Microbiology Notes

Microbial World

Introduction, History of Microbiology, History2, Techniques of Microbiology, Prokaryote Diversity,

Extremophiles, Microbial Diversity, Structure and Function of Prokaryotes, Structure and Function of Prokaryotes

Isolation, Cultivation, and Nutrition, Microbial Growth and its Control, Microbial Physiology. Energetics, Culture media

Phototrophs and Chemolithotrophs, The Diversity of Procaryotic Metabolism, Procaryotes in the Environment,

Regulation and Control of Metabolic Activities, Important Groups of Procaryotes

Microbial Genetics1, Microbial Genetics2, Gene Transfer Mechanisms

Bacteria morphology, ultrastructure, morphology, classification, Bacterial Taxonomy1, Bacterial Taxonomy2, diversity in Bacterial & archea,

Techniques for the study of bacteria, Growth and energetics, Characteristics of selected groups of bacteria,

Bacteriology, Nutrition and Growth of Bacteria, Bacterial Growth, Control of Microbial Growth,

Basis of classification, bergey’s manual of determinative bacteriology

Cell wall of archaebacteria, gram positive and gram negative bact.

Cell membrane, structure function and composition, Bacterial Genetics

Structure and function of cilia, flagella, pili, gas vesicles

Bacterial movement and chemostasis

Gram staining, acid fast staining, spore staining

Cynobacteria, mycoplasma, Rickettsia, Prochlorons, cyanelles

Bacterial Relationships with Animals Nature of Host-Parasite Interactions, Bact. Flora of Humans, The Immune Defenses

            Mechanisms of Bacterial Pathogenicity, Bacteria of Medical Importance, The Constitutive Host Defenses,

Bacterial Pathogenesis, Bacterial Str. in Relationship to Pathogenicity, Colonization and Invasion by Bacterial

            Pathogens, Bacterial Defense against Phagocytosis, Bacterial Defense against Immune Responses,

            Bacterial Protein Toxins, Bacterial Endotoxin, Antimicrobial Agents Used in the Treatment of Infectious Disease,

            Bacterial Resistance to Antimicrobial Agents,

Bacterial Pathogens and Diseases of Humans Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, Streptococcus pneumoniae and

            Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Listeria monocytogenes and Listeriosis, Neisseria: Gonorrhea and Meningitis,

            Haemophilus influenzae, Opportunistic Infections Caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa,

            Whooping Cough (Pertussis), E. coli: Gastroenteritis, Urinary Tract Infections and Neonatal Meningitis,

            Cholera, Salmonella and Salmonellosis, Shigella and Shigellosis, Pathogenic Clostridia, including Tetanus and Botulism,

            Bacillus cereus Food Poisoning, Bacillus anthracis and Anthrax, Diphtheria, Tuberculosis, Lyme Disease,

            Rickettsial Diseases, including Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Vibrio vulnificus, Koch's Postulates,

            Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli Patterns of infectious disease, Toxins and toxin mediated disease

Parasitology, Protozoa as human parasites, Malaria or Malaria and drug resistance, Schistosomiasis, Trypanosomiasis

Fungi structure, mycology, growth, classification, fungal nutrition, Reproduction, Environmental mycology, diversity in fungi

Viruses, What is Virus, Virology, Virus Structure, vs1, vs2, Virus Ultrastructure, Classification of Viruses, virus taxonomy,

            diversity in viruses,

Virus nucleic acid, virus proteins, Virus Genomes, Virus Genomes2, Viral Genome Diversity, culture and growth

Animal and plant virus, virus assay, Entrance, Entertainment and Exit, Replication, Phage Replication, infection

Virus and immune system, virus vaccines and antiviral chemotherapy, Origins of Viruses, Emerging Viruses

Virology Essays, Response and Evaluation, Prions and Virions, Viral Therapy

Medical Virology, Enteroviruses, Papillomaviruses, Viral Gastroenteritis, Viral Hepatitis, Parvovirus B19, Mumps

Human Poxviruses, Herpes viruses, Rabies, Viral Haemorrhagic fevers, Viral Respiratory Infections, Influenza

Human retroviruses, Influenza, Rubella, Neurological diseases

Protists, diversity in protists

Applied Microbiology, Epidemiology and Clinical Microbiology, Immune System

Beneficial Microbes

Harmful Microbes Microbial Pathogenesis, Microbial and Viral diseases

Microbial Ecology Microbes and Ecosystems, Symbioses Microbiota, Pathogens and Specific host defenses

Important Groups of Prokaryotes The Genus Bacillus, Pseudomonas and Related Bacteria, The Enteric Bacteria

Environmental Microbiology Element cycles Geomicrobiology, Waste management

Other Notes:

Molecular Systematics