Essays Tagged: "spores"

Diphtheria (Corynebacterium diphtheriae)

ram-positive, aerobic, nonmotile, rod-shaped bacteria related to theActinomycetes. They do not form spores or branch as do the actinomycetes, but theyhave the characteristic of forming irregular shape ...

(9 pages) 68 0 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Fungus

gi form spherical masses called sclerotia, which range in size from a grain of sand to a cantaloupe.Spores are the most common way of fungi to reproduce. Spores are tiny particles of protoplasm within ... es of protoplasm within walls. A single fungus may produce from several million to several trillion spores. Spores are formed in two ways, the first, the union of two or more nuclei within a specializ ...

(2 pages) 47 1 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Fungi

gi form spherical masses called sclerotia, which range in size from a grain of sand to a cantaloupe.Spores are the most common way of fungi to reproduce. Spores are tiny particles of protoplasm within ... es of protoplasm within walls. A single fungus may produce from several million to several trillion spores. Spores are formed in two ways, the first, the union of two or more nuclei within a specializ ...

(2 pages) 76 1 5.0 Jan/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Name the three major types of vascular plants and discuss each. (Lower Vascular Plants, Gymnosperms, Division Anthophyta: Angiosperms or Flowering Plants

scaly leaves. Sporangia appear on the upper surface of the leaves and are structures that produce spores. Lycopods have small leaves that each contains one vein that brings water to the leaf from t ... lly found on the underside of fern leaves. Cells in the sporangia undergo meiosis and form haploid spores that are released into the air.GymnospermsGymnosperm, meaning naked seed includes some ...

(2 pages) 73 1 3.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

A Marxist Analysis of a Star Trek Episode: This Side of Paradise.

. The colonists are all in perfect health, and after investigating the cause, a strange plant whose spores remove all negative emotions and feelings. Spock, and other normally regimented members of th ... otions and feelings. Spock, and other normally regimented members of the crew are affected by these spores and mutiny follows, leaving Captain Kirk as the sole remaining crew member on board.In this a ...

(5 pages) 41 0 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Anthrax

testine). If people have been intentionally exposed, as in a bioterrorist release, breathing in the spores or contact with skin would be the most likely routes of exposure.How common is anthrax and wh ... a cut or scratch in the skin.Inhalation - Some anthrax infections occur when people breathe in the spores of he bacteria (a spore is the form that certain bacteria take in unfavorable growing conditi ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Biome Desert and Food Chain

ater is necessary for life. Some life forms survive periods when water is not available by becoming spores or seeds, or by becoming dormant (hibernation or estivation). Some plants can survive for man ...

(7 pages) 88 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Disease Notes

-acellular molecules that invade and use cells processes for their own benefit eg. Chicken poxFungi-spores spores release enzymes to attack cells eg. TineaProtozoa-invade body to get nutrients or repr ...

(1 pages) 49 2 2.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Anthrax The Disease

animals (including humans) caused by the bacterium Bacillus Anthracis. Bacillus Anthracis can form spores that are highly refractive to light and resistant to staining. There are three types of anthr ... types of anthrax, comes from handling contaminated animal product such as meat, wool, or hides. The spores germinate, vegetative cells multiply, and a characteristic gelatinous edema develops at the s ...

(3 pages) 59 2 4.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Everthing about Anthrax

ing humans) caused by the bacterium Bacillus Anthracis" (Swiderski 23). Bacillus Anthracis can form spores that are highly refractive to light and resistant to staining. "There are three types of anth ...

(2 pages) 17 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Biology

same as it had the week before. The experimental flask, the one without the stopper, had mold-like spores growing in it and it had changed to a cloudy yellow color instead of the clear yellow that it ...

(1 pages) 383 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Anthrax

out anthrax. Anthrax is rarely contagious, and transmission requires direct contact with the spores (one cell reproductive structure) "“ even people who get inhalation anthrax do not exhal ... hale spores. Anthrax can only be caught if one comes into contact with anthrax by inhaling a lot of spores (at least 8.000 to 10.000) by eating contaminated meat or by in coming into contact with the ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Botulism

is caused by the Clostridium botulinum bacteria. This strain of bacteria is anaerobic and so forms spores when it is in an aerobic environment. By creating spores, the bacteria go into a resting phas ... ns such as extreme hot or cold temperatures, radiation, or in this case the presence of oxygen. The spores of this bacterium are able to survive boiling and are only eliminated by cooking the food in ...

(5 pages) 43 0 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

The Structure of Ferns and their reproduction

h reach from redly, light green, dark green to yellowish green. Reproduction takes place around the spores, in contrast to the flourish plants which reproduce by seed. The spores of ferns are produced ... tand together in groups (sori) sometimes covered with a veil (indusium). With some fern species the spores are produced at separate fronds, which often differ from the normal fronds a lot, for example ...

(9 pages) 14 0 4.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Effect of pH Levels on the Growth of Bean Plants

occur to see the affects upon the growth of the beans. Germination is the process whereby seeds or spores sprout and begin to grow. With the acidity expressed with pH levels is the measure of acidity ...

(15 pages) 23 0 5.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology