Essays Tagged: "types of bacteria"

Testing antibotics on bacteria

IntroductionProblemTo determine the effect of ten different antibiotics on two different types of bacteria. I will test six antibiotics on Escherichia coli, and sixantibiotics on Bacillus s ... ows resistance to penicillin. The use of penicillin is being reduced because of the resistance many types of bacteria are developing against it.HypothesisMy hypothesis is that penicillin will inhibit ... eI feel that this experiment is valid because it shows how different antibiotics react to different types of bacteria. It also points out the fact that not all antibiotics work the same or that they w ...

(5 pages) 112 1 3.4 Mar/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Bacterial Growth

e are many divisions and classifications of bacteria that assist in identifying them. The first two types of bacteria are archaebacteria and eubacteria. Both groups have common ancestors dating to mor ...

(5 pages) 135 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Gram Staining to Distinguish Between Different Types of Bacteria

It/'s a practical Good and to the point.Gram Staining to Distinguish Between Different Types of BacteriaIntroductionBacteria fall into two natural groups according to their cell wall stru ...

(2 pages) 50 0 5.0 Jan/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


a that can infect the penis, vagina, cervix, anus, urethra, or eye.Chlamydia is the name of several types of bacteria. Chlamydia trachoma, for example, has been a major cause of blindness for centurie ...

(6 pages) 88 0 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

This is all about the immune system, how it works, and what it does.

helpful bacteria that live on your skin. This is your first line of defense by killing many harmful types of bacteria. When there is a break in the skin, your body is not defenseless. Several other bo ...

(2 pages) 85 1 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Nitrogen Cycle

nisms are actually able to fix nitrogen out of the atmosphere. The biochemical reactions of the few types of bacteria that contribute to the recycling of nitrogen may be discussed. All other life is d ... environment form cycles that are central to all life on earth. Living organisms, especially the few types of bacteria that convert nitrogen into nitrates and other forms of nitrogen, play a significan ...

(2 pages) 42 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Bad Breath (Halitosis) Report

estimated that tongue plaque is attributed to 90% of the cases of people with halitosis. Six common types of bacteria, which are known to be highly proportionate in the plaque among people with halito ...

(1 pages) 817 0 2.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Infectious diseases

thogens have developed to infect the body's tissues, where they reproduce and cause damage. Various types of bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa can cause disease.PathogensDiseasesBacteria*Cholera*D ... en seen in tropical and subtropical areas. Most protozoa are harmless to humans, but some parasitic types can cause serious illness. Infection is usually spread by structures called cysts which are ce ...

(8 pages) 66 1 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


LAB: IDENTIFYING BACTERIA PURPOSE: To know the basic types of bacteria To know how different types of bacteria are identified ... be the kinds of bacteria identified at the results of the staining method procedure in the lab. The types of bacteria that we found were rod and circle types.3. Name two reasons why bacteria are stain ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Marine Science

e area they have to collect samples of water for testing.When testing their water they test for two types of bacteria, E.Coli and Ficocoli. E.Coli bacteria can be found in water, raw meat, and in huma ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Microbiology lab report on Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus.

BTC307LAmber AmelingmeierThursday, September 18, 2008OBJECTIVESIn this lab experiment two different types of bacteria, Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus, were grown singly and mixed on four d ... f the use of differing culture media and conditions for bacterial growth.RESULTSFour different agar types were used in this experiment. The first (Nutrient) allowed for growth of both E. coli and S. a ...

(3 pages) 87 0 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology