• Microbiology

    MICROBIOLOGY

    The word microbiology is derived from the Greek word, MICRO means small, BIOS means life and LOGIA means study. It is the study of microscopic organisms either unicellular, multicellular or acellular. Microbiology include disciplines of Virology, mycology and bacteriology etc. Eukaryotic microorganisms exhibit cell organelles and include fungi, protists and algae. Prokaryotic microorganisms are conventionally classified as lacking organelles and include Eubacteria, Archaebacteria. Microbiologist traditionally relayed on culture, staining and microscopy. However, if only 1 percent of microbes present in the environment are culture able. Microbiologist often relay on extraction or detection of nucleic acid either DNA or RNA. Viruses are not always classified as organisms as they have been…

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