MBio Chapter 1

  1. Smallest cell size
    0.1 um - mycoplasma
  2. Largest cell size
    5-10cm - Osterich egg yolk
  3. Typical bacterial cell size
    • 1-10um
    • Eukaryotes 10X larger
  4. Largest prokayrote
    Thiomargharita nambiensis
  5. Community
    Two or more species living together
  6. Who first observed cells
    • Robert Hooke
    • Anton van Leeuenhoek
  7. Cell theory
    • Schleiden¬†and¬†Scwann
    • All living things consist of cells
    • All cells come from preexisting cells
  8. Ferdinand Cohn
    • Founder of bacteriology
    • Discovered¬†Bacillus
    • Methods for preventing sterile media contamination
  9. Koch's postulates
    • Causative agent must be present in infected specimens but not in healthy ones
    • The agent of disease can be isolated
    • The disease is reproduced by infecting a healthy animal
    • The agent can be isolated from the newly infected animal
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MBio Chapter 1
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Mbio
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