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could achieved of which different products to test for my concluding idea. The type of bacteria that I am going to discuss and chosen is E-coli. I will also going to research the effectiveness of antibacterial cleaning products, for instance sanitizer. I will also, research which is the most effective product for the house hold and some other work places. Background Information What are Bacteria? Bacteria are found in: soil, radioactive waste, water, plants, animals, deep in the earth's crust...

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Bacteria

Bacterial Contamination April 15, 2013 Bacteria Contamination The definition of bacterial contamination is food contamination refers to foods that are spoiled or tainted because they either contain microorganisms, such as bacteria or parasites, or toxic substances that make them unfit for consumption This is very serious and people should take more precaution, food contamination is a serious because it results in foodborne diseases that each year affect an estimated seventy-six million...

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Bacteria

“Fighting Invisible Killers” Scholastic Scope: The Language Arts Magazine January 2014 Edition, pages 5-9 Bacteria surround us every day. These little “bugs” are invisible to the eye and most do not harm us. Many are necessary for us to survive, like the bacteria in our stomachs and intestines that help us to digest food. But some bacteria are very dangerous to us. Addie Rereich became very sick in May 2011, when she was 11 years old. What started as something that her doctors and mother...

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Bacteria

BACTERIA Period: 4 Characteristics: 3 major shapes Cocci Basilli Spirilla 3 major components Mesosomes flagella Plasmids Growing Up: Bacteria can obtain energy through phototrophs(sunlight), lithotrophs(inorganic compounds), and organotrophs(organic compounds) Marriage/Reproduction Binary Fission: The process by which all bacteria reproduce. It results in the separation of a single cell into two. Transformation: genetic alteration...

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application of bacteria

microorganisms in our planet, bacteria. Bacteria lives everywhere, in air, hot springs, and in our bodies. Some bacteria are harmful and some of them are helpful. Biologists use helpful bacteria in several ways. In my essay, I will focus on some uses of bacteria in medicine, environment, and industrial. Bacteria contains many distinctive characteristics that makes it very important for the environment. It is considered one of the basic decomposers in the environment because bacteria analyzes dead organisms...

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Gut Bacteria

Gut Bacteria In today’s world, many people have a very negative connotation when they hear the word “bacteria”. Bacteria have been the cause to many diseases, however bacteria do have some benefits and uses. There are thousands and thousands of different types of bacteria in the world and one group of bacteria, Gut Flora, has become evident in the bacterial community for being beneficial. Gut Flora is a group of bacteria that consists of microorganisms that live in the digestive tracts of animals...

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Bacteria and Toothpaste

 Bacteria and Toothpaste: The Effect of Toothpaste on Bacteria Table of Contents Page 1: Title Page Page 2: Table of Contents Page 3: Introduction Page 4 – 6: Research Page 7 – 10: Lab Report Page 11: Conclusion Page 12: References Bacteria and Toothpaste: The Effect of Toothpaste on Bacteria My project is on Toothpaste and Bacteria, and how bacteria is effected by toothpaste. I found this project very interesting because...

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Virus and Bacteria

Virus and Bacteria Virus - A virus is a capsule of protein that contains genetic material. A virus cannot reproduce on its own; it must infect a living cell to grow. Bacteria - Bacteria are one-celled organisms that live on their own. They can multiply and reproduce by subdivision Bacteria and viruses cause many of the diseases we are familiar with and may sound synonymous; they are greatly different from each other. [pic] o They differ greatly in size. The biggest viruses are only...

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Isolation of Bacteria

Pillay, Esmerelda (209504371) School of Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology Department of Microbiology University of Kwa-zulu Natal 25 October 2010 ABSTRACT Different types of bacteria in various forms are found all around us, and it is a microbiologist’s job to be able to identify these bacteria. Using various staining techniques and physiological tests, an isolated bacterium can be identified. In this experiment, a single bacterial colony was isolated form Mycorrhizal spores, and further...

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Ubiquity of Bacteria

ANALYSIS OF BACTERIA GROWTH Abstract Bacteria can be found everywhere on the earth. Bacteria are single-celled organisms that lack a nucleus, mitochondria, and chloroplasts and are surrounded by a cell wall containing a peptidoglycan layer. They are defined by their small size and wide range of shapes. In this experiment we separated organisms in a mixed culture to study the colony morphology and physical characteristics and determine which organism was present in higher numbers, as determined...

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