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ABOUT MICROBIOLOGY

MICROBIOLOGY is the study of microorganisms, including their structure, metabolism, methods of multiplying, and classification; the techniques used to control microorganisms and the human body's defenses against microbial attack.

 

20 General Microbiology (4) UC:CSU

Prerequisites: Biology 3A, 3B.
Recommended: Successful completion of English 28.
Study of microorganisms, including their structure, metabolism, methods of multiplying, and classification. The techniques used to control microorganisms and the human body's defenses against microbial attack are emphasized. The laboratory covers the microscopic examination of microorganisms, aseptic techniques, the cultivation of bacteria, the effects of anti-microbial agents, and the influence of the environment on bacterial growth.