BIOL 230
MICROBIOLOGY
LECTURE E-TEXT
UNIT 1

MICROBIOLOGY LEARNING OBJECTS

UNIT 1


I. INTRODUCTION TO MICROBIOLOGY

II. THE PROKARYOTIC CELL (THE DOMAIN BACTERIA)

  • Sizes, Shapes, and Arrangements of Bacteria
  • Prokaryotic Cell Anatomy for the Domain Bacteria

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

LEARNING OBJECTS FOR UNIT-1

 

I. Introduction

A. Introduction to Microbiology

B. Cellular Organization: Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells

C. Classification: The Three Domain System

II. The Prokaryotic Cell: Bacteria

A. Sizes, Shapes, and Arrangements of Bacteria

B. Cell Anatomy for the Domain Bacteria: An Overview

1. The Cytoplasmic Membrane

2. The Peptidoglycan Cell Wall

a. The Gram-Positive Cell Wall

b. The Gram-Negative Cell Wall

c. The Acid-Fast Cell Wall

3. Cellular Components Within the Cytoplasm

a. Cytoplasm

b. The Bacterial Chromosome and Nucleoid

c. Plasmids and Transposons

d. Ribosomes

e. Endospores

f. Inclusion Bodies and Organelles Used for Photosynthesis

4. Structures Outside the Cell Wall

a. Glycocalyx (Capsules) and Biofilms

b. Flagella

c.Fimbriae and Pili

 


Gary E. Kaiser, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology
The Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus
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Last updated: August, 2018
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