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What are the differences between Pour Plates, Spread Plates, and Streak Plates in the microbiology laboratory




1. What are the differences between Pour Plates, Spread Plates, and Streak Plates;in the microbiology laboratory? Explain when you would use each technique.;2. What are the limiting factors to the maximum size a cell can obtain?;Compare and contrast metabolic rates of prokaryotes and eukaryotes.;3. What events do most antiviral drugs target? What are the possible;side-effects of these drugs for the host?;4. Describe three different types of microbial interactions. Which one do;you think is the most important in controlling microbial numbers and why?;5. Why is it important for a cell to be able to control biochemical reactions?;In what ways can a cell control biochemical reactions?;6. What is bacterial Conjugation and why is it ecologically important?;Why is it considered to be important in the development of antibiotic resistance?;7. What is the role of chromosomal mutations in the survival of microorganisms?;How frequently do beneficial mutations occur and what environmental factors can affect it?;What are the mechanisms a cell uses to repair chromosomal mutations?;8. What are some of the ways that chemotherapeutic agents interfere with normal microbial activity?;Give an example. What are some of the related problems with your example on the host?;9. Some scientists feel that there is a battle taking place between;an invasive microorganism and its host. Please explain.;10. I recently took a cruise. On board, they had people stationed in front of the dining room with antiseptic hand washes.;What are the advantages and disadvantages of frequently using antiseptic hand washes?;11. Type the search words "DNA vaccine" into an Internet browser. Find at least two recent vaccine trials that are listed and describe their purposes and outcome.;12. What are the different types of antibodies and what roles do they play in the immune process?;13. Viruses and prions are able to kill their hosts. Does the ability to kill indicate that they are alive? Why or why not?


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