What would the results of Pasteur’s swan-neck flask experiment have looked like if they supported the theory of spontaneous generation?
Why are mitochondria and chloroplasts unable to multiply outside of a host cell?
Why was the work of Snow so important in supporting the germ theory?
Which of the following slides is a good example of staphylococci?
Provide some examples of bacterial structures that might be used as antibiotic targets and explain why.
The causative agent of botulism, a deadly form of food poisoning, is an endospore-forming bacterium called Clostridium botulinim. Why might it be difficult to kill this bacterium in contaminated food?
Label the lettered parts of this eukaryotic cell.
How are peroxisomes more like mitochondria than like the membrane-bound organelles of the endomembrane system? How do they differ from mitochondria?
Why must the functions of both lysosomes and peroxisomes be compartmentalized?