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  • Bacteria

    AGRICULTURAL MICROBIOLOGY COURSE CODE: AGN201N INDEX NUMBER: AG/AGR/11/0036 QUESTION: 1. Examples of pathogenic bacteria and their corresponding diseases. 2. Examples of useful bacteria and their importance 30TH August, 2012 Bacteria are living things that belong to a group all by themselves. They are small, single cell organisms called prokaryotes that

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  • An Overview of Computer Viruses in a Research Environment

    An Overview of Computer Viruses in a Research Environment Matt Bishop Department of Mathematics and Computer Science Dartmouth College Hanover, NH 03755 ABSTRACT The threat of attack by computer viruses is in reality a very small part of a much more general threat, specifically attacks aimed at subverting computer security. This paper examines computer viruses as malicious logic in a research and development environment, relates them to various models of security and integrity, and examines current

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  • Computers and Viruses

    includes computer viruses, computer worms, Trojan horses, most rootkits, spyware, dishonest adware and other malicious or unwanted software, including true viruses. Viruses are sometimes confused with worms and Trojan horses, which are technically different. A worm can exploit security vulnerabilities to spread itself automatically to other computers through networks, while a Trojan horse is a program that appears harmless but hides malicious functions. Worms and Trojan horses, like viruses, may harm a

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  • Bacteria

    What Types of Bacteria are Found on Gas Pump Handles? BY: ANNIE LYONS Problem/Question: How much bacteria are on gas pump handles?  Do the newer gas stations have less germs than the older ones? Do we need to sanitize our hands after we pump gas? Hypothesis:   Gas pump handles contain bacteria that could cause harmful diseases. There will be a significant amount of staph bacteria on the handles. Control: Each gas pump handle will have

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  • Bacteria and Parasites

    this area is limited. Thank you for using WritePoint. Bacteria and Parasites By Victor Banks Melanie Crow COM 155 4/2/13 Bacteria and parasites are both specific types of organisms that are able to have affect on a humans body, but parasites have a greater increase in harming a human being rather than a bacteria. While the exact origin of bacteria remains a matter of speculation, it is clear that they are

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  • Computer Viruses

    Computer Viruses While technology advances have brought many benefits to society there have also been technological abuses (1). In today’s generation, with the help of the Internet and the rapid growth of the personal computer in the average household, we are able to talk to and share information with people from all sides of the globe (2). Unfortunately this transformation of data has opened the doors for a new era of high tech crime – the computer virus. The Internet is now a complex gateway

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  • Viruses and Antibiotics

    1. Viruses are both living and non-living as they share characteristics of both. A major non-living characteristic is that viruses do not have cells and cannot reproduce on its own. However, the virus can reproduce if it has a living host, which gives viruses their living characteristics. 2. Viruses cannot be grown agar as bacteria are because they cannot metabolize on their own. They need at least one host cell where it could input its DNA and infect it. After that, both those viruses would

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  • Respiratory Bacteria

    Volume 63, Issue 1, 15 March 2002, Pages 19–24 Colonization rate of bacteria in the throat of healthy infants Matitiahu Berkovitch et al. (2002). Colonization rate of bacteria in the throat of healthy infants. International Journal of Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology 63,19-24. Nucleic Acids Research, 2003, Vol. 31, No. 22 6516-6523.The complete genome sequence and analysis of Corynebacterium diphtheriae A. M. CerdenÄo-TaÂrraga et. al A. M. CerdenÄo-TaÂrraga et. al. (2003). The complete genome

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  • Computer Viruses

    Going back to the origin of viruses, it was in 1949 that Mathematician John Von Neumann described self-replicating programs which could resemble computer viruses as they are known today. However, it was not until the 60s that we find the predecessor of current viruses. In that decade, a group of programmers developed a game called Core Wars, which could reproduce every time it was run, and even saturate the memory of other players' computers. The creators of this peculiar game also created the first

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  • Bacteria

    Emily Parodi Bacteria Introduction: Water is many times the source of bacteria, for this reason it is necessary to examine water that could be the source of many infectious diseases such as cholera, dysentery and typhoid fever. During this experiment the examination o water samples was performed with the purpose of finding out it the water being examined contained bacterial organism, it is important from the microbiological type of view to look for specific types of bacteria because water can

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  • Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

    Antibiotic resistant bacteria Microbes are all around us, they pretty much fill our whole world. They are in the air we breathe, the food we eat and even in our bodies. There is different types of microbes such as algae, fungi, protozoa, viruses and bacteria, they all have a different functions and structures. But the one microbe that is becoming a threat to us is bacteria because it is becoming antibiotic resistant, which means to us this is going to become a very big problem. Antibiotic resistant

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  • Dawkins Viruses of the Mind

    as the idea that religion is a virus sounds bizarre. People have the tendency to think negatively when the word virus is brought up. Whilst I agree with Dawkins‟ statement that religion is a „Virus of the Mind‟ and it spreads the same way that viruses do, I believe he is also trying to spread atheism in the same way. Thus, Dawkins is being a hypocrite to his cause. Richard Dawkins starts of with the idea that „a human child is shaped by evolution to soak up the culture of her people‟ (Warburton

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  • Bacteria and Antibiotics Lab Report

    BACTERIA AND ANTIBIOTICS LAB REPORT Bryan Bennett Ms. Johnson Biology 09 period 8 March 12, 2013 Introduction: 1. Eubacteria -Has cell wall with peptidoglycan -They can live nearly anywhere on earth (sky to underground) -Unicellular -Prokaryotic -Reproduce Asexually Archaebacteria -Cell wall without peptidoglycan -Live in environments without oxygen (anaerobic) -Prokaryotic -Unicellular -Reproduce Asexually -Oldest bacterial form -Unique lipids in their cell membrane

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  • Introduction to Computer Viruses

    in most cases viruses have not done any harm jet, but when one start doing something and are not sure what you do, that might be harmful. When some people try to get rid of viruses they delete files or they might even format the whole hard disk like my cousin did. That is not the best way to act when the person think that he has a virus infection. What people do when they get sick? They go to see a doctor if they do not know what is wrong with them. It is the same way with viruses, if the person

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  • Computer Viruses

    another. Viruses can increase their chances of spreading to other computers by infecting files on a network file system or a file system that is accessed by another computer. As stated above, the term "computer virus" is sometimes used as a catch-all phrase to include all types of malware (malicious software). Malware includes computer viruses, computer worms, Trojan horses, most rootkits, spyware, dishonest adware and other malicious and unwanted software, including true viruses. Viruses are sometimes

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  • Computer Viruses

    Internet vulnerabilities. The company will then give some pointers on how to correct these vulnerabilities. The Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center is a good resource. The typical network attacks that put computers at risk are: viruses, worms, spoofing, Trojan horses and denial of service attacks. Every unprotected computer is vulnerable to a computer virus. Once the virus is in the computer it can spread throughout, infecting other files and potentially damaging the operating system

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  • Unknown Bacteria

    needle by one streak from bottom to top. Broth was inoculated as well. One slant and one broth incubated at 25 C and other slant and broth at 37 C. Purpose 1… To determine optimum temp for bacteria Purpose 2… To start collecting morphological characteristics of colonial growth of the bacteria. Color of bacteria in Petri dish is yellowish beige. There are numerous small colonies. A few colonies are isolated but most seem linked. There is some elevation. Thursday 4/3 Slant 37 C Color of optimum growth

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  • Bacteria

    Assessment Task 2: Laboratory Experiment and Report Introduction Bacteria are one of the many culprits that cause disease and even death. Surface cleaner are sold to help disinfect and eliminate bacteria. Some of the common surface cleaners used are alcohol, tea tree oil and water. ‘Alcohols are effective disinfectants as they evaporate quickly, leaving no residue. They are capable of dissolving lipids, which makes them effective against lipid-wrapped viral cells such as HIV and hepatitis’ (healthE

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  • Bacteria Growth

    GROWTH OF BACTERIA INTRODUCTION Is there a difference in germ killing when using antibacterial soap or hand sanitizer? When using hand sanitizer or antibacterial soap one is more likely to have a lower bacteria count than the other. Other factors contribute to the less bacteria count like the amount of time one washes their hands and the amount of soap one uses. If two groups were to wash their hands one with hand sanitizer and the other with antibacterial soap then the group who washed their hands

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  • The Effects of Bacteria on Lifestyles

    The most common causes of diarrhea are viral infections, or bacterial infections.(Campylobacter, Salmonella, Shigella, and Escherichia coli (E. coli). . Some other causes are hepatitis, caffine, blood pressure medications and cancer medications. Bacteria are everywhere from the foods you eat to the screen on your phone, the most common food-related causes of diarrhea are from food that was not refrigerated well enough or has gone bad before it was eaten. Other causes of the disorder are irritable

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  • Computer Viruses

    ------------------------------------------------- Computer Viruses are a major threat to business information systems April 23, 2013 Computer Viruses are a major threat to business information systems Computer viruses are programs that infect your system and multiply. Viruses have many symptoms: some can simply slow down your computer whilst others can have more severe effects like moving documents and/or deletion of documents or programs. No matter the severity of the virus and its symptoms

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  • Viruses, Trojans, Worms

    Computer viruses have been aroud for many years, since about 1986. Who invented computer viruses? Where were they created? Can you create them? All of these questions will be answered, as well as a short timeline of virus history and highlight of some recent major viruses. First, What is a computer virus? And how do you protect yourself from them? Then, A short timeline of virus' history. And, finally a few recent major viruses. What is a computer virus? A computer virus is a

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  • Bacteria

    Bacteria |I | |INTRODUCTION | Bacteria, one-celled organisms visible only through a microscope. Bacteria live all around us and within us. The air is filled with bacteria, and they have even entered outer space in spacecraft. Bacteria live in the deepest parts of the ocean and deep within Earth. They are in the soil, in our food, and on plants and animals. Even our bodies are home to many different kinds of bacteria. Our lives are closely intertwined with theirs, and the health

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  • Computer Viruses

    Computer Virus A computer virus is a malicious piece of executable code that propagates typically by attaching itself to a host document that will generally be an executable file. ✓ Typical hosts for computer viruses are: – Executable files (such as the ‘.exe’ files in Windows machines) that may be sent around as email attachments – Boot sectors of disk partitions – Script files for system administration (such as the batch files in Windows machines, shell script files in Unix

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  • Computer Viruses

    Definition of virus "Computer viruses" is the term that defines the class of programs which illegally explore resources of systems. It is an executable code able to reproduce itself. Viruses are an area of pure programming, and, unlike other computer programs, carry intellectual functions on protection from being found and destroyed. They have to fight for survival in complex conditions of conflicting computer systems. Computer viruses have pervaded popular culture at least as successfully as

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  • Are Viruses Alive?

    -Topic C– Are viruses alive? Viruses were first discovered in the late 19th century, through diseases such as rabies and foot in mouth (Villarreal, 2004). They were originally postulated to be poisons and earnt their name virus from the Latin word virulent, meaning poisonous (Villarreal, 2004). Viruses are non- cellular infecting agents which lack the essential systems necessary for metabolic functions. Nevertheless they have the ability to reproduce and evolve within truly ‘living’ cells. As

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  • Lab Safety Against Pathogenic Bacteria

    Lab Safety against Pathogenic Bacteria Considering that there are still a lot of unknown bacteria, it is really important that in lab when handling bacteria extreme precaution is taken towards handling them and to treat them as pathogenic. Today it is an acknowledged fact that anyone in the laboratory whether they are researchers, scientist, or students must follow all guidelines and safety rules for their safety. Every laboratory has its own lab safety equipment and guidelines such as dress code

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  • Bacteria Paper.

    2014 Controlling bacterial growth: an analysis of the effect of disinfectants on bacteria 1. INTRODUCTION In order to control the spreading of sometimes harmful bacteria, many disinfectants, such as bleach and Lysol, has been created to help control bacterial growth and dispersement. Bacteria are a diverse group of unicellular organisms with the capability to rapidly grow and produce (Carroll 2014). Bacteria can be found nearly everywhere, even inside of our bodies. They serve many important

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  • Unknown Bacteria

    Unknown bacteria determined to be Alcaligenes faecalis because of its morphological, physiological and metabolic properties. In a laboratory setting, it often becomes necessary to identify an unknown organism. In this experiment, researchers classified an unidentified bacterium based on its physical structure, colony morphology, optimal conditions and metabolic properties. A Gram stain using crystal violet, iodine, and safranin and a simple stain using methylene blue characterized the organism’s

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  • Bacteria

    The Smelly Stench of Bacteria |April 8th |Me: Fingerprints on both sides. Clean. |Josh: Fingerprints. Clean. Creamish color | | |Creamish color scratch |in the finger prints. | |April 9th |Me: Bacteria have grown on both sides. |Josh: Fingerprints. Bacteria growing on | | |Scratches

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  • Bacteria

    The purpose of this lab is to introduce a variety of lab techniques to students working on the common problem of identifying an unknown bacterium. This lab helps students develop an understanding of the biochemical and molecular differences in bacteria and introduces the concept of identifying species based on characeristic gene sequences. Students work through two types of identification procedures, one classical and one involving DNA sequencing, then compare the results of the two methods

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  • Bacteria

    Biology 100 GROWTH OF BACTERIA INTRODUCTION We share our environment with various and diverse microorganisms. Humans harbor various bacteria on their skin, in their upper respiratory tract, and in their alimentary canals. There are very few, if any, environments in nature in which bacteria do not exist. Bacteria have been isolated from such diverse environments as sulfur hot-springs associated with volcanic activity to super-cooled waters of the Antarctic. This lab will consist

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  • Bacteria

    BACTERIA Morphology Unicellular Prokaryotic Extracellular Appendages flagella, fimbriae, pili Peptidoglycan alternating NAG and NAM protein reinforced by peptide crosslinks Plasmid extra circular DNA used for transferring resistance and toxicity Physiology Nutrition photoautotroph and chemoautotroph Metabolism- aerobic and anaerobic Reproduction - Binary Fission rapid transverse cell division resulting to two equally sized daughter cells Habitat Ubiquitous Soil Water Air

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  • Hidden Bacteria

    The Bacteria that Lives Where You Least Expect By: Michael Navarro BIOL: 302 Introduction: There is many things that you least expect when you go to the doctor or the hospital, one of those things is contracting a bacteria in an area that you believe is to be the cleanest. This bacteria can live on the surface of many places in a hospital for many days and can be contracted by someone who has a weakened immune system or open wound. This is called Acinetobacter baumannii. Background: Acinetobacter

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  • Bacteria Levels

    It is important to have normal levels of bacteria in our ecosystem. Good levels of bacteria protect the body by preventing other types of bacteria from overgrowing and producing toxins. Good bacteria can also help with breaking down food that the body itself cannot absorb in turn teaching the body to not have an overactive immune system by helping prevent allergies and training immune cells whilst also increase appropriate growth of epithelial cells. It is important to have research and knowledge

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  • Arcae and Bacteria

    Archae and Bacteria Name: Institution: Date: The Archaea is similar to the bacteria in terms of cell structure and size, although possess many distinctive features, including the lack of peptidoglycan in their cell wall, existence of exclusive membrane lipids that are not established in the other domains of life and other distinctive genetic and biochemical properties. Most cultured Archaea were actually recovered from tremendous environments where there are high temperatures, high salt concentration

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  • Ancient Viruses

    Honors Biology 4 March 2015 “Ancient viruses regenerated from 700- year- old frozen reindeer poop” Scientists have detected two ancient viruses in an ice patch located in Northern Canada. The specimen that scientists have observed is from reindeer feces, dating back about 700 years ago. This discovery is very important to the field of genetics, because it provides evidence upon how the viruses evolved, and the old compared to new biology. Even with the new techniques in molecular genetics, it

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  • Bacteria

    Las bacterias son microorganismos procariotas que presentan un tamaño de unos pocos micrómetros (por lo general entre 0,5 y 5 μm de longitud) y diversas formas incluyendo filamentos, esferas (cocos), barras (bacilos), sacacorchos (vibrios) y hélices (espirilos). Las bacterias son células procariotas, por lo que a diferencia de las células eucariotas (de animales, plantas, hongos, etc.), no tienen el núcleo definido ni presentan, en general, orgánulos membranosos internos. Generalmente poseen una

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  • Bacteria in Mcrobiology

    Can the Bacteria in Your Gut Explain Your Mood? The rich array of microbiota in our intestines can tell us more than you might think. By PETER ANDREY SMITHJUNE 23, 2015 Eighteen vials were rocking back and forth on a squeaky mechanical device the shape of a butcher scale, and Mark Lyte was beside himself with excitement. ‘‘We actually got some fresh yesterday — freshly frozen,’’ Lyte said to a lab technician. Each vial contained a tiny nugget of monkey feces that were collected at the Harlow

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  • Evaluation of the Antibacterial Activity of Phytochemicals of Bacteria

    Combretum molle is an indigenous plant which produces phytochemicals which possess the ability to inhibit the growth of bacteria and have several biological activities like antioxidant, cytotoxic, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antibacterial activities. These phytochemicals can be used in rotation with the conventional drugs since they possess a different structure which is new to the bacteria. Using phytochemicals as antibacterial agents from Combretum molle plant can be of great advantage since it is readily

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  • Viruses

    in which viruses are like organisms is that they are able to multiply. • Although viruses can multiply, they do so differently than organisms. Viruses can multiply only when they are inside a living cell. • The organism that a virus enters and multiplies inside is called a host. • A host is an organism that provides a source of energy for a virus or another organism. • A virus acts like a parasite, an organism that lives on or in a host and causes it harm. • Almost all viruses destroy the

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  • Viruses and Cell Walls Unit 1 Note

    methanogen) 2) Bacteria (ex, sulfur bacteria) 3) Protista (ex, algae) 4) Fungi (ex, mushrooms) 5) Plants 6) Animals Prokaryotic -cells w NO membrane bound organelles Eukaryotic-cells WITH membrane bound organelles THREE DOMAINS: 1) Bacteria (ex; carbon-eating bacteria) 2)Archaea (ex; salt-loving microbes) 3)Eukaryote (ex; plants, animals, fungi, protists) PROKARYOTES: bacteria & archaea - single celled, prokaryotic (no membrane bound organelles) Bacteria: - pathogens (infectious)

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  • Viruses

    Classification of viruses Student name Course Institution Instructor Date due Classification of Viruses Most things living things in our world are classified into five different categories. Scientist, biologist and academics do this so they know the exact organism that is being examined and discussed. The five kingdoms of life are identified as: plant, fungi, animal, moneran and fungus. Although, in my research

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  • Viruses

    Classification of viruses Student name Course Institution Instructor Date due Classification of Viruses Most things living things in our world are classified into five different categories. Scientist, biologist and academics do this so they know the exact organism that is being examined and discussed. The five kingdoms of life are identified as: plant, fungi, animal, moneran and fungus. Although, in my research

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  • Thermophilic Bacteria

    Thermophilic Bacteria of Yellowstone National Park CEE:5154 Environmental Microbiology Research Paper University of Iowa Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering December 14, 2015 Bruce McWilliams Amid the vast, sparsely populated regions of Northwest Wyoming, lies one of the most diverse and extraordinary ecosystems in the world, Yellowstone National Park. Yellowstone is one of the world's foremost sites for the study and appreciation of the evolutionary history of the earth

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  • Resistant Bacteria

    Why do you think that some species/strains of bacteria are resistant to disinfectants? In your post, refer to the structural features we learned about in Module One and the mechanism of action of disinfectants that we have learned about in the current module. Some potential organisms to focus on in your discussion are Mycobacterium, Pseudomonas or Bacillus. Many bacteria species are naturally unaffected by anti-microbial agents such as biocides and disinfectants. Microbial evolution has occurred

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  • Plant Viruses

    Main features of Plant Viruses and the diseases they cause Essay Viruses are small infectious pathogens, which are too small to be seen under a light microscope. However, despite their size they can cause both mild to severe illnesses. Viruses only activate inside a host cell and can affect all life forms including humans, animals, plants, and even microorganisms like bacteria and archaea. Viruses depend on the cellular system of their host for reproduction. Viruses have three main parts, which

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  • Bacteria

    includes four medically  important genera Haemophilus Influenzae  Misnamed – originally thought to cause the “flu”  Haemophilus  Pasteurella  Aggregatibacter  Actinobacillus (rare clinical isolate)   Now know that flu is caused by viruses In some cases of flu, H. influenzae is secondary infection  Small, G(‐), aerobic or facultative anaerobic rods, requiring enriched media for isolation Department of Medical Laboratory  Science and Biotechnology,  KMU small, cocobacilli

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  • Bacteria

    INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY QUALITY OF BIOMASS OF FLOC-ASSOCIATED BACTERIA ISOLATED FROM SHRIMP PONDS A thesis submitted to the School of Biotechnology, International University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of B.S.c in Biotechnology STUDENT NAME: LE BAO – BTIU09080 SUPERVISOR: DR. HOANG TUNG Contents Acknowledgement ii Abstract 1 1. Introduction 2 2. Material and methods 5 3.1 Bacteria strain and medium 5 3.2 Inoculum preparation 5

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  • Computer Viruses

    computers are pretty much a must have in every household, school, or business cyber-criminals have moved from just being a hacker for fun into an estimated multi-million dollar world of computer crimes. New revenue streams have been realized and viruses in choice Computer crimes encompass unauthorized or illegal activities perpetrated via computer as well as the theft of computers and other technological hardware. As firms of all sizes, industrial orientation, and geographic location increasingly

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