BIOL 230
MICROBIOLOGY
LECTURE E-TEXT
UNIT 7

MICROBIOLOGY LEARNING OBJECTS

UNIT 7

I. BACTERIAL GROWTH AND MICROBIAL METABOLISM

II. REVIEW OF MOLECULAR GENETICS

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

TOPICS

I. Bacterial Growth and Energy Production in Microorganisms

A. Bacterial Growth

B. Factors that Influence Bacterial Growth

C. Energy Conversion in Microorganisms

1. Energy

2. ATP

3. Mechanisms for Generating ATP

a. Photophosphorylation

b. Substrate-Level Phosphorylation

c. Oxidative Phosphorylation

4. The Flow of Energy in Nature

D. Cellular Respiration

1. Aerobic Respiration

a. Glycolysis

b. Transition Reaction

c. Citric Acid (Krebs) Cycle

d. Electron Transport Chain and Chemisomosis

e. Theoretical ATP Yield

2. Anaerobic Respiration

3. Fermentation

4. Precursor Metabolites: Linking Catobolic and Anabolic Pathways

E. Photosynthesis

1. Introduction to Photosynthesis

2. Oxygenic Photosynthesis: Light-Dependent Reactions

3. Oxygenic Photosynthesis: Light-Independent Reactions

4. C4 and CAM Pathways in Plants

 

II. Review of Molecular Genetics

A. Polypeptides, Proteins, and Enzymes

1. Polypeptides and Proteins

2. Enzymes

B. Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA)

C. DNA Replication in Prokaryotic Cells

D. DNA Replication in Eukaryotic Cells and the Eukaryotic Cell Cycle

E. Ribonucleic Acid (RNA)

F. Polypeptide and Protein Synthesis

1. An Overview

2. Transcription

3. Translation

4. Enzyme Regulation

G. Mutation

 


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