UWL MIC 230 - Continuation of the History of Microbiology (2 pages)

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Lecture notes from 2nd lecture: Includes a list of diseases gone over during class and a handful of important people to go along with them. There is also a description of the porphyrin ring.


Lecture number:
2
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Course:
Mic 230 - Fundamentals of Microbiology

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MIC 230 1st Edition Lecture 2 Outline of Last Lecture I Layout of Microscopic Organisms II Introduction to the History of Microbiology Outline of Current Lecture II Continuation of the History of Microbiology III The Two Functions Life Requires IV Porphyrin Ring Current Lecture The list of these diseases can be found on the disease sheet given to us on the first day of class Anthrax and Tuberculosis Bacteria Studied by Robert Koch Developed the pure culture technique Developed Koch s postulates determines the cause of disease Influenza Outbreak 1918 1919 Virus Killed 20 to 40 million people Yellow Fever Virus caused by mosquito Tropical disease that lead to Louisiana Purchase Walter Reed determined the mosquito carried it Air Breathing Half of the O2 we breath is produced by microbes in the sea Ignaz Semmelweis Advocated hand washing Noticed the poor ward hand a better survival rate than the Hygiene These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute rich Joseph Lister Made antiseptic surgery Enzymes PCR Can heat things without denaturing proteins Sergei Winogradsky Found that soybeans fix nitrogen gas to amino acids Life requires two functions 1 Metabolism Makes energy and builds replicates self 2 Heredity Mechanism Pass information about self to offspring Porphyrin Ring Key development it is a cradle for metals that make them reactive Forerunner of chlorophyll photosynthesis and cytochromes Respiration Fermentation Lead to O2 and a greater energy yield O2 UV O3 ozone ozone layer protection



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