ZIKA VIRUS INFECTION

July 31, 2021 Microbiology 0

Key facts about zika virus infection Zika virus disease is caused by a virus transmitted primarily by Aedes mosquitoes, which bite during the day. Symptoms […]

CHIKUNGUNYA INFECTION

July 30, 2021 Microbiology 0

Chikungunya is a mosquito-borne viral disease first described during an outbreak in southern Tanzania in 1952. It is an RNA virus that belongs to the alphavirus […]

BIOSURFACTANTS

July 22, 2021 Microbiology 0

BIOSURFACTANTS The surface active agents synthesized by microbes are mainly composed of glycolipids, peptides, lipoproteins, fatty acids, glycopeptides and phospholipids. Several factors affect the production […]

SURFACTANTS

July 21, 2021 Microbiology 0

A surfactant is a chemical substance or an organic compound that lowers the surface tension between two liquids. They can also be applied to lower […]