MACROMOLECULES OF LIFE

June 27, 2020 Microbiology 0

Macromolecules are large biological molecules that are made up of repeating smaller biological units generally known as monomers. They are polymers of high molecular weight […]

BACTERIAL SPORES

June 27, 2020 Microbiology 0

Spores are the resistant inactive structures formed by some prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms. Spore formation is a unique characteristic of bacteria and fungi. They are […]

BACTERIAL FLAGELLATION

June 16, 2020 Microbiology 0

Flagella (singular: flagellum) are the organelles of locomotion or movement in prokaryotic cells. Microbial motility is a key feature for motile bacteria, and this characteristic […]

BACTERIAL CAPSULE

June 16, 2020 Microbiology 0

Capsules are extracellular polysaccharide (ESP) molecules secreted by bacteria, and which are normally found outside the cell wall of the microbial cell. They are densed […]