Learning Objectives for "Prokaryotic Cell Structure: The Acid-Fast Cell Wall"
After completing this section you should be able to perform the following objectives.
1. State what color acid-fast bacteria stain after the acid-fast stain procedure and briefly describe why.
2**. Describe the composition of an acid-fast cell wall and indicate the beneficial function to the bacteriums of peptidoglycan, arabinogalactin, mycolic acid, and porins.
(**) = More depth and common theme
1. Read the description of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and match the bacterium with the description of the organism and the infection it causes.
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