BIOL 230
MICROBIOLOGY
LECTURE E-TEXT
UNIT 4

MICROBIOLOGY LEARNING OBJECTS

UNIT 4

II. THE EUKARYOTIC CELL

III. FUNGI

IV. PROTOZOA

V. VIRUSES

TABLE OF CONTENTS

TOPICS

I. The Eukaryotic Cell

A. Eukaryotic Cell Anatomy

1. The Cytoplasmic Membrane

2. The Cell Wall

3. The Endomembrane System

a. The Nucleus

b. The Endoplasmic Reticulum

c. The Golgi Complex

4. Other Internal Membrane-Bound Organelles

a. Mitochondria

b. Chloroplasts

c. Lysosomes, Peroxisomes, Vacuoles, and Vesicles

5. Ribosomes

6. The Cytoskeleton

7. Flagella and Cilia

B. The Endosymbiotic Theory

II. Fungi

A. Overview

B. Yeasts

C. Molds

D. Fungal Pathogenicity

E. Chemotherapeutic Control of Fungi

III. Protozoa

A. Characteristics of Protozoa

B. Medically Important Protozoa

IV. Viruses

A. General Characteristics of Viruses

B. Size and Shapes of Viruses

C. Viral Structure

D. Classification of Viruses

E. Other Acellular Infectious Agents: Viroids and Prions

F. Animal Virus Life Cycles: An Overview

1. The Productive Life Cycle of Animal Viruses

2. Productive Life Cycle with Possible Latency

3. The Life Cycle of HIV

4. Natural History of a Typical HIV Infection

5. The Role of Viruses in Tumor Production

G. Bacteriophage Life Cycles: An Overview

1. The Lytic Life Cycle of Bacteriophages

2. The Lysogenic Life Cycle of Bacteriophages

H. Pathogenicity of Animal Viruses

I. Bacteriophage-Induced Alterations of Bacteria

J. Antiviral Agents

K. General Categories of Viral Infections