Essays Tagged: "Bacillus"

Testing antibotics on bacteria

different types of bacteria. I will test six antibiotics on Escherichia coli, and sixantibiotics on Bacillus subtilis. On Escherichia coli I will test tetracycline, chloramphenicol, furadantin, nalidi ... ill test tetracycline, chloramphenicol, furadantin, nalidixic acid, triple sulfa, and kanamycin. On Bacillus subtilis I will test streptomycin, erythromycin, novobiocin, tetracycline, chloramphenicol, ...

(5 pages) 112 1 3.4 Mar/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


hronic, infectious disease that mainly affects the skin, mucous membranes, and nerves. A rod shaped bacillus named Mycobacterium leprea, causes the virus. Mycobacterium leprea is very similar to the b ...

(2 pages) 48 0 3.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Black Death - What it was, and what effect it had on Europe in the 13th Century.

st "the Death," was the highly infectious disease now known as the bubonic plague; it's caused by a bacillus carried by fleas, which infest certain kinds of rodents including the prairie dogs of the A ...

(2 pages) 101 0 2.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Messing with Nature - Is our food supply safe? Essay response To a article I read in my Biology class: The Teacher wanted our opinion on genetically modified food.

Pandora's Box, releasing genetic demons that will be beyond our control.There is a soil bacterium - Bacillus thumnginsis (Bt) that has been added to plants, which produces a bacterial protein that kil ... uld be food shortages, perhaps riots might break out; the consequences could be severe.What if this Bacillus thumnginsis, were to interact with the bacteria in our stomachs after we consumed it. The s ...

(2 pages) 135 1 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

All about Bacteria.

ization. Too tiny to see with the naked eye, a bacterial cell is usually one of three basic shapes; bacillus, a rod shaped cell; coccus, a spherical cell; or spirillum, a spiral cell. A few kinds of b ...

(5 pages) 152 1 4.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Use and Abuse of Antibiotics

mposed by weak concentrations of chemical substances produced by living organisms such as bacteria (Bacillus) and fungi (Penicillium), antibiotics have been given the name of "miracle drug" because of ...

(6 pages) 99 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The threat of biological warefare

: vibrio cholera (which can cause gastroenteritis); Yersinisa pestis (which causes lung fever); and Bacillus anthracis (also known as anthrax). All of these agents can also be fatal. Rickettsial organ ... e French Police raided a suspected "safe house" for German Red Army fugitives and found cultures of Bacillus anthracis (anthrax) growing in huge jugs in the bathroom (CQ Researcher). The problem is ma ...

(9 pages) 122 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Causes and treatment of acne.

e cause of it. Propionibacterium acnes is a Gram positive, non-spore forming, anaerobic pleomorphic bacillus found in clinical specimens. The morphology and arrangement of Propionibacterium acnes is s ...

(6 pages) 73 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Outline of Leprosy

. Description of the BacteriaMycobacterium leprae, the bacteria which causes leprosy, is a rod-like bacillus with parallel sides and rounded ends measuring 2-7 micro-millimeters in length and 0.3-0.4 ... own as globi, consist of clumps of bacilli in capsular material. Under the electron microscope, the bacillus appears to have a great mixture of forms. The most common is a slightly curved filament con ...

(4 pages) 72 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Donovanosis: An STD With a Cause...

nterestingly, Donovanosis is caused by Calymmatobacterium granulomatis, a gram-negative pleomorphic bacillus. The bacterium is rod shaped.Donovanosis is mostly transmitted through sex, but also is tra ...

(2 pages) 27 0 1.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

This is a lab report studying the effects of common foods on bacteria. Works cited included.

experiment tested the effects of three potential antibiotics on two types of bacteria, E. Coli and Bacillus. These were selected based on the fact that these two types of bacteria stain into the two ... stain into the two different categories. E. Coli is gram-negative appearing pink after stained, and Bacillus is gram-positive, appearing violet. Gram staining is used to classify bacteria based on the ...

(8 pages) 68 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Experimental design testing antibacterial soap.

appearance and how they group together. The main shapes of bacteria are rod-shaped which are called bacillus, spherical called coccus, rigid helical called spirillus, and flexible helical called spiro ...

(5 pages) 86 0 4.6 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

Microbial Proteases

commercial proteases, mainly neutral and alkaline, are produced by organisms belonging to the genus Bacillus. Bacterial neutral proteases are active in a narrow pH range (pH 5 to 8) and have relativel ... e regulatory aspects of proteases.Bacilli. B. subtilis as a host for cloning of protease genes from Bacillus subspecies. The ability of B. subtilis to secrete various proteins into the culture medium ...

(29 pages) 71 0 3.8 Aug/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Tuberculosis Biology Written Report - Intro, Transmissions, Symptoms, Treatments, Prevention.

in. Treatments for cure are available.Structure and Size of PathogenM. tuberculosis is a rod-shaped bacillus, an aerobic bacterium that divides extremely slowly in comparison with other bacteria (only ... terium can only grow within the cells of a host, but can also be cultured in a vitro.MTB is a small bacillus covered in an unusual cell wall, rich in lipids, which allows it to survive in a dry state ...

(5 pages) 40 2 4.8 Feb/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Recombinación Bacteriana

se da al final del crecimiento exponencial y cerca del 100% de las bacterias entran en dicho estado.Bacillus subtilis: el estado de competencia se da en el inicio de la fase estacionaria pero menos de ...

(10 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology