MICROBIOLOGY GLOSSARY

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A Acetogenesis is mainlycharacterized by the formation of acetate. It is the process of forming acetate by acetogens through a variety of metabolic pathways including […]

YEAST AND MOULDS

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Yeast and mould are the two basic morphological forms in which fungal organisms are known to grow or develop into. And this does not include […]

SOME FUNGAL FEATURES

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Fungi possess certain salient characteristics that differentiate them from other forms of microbes (bacteria, viruses, algae, protozoa). These salient features of fungi are often seen […]

HISTORY OF MYCOLOGY

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What is mycology? Mycology is simply defined as the study of fungi. Fungi (singular: fungus) are eukaryotic and heterotrophic microorganisms that do not contain chlorophyll […]

BRIEF EXPLANATIONS ON FUNGI

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Fungi are an important group of eukaryotic microorganisms that lack photosynthetic ability but possess tremendous economic, health and scientific value. First, some fungi such as […]

WHAT IS BACTERIOLOGY?

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Bacteriology is defined as the study of bacteria. Medical Bacteriology is a branch of medical microbiology that is concerned with the diagnosis, prevention and treatment […]