Micro Ch 23

  1. Microbiota or Microbiome
    The colonizing microbes;varies with tissue type and various conditions
  2. Skin
    • dry, salty, acidic, protective oils
    • Gram positive bacteria most common on skin (teichoic acid protects it)
  3. Mouth microbiota
    • highly colonized; teeth are a good colonizing enrivornment. ¬†Streptococcus mutans.
  4. Lungs Microbiota
    • sterile under normal circumstances
    • Mucociliary escalator: cilia moves in a wave action to move mucos away from lungs to be expelled or swalled.
  5. Stomach Microbiota
    • Very few microbes
    • Heliobacter pylori: burrows into protective mucous. ¬†Breaks down urea to CO2 and ammonia to create a higher pH around it.
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Micro Ch 23
Description
Material from Ch 23 for the OKstate course Intro to Microbiology
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