition, Functions, Composition, Types, Demonstration, and examples.

Capsules are a types of Gelatinous covering layer of entire bacterium which are well organized and not easily washed...

Jan 6 · 3 min read >

Glycocalyx Definition, Composition, Types, Functions.

Glycocalyx is made up of glycosaminoglycans, proteoglycans, and other glycoproteins bearing acidic oligosaccharides and terminal sialic acids.

Jan 5 · 4 min read >

What is bacteria? Types, Structure, Shapes, Morphology, Nutrition, Growth, Habitat, Reproduction, Examples.

What is bacteria? Bacteria is an essential part of the environment. They are considered as the first life forms...

Sep 23 · 7 min read >
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