Essays Tagged: "Borrelia burgdorferi"

Lime disease

Lime Disease Lyme disease is caused by Borrelia burgdorferi, which is a tick-borne spirochete.The dangers of this disease became more publi ... at lyme disease was an illness that mainly affects the skin, nervous system, heart, and joints. The borrelia species is part of the eubacterial phylum of spirochetes. Containted within a protoplasmic ... e located on plasmids which allows the organism to make antigenic changes in these proteins. When a borrelia cell attaches to its host, the whole outer membrane moves to one end of the cylinder, which ...

(4 pages) 785 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Lymes Disease

s a harmful bacterium that causes the disease. The causative agent for this disease is the bacteria Borrelia burgdoferi. A disease is transmitted in one way or the other. Lyme disease is transmitted t ... tick has to bite a person to spread the disease. When a deer tick bites a person (sucks blood), the Borrelia burgdoferi bacteria is transmitted into the persons' body. Not all types of ticks carries t ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Science Essays