Microbiology
  • Fungal Diseases September 6, 2015

    • Fungal diseases, as the name implies are caused by fungi. • The fungal diseases of man are either mycoses (caused by infection of fungi) or toxicoses (caused by toxic fungal metabolites). Ringworm or Tinea • Fungi belonging ...

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  • CBSE Board 2015 Microbiology Practice February 15, 2015

    1. Which antibiotic was extensively used to treat American soldiers wounded in World War II? 2. Name two growth regulators commonly used in plant tissue culture. 3. Give the scientific name of the plant from which cocaine is ...

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  • Bacteria October 31, 2012

    In 1676 Anton Van Leeuwenhoek discovered the ...

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  • The Main Themes of Microbiology October 11, 2012

    Medical Microbiology This branch deals with microbes that cause diseases in humans and animals. Researchers examine factors that make the microbes virulent and mechanisms for inhibiting them. ...

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  • Economic importance of Fungi April 10, 2012

    Fungi are useful to mankind in many ways. These organisms play an important role in medicine, agriculture and industry. They have harmful effects also. Useful aspects of fungi The antibiotic ...

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  • Ascocarps April 10, 2012

    The ascomycetes or sac fungi are identified by the presence of spores called ascospores, which are enclosed in a sac like structure. These ascocarps are of three types: 1.Cleistothecium: These are closed and ...

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