Basic Microbiology

Differences between Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells

Differences between Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells

Differences between Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells Overview of Prokaryotic Cells A prokaryotic cell is a cell that does not have a true nucleus. The nuclear structure is called a nucleoid. The nucleoid contains most of the cell’s genetic material and is usually a single circular molecule of DNA. A prokaryotic organism, such as a bacterium, …

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Virus vaccines

Virus vaccines

Virus vaccines Smallpox, was in 1979 the first infectious disease to be declared successfully eradicated. This followed a worldwide campaign of vaccination by the World Health Organization over the previous decade, and was made feasible by the fact that humans are the only reservoir for the virus. Vaccination is a preventative strategy that aims to …

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Recent trends in microbial taxonomy2

Recent trends in microbial taxonomy

Recent trends in microbial taxonomy Recent trends in microbial taxonomy includes:- Chemotaxonomy Molecular method Numerical taxonomy Genetic method Serological method Taxonomy based on ecology Chemotaxonomy chemotaxonomy is the classification of bacteria based on chemical composition of cells and fermentation product which is analyzed by the various method or techniques like chromatography, electrophoresis. Major chemical compounds …

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