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Module:I Morphology and structure of bacteria, gram positive and gram negative organisms. Microscopy (Bright field, Dark field, Phase contrast and Fluorescence microscopy), sterilization, nutritional requirements and growth characteristics of bacteria, media for growing bacteria and fungi. Staining of micro-organisms – principle and procedure of gram stain and acid fast stain.
Module:II Microbial nutrition: Growth of micro-organisms, measurement of growth, factors influencing growth – Nutrition, carbon source, nitrogen source, temperature, pH and oxygen. Batch and continuous culture. Growth curve, phases of growth curve. Synchronous growth.
Module:III Bacterial toxins – Classification, structure and mode of action of bacterial protein toxins.
Module:IV Industrial microbiology: Production and importance – Alchoholic beverages (Beer and wine), fermented products of milk cheese, antibiotic production – penicillin, single cell protein – Spirulina. Fermentors – types and components.
Module:V Antibiotics: Definition, mechanism of action of penicillin streptomycin, and chloramphenicol, antibiotic resistance in brief.
Module:VI Viruses: Classification based on genetic material with examples.Plant viruses – TMV,morphology, general characteristics and its replication.
Module:VII Bacteriophages: Morphology, general characteristics, life cycle (lysogeny and lytic cycle) of T-even bacteriophage.
Practical content :
• Preparation and sterilization of culture media
• To perform culture transfer techniques: Solid to solid (streaking), liquid to solid (spreading), liquid to liquid, solid to liquid and determineCFU/ml
• To stain bacteria using methyleneblue.
• To perform gram staining
• Isolation of microbes from soil and sewage water.
• To prepare temporary mount of algae(Spirogyra)
• To prepare temporary mount of fungi(Penicillium)
• Study of different shapes of bacteria, fungi, algae, protozoa using permanent slides
• To prepare growth curve of bacteria.
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Dr Sitaram Swain has received PhD degree from Utkal University in the year 2017. He is also trained and experienced from TATA Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India. He has experienced with cell line culture, clinical biochemistry, immuno-fixation, immunoassay, cancer cytogenetic, serum protein electrophoresis and tumour marker analysis. He has qualified NET(ICAR-ASRB) in Animal biotechnology. He has […]