STRAIN IMPROVEMENT

May 17, 2022 Microbiology 0

Strain improvement is defined as the process of improving the production and yielding capacity of a microorganism through certain (deliberate) technological, microbiological, biotechnological, or biochemical […]

MICROBIAL METABOLITES

May 14, 2022 Microbiology 0

Microbial metabolites are metabolic intermediate molecules synthesized by microorganisms during and after their growth. They are the metabolic intermediates of the biosynthetic and degradative pathways […]

FERMENTATION

May 13, 2022 Microbiology 0

The phrase fermentation is derived from the Latin word “fevere” – which means “to boil”. Itwas first coined and used by Louis Pasteur – who […]

TYPES OF FERMENTATION

May 12, 2022 Microbiology 0

Fermentation processes are broadly divided into two parts viz: liquid fermentation and solid fermentation. In liquid fermentation, the microbial cells are suspended in an aqueous […]

FERMENTATION MEDIA

May 11, 2022 Microbiology 0

Fermentation media is simply defined as those preparations that support the growth of microorganisms used in a fermentation process. The fermentation media used for the […]

LIFE CYCLE OF MOSQUITO

May 5, 2022 Microbiology 0

Mosquito species including those of Anopheles carry out effective breeding and survival in freshwaters (i.e. waters with low salinity) than in salt waters (i.e. waters […]

LEISHMANIASIS

May 4, 2022 Microbiology 1

Leishmaniasis is the parasitic disease caused by the protozoal organism, Leishmania. The disease affects the skin, spleen and the liver, and it is usually characterized […]