Essays Tagged: "Microorganism"

Mononucleosis

ive you an infection, can be transmitted by infection without actual contact, or can be caused by a microorganism. All species of animals are afflicted with infections caused by a wide variety of orga ...

(3 pages) 54 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Dealing with floods mainly in Canada. Past floods, prevention, flood management etc

en lake in winter. Water is around us all the time and it is very essential to the existence of any microorganism. Water has been praised from different perspectives. From its availability to be inven ...

(8 pages) 91 0 3.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

Biology...defenses of the body against bacteria, diseases...etc.

ing the bronchi and bronchioles in the respiratory tract secrete a layer of sticky mucus that traps microorganisms before they can reach the warm, moist lungs, which are ideal breeding grounds for mic ...

(3 pages) 103 1 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

This is a detailed essay about the new emergence of SARS. The history, the physiology, the symptoms, and the treatment are discussed.

lly fatal new respiratory disease only recently recognized by scientists. It is not the name of the microorganism that causes the disease - this is suspected to be a virus, although exactly which one ... eeded to generate SARS, or that some other as yet unclear interaction between one of them and other microorganisms cause the syndrome.Doctors at the World Health Organization (WHO) and a number of maj ...

(4 pages) 58 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

An essay on Louis Pasteur

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Biosensor What is a Biosensor?

e context of a sensor incorporating a biological element such as an enzyme, antibody, nucleic acid, microorganism or cell. For the purposes of this tutorial, a biosensor will be defined as:Analytical ... ill be defined as:Analytical devices incoporating a biological material or a biomimic (e.g. tissue, microorganisms, organelles, cell receptors, enzymes, antibodies, nucleic acids etc.), intimately ass ...

(3 pages) 28 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Biology Revision

n identifying the causes of disease: Pasteur discovered that most infectious diseases are caused by microorganisms, or germs. This became known as the germ theory of disease. This also destroyed the t ... e skin forms a tough outer barrier covering the body. The outer layers of skin contain keratin, and microorganisms cannot penetrate it unless it is brokenMucous membranes: These line the digestive, re ...

(38 pages) 372 1 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Use and Abuse of Antibiotics

nti-life'. The most common definition that we use for an antibiotic is: any substance produced by a microorganism that harms or kills another microorganism.There are many different kinds of antibiotic ... that can cripple or annihilate their competitors then they have an advantage. So, even though these microorganisms do not have the ability to decide what substance to produce, through several mutation ...

(5 pages) 119 3 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Biosensors combine

e context of a sensor incorporating a biological element such as an enzyme, antibody, nucleic acid, microorganism or cell. For the purposes of this tutorial, a biosensor will be defined as:Analytical ... ill be defined as:Analytical devices incoporating a biological material or a biomimic (e.g. tissue, microorganisms, organelles, cell receptors, enzymes, antibodies, nucleic acids etc.), intimately ass ...

(3 pages) 24 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic resistance can be defined as the ability of a microorganism to destroy or be unaffected by an antibiotic, or prevent it from entering the microorg ...

(6 pages) 73 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Recombinant & Therapeutic Cloning

nisms or cells. As the bacterium reproduces, numerous indistinguishable replicas, or clones, of the microorganism containing the foreign genetic material are produced. Microorganisms reproduce asexual ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Identifying Micro-Organisms

in the resultsCONCLUSION: We managed to observe sterile techniques while also observing macroscopic microorganisms in food, water and the air

(2 pages) 23 1 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Genetically Modified Crops Position Essay

hniques. The plants have been produced by techniques in which "foreign" genes are inserted into the microorganism, plant, or animal. The foreign genes are inserted into the GMO for some beneficial eff ...

(4 pages) 53 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Groundwork Preparation for Wet Mounts, Smears, and Simple Stains

Through processes know as wet mounts and simple stains, observing living microorganisms through a compound microscope can generate a clearer understanding of their appearanc ... ough a compound microscope can generate a clearer understanding of their appearances and movements. Microorganisms are living things that for the most part cannot be seen through the naked eye. They l ... ell as plants, animals, and all that is a part of the Earth. Harmless as most seem to be to humans, microorganisms are an important relevance of study for human interest in varied perplexities and can ...

(3 pages) 30 0 4.3 May/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The use and abuse of anti-biotics

he bark of a tree, and so on. An antibiotic is any chemical substance produced by or derived from a microorganism that has the capacity in dilute solutions to destroy or inhibit the growth of bacteria ... e capacity in dilute solutions to destroy or inhibit the growth of bacteria, fungi or other harmful microorganisms without damaging the host. The first safe and effective a well-known example is penic ...

(5 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Drinking water contamination

taminated tap water, we are safe. Yet, incidents in the United States ? such as the outbreak of the microorganism cryptosporidium in Milwaukee's water supply in 1993 that killed more than one hundred ... inal illnesses ? often chalked up to "stomach flu" ? are caused by drinking water contaminated with microorganisms.[4] Such microbial-related outbreaks say nothing about the many other hazards borne b ...

(17 pages) 124 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Antibiotic Resistance

e recommendations on how to prevent or reduce the problem.Antibiotic resistance is the ability of a microorganism to withstand the effects of an antibiotic. Antibiotic resistance can also be introduce ... tand the effects of an antibiotic. Antibiotic resistance can also be introduced artificially into a microorganism through transformation protocols. Antibiotic resistance is a consequence of evolution ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Genetic Screening what are its uses, advantages, disadvantages and ethical issues

words, bio and technology. It is a biological process for purposes such as genetics manipulation of microorganism. It basically means using living things such as cells to create products. It is used i ...

(4 pages) 20 0 1.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Globular Protein, X-ray Crystallography

y�Strategy to purify and characterize a globular protein from bacteriaA bacterium which is a microorganism has a storage f protein inside it. Escherichia coli are one of the bacteria which coul ...

(3 pages) 460 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Organic Farming

ls of biodiversity, it proves that levels of abundance and diversity of wild life. Take for example microorganism in the soil. They are there to give nutrients back to the soil as well as takes nutrie ...

(6 pages) 4 0 0.0 Oct/2012

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions