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    Introduction to Protists

    Introduction to Protists

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  • A growth or a culture medium is composed of different nutrients that are essential for microbial growth—here are some that are used in microbiological laboratories.

    Types of Culture Media

    Types of Culture Media

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    Cancer Is a Failure of Apoptosis (How Cancer Develops)

    Cancer Is a Failure of Apoptosis (How Cancer Develops)

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    An Intro to Immunology

    An Intro to Immunology

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    Types of Microscopy

    Types of Microscopy

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  • Saprolegnia and Phytophthora are important examples of oomycetes or water molds. Some species of Saprolegnia can infect and kill fish. One species of Phytophthora causes late blight in potatoes. This disease was responsible for the devastating nineteenth-century potato famine in Ireland.

    Saprolegnia and Phytophthora: Oomycetes or Water Molds

    Saprolegnia and Phytophthora: Oomycetes or Water Molds

    by Linda Crampton26

  • Guide to the different tests you can perform on unknown bacteria to identify it. These methods are really important in many fields when you are faced with an unknown sickness or contamination.

    Identifying an unknown bacterial strain

    Identifying an unknown bacterial strain

    by Ophelie Quillier0

  • Plasmodium vivax is sometimes considered to be a less serious cause of malaria than Plasmodium falciparum. P. vivax can be deadly, however. It becomes dormant in the liver and later becomes active again. The reactivation may cause a relapse, or the return of symptoms.

    Plasmodium vivax and Malaria: Infection, Dormancy, and Relapses

    Plasmodium vivax and Malaria: Infection, Dormancy, and Relapses

    by Linda Crampton34

  • Chemosynthetic bacteria are organisms whose primary source of energy comes from the chemical reactions of inorganic molecules.

    What Are Chemosynthetic Bacteria?

    What Are Chemosynthetic Bacteria?

    by Jose Juan Gutierrez6

  • Acanthamoeba is a microscopic, single-celled organism that can infect the cornea of the eye. It causes a disorder called Acanthamoeba keratitis, which is most common in contact lens users.

    Acanthamoeba Facts, Eye Infection, and Keratitis

    Acanthamoeba Facts, Eye Infection, and Keratitis

    by Linda Crampton36

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